The Early Days of Open Government Partnership in Nigeria: Issues of Coordination and Trust

Oludotun Babayemi October 24, 2016 0

So finally, after 3 years of intent, Nigeria got admitted into the Open Government Partnership (OGP) in July 2016 , a multilateral initiative that aims to secure concrete commitments from...

Post #IODC16: Will The Real Open Data Movement Please Stand Up!

Oludotun Babayemi October 15, 2016 0

Isn’t it nice to be back in Europe after 2 months – this time in the city of Madrid, not to see the Santiago Bernebeu, or a bull fight, but for the 4th International Open Data...

This Week – We Invite you to Join us at the #Opendata Olympics in Madrid!

Oludotun Babayemi October 3, 2016 0

On the week of October 3 – 7, 2016, thousands of data and governance enthusiasts, from over 40 countries will be heading to Madrid, to discuss strategies and tools to accelerate the...

Procurement Standards: Challenges Within the Nigeria Education Sector

Oludotun Babayemi September 24, 2016 0

“For most of the Millenium Development Goals project for education in Nigeria, that we monitored, we found out that a larger percentage of them have turned abandoned project, and the major...

[REPORT] On #DemocracyDay: How the Nigeria Police Force Violates Human Rights

Oludotun Babayemi September 15, 2016 0

Network on Police Reform in Nigeria (NOPRIN) and CODE with support from Stanford University Center on Democracy, Development and Rule of Law have created this Real-Time (Web-Based Map) Situation...

Proactive Vigilance: How Citizens can hold their government accountable

Oludotun Babayemi July 18, 2016 0

“Abeg, you cannot come and fix a programme that will start at 8 am on a Saturday morning, I will not be able to attend, please postpone it for another day or cancel it” responded Ijiwere to her...

The Social Change Summit in Lagos: Attracting Resources to Address Nigeria Social Challenges

Oludotun Babayemi June 24, 2016 0

For some of you that are familiar with the Lagos mainland, when you say you are going to Yaba, it means you are going shopping just by the railway. In the 19th century, Yaba was known as the host...

Connecting The Dots: The 2016 Global Media Forum in Bonn

Oludotun Babayemi June 21, 2016 0

The internet must protect human right and privacy…The internet must give people access to education and opportunities for participation, it should be a place where people can gather...

Micro, Small and Medium Enterprise Funds: Where did all the money go?

Oludotun Babayemi March 3, 2016 0

After the 220 billion, there is the new 31.52 billion Naira for Micro, Small and Medium Enterprise: Where did, and will the money go! Adamu and Chukwuma have been a long term friend at the Abuja...

How Data Journalism Might Halt Feeding Peanuts to Journalists

Oludotun Babayemi February 20, 2016 0

On the week of 8 – 12th and 15 – 19th in February 2016 in Abuja, I facilitated training on tracking government spending with 16 producers of popular current affairs programmes and 16...