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  • Towards violence free state-level elections0

    2015 ELECTIONS: IPC/ACTIONAID MULTI-STAKEHOLDERS PARLEY ON VIOLENCE FREE ELECTIONS.>>>   As the state-level elections hold on April 11, 2015, institutional stakeholders including the electoral management body (INEC), the security forces, the National Orientation Agency, the political parties, the media, civil society, youth groups, religious groups and the electorate have been urged to build consensus towards  ensuring

  • 2015 Elections: Assessing media coverage

    2015 Elections: Assessing media coverage0

    The media has been undergoing intense scrutiny as it reports all events surrounding Nigeria’s upcoming general elections. The watchers of the watchdogs have been, the International Press Centre (IPC), Lagos and the Nigerian Press Council (NPC). In this report, Jacqueline Ogoh presents the outcome of the January 2015 media monitoring exercise by both organisations.

  • 2015 Election Postponement: Nigerians React

    2015 Election Postponement: Nigerians React0

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    • February 16, 2015

    The postponement of Nigeria’s general election by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) is still generating diverse reactions. While some say it may make some good room for better conduct of the election, others suspect some foul play by the ruling party. Jacqueline Ogoh reports.

  • Give women greater voices, not violence

    Give women greater voices, not violence0

    As Nigeria’s rescheduled General Election approaches, women who form half of the country’s are still insisting that they are being marginalized. In this report, they speak of their determination to have their voices heard and some space for their contributions to nation building. Jacqueline Ogoh reports.