Wednesday 26 February 2014

Invitation to Afrobarometer Global Taxation Data Release

You are cordially invited to attend the fifth global release of Afrobarometer's data on taxation and fiscal management in Africa, which tracks the attitudes of 51,605 African citizens.

The data will highlight popular attitudes towards taxation and governments’ effectiveness in using revenue, giving officials accomplishments to brag about as well as targets for future work. The release will also compare Nigerian attitudes to those of greater Africa.

The release event, which will commence at 9 am March 5 at the Best Western Plus Hotel 12 Allen Avenue, Ikeja, Lagos will include debate and brainstorming about how citizens see taxation and the tax agencies across Africa.  Holding the taxation discussion of citizens’ attitudes on taxation in Lagos is recognition of the volume of economic activities going on in the city and its role as a leader on matters of taxation and fiscal management in Africa.

Afrobarometer surveys are based on nationally representative samples.  These 34-country results therefore represent the views of approximately three-quarters (76%) of the continent’s population. 
Join us for the release of results of this unprecedented Africa-wide survey.

Date:  5th March, 2014
Venue: Best Western Plus Hotel, 12 Allen Avenue Ikeja, Lagos   
Time: 9am

Please confirm your attendance with Raphael Mbaegbu, +234 806 329 2096;

Wednesday 19 February 2014

CLEEN Foundation Presents Findings of Study On Youth involvement on insurgency

As the fight against terrorism and insurgency rages on in Nigeria, the involvement of young Nigerians has become the focus of a new study commissioned by CLEEN Foundation. The ground breaking study, now published in a book, shall be presented to the public on Thursday, the 20th of February, 2014 at the Bolton White Hotel and Apartment area 11, Abuja at 9 am.

According to CLEEN’s Senior Programme Officer, Ms Valkamiya Ahmadu, The study  was aimed at providing an empirical understanding and assessment of the push and pull factors between youths, radicalisation and affiliation with insurgent groups in the northern part of Nigeria.  She said the study also set out to identify the patterns, prevalence and potential threats of  youths radicalization to the security situation in northern Nigeria  and proffer actionable recommendation on how to tackle the root causes of the crisis.

The  programme will have  participation from within the country including experts, security agencies, journalists and  civil society organizations.


Oluwakemi Okenyodo
Executive Director
CLEEN Foundation
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CLEEN Foundation is a nongovernmental organization established in January 1998 with the mission of promoting public safety, security and accessible justice through the strategies of empirical research, legislative advocacy, demonstration programmes and publications, in partnership with government and civil society.

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