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Follow The Money for Akon’s green passion

Greg Odogwu Last week’s visit of the Senegalese-American music icon, Akon, to the Minister of Environment, Amina Mohammed, in New York City in the USA, strikes a remarkable resonance with the visit of America’s permanent representative to the United Nations, Samantha Power, to Nigeria. The two events took place around the same time. It was reported that the Senegalese singer ...

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HOW FUNDS IS BEING SPENT TO PROVIDE TREATMENT FOR LEAD POISONED CHILDREN IN SHIKIRA, NIGER STATE

Follow The Money to provide hundreds of children access to health in Shikira #SaveShikira The Story of #SaveShikira In March 2015 public health officials learned that many children had become sick in Rafi LGA. The children presented with fever, pallor, abdominal pain, vomiting, convulsion and altered level of consciousness. The cause was unknown, some attributed it to spiritual cause thus ...

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World Read Aloud Day Comes Up February 20th!

World Read Aloud Day is about taking action to show the world that the right to read and write belongs to all people. World Read Aloud Day motivates children, teens, and adults worldwide to celebrate the power of words and creates a community of readers advocating for every child’s right to a safe education, increased access to books and technology. ...

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CODE: ATTEND 2015 OPEN DATA PARTY IN BENIN CITY!

2015 Open Data Party [ODP] is here again and  has been scheduled for December 11 – 12 2015 in the ancient Benin City! For some of you, the ODP is an initiative of Connected Development [CODE] to make and spread the gospel of Open Data.   Participants from NGOs, Government Offices, Journalists, Academics come together to learn and share new ...

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CODE’S FOLLOW THE MONEY RECEIVES GRANT FROM OMIDYAR NETWORK

The support will help local group that promotes accountability in rural communities Follow The Money [www.followthemoneyng.org], a non-profit initiative of Connected Development [CODE] has been awarded a one-year grant of US$100,000  ( NGN19, 894, 994 million) by Omidyar Network, mainly towards the cost of their projects in local communities which includes stakeholders meetings, focus group discussions, travel support, and visualization. ...

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International Girl Child Day; CSACEFA, CODE Organise “Stand Up For Girls” Campaign!

  October 11 of every year has been set aside by the United Nations to mark International Girl Child Day, in celebrating this year, Civil Society Action Coalition on Education For All (CSACEFA) in collaboration with  Connected Development (CODE) and other Civil Society Organisations seeking education as one fundamental human rights for all Nigerians have put together a mentorship programme ...

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[DOWNLOAD] CODE REPORT on 9.2 Billion Naira: When State Agents Becomes Kleptocratic, Women are Deprived of Alternatives!

  Dear Patriotic Citizens, This is to inform you that we just released our progress report on tracking of the 9.2 Billion Naira meant for the procurement and distribution of 750,000 clean cookstoves and 18,000 wonderbags to rural women. Kindly follow link to download the report DOWNLOAD THE REPORT HERE This would not have been possible without your support and ...

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Civil Society Groups, NGOs Celebrate Day of #AfricanChild in #Abuja

Dotun Roy Since 1990, African Union (AU) formerly Organisation of African Union (OAU) had set aside June 16 of every year to celebrate the African Child. The decision was taken in the commemoration of innocent children who lost their lives in Soweto in the heat of Apartheid struggle in South Africa back in 1976. It is in line with this that Connected Development ...

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Some shots from Superlative Dotun Babayemi’s Traditional #Wedding in Otta!

Hustling bustling town of Otta, in Ogun State went agog on Saturday, June 13, when Oludotun Babayemi of CODE and his Bride, Ipadeola Bankole decided to celebrate their love in a superlative Traditional wedding. Families, colleagues and all well wishers across the country filled up the popular multi-purpose Hall in Sango otta to rejoice with these love birds. Check the ...

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