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EiENigeria Weekly Newsletter – January 24, 2014

” The greatest threat to freedom is the absence of criticism.”
– Wole Soyinka

EiE Nigeria Update – January 24, 2014

News and Events

Amplifying Youth Voices: The 2015 Elections

The National Youth Conference on the Roadmap for the 2015 Elections seeks to engage youths in the electoral process to address such issues as logistics, the legal and constitutional framework for elections, credibility of the voters register, political party dynamics and security. The event will feature speakers from Nigeria, South Africa, Uganda, Tunisia, Tanzania, Kenya, Ethiopia and United Kingdom. The event is January 28-30 in Abuja.

Social Media Week Lagos: February 17-21, 2014

SMW Lagos is the largest tech, new media and business conference on the continent of Africa. It attracts some of the continent’s most forward thinkers, brands, learners and creators. Recognizing the importance of a connected continent, while aiming to encourage collaboration, the 2014 conference theme is, “A CONNECTED AFRICA IS THE FUTURE.”
EiE Nigeria will also be a part of this conference. Check the schedule for details!

ONE is Hiring

ONE is a campaign and advocacy organization 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.

Listen and Let Your Voice Be Heard

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.

We Deserve More: Shine Your Eye!

Help EiE Nigeria make Shine Your Eye even better!

How Can You Help?…..


With your support, we can feature bills as they are introduced in the Nigerian legislature, create a space for you to say yes or no to legislation and share your comments all through the Shine Your Eye website.

All input will be aggregated in transparent “bill reports” available online and to your legislative representatives.

Shine Your Eye will become an even better platform for transparency, efficiency and accountability for policymaking in Nigeria.

Voting ends January 30! Every Vote Counts.Vote Now!

Money ‘saved’ on Fuel Subsidy Removal as of January 24, 2014

N868.7billion (approx. $5.429billion)

See Details Here (PDF)

Thank you!

Have a great week!

The EiE Nigeria Team