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June 26, 2017

1930 - 2017

The Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung mourns the loss of Helmut Kohl

An outstanding German statesman and a great European has passed away. The Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung mourns the loss of former German Chancellor Dr. Helmut Kohl, the Chancellor of German reunification and Honorary Citizen of Europe. more…

April 21, 2016
Dr. Otive Igbuzor gives his speech

April 21 2016 Roundtable on Leadership and Accountability

The Konrad Adenauer Stiftung organized a roundtable for members of the public on the 21st of April, 2016. The roundtable was to address the issue of leadership and accountability. Held at the Protea Hotel, Asokoro, Abuja, the roundtable had in attendance members of security agencies, civil society organizations, media and experts in leadership development.

June 24, 2015

Workshop in Obudu

State Parliaments – Roles, Functions, Powers and Expectations

KAS brought together the Parliaments of Cross River and Plateau States’ Houses of Assembly for a workshop at the in Obudu Cattle Ranch from June 15-17, 2015. The workshop looked at the roles, functions, powers and expectations from the citizenry awaiting the newly elected parliamentarians. There was also room for peer review, as usual in the parliamentary trainings organized by KAS. more…

June 4, 2015

Training of Trainers of NSCDC

Lecturers of the Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) were trained on new materials for enhancing their lectures on civic education themes and peace and conflict issues. The training was conducted from 25th to 29th of May 2015 at the NSCDC Academy in Abeokuta. more…

May 25, 2015

Democracy promotion in Nigeria

KAS Roundtable on Civic Education in Schools

As a result of discussions with CSO and the Media KAS decided to have a closer look at the teaching of Civic Education at public schools in the FCT and with the consent from the respective official bodies, the Pilot Study was conducted in December 2014, carried out by Mrs. Francesca Edeghere. On 19th May 2015 Mrs. Edeghere presented the finding of the study at the roundtable discussion with members from Educational Institutions at the Transcorp Hilton Hotel. more…

May 18, 2015
Participants of the partner-workshop on 12-13 May, 2015 in Lagos.

Close cooperation

Konrad-Adenauer-Foundation meets partners in Lagos

KAS held on 12th to 13th May 2015 a Partner workshop in Lagos on Monitoring, Evaluation and Impact measurement with core partners of KAS in Nigeria. The aim was to increase feedback and knowledge about outcomes and impact on the activities and work done by KAS and its partners in order to improve the quality and usefulness of the programs.

May 18, 2015

Civic eduction through the radio

Inauguration of the Nigerian Parliament

In the presidential elections in March 2015 the candidate of the opposition Muhammadu Buhari (APC) defeated incumbent Goodluck Jonathan (PDP). 29 May is the official date for the handover of government affairs. On May 13, 2015 lawyers and constitutionalist informed about the legal background of the handing-over on the radio program of the Konrad-Adenauer-Foundation "Visio Nigeria" on 100,5 Raypower fm while the audience contributed with live calls to the show.

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June 19, 2014

International Reports

The Governability of the Multinational State of Nigeria

Is Decentralisation the Solution or Part of the Problem? Nigeria is extremely difficult to govern and has been put to the test many times. more…

April 9, 2014

Town Hall Meeting at Obubra 1 State Constituency in Cross River State

At the Obubra local government council hall, a town hall meeting was held on March 8, 2014. The honourable Member of Parliament, representing Obubra 1, Hon. Chief Alex Irek was in attendance to answer questions from his constituents. The participants were 20 women and 50 men, among whom were traditional rulers, youth groups, opinion leaders, farmers and other politically active citizens on the constituency. more…

April 8, 2014

Workshop

Cooperation between the Executives and the State Parliaments in making Laws

The programme for delegates from parliaments of Plateau, Cross River and Ogun States took place from March 26 -27, 2014 in Obudu Mountain Resort. The theme was chosen to discuss how the cooperation between the executives and the legislature towards making good laws for their states could be improved. more…