Kogi Workers Cry for Help!Labour unions in Kogi state embarked on an indefinite strike on September 22nd to protest the non-payment of their salaries. The Secretary to the Kogi State Government and the Chairman, National Labor Congress, Kogi State Chapter were invited on the #OfficeOfTheCitizen radio programme, Lokoja. While the SSG boycotted the program, the NLC chairman, however, shed light into the faceoff… Read more
FG’s 2018 Proposed Budget
President Buhari presented proposed 2018 budget of N8.61 trillion to a joint session of the National Assembly on Tuesday, November 7th.
Do you want to share your thought on the budget? Tweet at @EiENigeria.
#AnambraDebates this Sunday!
#AnambraDecides holds on Saturday, November 18th. EiE in partnership with Channels TV, Policy Legal & Advocacy Center (PLAC), and National Democratic Institute (NDI) will host #AnambraDebates on Sunday, November 12th. Watch live on Channels TV at 7pm.
Do you have questions for the candidates on security, education, infrastructure, economy & enterprise? Send them to firstname.lastname@example.org.
OfficeOfTheCitizen Radio Programmes
|Tuesday @ 9am||Nigeria Labour Congress, Kogi State Chairman, Onuh Edoka discussed workers’ unpaid salaries in the state.|
|Last Tuesday @ 8am||Jude Ohanele of Development Dynamics discussed challenges of unemployment.|
|Tuesday @ 10:30am||Folashade Ofurune of Health Education & Empowerment Initiative discussed the importance of immunization for children.|
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|Wednesday @ 8am||Construction experts, Joshua Olorunkiya and Leke Ajiboye discussed abandoned projects and the role of citizens.|
|Thursday @ 8am||Eteng Jonah Williams of Cross River House of Assembly & Kingsley Eworo of Budget Transparency & Accountability Network discussed the state’s budget process.|
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|Thursday @ 10am||Seember Nyanger of PPDC discussed benefits of proactive disclosures to citizens.|
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|Thursday @ 11am||Active citizen, Melusa Salome Danguma discussed the role of women in politics.|
|Friday @ 8am||Isyaku Garba of CITAD discussed citizens’ participation in the electoral process.|
|Friday @ 10am||Eloka Okafor of Community Empowerment Network discussed the issues in the upcoming #AnambraDecides.|
|Saturday @ 10am||Public affairs analyst, Dr Ezeagu Celestine and Mr Ulasi of National Population Commission, Awka discussed how debates help citizens select credible candidates.|
Join us tomorrow, November 12th as we discuss The People's Parliament.
#OfficeOfTheCitizen in Jos coming soon!
Never forget, the Office of the Citizen is the highest office in the land! Tweet at @EiENigeria using #OfficeOfTheCitizen to be a part of the conversation.
#BringBackOurGirls: 72-Hourly March to Aso Villa
The #BringBackOurGirls movement will resume 72-hourly march to Aso Rock on Tuesday, November 14th to demand for immediate action for the release of the remaining 113 #ChibokGirls, Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) exploration team, University of Maiduguri lecturers and other kidnapped victims.
5 infants with our girls.
19 parents dead.
We are still missing 113!
Lend your voice in your own way or join our gatherings:
Abuja – Unity Fountain, Daily, 5 - 6pm
Lagos – Falomo Roundabout, Ikoyi, Saturdays, Noon – 1pm
Lagos – Ejigbo Local Council Area, Opposite NNPC, Ejigbo, 2nd & 3rd Saturdays, 11am – 1pm
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#NigeriaDecides2019 is Around the Corner!
#NigeriaDecides2019 is around the corner!
Governorship elections in Ekiti & Osun will hold on July 14 & September 22, 2018 respectively.
Local Government elections in Akwa Ibom, Kwara, Kaduna, Delta, Osun & Plateau states are soon.
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Emerging Political Leaders Summit
‘2017 Emerging Political Leaders Summit’, a platform designed to bring together emerging political leaders in Nigeria to critically dissect relevant issues of national concern with a view to charting an innovative model for development-oriented governance in Nigeria.
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