EiENigeria Weekly Newsletter – September 5, 2014

“Sticks in a bundle are unbreakable.”

– Bondei proverb

News and Events

#BringBackOurGirls – #NotWithoutOurDaughters

100 days. 110 days. 120 days. 130 days. 140 days.150 days will be Thursday, September 11th. They’ve missed birthdays & special events; some have missed Ramadan and they’ve all missed the summer holidays. How much longer?

Lend your voice. Visit www.bringbackourgirls.ng for more information.

  • Abuja – Unity Fountain, Daily, 3pm
  • Ibadan – Dugbe Cenotaph, Saturdays, 5-6pm
  • Lagos – Marina, Saturdays, 11am-2pm
Phase 2 CVR and PVC Extended!

Residents of Phase 2 states will have another chance to register to vote (CVR) due to the large number of eligible voters still unregistered. Registration points will be set up at Local Government Area (LGAs) offices.We will keep you informed when the dates have been announced.
Registered voters can pick up their permanent voter’s card (PVC) at their local government office now.
Dates for Phase 3 CVR and PVC have not been announced either.Phase 2 States: Yobe, Bauchi, Jigawa, Sokoto, FCT, Kwara, Anambra, Ebonyi,Ondo, Oyo, Delta, Cross River.Phase 3 States: Adamawa, Borno, Kaduna, Katsina, Kano, Plateau, Nasarawa, Niger, Imo, Lagos, Ogun, Edo, Rivers.
Adamawa Governorship Bye-Election

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has scheduled the distribution of Permanent Voter Cards (PVCs) in Adamawa from Tuesday September 9 – Thursday, September 11.You can collect your PVC at your local polling unit. After September 11, you can collect your PVC at your LGA.
You need your PVC to vote in the October 11 governorship election and the 2015 elections.
Ebola Virus: Protect Yourself

As Nigeria continues to work to contain the Ebola virus, make sure you protect yourself by taking the appropriate safety measures. Washing your hands frequently is the simplest way to protect yourself. For more tips visit www.ebolafacts.com. You don’t have to get it!
See results from our recent poll: Do you know your state reps?
LYNX-Nigeria is Hiring

Linking the Youth of Nigeria through Exchange (LYNX-NIGERIA) is a national youth development organization focused on developing socially responsible citizenship among Nigerian children and youth through civic and human rights education, economic empowerment and community service learning.
They are hiring for an Accounts and Administrative Officer in Osogbo. View the job details and submit your application materials by September 10.

Money ‘saved’ on Fuel Subsidy Removal as of September 5, 2014

N1.119 trillion (approx. $6.997 billion)

See Details Here (PDF)

Thank you!Have a great weekend!

The EiE Nigeria Team