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Weekly Updates on the #EndSARS Judicial Panels of Inquiry – No. 10

18th January, 2021 – 23rd January 2021 In the week under review, 22 states, namely: Adamawa, Akwa Ibom, Bauchi, Bayelsa, Ekiti, Gombe, Rivers, Taraba, Kwara, Edo, Kaduna, Lagos, Nasarawa, Ondo, Osun, Benue, Cross-River, Delta, Ebonyi, Enugu, Ogun and Plateau, held proceedings at the Judicial Panels of Inquiry on police brutality and other human rights abuses […]

Service Chiefs Sacked and You Did It!

Dear Friends, Trust you have been staying safe using your face masks, washing your hands and observing social distance. Join us for the first edition of Thursday Talks in 2021 as we discuss Education Financing in Nigeria. Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) was on strike for 9 months last year. This model is NOT working! What are your […]

January 2021 #ThursdayTalks

The first edition of #ThursdayTalks this year held yesterday, January 28th. Seun Onigbinde (Director,  BudgIT) and Dipo Awojide (Founder, BTDT Hub) discussed Education Financing in Public Universities and the Way Forward. Speaking at the conversation, Dipo Awojide called for full autonomy for public universities in Nigeria, adding that the government can support through grants. On his part, Seun Onigbinde called […]

‘GIDIGBO’ in the House of Representatives

Uppercut, hook, counterpunch…Anthony Joshua must be shaking right now?‍♂️? Host Communities of Nigeria Producing Oil and Gas (HOSTCOM), broke into a fight at the venue of the public hearing of the Petroleum Industry Bill (PIB) on Thursday, January 28, 2021.  The fight started when HOSTCOM was called to make a presentation. A disagreement amongst the members led to […]

#MyLG Town Hall Meeting

As parts of our efforts at ensuring active citizens’ participation in local governance, we partnered with BudgIT to train local government (LG) administrators on preparing citizens-focused budgets in Ebonyi and Zamfara States on Monday, January 25th and Wednesday, January 27th respectively. The administrators learnt about transparency, service delivery and inclusion in the preparation of LG budgets.

Some #ChibokGirls Released

Some good news! There are reports that some of the #ChibokGirls abducted by Boko Haram since 2014 might have escaped yesterday, January 28th. We continue to demand the freedom of all of the abducted girls.