PART B | Closing Spaces for Civic Engagement and Civil Society in Nigeria

The report, Closing Spaces for Civic Engagement and Civil Society in Nigeria, generates a database of closing spaces across Nigeria, presenting the evidence of restrictions on citizens and civil society operations, perpetrated under the guise of ‘national interest’, ‘national security’ and ‘other money laundering and terrorism financing considerations. Download the report here: 

SPACES FOR CHANGE RELEASES RESEARCH REPORT

SPACES FOR CHANGE is launching its research report today, Monday, May 29, 2017. The research study, “Closing Spaces for Civil Society and Democratic Engagement in Nigeria“, examined in great depth, the factors triggering the governmental restriction of the popular spaces used for charitable activities, civil society activism and democratic engagement in Nigeria. The restrictions, usually…

New Civil Society Representatives on the NEITI Board Emerge

New civil society representatives on the Board of the National Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative have emerged. The new representatives are: 1.      Dr. Mina Ogbanga- CSO 2.      Ms. Abiodun Baiyewu-Teru (Global Rights)- CSO 3.      Ms. Emem B. Okon- Women 4.      Maife Lincoln of Youth Forum on EITI   A.   Background: –       The Committee for the Selection of members of the Civil…

#OSUNDECIDES: The Issues Within

Spaces for Change.S4C’s executive director, Ms. Victoria Ohaeri was among the guest analysts on Silverbird Television (STV) that led the analysis and public conversation around the conduct of the Osun gubernatorial election by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). Are the electorate and the electoral management body – INEC – adequately prepared for the governorship…