Category: blogs

How I Designed my Way to ODP16

Hamzat Lawal December 2, 2016 0

Open Data Party (ODP) is a quarterly event initiated by Connected Development (CODE), meant to expose experts from different fields to gain hands-on experience on the use of data to make an...

The Art of Electioneering in USA; The Colorado Experience

Hamzat Lawal November 28, 2016 0

On the 1st of November, the Connected Development delegate for the United State of American election observation left for Nigeria for Denver, Colorado which I was part of. The mission was...

MARRAKECH COP 22: National Civil Society Consultative Forum at Heinrich Boll Hall, Abuja

Hamzat Lawal November 22, 2016 0

Climate change is a global issue that does not respect national border. Looking at the science behind climate change, we are not referring to weather; weather and climate change are not the same...

Press Release: Government Should Scale-Up Primary Health Care Service Delivery Nationwide

Hamzat Lawal November 16, 2016 0

A leading NGO Connected development has called on government at all level to take up one of its responsibilities by ensuring proper facilities are put in place in various primary health care...

CSOs Seek Collaboration with National Assembly on Budget Matters.‎ By Olusegun Olagunju

Hamzat Lawal November 11, 2016 0

In a bid to safeguard transparency and accountability around several themes concerning the Budget, the Committee on Diaspora and Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs) of the Nigerian Senate in...

Memoirs of New Media, Citizens, and Governance Conference in Abuja #NMCG2016. By Olusegun Olagunju

Hamzat Lawal October 31, 2016 0

New Media, Citizens, and Governance Conference have come and gone but the memories will be with us for decades to come. Hosted by BudgIT, EiENigeria and Paradigm Initiative Nigeria. The event...

DFID PARTNERSHIP TO ENGAGE, REFORM AND LEARN (PERL): MAPPING OF NATIONAL CIVIL SOCIETY GROUPS

Hamzat Lawal October 24, 2016 0

The civil society mapping forum held on October 21, 2016 at Bolton White Hotel, Abuja, organized by DFID (PERL), basically brought civil society groups from various part of the country together to...

It’s not about the deadlines but living healthy

Steffia Imoesi October 18, 2016 0

“The time to relax is when you don’t have time for it.”– Sydney J. Harris An average Nigerian work 9 hours/day, 47 hours /week and we barely have time to rest, we are always in a hurry to get...

Why we visualize Information for Advocacy

Hamzat Lawal October 13, 2016 0

A good design for visualizing information for advocacy is one that achieves its intended purpose within a network of cultural, social and political interactions. To use visual information for...