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EiENigeria Weekly Newsletter – January 17, 2014

“I have the audacity to believe that peoples everywhere can have three meals a day for their bodies, education and culture for their minds, and dignity, equality, and freedom for their spirits. I believe that what self-centered men have torn down, other-centered men can build up.”
– Martin Luther King Jr.

EiE Nigeria Update – January 17, 2014

#GENVoices: #100kVoices: This Saturday!

The 100,000 Voices Telethon will be held from 10am – 1pm on Saturday, January 18 and broadcasted on Channels TV. Some of Nigeria’s most respected leaders will make statements at the telethon – they include Aliko Dangote, Christopher Kolade, Mo Abudu, Muntaqa Umar-Sadiq, Nnaemeka Ikwegwuonu and Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde, amongst others.
Visit the website for more information or send an email to info@genvoices.org to get involved.

Partners for Electoral Reform: Radio Town Hall with Jega

Partners for Electoral Reform (PER) will be hosting a radio town hall, focused on the 2015 elections, on 95.1 Nigeria Info FM with INEC Chairman, Professor Jega this Saturday, January 18 from 9- 11am. Submit questions and comments via SMS to +234 816 940 1359. Follow @YIAGA on twitter for live updates. The hash tag for the program is #YN2V2015.

The program is also available via live stream.

#OurNASS: Take Your Engagement One Step Further

Do you want to let your representative know your thoughts on a bill? Help EiE Nigeria get a Making All Voices Count grant, so we can help citizens like you be more civically engaged through the POPVOX model. POPVOX is designed to not only amplify citizen voices, but to provide verified, meaningful input to elected representatives.

Vote for us and help us all win!

LYNX-Nigeria is Hiring

Linking the Youth of Nigeria through Exchange (LYNX-NIGERIA) is a national youth development organization. They are looking for candidates to implement the ENGINE program, which aims to improve the learning outcomes and economic status of marginalized adolescent girls aged 16-19 in Nigeria. Interested and qualified candidates should apply by January 22.

ONE is Hiring

ONE is a campaign and advocacy organisation committed to the fight against extreme poverty and preventable disease, particularly in Africa. ONE is looking for a Nigeria Country Representative and a Senior Director, Global Digital (SDGD). View the job descriptions and apply.

Leave a Lasting Impression

People often ask what they can do to make Nigeria better. An easy way is by giving!
By giving to EiE, you help us engage more of Nigeria’s citizens to continue the fight for greater government transparency and accountability. You can give to EiE Nigeria through our website or 234give.com. Help make a better Nigeria for us all!

Tune In and Listen Live

Do you have concerns about the community or thoughts about the current state of government? Listen to Top Radio 90.9FM in Lagos to participate in our citizen engagement discussions on Mondays at 6:30-8 am.

Money ‘saved’ on Fuel Subsidy Removal as of January 17, 2014

N860billion (approx. $5.380billion)

See Details Here (PDF)

Thank you!

Have a great week!

The EiE Nigeria Team