Last Modified: May 23, 2021
CSN stands for Citizen Science of Nigeria. Its mission is to create a single source of truth that enhances public accountability and a more informed electorate
CSN contains publicly verifiable information on every elected and appointed public official that has ever served the Federal Republic of Nigeria
No. CSN is a private initiative.
As of today, you cannot create a profile. However, you may register intent to interact with CSN as a signed in user by using our signin button to login with a google account. In the future, we will be reaching out to allow users create profiles and engage with an enriched dashboard.
A list is a tool that allows CSN users to share their queries with others. When CSN enables profiles, users will also be able to share their lists privately or publicly.
Watch this space for details when profiles launch.
Yes you can. Simply click on the “Recommend Changes” button in any profile and email CSN with any suggestion you have.
CSN data has been curated for accuracy along several vectors including spelling and chronology. CSN data has also been enriched with the most up to date information around constituencies and districts. Finally, CSN data is stored in a user friendly environment, designed to incentivize research.
Queries of public figures in search engines (eg Google, Bing) will bring up links to their respective CSN profiles. If you would like more structured access, for instance as a developer, please reach out to the team at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please feel free to reach out to the team at email@example.com.