1-minute Survey: What are the urgent Youth development issues in Nigeria?

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?”

Our Response Letter to the Home Office – April 14, 2022

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”

Campaign Statement: Home Office is beating around the bush, must respond to our policy brief

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”

UK Home Office responds to our petition, but leave many questions unanswered

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”

Reviewing Nigeria’s Social Register and COVID-19 palliative disbursement

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