Category: Follow the Money

CSOs Seek Collaboration with National Assembly on Budget Matters.‎ By Olusegun Olagunju

Hamzat Lawal November 11, 2016 0

In a bid to safeguard transparency and accountability around several themes concerning the Budget, the Committee on Diaspora and Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs) of the Nigerian Senate in...

My Internship Experience So Far In CODE by John Paul

Hamzat Lawal October 31, 2016 0

Life has been good so far, but not very good when one has not yet experienced the real world before now! The reality of life somehow depends on the level of experience one has acquired. These and...

The Early Days of Open Government Partnership in Nigeria: Issues of Coordination and Trust

Oludotun Babayemi October 24, 2016 0

So finally, after 3 years of intent, Nigeria got admitted into the Open Government Partnership (OGP) in July 2016 , a multilateral initiative that aims to secure concrete commitments from...

Post #IODC16: Will The Real Open Data Movement Please Stand Up!

Oludotun Babayemi October 15, 2016 0

Isn’t it nice to be back in Europe after 2 months – this time in the city of Madrid, not to see the Santiago Bernebeu, or a bull fight, but for the 4th International Open Data...

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...

Procurement Standards: Challenges Within the Nigeria Education Sector

Oludotun Babayemi September 24, 2016 0

“For most of the Millenium Development Goals project for education in Nigeria, that we monitored, we found out that a larger percentage of them have turned abandoned project, and the major...

Growing Insecurity In The State by Titus Tukurah

Hamzat Lawal September 20, 2016 0

“Train your mind to see the good in every situation”. Background The mortality rate (Death Rate) is very high to the extent that the population of the country is decreasing. People lost their...

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...