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Center for Human Right and Civic Education

Abuja, Nigeria
Joined November 2016
Presence in: Nigeria
Focus: Gender-based violence, Governance, Accountability & Transparency, Other, Peace-building & Transitional Justice

The Center for Civic Education A.K.A Transition Monitoring Group (TMG) is the foremost independent civil society election observation organization in Nigeria. Established in 1998 as a non-profit organization, the TMG now has 400 member organizations committed to the entrenchment of democracy in Nigeria. The organization seeks to secure the highest standards in the administration of elections in Nigeria by ensuring that the election management body and the electorates carry out their responsibilities during elections in accordance with the Law and internationally recognized standards for free and fair elections. It also seeks to ensure that good governance is entrenched in Nigeria through responsible leadership. To do these, it conducts civic and voter education to enlighten Nigerians about their civic/ voting rights and responsibilities, and implements a well coordinated election monitoring programme to ensure that elections are conducted under a free and fair atmosphere.
Following its pioneering efforts in educating and mobilizing Nigerians to participate in the electoral process and ensuring that the 1999 elections succeeded, the organization won the coveted “Democracy Award” given by the Washington-based National Endowment for Democracy (NED) in May 1999. In August 2009, TMG was given a recognition Award by the National Institute of Policy and Strategic Studies (NIPSS), Kuru.
Membership of the organization is open only to civil society groups with a proven commitment to the growth and sustenance of democracy in Nigeria. From a modest beginning of just above 50 civil society organizations in 1998, TMG’s membership has grown to over 300, principally of civil society organizations with strong affiliation to people at the grassroots and spread across all states and geo-political zones of Nigeria.

People Associated With This Organization

Ali Segiru

Center for Human Right and Civic...
Joined November 2016
Interests: Governance, Accountability & Transparency
My Name is Ali Segiru I have work with Global Investment as a Front Desk Officer in 2007, I was promoted to the position of Administrative Officer, the position I held till August 2011. I resigned from this position because of my final year exams at the University. In January 2013, I got another job in USG Technology as an I.T. Intern. I applied for this position because I wanted to learn more about communication and Technology and USG Technology offered the best platform for me to achieve this. I left USG Technology for the Transition Monitoring Group (TMG) Nigeria in July 2014 for internship in Election-related program (my position was Election Program Intern). I later became the Logistics/Procurement Officer of the organization from November 2014 till date, after an internal competitive job interviews.
I have Diploma in Public Administration, Bachelor of Arts (BA) degree in International Studies and Diplomacy from University of Benin, and Diploma in Logistics and Transportation, from Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (CILT) and Diploma in Purchase and Supply from Chartered Institute of Purchase and Supply(CIPS).
As a Logistic/Procurement Officer under Empowerment for Civil Society Project (USAID EECSP) of the National Democratic Institute (NDI), I ensure that the procurement process is strictly followed per the TMG procurement rules and regulations. I maintain a file system for procurements to allow for efficient documentation and process audits and maintain the privacy of vendors. I Assist with preparation of Terms of Reference and/or technical specifications for materials, goods, and services, for contracts, acquisitions, and procurements, in collaboration with the program team. I ensure presentation of sufficient selection that meets requirements of quality assurance, delivery, and transparency. Additionally, I have strong understanding of strategic sourcing and supply chain management including forecasting, planning, project management budgeting and inventory control.
Me believe in life is that knowledge is not limited by joining this great organizational network I will gain more knowledge in my career, With my exceptional communication skills and interest in international development I will also share my knowledge with people in the network.
Ali Segiru is the network champion (main point of contact) for Center for Human Right and Civic Education.

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