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EiE Nigeria | Weekly Updates – Friday, July 17, 2015

“Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful committed citizens can change the world; indeed, it’s the only thing that ever has.”

– Margaret Mead

One Voice Peace Concert

EiE and 2Face Foundation present the One Voice Peace Concert.

Thursday, July 23, 2015; 5pm.

Join us at Classique Events Place, 7A Kudirat Abiola Way, Oregun Road, Ikeja.

FREE with your PVC or N500.

Join us as we celebrate the success of the non-violence messaging in the last elections and our inauguration into the #OfficeOfTheCitizen!

We will also be collecting items for IDPs so bring something with you!

BBOG: New Service Chiefs

Major-General Abayomi Gabriel Olonishakin (Chief of Defence Staff), Major-General T.Y. Buratai (Chief of Army Staff), Rear Admiral Ibok-Ete Ekwe Ibas (Chief of Naval Staff), Air Vice Marshal Sadique Abubakar (Chief of Air Staff), Air Vice Marshal Monday Riku Morgan (Chief of Defence Intelligence) and Retired Major-General Babagana Monguno (National Security Adviser).

 

It has been over 450 DAYS

On July 8th, day 450, the BBOG Family met with Mr President after a march from Unity Fountain.

5 days after the landmark meeting, the president replaced the nation’s service chiefs. The new chiefs are to take the oath of office after approval from the National Assembly.

We hold tightly to our demand for the safe return of the Chibok girls!

Join a meeting in your city to reaffirm your commitment (notice time changes in Abuja & Osogbo):

  • Abuja: Unity Fountain, Daily, 4:30-6pm
  • Ibadan: Dugbe Cenotaph, Saturdays, 5-6pm
  • Lagos: Marina, Saturdays, 11am-2pm
  • Osogbo: Freedom Park, Sundays, 5pm

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

GAYL is receiving applications from young Nigerians (18 – 35 yrs) for its leadership program set to hold in Nigeria.

GAYL is committed to equipping youth, youth leaders, youth entrepreneurs and youth stakeholders with the skills, tools and support that they require to serve as change agents in their countries, companies and communities.

Application deadline: July 20, 2015.

 

Money ‘saved’ on Fuel Subsidy Removal as of July 17, 2015:

N1,411 trillion (approx. $7.094 billion)

See Details Here (PDF)

Have a great weekend!

The EiE Nigeria Team