Category: Nigeria

Day of the African Child: Nigeria goes Mum over her 8.6 Million Out-of-school Children

Ani Nwachukwu Agwu June 16, 2018 0

In recent times, the Federal Government of Nigeria has been struggling to contain her 8.6 million out-of-school children (high figure in the world) through various interventions. One of such...

How vital is the National Orientation Agency’s collaboration with CSOs

Lucy Abagi February 6, 2018 0

National Orientation Agency is a Nigerian government agency created in 2005 and tasked with communicating government policy, staying abreast of public opinion and promoting patriotism, national...

Essentialism of Community in Transparency and Accountability in Nigeria

Hamzat Lawal September 11, 2017 0

Today is exactly nine months since we have been experimenting the iFollowTheMoney community and this is a perfect time to write about this community;  what led the Follow the Money Team to the...

Why We Must Embrace the HeForShe Culture – Olusegun Olagunju

Hamzat Lawal June 16, 2017 0

L-R Hamzat Bala Lawal, Senator Jummai Alhassan Ever imagined the world where there wouldn’t be differences within the gender grouping? Ever wished your female children are accorded same respect...

Addressing Citizenry Extensive Concerns on the 2017 Budget Proposal

Chambers Umezulike February 24, 2017 0

On 23 February 2017, the Director-General (DG) of the Budget Office of the Federation choreographed a media briefing on several issues surrounding the 2017 Budget Proposal. The DG also used the...

Nigeria’s Economic Recession, The 2017 Budget As The Magic Wand

Chambers Umezulike December 22, 2016 0

Following our works in ensuring transparency, accountability and citizen engagement in governmental spending, I represented Connected Development (CODE) in the public presentation and breakdown of...

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...

My Internship At CODE has unfortunately come to an end by Nkem

Hamzat Lawal October 4, 2016 0

Before I could realize it, my three months internship at Connected Development has unfortunately come to an end. After three months of exciting and unforgettable time at CODE, I can say it has...

7000 People Registered For My First Training, So What?

Hamzat Lawal August 24, 2016 0

On this particular day, a guy came to my office and requested to have a training with our team on GIS for social impact. I was so excited to attend the training, being the first training I will...

Wadiam Papka: My Internship Experience with CODE so Far

Hamzat Lawal June 22, 2016 2

On a fateful Monday evening, as I discussed with my sister on certain plans I had made for myself for summer 2016 amongst which I mentioned an interest in working in any organization to gain an...