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Tumininu Adeeko
Research Assistant, Knowledge Management and Learning
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Tumininu Adeeko is a research and development specialist with over three years’ experience in research and training.  

At Yiaga Africa, she provides support for the coordination and execution of activities in the department with relevant information on research, monitoring and evaluation. She also supports research consultants on all project research work.

She has trained over 300 election-day observers for Presidential, Governorship, and Senatorial elections in Nigeria, contributing immensely to promoting credible elections and boosting citizens’ confidence in the electoral process. 

She also coordinates the Knowledge Management Series – a weekly discussion on topical issues in the nation and across the globe with the Yiaga Africa team members, as well as develops training plans for the team.

She is a passionate advocate of promoting women’s rights and inclusion in political participation and writes regularly on these causes.

Tumininu was born in Ogun State. She holds a Bachelor’s degree in Linguistics and African Languages from the University of Abuja and is a Master’s degree student in Development Studies at the Nigerian Defence Academy, Kaduna.


Yiaga Africa is a non-profit civic hub of change makers committed to the promotion of democratic governance, human rights and civic engagement. With its operational base in Abuja, Nigeria, Yiaga Africa focuses on in-depth research, providing critical analysis on key democratic and governance issues, crafting practical solutions, training and empowering citizens to lead change in their community. Yiaga Africa implements several innovative programs aimed at stimulating active citizenship, protecting human rights and deepening democratic governance. We invest in building networks and social movements to drive social change and transformation. Yiaga Africa has leadership structures and members in all 36 states and 774 Local Government Areas (LGA) of Nigeria.