EiENigeria Weekly Newsletter – March 28, 2014

“If you close your eyes to facts, you will learn through accidents.”

– African Proverb


News and Events

#NISexam Tragedy: Are You Just Going to Let it Go?

Every life matters! The tragedy that occurred on Saturday, 15 March 2014, involved people who were following due process for a job opportunity. They woke up hopeful and died because of greed and a government official’s disdain for Nigerian citizens.

Sign the petition!


YOU spend ~N20.5 million PER MONTH on your SENATOR

According to former President Obasanjo, each Senator costs at least N245 million per year to maintain!

Do you know who is representing you in government? Do you want more information on democracy and the roles of our government officials? Check out our website.

If you paid N20.5 million per month to an employee, would you not demand results??


Weekly Polls

From Friday, April 5th, we’ll host a weekly poll focused on the following hot-button issues:

  • Week 1: April 5th –INEC – What’s working? What can be improved?
  • Week 2: April 12th – 2015 Elections – What are priority issues for young Nigerians?
  • Week 3: April 19th – New Voters – Will you RSVP? Why? Why not? (with PassNowNow & Teen Y!)
  • Week 4: April 26th – EiE – Elections 2015. How can we help you RSVP?


The Street with Yaw & Julius Agwu

“The play is a political satire that addresses current political absurdities.”

Sunday, March 30th
Eko Hotel
5 pm


Need Help?

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.
Mondays: 6:30 – 8 am.


Money ‘saved’ on Fuel Subsidy Removal as of March 28, 2014

N939.3billion (approx. $5.870billion)

See Details Here (PDF)

Thank you!

Have a great week!

The EiE Nigeria Team