CSO Calls for Investigation of National Institute for Educational Planning and Administration

Education for Development (E4D), a civil society organization, with a mandate to promote and advocate for reforms for better outcomes and outputs in the education sector of Nigeria. In fulfilling it’s mandate E4D holds government institutions to account while ensuring standards are established and improved upon. E4D, in keeping with its mandate and as part of its ongoing 2020 budget implementation assessment of MDAs, paid a joint working visit in partnership with an umbrella body of civil society organizations to NIEPA , an Institute under the supervision of the Federal…

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COVID-19: Coalition salutes FG, NPHCDA overall early arrival of vaccine

With the expected arrival of coronavirus vaccines into the country on Tuesday, the National Coalition on Vaccine Awareness and Administration (NCVAA) has applauded the Federal Government and National Primary Health Care Development Agency (NPHCDA).  The group, at a press conference on Monday in Abuja, noted that this is a big step in containing the rampaging contagion that has consumed millions across the world.  Nigeria will become the third West African country to benefit from the COVAX facility after Ghana and the Ivory Coast when it receives 3.92 million doses of the vaccine.  And…

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North – East : Group scores NEDC high on good governance index, accountability*

The North East Development Commission (NEDC) has been rated high for entrenching transparency, good governance and accountability in its operations.  The National Accountability Watch Group (NAWG) said it came to this conclusion after a strategic assessment of NEDC’s operations.    In an interim report signed by its Executive Director, Dr Okpe Joseph Okpe, on Monday, the group lauded managing director, Mohammed Alkali for ensuring that the commission fulfils its madate to Nigerians.  Among others, the NAWG noted that under Alkali, the agency has achieved quality leadership, impacted the economy, formulated and implemented programmes and…

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