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EiE Nigeria Weekly Update
Friday, March 17, 2017

“All that is necessary for evil to triumph is that good men do nothing.”
– Edmund Burke
(British Philosopher and Statesman)

EiE at 7

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

Birthed from a historic protest on March 16, 2010, EiE Nigeria continues to advocate for active citizenship and public accountability of our elected officials to administer our common wealth for our common good.

We have made significant progress in our campaigns to build a generation of active citizens at the level of engagement in 2017 is much better than when we started in 2010.

However, we cannot do it alone. Would you like to donate ₦500, ₦1000, ₦5000, ₦10,000 or any amount on a regular basis to support our work? This will make you an EiE Enabler! You can do so HERE.

In case you missed it, here are our 2016 Highlights.

We say a big thank you to our esteemed partners and active citizens - for supporting our work towards good governance and public accountability in Nigeria.

Audu Maikori and the Kaduna State Government

Music entrepreneur and #RSVPAmbassador, Audu Maikori, was charged with Section 24 of the Cybercrime Act on Monday, March 13th. His next court date is April 20th.

EiE, PIN and Media Rights Agenda have been in court since 2016 to repeal the Act. Our next court date is April 26th. We have chronicled the events here.

Office of the Citizen in Action in Kenya

Despite intimidation and arrest by security operatives, the dedication and commitment of active citizens in Kenya remains undaunted on reducing their elected officials’ salaries.

Their continuous activism on the streets and online eventually brought about desired outcome when Kenyan President, Uhuru Kenyatta during the State of the Union address on March 15th, said the elected officials’ salaries, including his, must be cut in half.

Emefiele Must Go!

‘Yemi Adamolekun of EiE, Seun Onigbinde of BudgIT and 12 entrepreneurs had earlier written an open letter to the Central Bank governor, demanding for his resignation, due to CBN’s foreign exchange policies which have grossly affected the economy. The letter appeared in Vanguard on Monday, February 27th.

You can also donate towards the publication of the letter in other newspapers HERE.

Would you be silent if your daughter was missing?

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.
As the 3 year mark of the Chibok girls abduction looms, 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

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Have a great weekend!
The EiE Nigeria Team
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