How to Organise and Lead Inclusive Fuel Protests in Fragile Settings: A Template from PASGR’s Researchers and Research Participants in Nigeria

The focus of the study (for Nigeria) led by Professor Ayobami Ojebode, Professor of Development Communication, University of Ibadan, was to find out the reasons labour unions and activists haven’t been able to lead Nigerians successfully towards fuel subsidy protests, and to bring out lessons on how to lead people on a volatile issue like […]

Demanding Power: Struggles over Energy Access – Research Findings from the Action for Empowerment and Accountability Research Programme (A4EA)

Around the world energy prices, subsidies, and availability have very often become flashpoints for social mobilisation, protest, and demands for government response whether in the gilet jaune movement in France, and or in passionate protests in Zimbabwe. Focusing in Mozambique, Nigeria, and Pakistan, as well as more broadly, this seminar will report on emerging findings […]

Men-Focused Social, Political Values Limit Women’s Access to Economic Opportunities

Women’s contribution to making public institutions work more efficiently and effectively is no longer in doubt in Nigeria, when given the opportunity. But women have continued to fail at being able to compete favourably against men at local, state, and federal government elections. This has significant economic implications. Of Nigeria’s 36 states, 20 have at […]

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 […]

Press Release: Study On Energy Protests In Nigeria

The Partnership for African Social and Governance Research (PASGR), based in Nairobi Kenya and the Institute for Development Studies (IDS) based in the University of Sussex, United Kingdom, in collaboration with independent Nigerian academics/researchers are studying the outcomes of energy protests in Nigeria. The aim of the study is to understand the repertoire of protests […]

Group Undertakes Survey on Energy Protests in Nigeria

The Partnership for African Social and Governance Research (PASGR), a pan-African research organisation based in Nairobi, Kenya and the Institute for Development Studies (IDS), located in the University of Sussex, United Kingdom, in collaboration with independent Nigerian academics/researchers are carrying out a study on the outcomes of energy protests in Nigeria. The study titled, “Demanding […]