EiE Nigeria | Weekly Updates – Friday, April 17, 2015

“I raise up my voice-not so I can shout but so that those without a voice can be heard…we cannot succeed when half of us are held back.”

– Malala Yousafzai

BBOG, A Year After!

3 days ago, it was 365 DAYS since our #ChibokGirls were abducted. Events were hosted around the world from Lagos to London; Abuja to Auckland, New Zealand; Osogbo to New York to remember our girls.

We just want our girls home and safe!

Join a meeting in your city to reaffirm your commitment:

  • Abuja: Unity Fountain, Daily, 4pm
  • Ibadan: Dugbe Cenotaph, Saturdays, 5-6pm
  • Lagos: Marina, Saturdays, 11am-2pm
  • Osogbo: Freedom Park, Sundays, 4:14 pm

Would you like to get periodic updates? www.bbogfamily.ng

#NigeriaDecides: Abia, Imo & Taraba Incomplete

Due to various irregularities, there will be election reruns in Abia, Imo and Taraba on Saturday, April 25th. In those states? Download Revoda to report incidences and results!

Versions: Android | Apple | Blackberry | J2ME/Java

View the election info kit here.

More election info.

5 Nigerians on TIME’s 2015 Most Influential List

Nigerians make up 5% of TIME Magazine’s 100 Most Influential People of 2015.

  1. Gen. Muhammadu Buhari: made the list after making history by becoming the first candidate to defeat an incumbent president at the polls in Nigeria
  2. Dr. Oby Ezekwesili: was honoured for championing the cause of our Chibok girls
  3. Abubakar Shekau: was highlighted as the most violent killer in Nigeria’s history
  4. Chimamanda Adichie: was recognized both for her writing exploits and a viral TEDxEuston talk, “We Should All Be Feminists.”
  5. Chris Ofili: a UK-born Nigerian, was honoured for his use of paintings to speak about contemporary issues.

Congratulations to all of them! Well, except Shekau….

EiE @ 5 Dialogue


Money ‘saved’ on Fuel Subsidy Removal as of April 17, 2015

N1,341 trillion (approx. $6.742 billion)

See Details Here (PDF)

Have a great weekend!

The EiE Nigeria Team