Are you a student, lecturer, administrator, or alumni of a university or tertiary institution that still requests English-speaking Africans to write English proficiency tests before gaining admission? Policy Shapers and our team of campaigners are working hard to address this issue directly with the UK government, and here is how you can join us toContinue reading “Join the movement: Ask Your School to #ReformIELTS”
Policy Shapers is organizing Naija Policy Hackathon; a 48-hour virtual policy hackathon aimed at crowdsourcing policy ideas that respond to urgent youth development issues in Nigeria from up to 300 young people to contribute to the policy agenda for the 2023 general elections. The hackathon is scheduled to hold from Friday, August 12 (International YouthContinue reading “1-minute Survey: What are the urgent Youth development issues in Nigeria?”
April 14, 2022 Simplification of the Rules Taskforce (SORT), Home Office, 2 Marsham Street, London SW1P 4DF, United Kingdom. CC The Rt Hon Priti Patel MP, Secretary of State for the Home Department, 2 Marsham Street, London SW1P 4DF, United Kingdom. Rt Hon Sir Lindsay Hoyle MP, The Speaker of the House of Commons. HouseContinue reading “Our Response Letter to the Home Office – April 14, 2022”
This morning we received, with shock and disappointment, an “automatic message” from the Simplification of the Rules Taskforce (SORT) of the Home Office saying they are unable to respond to “external policy questions”. This is coming one month after we sent a 15-page policy brief spiced with data points from the United Nations, West AfricanContinue reading “Campaign Statement: Home Office is beating around the bush, must respond to our policy brief”
There is public evidence to support Nigeria’s demand for inclusion in the Majority English Speaking Country (MESC) list. Some of these include…
Thanks to all our 45,000+ supporters and all of the pressure we have generated on social media which has now made #ReformIELTSPolicy a trending discussion topic online, the UK Home Office through its Simplification Of the Rules Taskforce yesterday (January 26, 2022 at 4:33pm WAT) replied to a formal inquiry we sent to its office and the HomeContinue reading “UK Home Office responds to our petition, but leave many questions unanswered”
Historical tensions and a proliferation of armed groups (militant, criminal, and ethno-sectarian) contribute to the changing conﬂict and security dynamics in the Niger Delta.
In February 2020 I enrolled in the MicroMasters program in Data, Economics, and Development Policy designed by MIT’s Department of Economics and the Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab (J-PAL). This semester I joined the MIT 14.73x class, The Challenges of Global Poverty