How CODE Grew to Become a Voice for Local Communities

codepress April 20, 2016 0

This post was written by Tyo Faeren Jennifer, a Mass Communication Student of the Benue State University, during her Student Industrial Work Experience Scheme (SIWES) with CODE   Connected...

[PRESS RELEASE] CODE Launch Tracking Tool during First Stakeholders Roundtable on the Implementation of Great Green Wall to Foster Accountability

Hamzat Lawal March 24, 2016 0

The Follow The Money team intends to use the tool to inform policy decisions while capturing voices from the beneficiaries in rural communities in 11 northern states – At the first ever...

From skylines to timelines, Earth Hour shines a light on climate action across West Africa

Hamzat Lawal March 17, 2016 0

— Following a landmark year for climate, World Wide Fund’s  Earth Hour coordinated by Connected Development in Nigeria, and Young Volunteers for the Environment in collaboration with the...

#NoToSocialMediaBill – A Public Hearing to throw out a Frivolous Petition Bill

Hamzat Lawal March 9, 2016 2

In a hall that could conveniently sit 250 persons, as at 15 minutes past 10 AM, the total number of people in the Senate Conference Hall, room 0.22 of the Nigerian National Assembly were 22 – Oh!...

Micro, Small and Medium Enterprise Funds: Where did all the money go?

Oludotun Babayemi March 3, 2016 0

After the 220 billion, there is the new 31.52 billion Naira for Micro, Small and Medium Enterprise: Where did, and will the money go! Adamu and Chukwuma have been a long term friend at the Abuja...

Reflections on World Book Day

Hamzat Lawal March 3, 2016 0

As you are quite aware, we are interested in government spending for education in Nigeria for local communities as education is key achieving development for any nation. For us the World Book Day...

CODE receives grant from The Indigo Trust

Hamzat Lawal February 29, 2016 0

The following blog post is reproduced from the Indigo Trust website. The original post can be found here 👇👇👇 http://goo.gl/Bi49A5 Visitors to the Indigo site may already...

Eyele Community: One Step out of the Education Infrastructure Quagmire

Hamzat Lawal February 29, 2016 0

“Education is the most powerful weapon you can use to change the world.” – Nelson Mandela Education is one of the indices used to determine the level of progress of in a...

How Data Journalism Might Halt Feeding Peanuts to Journalists

Oludotun Babayemi February 20, 2016 0

On the week of 8 – 12th and 15 – 19th in February 2016 in Abuja, I facilitated training on tracking government spending with 16 producers of popular current affairs programmes and 16...

Tighten Your Belt!

Hamzat Lawal February 15, 2016 0

As the winds of austerity blows, Nigerians eagerly await the 2016 Budget Approval February brings with it arguably the most celebrated day of love, Valentines, but that love might not be extended...