January 14, 2021

[Draft] Rivers State Youth Policy, 2020-2024

  Youth constitute a vital segment of the society. They represent the future of any country or state. A state with large youth population has the […]
November 5, 2020

[Policy Brief] Adopting a Demand-Led Approach to tackling Unemployment in Abia State

  By Ebenezar Wikina   Preamble Abia State currently has the 4th highest unemployment rate (31.6%) in Nigeria (NBS, 2018) with the youth unemployment rate almost […]
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 4, 2020

[Policy Brief] Developing a Peace and Security Infrastructure in Abia State

  By Nkasi Wodu   Background Abia State was created out of the old Imo State in 1991 under the then military administration. The State 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 15, 2020

Andrew Perebi Eneyi: What I never told You

  Growing up, I had this mad love for football. My love was not just for watching and analyzing the game. It was beyond that: I […]
October 12, 2020

What the Protests Against Police Brutality mean for Young Nigerians

  In 2017, Nigerian youths adopted a campaign against brutality from the Nigerian Police Force. The campaign adopted a mix of online and offline strategies and […]
September 22, 2020

Why armed banditry continues to thrive in Nigeria’s North West region

  By Nkasi Wodu There are two major ways the Nigerian security forces respond to violence: firstly, they try to suppress it through the use of […]
July 17, 2020

Official Launch of the African Developers Call Series

  Over the years, the African tech space has been riddled with a disturbing shortage of African developers. More often than not, tech-related jobs have to […]
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 9, 2020

Paradigm Initiative Releases Digital Rights in Africa Report 2019

  Paradigm Initiative, a pan-African social enterprise working to advance digital rights and inclusion in Africa, has released the 2019 Digital Rights in Africa Report. Building […]
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 […]