Shadow Pandemic: Increased Poverty-Level Tops Cultural and Traditional Barriers Preventing Girls from Returning to School

Communications December 16, 2020 0

Caregivers in rural Adamawa are certain that the girls in their care will not be returning to school due to the effect of the COVID-19 pandemic. This was contained in a study report on the Impact...

CODE Kicks-Off Community Mobilization for Ailing Grassroots Regions in Niger-Delta

Communications December 12, 2020 0

Connected Development (CODE), in collaboration with Ford Foundation, is supporting local leaders in  grassroots villages in Rivers State to demand greater accountability for resources allocated...

Leveraging Partnerships for Success in Empowering Oil-Rich Communities

Communications December 12, 2020 0

Leveraging Partnerships for Success in Empowering Oil-Rich Communities –Adaora Okoye In the 1950s, the discovery of crude oil was a turning point for Nigeria. The nation’s largely...

Lawal, Moratinos, Thought-Leaders to Speak on International Dependency & Solidarity at the Council of Europe’s Forum

Communications December 2, 2020 0

CODE’s Chief Executive and Follow the Money Founder, Hamzat Lawal, will be joining thought leaders in Europe to discuss policy formulation, international dependency and solidarity, and...

Creating a More Inclusive Community through Sustainable Sanitation in Delta State

Communications December 2, 2020 0

By Blessing Uwisike Delta state, like neighbouring states in the Niger- Delta riverine region, has had more than its fair share of contention with one of its most contumacious problems: Open...

Attempts to Gag Dissenting Citizens’ Voices through Anti-Social Media Bill is a threat to democracy, CODE tells FG

Communications November 30, 2020 0

A protester holds a placard in front of Nigeria’s National Assembly during a protest on the Hate Speech Bill and Social Media Bill in AbujaCredit: Kola Suleiman/AFP The current review of...

Research: COVID19 and Girls’ Education in Nigeria’s North-East

Communications November 25, 2020 0

Girls in Nigeria’s North-East The impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on girls’ education have posed some concerns-from the potential of an early marriage, to early pregnancy,...

CODE at 8, Lawal Appoints COO, Promotes Key Staff

Communications November 23, 2020 0

CODE at 8, Lawal Appoints COO, Promotes Key Staff Connected Development recently marked its 8th year of empowering marginalized communities across Africa; providing citizens, especially...

Adequate WASH Facilities can Increase Girls’ Enrolment in Schools

Communications November 23, 2020 0

By Anne Nwakalor It is a sad reality that in most parts of developing countries, the girl child is seen as a commodity rather than someone worth investing in. This is manifested through the...

BUDGIT, CODE LAUNCH PAN-AFRICAN PROGRAM ON COVID-19 FUND ACCOUNTABILITY

Communications November 23, 2020 0

BudgIT Foundation and Connected Development (CODE), two prominent civic-tech non-governmental organizations spearheading the advocacy for openness, transparency and accountability in public...