Women’s Justice: Work-in-Progress

   Accountability for Nigerian Immigration Service (NIS) STAMPEDE We are proud to announce that the public interest case of Patience Nonye Omezie & Kasim Tunde Suleiman Vs FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF NIGERIA has been filed at the Federal High Court, Abuja, FCT, Nigeria The case challenges the immigration job interviews of March 15, 2014 across Nigeria…

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Factsheet on Imo Demolitions

   Date Demolitions  | Government Justification |Consequences 2012-2016 Beginning from 2012, an unceasing string of demolition exercises has raged through the State in the name of urban renewal. In a number of press statements, Imo State Government has said the demolition exercises form part of its urban renewal efforts to make Owerri a modern city…

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Summary of the NGO Bill

Long title                 Bill for an Act to Provide for the Establishment of the Non-Governmental    Organisations Regulatory Commission for the Supervision, Co-ordination and Monitoring of Non-Governmental Organisations, Civil Society Organisations etc, in Nigeria and for Related Matters   Popular title                    NGO Bill   NGO Bill: History, Objectives Sponsored by Honorable Umar Buba Jibril, the NGO Bill…

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Towards Inclusive Human Settlements in Lagos State

Discussions about demolitions and forced displacements are usually contentious, especially when unlikely allies come together to have a dialogue on how to tackle this common problem. SPACES FOR CHANGE’s | S4C’s July 26, 2017 multi-stakeholder dialogue between slumdwellers and urban policymakers in Lagos State marked the turn of the tide. The one-day dialogue, ‘‘Towards Inclusive Human Settlements in Lagos State’’,…

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Ifesowapo Project Flags Off in Badia & Ebutte-Metta

SPACES FOR CHANGE’s Ifesowapo community project, supported by USAID-Strengthening Advocacy and Civic Engagement (USAID-SACE), flagged-off on May 3, 2017 at an inaugural ceremony held in Ebutte-Metta in Lagos. The community-based participatory media and research action project is designed to empower slum dwellers in Badia and Ebutte-Metta with new skills in local research, media production, storytelling,…

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