EiE Nigeria | Weekly Updates – Thursday, April 23, 2015

“Just because you do not take an interest in politics doesn’t mean politics won’t take an interest in you”

– Pericles

#EiEat5: Building the Office of the Citizen

Our 5th anniversary was on March 16th and we marked it with a twitter chat between Seun Kuti & Omojuwa.

On Monday, April 27th, join us for an Intergenerational Conversation on Citizens & Governance in Nigeria.

#NigeriaDecides: Abia, Imo & Taraba Pending

Due to various irregularities, there will be election reruns in Abia, Imo and Taraba on Saturday, April 25th. In those states? Download Revoda to report incidences and results!

Versions: Android | Apple | Blackberry | J2ME/Java

Important numbers:

STATE

REC

Police

NSCDC

Abia

08036183602

08033476902

08036247542

Imo

08073297680

08126373355

08166666275

Taraba

08036180982

08036000456

08036262536

More election info.

BBOG, A Year After!

Never could we have imagined we would still have this in our newsletter #365DaysOn! The current administration promises that the girls will be back by May 29th as they’ve launched an attack on Sambisa Forest. They’ve made several promises over the last year – we just want our girls home & safe!

Join a meeting in your city to reaffirm your commitment:

  • Abuja: Unity Fountain, Daily, 4pm
  • Ibadan: Dugbe Cenotaph, Saturdays, 5-6pm
  • Lagos: Marina, Saturdays, 11am-2pm
  • Osogbo: Freedom Park, Sundays, 4:14 pm

Would you like to get periodic updates? www.bbogfamily.ng

Musical Excellence Awards

Musical excellence in Nigerian universities will be awarded this weekend by Christopher Kolade, the keynote speaker at the forthcoming #EiEat5 Anniversary Dialogue.

The award is designed to recognize and honour individual achievement, innovation and creativity in the field of music.

Date: Saturday, April 25, 2015
Venue: Agip Hall, Muson Centre, Onikan, Lagos.

 

Money ‘saved’ on Fuel Subsidy Removal as of April 23, 2015

N1,346 trillion (approx. $6.765 billion)

See Details Here (PDF)

Have a great weekend!

The EiE Nigeria Team