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EiE Nigeria Weekly Update
Friday, February 24, 2017

"Activism is my rent for living on the planet."
- Alice Walker
(American Novelist)

Office of the Citizen Hackathon 2.0 – Not Everytime Rant; Sometimes ACT!


EiE in collaboration with BudgIT, Paradigm Initiative and CcHUB will host the Office of the Citizen Hackathon 2.0 with the theme ‘Not Everytime Rant; Sometimes ACT’. Mixed teams of developers, designers, governance practitioners and active citizens will collaborate to build prototypes of technology platforms/apps where citizens can engage and solutions will be provided on key trending issues in their locality.

The Hackathon started today and there'll be a public presentation of the solutions on Sunday at 3pm.

Follow us on twitter with #OOTCHack2 / #GovTalkNG

EiE at SMWLagos2017 – Let’s Talk Governance Next Week!



EiE in partnership with USAID's SACE project will be live at Social Media Week Lagos. Register for any of our sessions below - we look forward to meeting and interacting with you next week!
  1. Breakfast and Citizen's Market Place
  2. Office of the Citizen: Demo of the Office of the Citizen Portal
  3. Technology as a Policy Imperative: Spotlight on Public Officials Who Leverage Technology
  4. Master Class: Winning with Content
  5. Master Class: Tools of Engagement on Facebook, Google and Twitter

The Crux: Nigeria’s Aviation Sector

The Crux’, a production of Channels TV, Daria Media and EiE, had its 4th episode on Wednesday, February 22nd. The discussion focused on Nigeria’s Aviation Sector”. The Minister of State on Aviation; the Director General of Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA); Managing Director of Federal Airport Authority of Nigeria (FAAN), private industry players and other stakeholders participated in the conversation.

Emefiele Must Go!

EiE, BudgIT and 14 entrepreneurs had earlier written an open letter to the Central Bank governor, Godwin Emefiele, demanding for his resignation. This is due to CBN’s foreign exchange policies which have grossly affected the growth of industries and the economy at large.
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1,050 Days Around the Corner!

It will be 1,050 days on Monday February 27th since 276 girls were abducted.

276 abducted.
57 escaped. 
3 found. 
21 released. 
4 infants with our girls.
19 parents dead.                                                                                                                               
We are still missing 195!
Many more, men, women and children have been abducted since then.
Lend your voice in your own way or join our gatherings:
Abuja – Unity Fountain, Daily, 5 - 6pm
Lagos – Falomo Roundabout, Ikoyi, Saturdays, 11am – 1pm
Lagos – Ejigbo Local Council Area, Opposite NNPC, Ejigbo, 2nd & 3rd Saturdays, 11am – 1pm

Subscribe to get periodic updates.

1st Volunteer Day in 2017

Our first Volunteer Day for 2017 took place last Saturday. It was a big success!
Volunteers came out to support our advocacy campaign. Lagos residents in the three senatorial districts were educated by the volunteers on how to engage their representatives and activate their #OfficeOfTheCitizen. Flyers containing contact details of Lagos Reps and next steps after the #OneVoiceNigeria protest were distributed.
 
A big thank you to all our volunteers!

Opportunities

There are vacancies for different positions at EiE Nigeria.
Have a great weekend!
The EiE Nigeria Team
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