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Raphael Mbaegbu

Partner organisation staff
Raphael is a project manager for NOI Polls


Raphael is the Team Lead of Social Research at NOIPolls. He has over 10 years of cross-cutting research and program experience on Governance, Business Development, Community Resilience, Violence and Conflict, Health, Agriculture and education.


Prior to joining NOIPolls, he was the Program Officer, Research and Strategy Development at the CLEEN Foundation where he coordinated nationwide surveys and programs; including the National Crime and Victimization Surveys, Harvard Justice Indicator Program and the West African Border Security Surveys.


Raphael was also the National Investigator for Afrobarometer Surveys where he successfully planned and led the implementation of all surveys on their behalf in Nigeria.


Over the last 4 years with NOIPolls, he has led several surveys and opinion polls for both Local and International Development Organizations in Nigeria such as the International Republican Institute (IRI), DFID, USAID, United States Institute of Peace (USIP), Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ), the German Embassy, The World Bank, and the Global Fund program on health among others.


He possesses the requisite intellectual capital, skills and exposure to manage any research-based intervention program within the framework of global development in Sub-Saharan Africa having worked with diverse project teams, program partners and country stakeholders to deliver program objectives. He has attended various research training and courses in different African countries including South Africa, Ethiopia, Kenya and Senegal.


He holds a Master’s Degree in Project Development and Implementation from the University of Ibadan Nigeria.

Areas of interest



AD735: Environmental protection: Nigerians want regulation and greater effort
16 Nov 2023
AD709: Nigerians look to government, private sector, developed countries for action to limit climate change
2 Oct 2023
AD708: Young Nigerians prioritise security, jobs, and the economy for government action
29 Sep 2023
Joint/partner publication
Confronting threats to civic spaces
27 Jun 2022
AD606: Nigerians want democracy, though dissatisfaction rises amid worsening economic conditions
21 Feb 2023
AD604: Nigerians say their country is unsafe, cite insecurity as top priority for government action
17 Feb 2023
AD598: Nigerians want competitive elections but don’t trust the electoral commission
31 Jan 2023
AD541: Nigerian women face persistent disadvantages, limited support for gender equality
16 Aug 2022
AD534: Nigerians condemn physical discipline but see gender-based violence as a private matter
21 Jul 2022
AD527: Nigerians divided on COVID-19 vaccines, united in calling for aid to vulnerable families
21 Jun 2022
AD389: Nigerian government doing a poor job on water/sanitation and health care, citizens say
10 Sep 2020
AD380: Approval rating for government anti-graft efforts drops after strong gains in 2017
5 Aug 2020
AD43: Citizens hold mixed views on Nigeria’s international relations
4 Mar 2022
AD18: Nigeria’s pre-election pulse: Mixed views on democracy and accountability
23 Mar 2015
AD11: Nigeria heads for closest election on record
27 Jan 2015