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Civil Society in Nigeria: Contributing to Positive Social Change

Sep 1, 2007

This report presents the results of the CIVICUS Civil Society Index (CSI) in Nigeria, carried out from May 2005 to July 2007. The CSI has two main objectives: 1) to generate and share useful and relevant knowledge of the state of civil society in Nigeria, and increase the capacity and commitment of civil society stakeholders to strengthen civil society; and 2) to enhance the strength and sustainability of civil society, and its contributions to positive changes.