New Civil Society Representatives on the NEITI Board Emerge

New civil society representatives on the Board of the National Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative have emerged. The new representatives are: 1.      Dr. Mina Ogbanga- CSO 2.      Ms. Abiodun Baiyewu-Teru (Global Rights)- CSO 3.      Ms. Emem B. Okon- Women 4.      Maife Lincoln of Youth Forum on EITI   A.   Background: –       The Committee for the Selection of members of the Civil…

Policy Research Brief: Kerosene Subsidy Reform and the Burden of Supply

Months after the changes in kerosene subsidy policy,  the product remains scarce, as prices soar across major cities in Nigeria. We advocate that kerosene subsidy reform can have positive effects if it leads to improved energy supply systems, increasing energy access to the poor and the vulnerable, especially women living in communities that lack electricity and energy-efficient services.…

Joining the Dots: Fuel Subsidies, Reform, Targeting and Poor Women

ENERGIA, the international network on gender and sustainable energy, in its May 2016 newsletter, features SPACES FOR CHANGE’s energy and gender research in Nigeria. SPACES FOR CHANGE, along with project partners’ research focuses on understanding the way energy subsidy policies and reforms do or do not bring about improved access to cooking and lighting fuels – liquefied petroleum…

Spaces for Change launches “Petro-Facts Nigeria” Campaign

Taking its digital advocacy around the energy sector reforms in Nigeria a step further, SPACES FOR CHANGE has launched an interactive visual data campaign called “Petro-Facts Nigeria”. The campaign uses a combination of bespoke graphics and imagery to provide critical information and visualize energy sector data in an easily-understandable form.   Petro-Facts Nigeria campaign flags the latest information on the projects and related activities…