– Barack Obama
|We expect to launch the #OfficeOfTheCitizen portal in October – “not every time rant; sometimes act!”
The portal will effectively integrate the efforts of active citizens and activists in order to produce well worked out responses to identified issues.
The journey to unveiling the portal begins tomorrow with the Office of the Citizen hackathon.
#500DaysOn: Chibok Girls – Crying To Be Rescued, Never To Be Forgotten
Yesterday was 500 days since our Chibok girls were abducted and there were activities in Abuja, Lagos, Jos, Osogbo, New York & London to remind our government and the world that we have not forgotten.EiE’s ED, ‘YemiAdamolekun wrote an op-ed in today’s Punch honouring the people who continue to sacrifice to stand for our girls.
Bring Back Our Girls Now & Alive!
Join a gathering in your city to stand for our girls:
Would you like to get periodic updates? www.bbogfamily.ng
|Last Sunday, EiE volunteers implemented a telephone survey to EiE supporters about ‘The Good, the Bad & the Ugly’ of EiE.
Volunteers also got to learn and ask questions about our team and projects to promote good governance.
Our next Volunteer Day is scheduled for:
To confirm your attendance, send an sms (name, gender and LGA/state) to 07087784788.
Youth & Civic Participation
|On Monday, RISE will host an event themed ‘Youth Civic Engagement: the Significant Role of Youths in Politics and Public Life’ to mark International Youth Day.
For more info: 07060545017, 07060545018
Money ‘saved’ on Fuel Subsidy Removal as of August 28, 2015:
N1,444 trillion (approx. $7.257 billion)
Have a great weekend!
The EiE Nigeria Team