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EiE Nigeria Weekly Update
Friday, June 16, 2017

“A nation should not be judged by how it treats its highest
citizens, but its lowest ones.”
Nelson Mandela
(Former President of South Africa)

Party Politics 101: The Good, Bad & Ugly


Have you registered? Limited seats left.

Inhabitants of Badia Displaced by Lagos State Government


Inhabitants of Badia–East area in Lagos have been rendered homeless because of the demolition of their homes by the Lagos State government which started on Thursday, June 15, 2017. It was initially Otodo Gbame residents, now Badia – East residents. Who is next?

And when they are displaced, where do they go? What do they do for income?

Lagos Citizens! Take action NOW! Engage your elected representatives!

Activate Your #OfficeOfTheCitizen: Say NO to Excessive Bank Charges


On Wednesday, June 14th, Lagos – based consumer rights lawyer, Olumide Babalola and Sola Salako of Consumer Advocacy Foundation of Nigeria (CAFON) were live on #OfficeOfTheCitizen radio programme in Nigeria Info 99.3Fm. Issues bothering on numerous bank charges were discussed on the radio programme. According to a Vanguard report, top ten banks earned N138 billion in 2016 from electronic banking charges (ATM, transaction alerts etc.). The Central Bank of Nigeria further directed Nigerian banks to increase some approved bank charges with effect from May 1, 2017.

Are you dissatisfied with the numerous bank charges? Sign the petition to demand for a review of the approved charges.

Office of the Citizen with Chude Jideonwo: If we want to Change our Country, we have 15 Lessons to Learn from BBOG


276 Chibok girls kidnapped from their schools under the watch of a functioning Nigerian government, and 113 of them yet to be recovered as we speak. Then we remind ourselves that the Chibok girls are not the only victims of this state of affairs. Hundreds of boys and girls, men and women, have been kidnapped by Boko Haram since its 2009 resurgence; many of them remain un-named, untracked, and un-accounted for. But the Chibok girls are top of mind. The singular reason for this, is the #BringBackOurGirls (BBOG) group. BBOG has been that most rare of Nigerian occurrences: effective. There are 15 disciplines that can be attributed to the success of #BBOG as a movement … read more

Class Action: Unmetered Customers & Estimated Billing


On Wednesday, September 14, 2016 a Lagos-based consumer rights lawyer, Olumide Babalola, filed a class action suit at the Lagos High Court for himself and on behalf of all the subscribers of the GSM operators who might have received the unsolicited calls and messages from the telecommunication companies in Nigeria.

The suit comes up for final hearing on Tuesday, June 20, 2017.

Are you an unmetered customer of Eko and Ikeja Electricity Distribution Companies having inflated estimates billing?

Click to join the class action lawsuit or send your Name, LGA/LCDA, Last Estimated Bill and DISCO Account Number to 09023555335.

The suit comes up for hearing on Friday, July 14, 2017.

Bring Back Our Girls: 113 Chibok Girls in Captivity


It will be 1160 days on Saturday, June 17th since 276 Chibok girls were kidnapped.106 #ChibokGirls are back! We will not stop demanding for the rescue of the remaining 113 in captivity. Our hope still endures!

276 abducted.
57 escaped. 
3 found. 
103 released. 
5 infants with our girls.
19 parents dead.             
We are still missing 113!

Many more men, women and children have been abducted since then.
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#NigeriaDecides2019 is Around the Corner!


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Week in Review - June 16, 2017



Have a great weekend!
The EiE Nigeria Team
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