Monthly Archive November 2019

Group Launch Gender-focused Research

A group of non-governmental organisations (NGOs) which included the Partnership for African Social and Governance Research (PASGR); Institute of Development Studies (IDS) and Leadership Effectiveness Accountability Professionalism (LEAP) Africa have officially launched a study on “Gendered Contentions in Fragile, Conflict and Violence Affected Settings: Unpacking Women’s Leadership, Empowerment and Accountability.” The group disclosed that the […]

Stakeholders seek to end gender gaps in political representation, get more women into politics

Concerned stakeholders including the Partnership for African Social and Governance Research (PASGR), Institute of Development Studies (IDS) and Leadership Effectiveness Accountability Professionalism (LEAP) Africa recently held an engagement/workshop to discuss ways to address the low representation of women in key decision-making processes in Nigeria and how to close the gender gap in political leadership. Under […]

Experts Advocate Restoration of LG Autonomy to Enhance Development

Participants at a policy forum in Lagos have criticised the continued erosion of the autonomy of local governments in the country and called for the restructuring of the political system to facilitate development. They expressed regret that local governments are not allowed to play their roles as assigned to them in the constitution. With the […]