The Public Policy Group (PPG) is ISGPP’s multidisciplinary think tank under the Chairmanship of Prof. Ademola Oyejide and tasked with the responsibility of instigating discourses that will positively intervene in Nigeria’s policy architecture and policy environment to galvanise policy intelligence, development communication and action.
The PPG currently has a diverse and rich pool of faculty members from the public and private sector made up of bureaucrats, technocrats and the academia. The group operate based on the framework of research through her research fellows and interns; communication through publications and research papers; dialogue through numerous public seminars; education through book reading programs; and advocacy through engaging of policy networks.
The PPG is Guided by some research Clusters around which the school can facilitate its intervention in a variety of public issues that require a robust policy attention. These Clusters includes (but are not limited to) the following:
- Governance, Politics and Public Integrity;
- Economic Development and Growth;
- Management of Economic Fluctuations;
- Social Development;
- Fiscal Federalism;
- Exploitation of Natural Resources;
- National Security and Defense;
- Education, Science and Technology;
- Climate and Environment
- International Affairs
- Public Service Governance & Institutional Reform
- Exportation and Trade Services.
- Development Communication and Advocacy.
- Agriculture and Rural Development.
The PPG Currently has 46 members and 10 Research fellows
Recent projects by the ISGPP PPG include:
- BPSR/DFID commissioned study on “Resolving Discrete Challenges in the Delivery of Health Services in Nigeria”
- BPSR/DFID commissioned study on “Tackling Youth unemployment in Nigeria” click here to download policy note
- Internet policy discourse with the African Academic Network on Internet Policy.
The group has organised seminars/policy dialogues on the following topics:
- Prebendalism and the Nigerian Project: Reflections on Democracy and Development since 2015 click here to download report
- Getting our Universities back on Track: Professionalizing University Governance as a Critical Reform Agenda in Nigeria’s Higher Educational System click here to download report
- Decentralised Governance, the People and Development in Nigeria click here to download report
- Evolution and Challenges of Health Policy and Health Systems Development in Nigeria click here to download report
- Transiting from Bust to Boom: Fiscal, Financial, and Infrastructure Options click here to download report