Access to information, and the Data Journalism movement in Latin America

Hamzat Lawal May 22, 2016 0

Sao Paulo, with the 3rd-greatest concentration of buildings in the world, after New York and Hong Kong hosted the biggest conference on data journalism on May 21, 2016 in Brazil. The conference...

5 ways to prevent LEAD poison

Hamzat Lawal May 20, 2016 0

Earlier, we talked about what LEAD poison is and ways one could get in contact with it. This week I will be talking about the ways in which it could be prevented. As the saying goes “prevention...

CODE SUPPORTS HOUR WITH A BOOK AND OTHERS TO PROMOTE READING CULTURE IN NIGERIA

Hamzat Lawal May 18, 2016 0

CONNECTED DEVELOPMENT has supported HOUR WITH A BOOK, EDU-ROOM, AND ASSOCIATION OF NIGERIAN AUTHORS (ANA), AND NIGERIA YOUTH COALITION ON EDUCATION, as they took the lead in Nigeria by joining the...

8 things to know about LEAD Poison

Hamzat Lawal May 13, 2016 0

Many Nigerians only hear about LEAD Poison and how it is affecting children in most of the mining states in Northern part of Nigeria. But careless of how its been contacted or passed on. Many...

Communique for the Abuja Anti Corruption Summit

Hamzat Lawal May 13, 2016 0

  (5th May, 2016) Corruption undermines growth, erodes trust in governments, fuels support for extremism and hinders the fight against poverty and inequality. Governments have a special...

[Press Release] Time is Running Out For Sick Children with High Lead in Shikira

Hamzat Lawal May 5, 2016 0

Press Release for Immediate Publication   Over one year after lead disaster that killed little children, nothing has been done to save other living as Connected Development warns that time is...

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!...