28 May
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CLEEN International Conference on Security Budget: Do Nigerians perceive security spending as corruption or patriotism?

Globally, there are subjective evidence linking military spending to huge corruption. However, within the Nigerian state, academia, thinktanks, CSOs, the media have in different circumstances interrogated this trend both empirically and subjective approach. Both approaches have results that suggest, corruption is indeed associated with security spending. This also indicates that defence spending can be interrogated […]

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28 May
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The European Union Supports CLEEN Foundation to Mitigate Electoral Violence in Nigeria

Since the return of democracy in 1999, Nigerian state has conducted five general elections. And in these elections, the state has recorded electoral violence with the 2011 post-election violence recording the highest number of causalities. Having experienced electoral violence with Rivers and Ekiti states having history of electoral violence, the need to mitigate electoral violence […]

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28 May
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Civil Society Observatory on the Administration OF Criminal Justice in Nigeria Takes its Advocacy to Akwa Ibom State

The Nigeria Administration of Criminal Justice Act 2015 was a repeal of Criminal Procedure Code applicable to the Northern Nigeria and Criminal Procedure Act applicable to the Southern Nigeria. Good as the legislation appears, it becomes fundamental to monitor its implementation otherwise the purpose for the enactment will be defeated. It is therefore within this […]

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28 May
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CLEEN Foundation Mobilizes Citizens to Use New Media in Corruption Fight

The entrenched corruption in Nigeria continues to be a major challenge to state growth and development. As the practice continues, some are brought to the public domain while some go unreported. The state has made efforts to empower the anti-graft agencies to work effectively in addressing the abysmal practice, however, for effective and sustainable results, […]

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28 May
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77 Percent Nigerians Are Without a Cash Income—-Survey

Afrobarometer working with CLEEN Foundation and Practical Sampling International, interviewed a nationally representative, random, a stratified probability sample of 1,600 adult Nigerians in 2017. The interviews were conducted in the language of the respondent’s choice with nationally representative samples. An overwhelming majority of Nigerians believe the economy will be better in a year period, however, […]

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30 Apr
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Building Resilient Communities

CLEEN Foundation in her work on promoting public safety and security through its Building Community Resilience Project, partners Non-Governmental Organizations, Trees on Earth Development Foundation (TEDF) based in Kogi State and Next Generation Youth Initiative International (NeYGII) based in Benue State to build community resilience in response to preventing violent extremism conflicts. The communities’ residents […]

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30 Apr
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Electoral violence not prevalent in Anambra, CLEEN Foundation-USIP 2019 electoral violence risk assessment report

The 2019 general elections will be a turning point in Nigerian Democracy, and the consolidation of her democracy is dependent on how well she manages the election. It will also be the first time Nigerians will have the opportunity to evaluate President Muhammadu Buhari under democratic rule and make a judgment with their ballot. There […]

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30 Apr
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Civil Military Relations-CLEEN Foundation partners Nigeria Navy

CLEEN Foundation, a leading NGO with vast experience in the justice and security sector, having recognized the importance of security agents in its work, embarked on a courtesy visit on the 24th day of April 2018 to the transformation branch of the Nigerian Navy at the Naval Headquarters Abuja. The visit was to introduce the […]

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30 Apr
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SURVEY: Nigerians believe extremist groups get support from government officials

Nigerians commend government counter-insurgency strategy but express fear and concerns over the implication of extreme violence Afrobarometer survey shows. They believe, the extremist groups are getting support in different ways. Some they pointed out are the government, military, and extremist organizations abroad. The citizens believe, the most effective counter-insurgency approach is to strengthen the economy […]

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30 Apr
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OGP 3rd National steering committee meeting

The Nigerian state focuses on addressing corruption, and the pursuit of open and transparent government. The state in May 2016 at the anti-corruption summit in London gave a commitment to the Open Government Partnership (OPG). The OGP is an international multi-stakeholder initiative focused on improving transparency, accountability, citizen participation and responsiveness to citizens through technology […]

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