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Ahead of the Ondo State governorship election, the Chairman, Independent National Electoral Commission, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, has urged Civil Society Organisations to engage with political parties and observe their primaries. Yakubu stated this at the first quarterly consultative meeting with CSOs in Abuja on Wednesday. “For Ondo State, political parties will commence their primaries for […]

Civil Society Organisations, on Sunday, cautioned the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission against politically motivated prosecution. The CSOs also advised the EFCC against acting as “political tools” in the hands of disgruntled politicians. The CSOs under the aegis of Committee for the Defence of Democracy and Rule of Law particularly decried what they described as […]

The European Union, through its Agents for Citizen-driven Transformation Programme, has empowered 273 Civil Society Organisations in Nigeria over the past five years, providing them with capacity-building to enhance their operations. The ACT Programme, funded by the EU and executed by the British Council in 10 states, aimed to strengthen the capacity of […]