Grantee Profile

Enough is Enough Nigeria

Grants to Enough is Enough Nigeria

  • $300,000Active Strategy

    2012 (Duration 3 years)

    Human Rights & International Justice

    IKEJA, NIGERIA — The purpose of this grant is to increase young people's participation in governance and to strengthen democratic processes and institutions. The broad components of the project are: using social and traditional media to mobilize young people on governance and elections; providing new social media support to the Independent National Electoral Commission; encouraging young people's use of the Freedom of Information Act to access information and data; and mobilizing young people to participate in the electoral process leading to the 2015 general elections through face-to-face meetings, debates, and public service announcements.

The MacArthur Foundation awarded Enough is Enough Nigeria $300,000 between 2003 and 2014.

Related News

See All

Leveraging New Media to Improve Nigeria’s Future

New media has the potential to drive Nigeria’s political and economic development and build a robust democracy, according to several speakers at a conference on “New Media and Governance: Tools and Trends.”  More

MacArthur Grantees Support Nigerian Elections

Many MacArthur grantees, including Enough is Enough, the Policy and Legal Advocacy Center, the West African NGO Network, and the Transition Monitoring Group, assisted in or helped oversee the country's general election. More