The Enhancing Transparency and Accountability in the Judicial Sector project is a 3-year project being implemented by the Rule of Law and Empowerment Initiative (also known as Partners West Africa Nigeria) with support from MacArthur Foundation. The goal of the project is to enhance integrity in the Nigerian Judicial System through court observations; promote the implementation of the...Read More
Training on Impact Communication for NGOs facilitated by Mr. Diego Okenyodo (Isu Media) and Mr. Crispin Oduobuk (BW Binary) commenced on the 18th through the 21st of June 2019.
The training sessions commenced at 9:30 am and ended at 2:10 pm daily. It was a fully participatory and enlightening session as participants were schooled on many communication areas like audience segmentation,...Read More
A Kuje Prison Coordination Committee (KPCC) meeting was held in Abuja on the 8th of October 2018 and and a follow up meeting held in 28th March 2019 to discuss the challenges associated with reducing pretrial delays and the implementation of the Administration of Criminal Justice Act (ACJA).
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This policy brief examines the emergence of civil society situation rooms with specific reference to elections in Nigeria. It highlights some of the key drawbacks associated with the multiplicity of situation rooms in the country, at a time that the collective voices of civil society is required in the struggle towards deepening electoral democracy in the Country.
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Poor participation of women in politics, governance and administration of state has been a major concern at the global level. In developing countries of the world, it appears that the situation is more worrisome and deserving serious attention. Though one of the hallmarks of democracy is the participation of people, systemic inequalities, with specific reference to gender differentials,...Read More
This policy brief highlights and reviews the findings of the various surveys conducted by Rule of Law and Empowerment Initiative, also known as Partners West Africa Nigeria (PWAN) in 2017 and 2018 on the implementation of the Administration of the Criminal Justice Act applicable to the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja and the respective Administration of Criminal Justice Laws in Lagos and Ondo...Read More
The Rule of Law and Empowerment Initiative also known as Partners West Africa Nigeria (PWAN) with the support from the Nigerian Policing Program (NPP) convenes quarterly inter-agency coordination meeting to ensure effective dialogue amongst security agencies, oversight bodies, CSOs and the citizenry. The security agencies, oversight bodies, and CSOs include; Nigeria Police Force (NPF),...Read More
The Enhancing Transparency and Accountability in the Judicial Sector project is a 3-year being implemented by the Rule of the Law and Empowerment Initiative (also known as Partners West Africa – Nigeria) with support from MacArthur Foundation. To ensure effective collaboration, Partners West Africa – Nigeria worked with the state High Courts in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Lagos &...Read More
Nigeria’s return to democracy in May 1999 rekindled hopes of having greater women participation in politics and governance. Unfortunately, in the last two decades, not much has been achieved in terms of an expansion of the political space in ways that would allow for the women to insert and assert themselves as active participants. Even though women represent a significant proportion of the...Read More