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Friday, January 17, 2020
EiE Nigeria Weekly Update

"As citizens become more educated and aware; data becomes cheaper and
more people can get online, more Nigerians will find their voices."

- ‘Yemi Adamolekun
(Executive Director, EiE Nigeria)

If your ideas did not hold, you had two options: retreat or fall on your sword. This is the most remarkable difference between China and Nigeria, the total absence of intellectual debate in Nigerian public spaces. Our borders have been shut for months, yet I have not seen one research paper from a Nigerian university interrogating the effect of border closures on the Nigerian economy. Read more

The Armed Forces Remembrance Day was celebrated on January 15th. The day also marked 50 years since the Nigerian civil war ended.

God bless and protect members of the Nigeria Armed Forces for their bravery, dedication and patriotism.

#OOTC on Radio

On #OOTCLagos, BudgIT's Program Officer, Olaniyi Olaleye discussed the Open Treasury Portal. Catch up on the conversation.

You can follow the conversations on the #OfficeOfTheCitizen radio programs in 16 states.

Never forget, the Office of the Citizen is the highest office in the land!

Tweet at @EiENigeria using #OfficeOfTheCitizen to be a part of the conversation.

We hope that the missing girls will once again have a reason to dance and smile again.

We will keep demanding until our girls are brought BACK & ALIVE!

#EducationIsNotACrime #BringBackOurGirls #5YearsTooLong

Abuja – Unity Fountain, Daily, 5 – 6pm

Lagos - Noon – 1pm

Ikoyi (Every Saturday)  Falomo Roundabout, Ikoyi.

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In the words of John F. Kennedy (35th President of the United States), "Ask not what your country can do for you, ask what you can do for your country."

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