The Coalition

  • ACTION AID NIGERIA

    ACTION AID NIGERIA

    Action Aid Nigeria is an affiliate of Action Aid International, registered in Nigeria as a national organisation. It commenced operations in Nigeria in January 2000 and currently works on women's rights, governance, right to health, right to educatio...

  • ADVOCATES FOR HUMAN RIGHTS AND SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT

    ADVOCATES FOR HUMAN RIGHTS AND SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT is an NGO that advocate for the importance of human right and sustainable development....

  • AFRICAN CENTRE FOR LEADERSHIP, STRATEGY AND DEVELOPMENT

    AFRICAN CENTRE FOR LEADERSHIP, STRATEGY AND DEVELOPMENT

    Centre LSD was establishment to enhance strategic leadership development required for Africa's sustainable development quest, mainly carried out with structured practical training engagement. The Centre's thematic focus is on Leadership and Governanc...

  • AGENTS OF COMMUNICATION AND DEVELOPMENT

    Incorporated in 2008, A-CODE facilitates access to evidence-based and effective communication targeted at improving living conditions of both the urban and rural poor through strategic behaviour change communication and information communication tech...

  • ALLIANCE FOR CREDIBLE ELECTION

    ACE is a coalition of civil society organizations involved in electoral reforms. Core activities include opinion poll, consultation, sensitization, dialogue and publication....

  • BORNO COALITION FOR DEMOCRACY AND PROGRESS

    BORNO COALITION FOR DEMOCRACY AND PROGRESS

    Activities and projects related to influencing policy on corruption and stamping out corrupt practices.To establish anti-corruption clubs in primary, secondary and tertiary institutions...

  • CATHOLIC CARITAS NIGERIA - JUSTICE, DEVELOPMENT & PEACE COMMISSION

    CATHOLIC CARITAS NIGERIA - JUSTICE, DEVELOPMENT & PEACE COMMISSION

    Caritas Nigeria was established in September 2010 by the Catholic Bishops Conference of Nigeria as a specialised national development agency. Caritas Nigeria supports the Justice and Peace/ Good Governance advocacy program in identifying issues and s...

  • CENTRE FOR CITIZENS WITH DISABILITIES

    CENTRE FOR CITIZENS WITH DISABILITIES

    The Centre for Citizens with Disabilities (CCD) is an organization of, and for persons with disabilities that works to educate, support and empower persons with disabilities and their families to maximize their potentials. The organisation works to p...

  • CENTRE FOR DEMOCRACY AND DEVELOPMENT

    CENTRE FOR DEMOCRACY AND DEVELOPMENT

    CDD was established in the United Kingdom in 1997 to facilitate strategic analysis and capacity building of West African States for sustainable democracy and development. CDD works in Nigeria through advocacy, research training and capacity building...

  • CENTRE FOR INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY AND DEVELOPMENT

    CENTRE FOR INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY AND DEVELOPMENT

    CITAD engages ICT in promoting sustainable development, good governance and peaceful co-existence. It uses ICT to empower youths and women through access to information, skills and online mentoring opportunities. CITAD's core work areas are governanc...

  • CITIZENS CENTRE FOR INTEGRATED DEVELOPMENT AND SOCIAL RIGHTS

    CITIZENS CENTRE FOR INTEGRATED DEVELOPMENT AND SOCIAL RIGHTS

    CCIDESOR is a registered non-partisan civil society organization established to facilitate the attainment of social freedom, human rights, good governance and grassroots development in Nigeria through citizens-centred approach that is participatory a...

  • CIVIL SOCIETY LEGISLATIVE ADVOCACY CENTRE

    CIVIL SOCIETY LEGISLATIVE ADVOCACY CENTRE

    CISLAC was registered in 2006 to strengthen the connection between civil society and the legislature through advocacy, information sharing, research, and capacity building for civil society groups and policy makers on legislative processes and govern...

  • CLEEN FOUNDATION

    CLEEN FOUNDATION

    CLEEN Foundation was established in 1998 to promote public safety, accessible justice, extractive industry's transparency and security personnel accountability through legislative advocacy, research and publications, capacity building, and projects s...

  • COMMUNITY HEALTH AND DEVELOPMENT ADVISORY TRUST

    COHDAT works in the South-East and South-South geopolitical zones of Nigeria focusing on health, governance and democracy, human rights, community development and gender issues.The organisation was incorporated in 1996....

  • COMMUNITY LIFE PROJECT

    COMMUNITY LIFE PROJECT

    Community Life Project (CLP) promotes participatory grassroots development, citizens' engagement, livelihood, gender equality, popular participation in electoral process, and sexual and reproductive health and rights in Nigeria. Founded in 1992 and r...

  • CONSTITUTIONAL RIGHTS PROJECT

    Constitutional Rights Project (CRP), "is registered under Nigerian law as a charitable non- governmental organisation. CRP was established in November 1990 to promote respect for human rights and the rule of law in Nigeria. Constitutional Rights Proj...

  • DEVELOPMENT DYNAMICS

    Development Dynamics (DD) is a human rights-based non-governmental organization (NGO) working majorly, to reduce violence and poverty in Nigeria as well as promote gender equality and governance reform. The organisation was registered in 2007, and in...

  • ELECTION MONITOR

    ELECTION MONITOR

    Election Monitor is a non-governmental organisation aimed at promoting a transparent electoral process in Nigeria by harnessing contributions from the public. The organisation is based in Akure, Ondo State....

  • ENOUGH IS ENOUGH NIGERIA

    ENOUGH IS ENOUGH NIGERIA

    EiE Nigeria is a coalition of young activists and youth-led organizations that promote good governance and public accountability in Nigeria through advocacy, activism, and youth mobilization. EIE's focus is on Nigerians of voting age, especially 18-3...

  • EQUITY ADVOCATES

    Since 1997, Equity Advocates has published The Woman Today Newspaper in response to the media gap in gender issues. The organisation exists to give the media muscles to address these issues, and the utimate aim is to establish a women's television an...

  • FOUNDATION FOR ENVIRONMENTAL RIGHTS, ADVOCACY & DEVELOPMENT

    FOUNDATION FOR ENVIRONMENTAL RIGHTS, ADVOCACY & DEVELOPMENT

    FENRAD advances good governance, protection of human rights and the environment through public budget monitoring and evaluation, advocacy and dialogue....

  • GLOBAL ASSOCIATION OF FEMALE ATTORNEYS

    An Association for Female lawyers....

  • HABITAT CARE INITIATIVE

    Registered in 2008, Habitat Care promotes people's consciousness of issues of environmental protection, health, sanitation and hygiene, access to safe water, democracy, good governance and sustainable development through broad-based sensitisation act...

  • HUMAN RIGHTS MONITOR

    HUMAN RIGHTS MONITOR

    HRM was established in 1992 as a civil society organization to promote and protect human rights in Nigeria. Membership of the organization cuts across different social divides such as students, journalists, lawyers, workers and academics. The group's...

  • INITIATIVE FOR CAPACITY DEVELOPMENT AND EMPOWERMENT FOUNDATION

    Monitoring of the democracy and elections....

  • INSPIRE NIGERIAN YOUTH

    Inspire Nigerian Youth is a NGO that focuses on the youth and there social development....

  • INSTITUTE FOR HUMAN RIGHTS AND HUMANITARIAN LAW

    The Institute of Human Rights and Humanitarian Law (IHRHL) is a non-political, non-profit, independently funded community-based organization based in the oil rich Niger Delta Region of Nigeria. Its primary objective is to effectively create a culture...

  • INTERNATIONAL REPUBLICAN INSTITUTE

    INTERNATIONAL REPUBLICAN INSTITUTE

    IRI is a non-profit, nonpartisan organisation that advances freedom and democracy worldwide by helping political parties to become more issue based and responsive, assisting citizens to participate in government planning, and working to increase the ...

  • MAJESTY COMMUNITY RURAL DEVELOPMENT FOUNDATION

    MCRDF is a non-for-profit organisation working in the areas of community development, governance, civic education, education, health, and agriculture. The Foundation, which was founded in 2011 is based in Abuja, and has branches in some States....

  • MURTALA MUHAMMED FOUNDATION

    MURTALA MUHAMMED FOUNDATION

    The Murtala Muhammed Foundation (MMF) is a non-profit organization, founded on the ideals of the Late Gen. Murtala Muhammed. MMF was launched 13 February, 2002....

  • NIGER DELTA BUDGET MONITORING GROUP

    NDEMUBOG works by engaging the public to promote transparency and accountability in public resource management as well as mobilize citizens to participate in budget processes within the Niger Delta region. The group was registered in 2005....

  • NIGERIA FOR CHANGE INITIATIVE

    Nigeria for Change Initiative (Nigeria 4 Change) works to fast-track the actualisation of credible elections in Nigeria. This, it seeks to achieve through voters' education, election observation, media engagement and rights-based advocacy. The organi...

  • NIGERIAN WOMEN TRUST FUND

    NIGERIAN WOMEN TRUST FUND

    The Nigerian Women Trust Fund was set up in 2011 to enhance women's participation and inclusion in governance efforts especially in the areas of elective representation and appointment at all levels in Nigeria. Its objectives include providing female...

  • PARTNERSHIP FOR JUSTICE

    Partnership for Justice (PJ) is a non-profit organization of professionals who share a commitment to equality, justice and globalization of human rights standards. PJ works at all levels to offer services to victims of human rights violations and cre...

  • POLICY AND LEGAL ADVOCACY CENTRE

    POLICY AND LEGAL ADVOCACY CENTRE

    Policy and Legal Advocacy Centre is a non-governmental organisation committed to strengthening democratic governance and citizens' participation in Nigeria. PLAC works to enhance citizens' engagement with state institutions, and to promote transparen...

  • PROACTIVE GENDER INITIATIVE

    PGI works to encourage the enforcement of human rights in relation to women, children and vulnerable persons in Nigeria. The organisation is based in Abuja, FCT....

  • RESPONSIBLE CITIZENSHIP AND HUMAN DEVELOPMENT INITIATIVE

    Responsible Citizenship and Human Development Initiative (RECHDI) was incorporated in 2011 to promote citizens' participation in democracy and development through broad-based empowerment and mobilization activities such as awareness creation, advocac...

  • RURAL YOUTH INITIATIVE

    Registered in 2006, Rural Youth Initiative works with stakeholders as partners in developing the capacity of the youth and women, provides information and awareness on civic education in rural communities, undertake vocational skills training in orde...

  • SOUTH-SAHARAN SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT ORGANISATION

    South Saharan Social Development Organization (SSDO) is a duly registered non-profit organization in Nigeria, with a primary focus of equipping young women, youth and children with the social, health, economic, educational and politic...

  • SPACES FOR CHANGE

    S4C is an organisation that builds capacity of Nigerian citizens, especially of young people to participate in social and economic decision-making processes. Its core work areas are women's rights, economic governance, youth development, environmenta...

  • STAKEHOLDER DEMOCRACY NETWORK

    STAKEHOLDER DEMOCRACY NETWORK

    Stakeholder Democracy Network (SDN) is an international non-profit, non-governmental organization that works to promote rights-based community empowerment and development.SDN has been working in the Niger Delta region of Nigeria for over eight (8) ye...

  • TRANSITION MONITORING GROUP

    TRANSITION MONITORING GROUP

    TMG is a coalition of civil society organizations with a proven commitment to democratic best practices, established in 1998 to promote development and practices of democratic values, and monitors democratic institutions and electoral processes in Ni...

  • WEST AFRICAN NGO NETWORK

    WEST AFRICAN NGO NETWORK

    WANGONeT is a network of civil society groups established in 2000 to harness and bring the benefits of the Information and Communication Technology (ICT) sector to Non-Governmental Organizations, government agencies, educational and cultural institut...

  • WOMEN ADVOCATES RESEARCH AND DOCUMENTATION CENTRE

    Women Advocates Research and Documentation Center (WARDC) is a non profit civil rights organisation established in the year 2000 to promote respect for human rights, gender equality, equity, rule of law, accountability and social justice in Nigeria.
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  • WOMEN’S RIGHT TO EDUCATION PROGRAMME

    WOMEN’S RIGHT TO EDUCATION PROGRAMME

    WREP serves as a platform that facilitates women and youth's access to quality education in Nigeria. The Initiative also promotes gender equality, democratic governance, peaceful coexistence, women empowerment, and socio-economic justice. WREP has at...

  • YAR’ADUA FOUNDATION

    YAR’ADUA FOUNDATION

    The Shehu Musa Yar'Adua Foundation was established by the friends, family and associates of the late Shehu Yar'Adua to sustain the legacy of one of the nation's foremost leaders and inspire Nigeria's future generations with his life of service. The F...

  • YOUNG INNOVATORS & VOCATIONAL TRAINING INITIATIVE

    The Initiative was established in 2011 as a community-based NGO to promote human development by serving as an interface for creativity, culture and Technical Vocational Education Training (TVET) so as to strengthen the ability to create and circulate...

  • YOUTH ALERT NIGERIA

    It is a politically inclined group of Lagos Youth desirous of good governance,transparent leadership and youth emancipation from poverty and neglect....

  • YOUTH INITIATIVE FOR ADVOCACY GROWTH & ADVANCEMENT

    YIAGA is a youth-led organization that promotes democratic values, human rights, rule of law and youth participation in the political process....

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The Coalition

The Nigeria Elections Coalition is a virtual network, backed by real networks of civil society organizations that have agreed to work cooperatively within a framework of shared goals, towards achieving free and fair elections in Nigeria.