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Friday,  December 14, 2018
EiE Nigeria Weekly Update


“It’s not just about electing a candidate on election day, but giving citizens the opportunity to engage on issues that are important to them to make an informed decision and give them a reason to hold the elected candidates accountable to deliver on promises made.”
- Abiola Akiode-Afolabi
(Chair of the Transition Monitoring Group (TMG))

Debate Watching Party ​

Nigerian Elections Debate Group (NEDG) and Broadcasting Organizations of Nigeria (BON) will host a Vice Presidential debate today, December 14th.

Join us at Civic Hive as we watch, eat and discuss the debate.

Civic Hive – 42, Montgomery Avenue, Yaba, Lagos



In about 2 months, Nigeria will conduct it’s 5th general elections since the return to civilian rule in 1999 with almost 10,000 candidates vying for 7 elective offices through 91 political parties, courting approximately 84 million voters, which will be the largest in Nigeria’s history.

Of the 36 states, there will be 29 gubernatorial elections, as 7 - Kogi, Bayelsa, Ondo, Edo, Ekiti, Osun & Anambra - are off cycle. Of these 29, there are plans for 7 live TV debates in Plateau, Benue, Kaduna, Imo, Rivers, Lagos and Borno and radio town hall meetings in the other 22 states. In addition, there are plans for legislative debates in Ondo and Lagos in addition to legislative town halls in 14 states.

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You can follow the conversation on #OfficeOfTheCitizen radio programme.

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.


Yippee!!! It’s Christmas! Join Tunji Lardner, Founder of WangoNet as we discuss Nigeria at this month’s edition of Thursday Talks Lagos.

Civic Hive - 42, Montgomery Road, Sabo Yaba, Lagos
Thursday, December 20th
It’s a week early because of the holidays.

5:30 -7:30 pm


In Lagos? Adekunle Gold will be live at Terra Kulture today, December 14th and tomorrow December 15th.

Answer these questions and get 50% off N10,000 tickets.


  •  Do you have a PVC?
  •  What is the #OpenNASS hotline?
  •  What are the #OpenNASS goals?

Reply this mail with your answer.

Active citizens! Don’t dull – get rewarded with good music!

It is 1,705 days today, December 13th since 276 #ChibokGirls were kidnapped. 112 of them remain missing, 5 #DapchiGirls unaccounted for, Leah Sharibu and Red Cross worker, Alice Ngaddah still in captivity.

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

#EducationIsNotACrime #BringBackOurGirls

Abuja – Unity Fountain, Daily, 5 – 6pm

Lagos - Noon – 1pm

Ikoyi (Every Saturday) Falomo Roundabout, Ikoyi.

Ejigbo (2nd & 4th Saturdays) - 64, Adewale Adenuga Street, Orilowo Bus stop via Binta International School.

Have a great weekend!

The EiE Nigeria Team

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