Category: Press Release

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...

‘How we spent N31bn in 4 months to fight COVID-19’, FG replies SERAP, CODE

Communications October 1, 2020 0

The Federal Government of Nigeria has disclosed that it “spent N30,540,563,571.09, representing 84% of the N36.3 billon public funds and donations received to respond to COVID-19 between 1st...

Taraba State Assembly Passes WASH Bill

Communications September 21, 2020 0

*Tasks Governor on assent before New Year Leading Non-Governmental Organisation on social accountability in Africa, Connected Development (CODE), has commended the Taraba State House of...

Press Release: Rebuilding Trust

Communications September 3, 2020 0

CITIZENS’ APATHY AND THE NEED TO REBUILD TRUST, CODE SEEKS TO MAKE A DIFFERENCE Lack of transparency, poor social accountability, information gap, weak social contracts; illiteracy;...