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  • 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.

  • Nigerian journalists share experiences on best practice election reporting ahead of 2015 Sep 25, 2013

    Nigeria’s journalists benefited from a wealth of international experience on election reporting at a Democratic Governance for Development project conference in Abuja in September 2013.

  • GEF spends $2.5million on Nigerian communities Sep 24, 2013

    The Global Environment Facility (GEF) says it has spent more than 2.5 million dollars to support 88 community environmental initiatives in twenty-three states in Nigeria. This is part of the organisation's projects under its Small Grants Programme in member developing countries across the world

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