Jita Jita by Fresh Emir

The CIPP season 1 social media campaign theme song, “Jita Jita” by @freshemir in collaboration with ARDA, is still making waves as it got featured on an international website, Cyber Peace Institute. Since its release in April 2021. The song has attracted over 165,000 views on the video-sharing...

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Beckma – ARDA’s MOVIE

ARDA is particularly excited about this project because it is an idea that was birthed a while ago to fill the gap in producing riveting movies that call attention to development issues in an educative and entertaining manner. ARDA has always remained committed to issues that affect women and so...

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EDUCATION: A TOOL FOR CONFLICT RESOLUTION

“Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world”- Nelson Mandela. Research has shown that the concept of education is beyond the ability to read and write, but rather a paradigm shift that involves the acquisition of knowledge, information, critical thinking,...

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AN EMERGENCY IN THE EDUCATIONAL SYSTEM OF NIGERIA

The streets are filled with an alarming increase of out-of-school children and today, more children face the risk of being abducted while in schools. This is an emergency! Two years ago, during my visit to one of the Internally Displaced Persons (IDP) camps in Kaduna state, I met a young girl,...

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Bias is the seasoning Fake News Needs

The recent events in the United States on the 6th of January shocked the world.The land of freedom and promoters of democracy worldwide suddenly had theirown crisis of democracy.Dozens of American citizens stormed their parliamentary building, The Capitol in anattempt to stop the confirmation of a...

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ARDA Treads the Boards

Sometimes, a task seems so daunting just uttering it comes with a gasp. We were going to stage a whole drama, The Wives’ Revolt by the legendary JP Clark. That wasn’t the daunting part- at ARDA pride ourselves on our creativity no matter the medium. What WAS daunting was the fact that we were...

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ARDA Produces Mercy Corps Phase 2 Programs

Recently at ARDA, we’ve all been really busy bringing Phase 2 of Mercy Corps’ ‘Using the Airwaves for stabilization in the Lake Chad Basin’ Project to life. The project sees ARDA producing a radio variety programme with factual historical, cultural and educational elements as well as a drama...

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