EiENigeria Weekly Newsletter – April 11, 2014

“Freedom and liberty lose out by default because good people are not vigilant.”

– Desmond Tutu


News and Events

#EiE Polls: Share your thoughts about INEC!

Do you think INEC has what it takes to make the 2015 elections credible, free and fair?

What do you think they should be doing or not doing?

The results will be shared with INEC, so share your thoughts!



They Must Be Held Accountable

Every life matters! The March 15th tragedy was senseless and avoidable. Minister of Interior, Abba Moro must be held accountable.

Take a Stand!

Sign the petition.


#NISstampede: Citizens’ Public Hearing

This is a citizen-driven initiative geared towards demanding public accountability and justice for the victims of the recruitment exercise especially those who lost their lives and sustained injuries.

Wednesday, April 16, 8am at Denis Hotel, Wuse II, Abuja.

If you want to make a submission during the hearing, register at Brekete Family Radio, Suite F9 Sheriff Plaza, Wuse II, Abuja on or before April 15.

Only registered participants will be allowed to make oral presentations. You can email written submissions to saynonigeria@gmail.com, yiagaafrica@gmail.com or yiaga@yiaga.org.

You can view the form and more info here.

Hosted by: the Say No Campaign-Nigeria, Centre for Democracy & Development (CDD), Brekete Family Radio, and Open Society Initiative for West Africa (OSIWA)



EiE is hiring!

We need an Administrator and an Accountant.

Administrator needs to be a kick ass multi-tasker!

Accountant must love numbers and be comfortable with at least 1 accounting package.

Send your cv and cover letter to cvs@eie.ng

Subject line of the email should have the position you are applying for.


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 am.


Money ‘saved’ on Fuel Subsidy Removal as of April 11, 2014

N954.9 billion (approx. $5.968 billion)

See Details Here (PDF)

Thank you!

Have a great weekend!

The EiE Nigeria Team