SYE. The Presidency. RSVP. – EiENigeria Weekly Newsletter – October 24, 2014

“Those that say that individuals are not capable of changing anything are only looking for excuses.”

– Vaclav Havel

News and Events


It’s nearly seven months and they are still not home yet. Help our girls back home for Christmas. Let’s continue to demand their rescue from terrorists. Join a BBOG meeting or start one near you.

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

SYE scales first hurdle

Shine Your Eye has emerged as one of the 241 ideas approved for voting in the Global Innovation Challenge. Over 350 inspiring ideas were submitted from around the world and voting will continue till November 23. The top 50 ideas will make it into the next round.

Support good governance in Nigeria. Vote for SYE!

Time to discuss the Presidency on WEP

Tomorrow, your weekend tonic will examine the first arm of government – the Executive. This will round up the ‘Tiers of Government’ series which began three weeks ago.

Time: 11am – 1pm

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Don’t forget the full post will be available on our – Facebook page right after the tweet session.

Cheers to the weekend!

234Give to reward EiE Nigeria Donors

As December approaches, global on-line taxi service – Uber, which debuted in Nigeria recently, is giving premium rides to EiE donors via 234Give.

For every donation of N6000 or more to EiE Nigeria, 234Give will reward you with two free car rides with Uber. Let the Christmas season begin!

Nigeria and the Burden for Leadership

A youth leadership conference which aims to address issues plaguing the Nigerian nation will hold tomorrow, Saturday 25th, in Lagos.

The Springboard initiative features Toyosi Akerele of RISE Networks, Comedian and Entrepreneur Ali Baba, motivational speaker Steve Harris and actor


Tomorrow, October 25, the people of Delta State will elect new Local Government Chairmen all through the 25 Local Government Areas of the state.This is a reminder to all eligible voters in the state to perform their civic duty by voting and voting wisely.

Phase 3 states get PVC, CVR DATES!

Finally residents of Ogun, Lagos, Plateau, Rivers, Imo, Edo, Kano, Kaduna, Katsina, Niger, Nassarawa, Adamawa and Borno can participate in the PVC/CVR exercise.Permanent Voters’ Card Collection: Friday, Nov 7 – Sunday, Nov 9

Continuous Voter Registration: Thursday, Nov 13 – Monday, Nov 17

Remember if you do not register, you cannot vote in 2015!


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

N1,174 trillion (approx. $7.340 billion)

See Details Here (PDF)

Thank you!

Have a great weekend!

The EiE Nigeria Team