CPPA Pilots the VAKA-YIKO Information Literacy for Urban Service Delivery

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After months of planning and stakeholder engagements, CPPA piloted the Info-Literacy capacity building project on September 29 and 30, 2015. The training was held at the Lagos State Public Service Staff Development Centre (PSSDC), Lagos, Nigeria. Participants at the training were drawn from four key agencies in Lagos state: the Lagos State Waste Management Authority (LAWMA), Lagos State Environmental Protection …

Governance Institutions: Local Government in Lagos

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CPPA’s series on Nigerian Institutions of Governance continues with a look at local government in Lagos, courtesy of Tosin Osasona. SUMMARY States and governments across the world irrespective of their nomenclature use the concept and practice of local government as an effective strategy for ensuring good governance at the local level. Local governments are modeled to serve three purposes: first, as …