Category: Press Release

CODE and High Commission of Canada in Nigeria Seek the Adoption of VAPP Act in Kano State

Communications December 17, 2020 0

Connected Development (CODE) and the Canadian High Commission in Nigeria are calling for an end to sexual and gender-based violence (SGBV) and domestic abuse by encouraging State governments to...

Shadow Pandemic: Increased Poverty-Level Tops Cultural and Traditional Barriers Preventing Girls from Returning to School

Communications December 16, 2020 0

Caregivers in rural Adamawa are certain that the girls in their care will not be returning to school due to the effect of the COVID-19 pandemic. This was contained in a study report on the Impact...

CODE Kicks-Off Community Mobilization for Ailing Grassroots Regions in Niger-Delta

Communications December 12, 2020 0

Connected Development (CODE), in collaboration with Ford Foundation, is supporting local leaders in  grassroots villages in Rivers State to demand greater accountability for resources allocated...

Lawal, Moratinos, Thought-Leaders to Speak on International Dependency & Solidarity at the Council of Europe’s Forum

Communications December 2, 2020 0

CODE’s Chief Executive and Follow the Money Founder, Hamzat Lawal, will be joining thought leaders in Europe to discuss policy formulation, international dependency and solidarity, and...

Attempts to Gag Dissenting Citizens’ Voices through Anti-Social Media Bill is a threat to democracy, CODE tells FG

Communications November 30, 2020 0

A protester holds a placard in front of Nigeria’s National Assembly during a protest on the Hate Speech Bill and Social Media Bill in AbujaCredit: Kola Suleiman/AFP The current review of...

CODE at 8, Lawal Appoints COO, Promotes Key Staff

Communications November 23, 2020 0

CODE at 8, Lawal Appoints COO, Promotes Key Staff Connected Development recently marked its 8th year of empowering marginalized communities across Africa; providing citizens, especially...

BUDGIT, CODE LAUNCH PAN-AFRICAN PROGRAM ON COVID-19 FUND ACCOUNTABILITY

Communications November 23, 2020 0

BudgIT Foundation and Connected Development (CODE), two prominent civic-tech non-governmental organizations spearheading the advocacy for openness, transparency and accountability in public...

COVID19 Palliatives Looting: Follow The Money calls ICPC, EFCC to Investigate MDAs

Communications November 23, 2020 0

Following the discovery of government storehouses for COVID19 palliatives and the looting spree of these food and material resources across the country, leading social accountability initiative,...

#EndSARS: CSOs Condemn Attacks on Peaceful Protesters, Tasks President Buhari on Poor Communication

Communications October 24, 2020 0

The under-signed Civil Society Organisations in Nigeria have expressed disappointment that the Nigerian President, Muhammadu Buhari, failed to acknowledge the attacks and killings of unarmed...

#EndSARS: CODE Tasks President Buhari on Fundamental Obligation to Secure Lives of Citizens

Communications October 14, 2020 0

In the wake of the #EndSARS protest where millions of young Nigerians across the globe have unanimously called for the dissolution of the rogue Special Anti-Robbery Squad of the Nigerian...