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The Tough Get Going!

Dear Active Citizen, How are you coping? Nigeria hit her second recession in 5 years…hmm. Prices of consumables have skyrocketed, the Naira is on life support. Fuel nko? The price of that one is rising like garri that has been soaked in water and to crown it all, onions are now gold. These are challenging times, […]


BudgIT, EiE Nigeria and Paradigm Initiative (PIN) hosted the 4th bi-annual New Media, Citizens and Governance Conference (NMCG) which held virtually on Thursday, November 26, 2020, with the theme New Media and Voice: People, Action & Hashtags. In the opening plenary, ‘Yemi Adamolekun (Executive Director, EiE) spoke on the role new media plays especially at a time when clampdown on dissenting […]


The Clampdown Continues… Mene mene tekel upharsin. Can you read the handwriting on the wall like Daniel in the Bible? From seizing passports to indiscriminate arrests, the desperation to stifle dissenting voices intensifies each day. The latest target was the website of Feminist Coalition, one of the leading supporters of the #EndSARS campaign, which is currently […]

Petitions Work!

Who says petitions don’t work? They’re wrong! In a deliberation which took place on Monday, November 23, 2020, the UK parliament called on the British government to immediately commence an investigation into human rights abuses based on an e-petition. A total of 220,330 people had signed the e-petition for the investigation into human rights abuses by the Nigerian […]