Improving information literacy for urban service planning and delivery at local government level in Nigeria

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The Centre for Public Policy Alternatives, supported by a VakaYiko grant, recently completed a project aimed at improving the use of evidence public service delivery at the local government level in Nigeria. A key objective of the Improving Information Literacy for Urban Service Planning and Delivery (INFO_LIT) Project was to facilitate an understanding of the significance of data among urban …

Public Opinion on Current Economic and Political Issues

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This poll was conducted by the Centre for Public Policy Alternatives to investigate public opinion on key economic and political issues in Nigeria. The issues include the state of Nigerian currency (Naira), willingness to patronise local products, power supply, and presidential trips and appointments. The main objective of this poll was to elicit responses on the effect of the fall in exchange …

2015 Elections: Who are Lagosians voting for?

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Between January 28 and February 2, CPPA surveyed 1,000 Lagosians to determine their attitudes towards the upcoming presidential and gubernatorial elections.  Respondents were asked, among other questions, who they would vote for president and governor, whether they had collected their PVCs, and their attitudes towards a potential election postponement.  CPPA’s survey revealed an overwhelming preference for APC’s candidates for both …

Nigerian Natural Resource Charter (NNRC)

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The Natural Resource Charter (NRC) is a set of 12 economic principles for governments and societies on how best to manage the opportunities created by extractive resources for development. The 12 precepts cover the domestic foundations for resource governance, the decision to extract, getting a good deal, managing revenues, investing for sustainable development, and the international foundations for resource governance. …