– Theodore Roosevelt
Know your representative! Shine your eye!!!
“Those opposed to anti-frivolity bill have opportunity to make input.” – Senator Aliyu Abdullahi (Niger North)
With the move by the members of the National Assembly to regulate social media, it’s time to find out who represents you so you can keep them accountable to YOU!
To get your representatives’ details:
Text ‘SYE and your PU number (top left of your voter’s card)’
Example: ‘SYE 24/10/03/07’
Watch out for public hearing dates!!
Ekiti Local Government Polls
The first local government election in this new political dispensation will take place tomorrow in Ekiti State.
The suit was adjudged baseless and without merit. As the APC decides to appeal the judgement, 5 political parties will participate in the polls tomorrow – Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), African People’s Alliance (APA), KOWA Party, United Progress Party (UPP), People’s Party of Nigeria (PPN).
In Ekiti? You can observe and let us know about the electoral process.
BBOG Lagos Family – Venue Change
It’s now 613 days since our Chibok Girls were abducted.
A bill seeking to establish a North-East Development Commission, sponsored by Speaker Dogara and lobbied for by the BBOG group, passed second reading this week.
The commission is purposed to receive and manage funds for development of the North-East region – resettlement, rehabilitation and reconstruction.
We will continue to demand of our government that Nigerian lives matter!
PLEASE NOTE THE CHANGE OF VENUE FOR LAGOS.
Join a gathering in your city to stand for our girls:
Abuja – Unity Fountain, Daily, 4:30 – 6pm
Would you like to get periodic updates? www.bbogfamily.ng
Open Letter to President Buhari
At great cost to Budgit and partner organizations, full page adverts were placed in Guardian and The Nation on Wednesday, NOT to present the budget until the budgets of the National Assembly & other institutions are made public.
The graph below is a snap shot of responses to the work we do.
We would like to get more responses to shape our work for next year.
Please take a few minutes to help fill in the survey.
Have a great weekend!
The EiE Nigeria Team