Category: Press Release

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...

DW Director General Peter Limbourg opens the Global Media Forum in Bonn:

Hamzat Lawal June 14, 2016 0

“The end of the freedom of expression is also the beginning of the end of democracy” Freedom of speech and freedom of the press are increasingly facing limitations the world over; in order to...

Senate urges FG to approve funds for #SaveShikira

Hamzat Lawal June 3, 2016 0

The Senate on Thursday, June 2, urged the federal government to urgently approve and release the needed intervention funds from the ecological funds office for urgent remediation to help...

Ten Nigerians to Attend 2016 Sustainaware African Regional Conference in Zambia

Hamzat Lawal May 28, 2016 0

  Ten Nigerians have been confirmed to participate in the 2016 Sustainaware, a regional partnership conference taking place between 30th and 31st May, 2016 in Lusaka, capital of Zambia. The...