The programme focuses on election observation as one of the tools to monitor and to ensure legitimacy of the government and the foundation for the enthronement of good governance which is in line with the African Union (AU) Charter on Democracy, Political and Economic Governance, and in fulfilment of Nigeria’s obligation in the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) of the African Peer Review Mechanism (APRM) to which Nigeria acceded in March 2003, NEPAD Nigeria has the official mandate to report at continental levels, developments and initiatives in the areas of Democracy and Political Governance.


Science & Technology(S&T) is one of the factors that could advance the development of Nigeria and Africa at large. It is well understood that countries with strong abilities to create, distribute, and utilized scientific and technological knowledge are better able to compete in a competitive global market. S&T applies to a diverse range of economic and social projects. From agriculture to energy, water and the environment, ST&I is a major driver in capacity building, knowledge production and technical innovation.


Regional Integration is the process by which two or more nation- state agree to co-operate and work closely together to achieve peace, stability and wealth. Regional integration has been a long standing goal of the African Union and also the African Development Bank on ideal infrastructure gap and accelerates integration of their economies. However, this aggregate picture hides important country variations.