Take Action!!! – EiENigeria Weekly Newsletter – March 14, 2014
“Elections belong to the people. It’s their decision.”
– Abraham Lincoln
News and Events
Ekiti and Osun: Your Participation Counts!
If you are in Ekiti or Osun state, there is still time to register! Continuous Voter Registration ends Monday, March 17.
If you reside in these states, make sure you register to vote!
If you need to know your polling unit location visit INEC’s website.
Your voter’s card gets you into the free RSVP Peace Concert in Ado-Ekiti on Friday, March 21 at 4 pm !
St. John’s Debate: “Will Nigeria be better served by a parliamentary system of government?”
St. John’s Forum Inaugural Public Service Debate will take place on March 26 at 11am.
The Forum’s aim is to promote and enhance public awareness, dialogue, and encourage participatory thought on matters of social and national importance.
#StellaGate: Freedom of Information Court Case on Tuesday!
Using the FOI Act, we requested for information from NCAA, First Bank and Cosharis on the purchase of BMW cars for the former Minister of Aviation, Mrs. Stella Oduah.
None of the institutions responded within the stipulated 7 days provided by law. With the support of Media Rights Agenda, EiE sued the organisations and the case will be heard on March 18, 2014.
2014 Moremi Leadership Empowerment and Development (MILEAD) Fellows Program
The Moremi Initiative for Women’s Leadership in Africa pursues proactive strategies to develop and empower women and girls to take on leadership roles in their communities. The MILEAD Fellows Program is a long-term leadership development program designed to identify, develop and promote emerging young African Women leaders to attain and thrive in leadership in their community and Africa as a whole.
Applications are welcome from young African women 19 – 25 years of age, living in Africa and the Diaspora.
Deadline is March 14, 2014.
Share Your Concerns, Voice Your Opinions
Do you have concerns about the community or thoughts about the current state of governance?
Listen to Top Radio 90.9FM in Lagos to participate in our citizen engagement discussions on Mondays at 6:30-8 am.
Money ‘saved’ on Fuel Subsidy Removal as of March 14, 2014
N923.6billion (approx. $5.772billion)
Have a great week!
The EiE Nigeria Team