Category: Press Release

Goodwill Message at the National SDGs Stakeholders’ Retreat Presented on Behalf of the Civil Society Community by – Hamzat Lawal, Chief Executive, Connected Development [CODE]

Hamzat Lawal August 30, 2016 0

On behalf of the participating CSOs at this very important retreat, we wish to acknowledge and respectfully appreciate the invitation of the CSOs to be part of this very important retreat on SDGs...

My Journey Towards Greatness In CODE by Nkem Iroala

Hamzat Lawal August 16, 2016 0

My father was sent on a diplomatic mission to South Africa, which availed me the opportunity to travel to SA, but I kept in touch with my home country. While abroad, I studied Bcom Financial...

After Secondary School by Titus Tukurah

Hamzat Lawal August 15, 2016 0

Some of our classmates have gone out of the country, some are now graduates, some have married, some have given birth, some are dead don’t forget that too, some are yet to be admitted into...

Hope Restored As Remediation Begins in Shikira

Hamzat Lawal July 11, 2016 0

We are extremely excited to announce that the Federal Government has finally bowed to public pressure and commenced the clean-up of Shikira, a small rural mining community situated in Rafi local...

[PRESS RELEASE] Civil Society Coalition Launches Platform to Monitor Police Human Rights abuse on Citizens

Hamzat Lawal July 1, 2016 0

Connected Development , a non government organization whose mission is to empower marginalized communities in partnership with Network on Police Reform in Nigeria (NOPRIN), a coalition of 49 Civil...

Would The Youths Be Given The Opportunity to Run in Nigeria?

Hamzat Lawal June 27, 2016 2

A Public Debate with Citizens on Independent Candidacy and Age Reduction in Nigeria’s Constitution. The dilemma of youths being given the opportunity to run has been disturbing overtime, as...

Group faults government poor management of lead contamination in Shikira

Hamzat Lawal June 27, 2016 2

By Etta Michael Bisong Connected Development (CODE), a non-governmental and not for profit organisation monitoring the lead poisoning outbreak in Shikira, has condemned the federal government...

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...

Shikira Community: When Will Remediation Begin?

Hamzat Lawal June 17, 2016 0

Over 300 children living with high lead level in their blood and needs urgent medical treatment We are highly shocked over the Federal Government inability to announce a specific date when...

World Bank: CSO are relevant in social Assessment of power Sector Reforms

Hamzat Lawal June 16, 2016 2

The senior Social Development Specialist West Africa Social Development of world Bank, Edda M Ivan -Smith, has called on all Civil society organisations (CSO) to have full participation in various...