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EiENigeria Weekly Newsletter – January 17, 2014
“I have the audacity to believe that peoples everywhere can have three meals a day for their bodies, education and culture for their minds, and dignity, equality, and freedom for their spirits. I believe that what self-centered men have torn down, other-centered men can build up.”
EiE Nigeria Update – January 17, 2014
#GENVoices: #100kVoices: This Saturday!
The 100,000 Voices Telethon will be held from 10am – 1pm on Saturday, January 18 and broadcasted on Channels TV. Some of Nigeria’s most respected leaders will make statements at the telethon – they include Aliko Dangote, Christopher Kolade, Mo Abudu, Muntaqa Umar-Sadiq, Nnaemeka Ikwegwuonu and Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde, amongst others.
Partners for Electoral Reform: Radio Town Hall with Jega
Partners for Electoral Reform (PER) will be hosting a radio town hall, focused on the 2015 elections, on 95.1 Nigeria Info FM with INEC Chairman, Professor Jega this Saturday, January 18 from 9- 11am. Submit questions and comments via SMS to +234 816 940 1359. Follow @YIAGA on twitter for live updates. The hash tag for the program is #YN2V2015.
The program is also available via live stream.
#OurNASS: Take Your Engagement One Step Further
Do you want to let your representative know your thoughts on a bill? Help EiE Nigeria get a Making All Voices Count grant, so we can help citizens like you be more civically engaged through the POPVOX model. POPVOX is designed to not only amplify citizen voices, but to provide verified, meaningful input to elected representatives.
LYNX-Nigeria is Hiring
Linking the Youth of Nigeria through Exchange (LYNX-NIGERIA) is a national youth development organization. They are looking for candidates to implement the ENGINE program, which aims to improve the learning outcomes and economic status of marginalized adolescent girls aged 16-19 in Nigeria. Interested and qualified candidates should apply by January 22.
ONE is Hiring
Leave a Lasting Impression
People often ask what they can do to make Nigeria better. An easy way is by giving!
Tune In and Listen Live
Do you have concerns about the community or thoughts about the current state of government? Listen to Top Radio 90.9FM in Lagos to participate in our citizen engagement discussions on Mondays at 6:30-8 am.
Have a great week!
The EiE Nigeria Team