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Amplifying civic space in Preston: The Flag Market

When Appearing Rooms (2006) by Dutch artist Jeppe Hein was installed by In Certain Places at Preston’s Flag Market the work provided the initial splash of imagination to what had been a long overlooked site. 511 more words


US Consular General, Counsels SMW Participants on Proper use of Social Media for Elections

On March 1, 2018, the US Consul General for Nigeria, Mr. John .F. Bray, has called on the citizens in Nigeria to properly use Social Media as a medium to uphold transparency and accountability during the forthcoming 2019 elections. 107 more words

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INEC Chairman Pledge Credible General Election in 2019 at Social Media Week Lagos

The Independent National Electoral Commission Chairman, Professor Yakubu Mahmood stated his commitment to holding credible general elections in 2019. He stated this during the ‘Citizens, Government and Technology’ Session hosted by Enough is Enough Nigeria with Support from USAID Civil Society Project, on March 1, 2018 at Social Media Week Lagos. 58 more words

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CSOs Call on NDIS to Develop an Inclusive Template for Project Implementation in the Niger Delta

Over 300 civil society organisations (CSOs)  in the Niger Delta on November 13, 2017, have called on the Ministry of Niger Delta Affairs (MNDA), the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), the Presidential Amnesty Programme and the state governments to  work with the Ministry of Budget and National Planning to develop an inclusive template for project implementation which will be the basis for budget formulation by the Niger Delta Institutions (NDIs) and state governments in the region.   190 more words

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The 3rd Niger Delta Civic Engagement Forum (NDCEF 2017) organized by Strengthening Advocacy and Citizen Engagement (SACE), a governance project funded by United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and Partnership Initiatives for the Niger Delta (PIND), was held on Monday November 13, 2017 at Emerald Event Centre, Uyo, Akwa Ibom State. 1,148 more words

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Reforming AU's ECOSOCC: We Should Get it Right...


The Executive Council of the African Union (Ministers of Foreign Affairs) has ordered an in-depth audit exercise on the functioning  of ECOSOCC (Economic Social and Cultural Council of the African Union) since its inception. 128 more words

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Open Budget cluster member, Policy Alert condemn the secrecy in the 2017 Akwa Ibom supplementary budget

Open Budget cluster member, Policy Alert condemn the secrecy in the 2017 Akwa Ibom supplementary budget. This it did in a press release dated August 7, 2017. 182 more words