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November 5, 2020

[Policy Brief] Access to Agricultural Land in Abia State

  By Oteheri Akinruntan   Background Land, which is central to the economy, social and political spheres of community, society, and the nation at large is […]
November 3, 2020

[Policy Brief] Addressing Multiple Taxation and Illegal Levies on Businesses in Abia State

  By Chuks Ofulue   Policy Background The Abia States economy is currently at a cross-road and has been for the past decades. The State has […]
October 8, 2020

PIND Foundation pay Courtesy Visit to Abia State Governor, discuss Implementation of 30-Year Plan

  The Foundation for Partnership Initiatives in the Niger Delta (PIND) led by Executive Director, Dr. Dara Akala met  with the Executive Governor of Abia State, […]
September 30, 2020

Chevron Nigeria Limited: Partnering with Nigeria through CSR

  The Nigerian oil and gas industry is strategic to the overall socio-economic development of the country. It is an industry that thrives on partnership with […]
September 28, 2020

Beijing Platform for Action turns 25

  The year 2020 marks the 25th  anniversary of the Fourth World Conference on Women in Beijing, China, and the adoption of the Beijing Declaration and […]
August 31, 2020

Social Cohesion Fellows at Africa Polling Institute

  Africa Polling Institute, with support from Ford Foundation, is carrying out a 2nd round of its Study on Social Cohesion in Nigeria. In 2019, API […]
July 28, 2020

AATF pioneers electricity generation from Cassava waste

  Severe challenges associated with electricity generation in Sub- Sharan Africa (SSA) may soon be a thing of the past following the formation of a consortium […]
July 14, 2020

Nkasi Wodu: The Problem with African Peace Agreements

  The conflict between State and Non-State actors is an age-old activity on the African continent. According to a 2018 policy brief by the Nordic African […]
July 1, 2020

Ibifuro Asawo: The Cost of Re-Opening our Schools in the Pandemic (Part 1)

  The outbreak of the COVID-19 Pandemic which led to lockdowns, emergency health and food crisis, loss of lives amongst other things has crippled economies across […]
June 19, 2020

Piracy and Sea Robbery in Rivers State – June 14-20, 2020

  This weekly update spotlights piracy and maritime crime in the Niger Delta with a particular focus on sea robbery in Rivers State. Emerging trends indicate […]
June 16, 2020

Nigeria’s Public Education in a Post-COVID World: Strategies for Inclusive Learning in Tertiary Institutions

  POLICY MEMO (Stanford/MIT COVID-19 Policy Hackathon) To: Adamu Adamu, Honourable Minister of Education, Nigeria From: Ebenezar Wikina, Chimdi Chukwukere, Comfort Onyaga, Kehinde Adebiyi, Oteheri Akinruntan […]
June 2, 2020

Bad Philanthropy: The Rinsing of Toxic Money

  By Ese Emerhi & Nkasi Wodu If philanthropy can be defined as the desire to promote the welfare of others, expressed by the generous donation […]