President Muhammadu Buhari’s participation at the London Anti-Corruption Summit on 12th May, 2016, at which he made commitments around exposing corruption, benefit ownership transparency, and preventing the facilitation of corruption, Nigeria formally requested to join the Open Government Partnership (OGP)

OGP process and the quest for achieving the SDGs in Nigeria

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Share the story29           29Shares If effectively implemented, the Open Government Partnership (OGP) process will make governance more participatory, transparent and accountable in African countries like Nigeria as enshrined in Goal 16 of …



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Participants shortly after the launch of CISLAC’s SDG 16 shadow report/ US global office on the sidelines of the 72nd UN General Assembly on Friday, in New York, United States – Photo Credit CISLAC.

Day CISLAC launched its SDG 16 shadow report, US global office in New York

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Share the story            CISLAC’s shadow report on Goal 16 of the Sustainable Development Goals, which is dedicated to the promotion of peaceful and inclusive societies for sustainable development, was aimed at …



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Youth trainees pose for a group photo shortly after the training, displaying placards supporting the #NotTooYoungToRun campaign

OCCEN: Empowering youth and local citizens for effective civic engagement

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Share the story            The 3-day training for the youth activists from across northern Nigeria on democracy and civic engagement succeeded in empowering the young minds with the necessary skills for effective …



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Tony - I witnessed women and girls killed during Rwandan genocide

“How I witnessed women and girls being killed during the Rwandan genocide” – Tony Makayu

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Share the story            Tony Ssembatya  Makayu is a girls’ education and women activist currently working for the Access to Justice department at the United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the …



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Ashafa and Wuye

The story of Imam Ashafa and Pastor Wuye – two worst enemies who became the best of friends

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Share the story            They were religious extremists, who have fought each other trying to protect their co-religionists. One, Imam Muhammad Ashafa, had lost his spiritual mentor and two cousins courtesy of …



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Mercy Corps: CRA should be implemented in Nigeria

Mercy Corps push for CRA’s implementation in Nigeria’s capital

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Share the story            Mercy Corps, the Portland-headquartered NGO working  to promote sustainable development through conflict mitigation and economic development, with particular focus on protecting and empowering women and adolescent girls, has …



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