Ep. 15. Will women do a better job fighting corruption if they win in 2019?

Lois Auta & Zainab Mohammed (Candidates running for House of Representatives – Bwari Area Council)

Nigeria has one of the lowest levels of women representation in politics in Africa, and some Nigerian women hope to change the status quo in 2019. What will women do differently to fight corruption in Nigeria? This week, we hear from aspiring women candidates who if elected, hope to tackle corruption and improve service delivery in Nigeria.

Technological game changers in the fight against corruption

What new technology would transform anti-corruption efforts in Nigeria?  What role will ordinary Nigerians play in the effectiveness of such technology? How close are we to getting there?

Step Up Nigeria Team are joined by Kola Aina, Adam Talsma and Chuba and Chine Ezekwesili to discuss the role of tech in fighting corruption.

As we start the New year, Step Up Nigeria seeks innovative ways to solving Nigeria’s corruption problem and this week are joined by Kola Aina (Founder of the Ventures Platform), Adam Talsma (Regional Director for Africa at Reboot), and Chuba & Chine Ezekwesili (Founders of Akanka Design) to do just that.

Step Up Nigeria’s Review of 2018- Annual Report

As 2018 draws to an end we take stock of our first six months of operation. What have we done and what impact have we had? Find out through our annual report, available to download now:

https://drive.google.com/file/d/10T1pPoLm6aR_PgtCatvJH9tw17plIdF3/view?usp=sharing

Also in episode 13 of our Step Up Nigeria podcast we talk about some of our highlights.

Ep. 12 Social norms in the fight against corruption

There are informal rules of behaviour in every society, and sometimes these shared beliefs can drive corruption. This week, we answer the questions; What are social norms? Why is collective action in building our value systems important? and How can anti-corruption efforts be made significantly more effective through the social norms approach? Social Norms expert Dr. Leena Hoffman discusses with our Executive Director Onyi Ough.

Feranmi Adeola (Programme Associate, Step Up Nigeria), Dr Leena Hoffman (Associate Fellow, Chatham House) and Onyi Ough (Executive Director, Step Up Nigeria)