Nigeria’s Political Parties Agree to Mainstream under-represented groups in the Political Process
Nov 28, 2014
Nigeria’s political parties registered by INEC have unanimously agreed to facilitate the active participation of under-represented groups (women, youths and persons with disabilities) in the political process and to ensure that their voices count.
As INEC Launches Its Gender Policy, INEC Chair Calls On Political Parties To Increase Female Participation In Elective Positions
Nov 25, 2014
Following months of rigorous consultations with relevant stakeholders, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) finally unveiled its Gender Policy to the public on 25th November 2014.
All Is Set For Osun Election Says Resident Electoral Commissioner
Aug 8, 2014
The Resident Electoral Commissioner for Osun State, Mr. Olusegun Agbaje, has assured that all is set for a successful conduct of the Governorship election in Osun on August 9th 2014.
Mass Voter Education Underway in Osun State with Support from DGD
Aug 7, 2014
As the People of Osun State prepare to go to the polls on Saturday 9th August 2014 to elect a new Governor, about 360 voters educators are currently deployed across the State conducting voter education using different formats and means of communication.
Concentrate Your Energies Towards Building a Stronger and United Nigeria....UN Resident Coordinator Tells Nigerian Youth Politicians
Jul 21, 2014
The Resident Representative of the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) and Coordinator of the UN system in Nigeria, Mr Daouda Toure has urged Nigeria's youths to embrace issues based politics and avoid being used as instruments of violence. "Posterity will judge you unkindly if you, the young people allow yourselves to be consumed by politics of hatred characterised by violence and destruction of property."
Nigeria: Senate, UN, EU to Collaborate Towards 2015 Elections.
Jul 14, 2014
The United Nations Resident Coordinator and UNDP Resident Representative to Nigeria, Daouda Toure, has assured that Nigeria's development partners would continue to collaborate with the country towards the 2015 general elections. The UN Resident Coordinator and UNDP Resident Representative was speaking in Abuja on Wednesday following a high level meeting with Nigeria's law makers. The meeting was also attended by the Head of the EU Delegation to Nigeria and ECOWAS, Michael Arrion and the Director of the UNDP's Democratic Governance for Development in Nigeria, Dr Mourtada Deme.
Reject violence and abide by the rule of law DGD Director tells youths.
Jul 2, 2014
The Director of the Democratic Governance for Development Project in Nigeria (DGD), Dr Mourtada Deme, has advised Nigeria's young people to reject violence, abide by the rule of law and respect fundamental freedoms of speech, religion and association as they go about their normal politicking.
Courtesy call by Governor Obi and his successor to UN office in Abuja
Feb 21, 2014
Anambra State Governor Peter Obi and his successor, Governor-Elect Willie Obiano, paid a courtesy call on February 19 to the UN Resident Coordinator / UNDP Resident Representative, Mr. Daouda Toure
UNDP Nigeria’s 8th Country Programme Kicks off with a Planning Workshop
Jan 30, 2014
To kick-start implementation of its Country Programme for 2014-2017, UNDP Nigeria held a three-day work-planning workshop with representatives from the six states selected as implementing partners: Anambra, Ekiti, Gombe, Kogi, Niger and Sokoto.
Nigeria Launches Its Junior Professionals Officer (JPO) Programme
Dec 11, 2013
Following the signature of an agreement between Nigeria and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), Nigeria became the first African nation to join the partner countries supporting the UN/UNDP’s Junior Professional Officer (JPO) Programme.