EiENigeria Weekly Newsletter – November 28, 2014

“You may have to fight a battle more than once to win it.”

– Margaret Thatcher

RSVP Ambassador wins @ NMVA

The ever-committed RSVP Ambassador, Timi Dakolo on Wednesday was given the Nigerian Music Video Award, Best Cinematography for the video of his hit song ‘Iyawo Mi’.
Congratulations!

16 days of ACTIVISM Against Gender Violence Continues

The annual international campaign kicked off on Tuesday, 25 November, International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women and ends on Wednesday, December 10 – Human Rights Day.This year’s theme is “From Peace in the Home to Peace in the World: Let’s Challenge Militarism and End Gender-Based Violence!”

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CONTACT

Young Men’s Network, StandTo End Rape (S.T.E.R) Initiative and Youth Hub Africa. Nov. 25th – Dec. 10th “Take a Selfie” campaignA campaign to raise awareness about gender-based violence in Nigeria (and Africa). Write a message on gender-based violence on plain paper or cardboard. Take a clear picture of you holding it up and post on all social media platforms (Please cc: @StandtoEndRape) using the hashtag #16Days4Women and #16DaysofActivism. www.standtoendrape.org@StandToEndRape

www.fb.com/standtoendrape

UNiTE Nov. 25th – Dec. 10th “Orange YOUR Neighbourhood” campaignReach out to community with orange lights and hang orange flags onto local landmarks, tie orange ribbons where you are allowed, and organize local ‘orange marches’ to raise awareness about violence against women and discuss solutions that would work for your community. www.fb.com/SayNO.UNiTE@SayNO_UNiTE
National Agency for the Control of AIDS Nov. 30th Church ServiceWorld AIDS Day St. Martins Catholic Church, Kapwa, Lugbe, Abuja

27 Days to Christmas


Its been 228 days now. There has been chronicles of false narratives and inconsistencies by the Nigerian government over the rescue of the abducted Chibok schoolgirls. At this critical time, we must continue in our advocacy to amplify our voices.

Our girls NEED us to keep the pressure on. We will NOT forget them!

Join a meeting near you or start your own.

  • ABUJA: Unity Fountain. 4pm Daily
  • IBADAN: Dugbe Cenotaph. Saturdays. 5-6pm
  • LAGOS: Marina. Saturdays, 11 – 2pm
  • OSOGBO: Freedom Park. Sundays. 4:14 pm

If you’d like to be part of a city group – www.bbogfamily.ng

Register | Select | Vote | Protect

Countdown to RSVP Concerts

December: Port Harcourt on Friday, December 12 & Owerri on Friday, December 19January: Kaduna on Saturday, January 10, Jos on Friday, January 15 and Lagos on Friday, January 30.You have the chance to decide which artiste comes to your city!

Vote now @ www.rsvp.ng

Weekend Education

Join us tomorrow as we discuss Security during the Weekend Education Programme.Time: 11am – 1pm

Follow @EiEnigeria

Don’t forget the full post will be available on our – Facebook page right after the Twitter session.

Cheers to the weekend!

Uber Rewards

As the giving season approaches all around the world, Uber in partnership with 234Give is giving you more reasons to be generous this holiday season by recognizing your selfless acts of donation and showing our thanks for all you do to support EiE Nigeria.As a donor to EiE Nigeria on 234Give, you will receive two free rides generously donated by Uber for every donation equal to 6000 Naira or more.Support EiE. Donate with 234give now.

YouWin

President Jonathan launched the 4th round of the Youth Enterprise With Innovation in Nigeria (YouWin) programme with a $50 million Venture Capital Fund.Another 1,500 entrepreneurs would be supported with grants of between N1 million and N10 million to enable them to improve or run their businesses, expand them and create jobs.

www.youwin.org.ng

CcHub Presents ‘A Conversation With…’ This is an interactive experience providing the opportunity to ask and get answers to burning questions that are most beneficial to the growth of new ventures from the perspective of leaders of significant venture-funded tech companies in the ecosystem.Leaders to be present include:
Sim Shagaya (Founder & CEO, Konga Online Shopping), Ayodeji Adewunmi (Co-Founder & CEO, Jobberman), Jason Njoku (Founder & CEO, iROKO), and Tayo Oviosu (Founder & CEO, Paga)Date: Thursday, 4th December 2014

Time: 4.00pm – 7.00pm

Venue: 6th Floor, Co-Creation Hub, 6th Floor, 294 Herbert Macaulay Way, Sabo, Yaba

Register here

 

Money ‘saved’ on Fuel Subsidy Removal as of
November 28, 2014

N1,214 trillion (approx. $7.585 billion)

See Details Here (PDF)

Thank you!

Have a great weekend!

The EiE Nigeria Team