– George C. Marshall (1880 – 1959)
Last Saturday, 4 teams- Acnora, Ract, RantAndAct & VOTC, brainstormed, shared ideas and developed interesting options for the #OfficeOfTheCitizen portal.
The top 3 teams got cash prizes of ₦100K, ₦75k and ₦50k respectively. Likewise, all participants received #OfficeOfTheCitizen T-Shirts (courtesy of Microsoft), RSVP t-Shirts (courtesy of EiE) and various accessories from Google.
This is the first of an iterative process to build the portal. Stay tuned for more updates.
Fashola References #OfficeOfTheCitizen Handbook
“…my favourite part of the constitution is Section 24 which speaks about the duties of the citizen”
On Monday, at RISE Network’s event to mark International Youth Day, the immediate former Governor of Lagos State, Babatunde Fashola inspired youths to take responsibility as active citizens in Nigeria’s democracy. He rounded up his speech with the #OfficeOfTheCitizen handbook encouraging participants to read it to understand the responsibilities of citizenship.
#500DaysOn: Chibok Girls – Crying To Be Rescued, Never To Be Forgotten
Last week Thursday was 500 days since our Chibok girls were abducted and there were
This week, the BBOG group visited the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) to push for the establishment of a Missing Persons Database in Nigeria.
Join a gathering in your city to stand for our girls:
Would you like to get periodic updates? www.bbogfamily.ng
Kogi & Bayelsa Elections
If you are in Kogi or Bayelsa, you should do CVR before next Monday if:
The exercise will commence daily between 8am and 4pm in your local government’s INEC office!
In response to a 2010 British Council Next Generation Nigeria Report, a summit was established to provide a yearly opportunity for inter-generational dialogue on the past, future and vision for a Nigeria where ‘Youths Count’. This year’s edition is themed “Developing a youth-driven economic roadmap for Nigeria.”
Date: Tuesday, September 8, 2015
Money ‘saved’ on Fuel Subsidy Removal as of September 4, 2015:
N1,449 trillion (approx. $7.284 billion)
Have a great weekend!
The EiE Nigeria Team