EiENigeria Weekly Newsletter – May 27, 2014

“Unity is strength, division is weakness.”

– Swahili Proverb

#BringBackOurGirls: Children’s Day

Coming at a time when almost 300 girls are missing, as we celebrate this day, let us remember the girls and stay hopeful and encouraged. We must stand in solidarity to urge our government to do all they can to bring them back.
Today, we wear RED to show our care and concern for the girls.

 

Democracy Day: May 29

On Democracy Day, we celebrate the opportunity to choose elected officials that represent citizens and serve our interests.

In the midst of terrorist attacks, insecurity and the diminishing worth of human life, how are you engaging your elected officials? Use Democracy Day to engage your national assembly members. They work for us!

 

Global Days of Action: Speak Out Saturday

Attend a town hall meeting on Saturday to engage your National Assembly members. If you don’t know who they are, then check out www.shineyoureye.org and find out! Your elected officials have a responsibility to work for you. Ask them what is being done and urge them to stay vigilant and do all they can to bring back the girls.

 

#EkitiDecides: Governorship Debate

Ekiti Governorship elections take place on June 21st. Attend the debate at Eagle Hall on June 1st at 4pm to learn about the candidates. This will help you make an informed decision on election day!

 

EiE Fundraiser: An Unforgettable Evening

When you support EiE, you ensure citizens can access programs and platforms that promote citizen engagement and good governance in our nation. We will host our first fundraiser on Saturday, June 14. Join us for an evening of music with Timi Dakolo, political satire with Yaw and lots of raffles gifts and interesting auction items.

Tickets are N25,000 per person or N250,000 per table.

Your support fosters an informed and knowledgeable citizenry committed to promoting a better Nigeria. Hope to see you there!

 

Need Answers?

Do you have concerns about your community or questions about governance issues?

Listen to Top Radio 90.9FM in Lagos to participate in our citizen engagement discussions on #NoWahalaMonday

Mondays: 6:30 – 8:00am.

 


Money ‘saved’ on Fuel Subsidy Removal as of May 27, 2014

N1.006 trillion (approx. $6.290 billion)

See Details Here (PDF)

Thank you!

Have a great week!

The EiE Nigeria Team