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Follow the Money: Full Updates On #WomenCookstoves Saga!!!

Dear Friends,  I hope this mail meets you well? I thought it would be great to furnish you with some useful information around the controversial Federal Government Intervention on 9.2 Billion Naira Clean Cookstoves fund.   In November 2014, The Federal Executive Council Approved the sum of 9.2 billion for the procurement of 750,000 Clean Cookstoves and 18,000 Wonderbags to ...

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Melodramatic Launching of Clean Cookstoves in the Aso Villa!!!

Dotun Roy When it has got to the point that someone whom is expected to conduct his or herself with some respect, loses his or her temper in the public place right in the presence of top dignitaries then one should know that, a whole lot is truly wrong with our polity as a nation.    When a Minister Federal ...

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HOW GRAFT STALLED DISTRIBUTION OF N9.3BN CLEAN #COOKSTOVES

Alex Abutu The controversy trailing the N9.3 billion contract awarded by the Federal Executive Council for the purchase of clean cook stoves and wonder bags is far from being over as efforts to procure and distribute the stoves are being frustrated by officials of the Ministry of Environment. The contract was awarded to Messrs Integrated Renewable Energy Services Limited late ...

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[Invitation] CODE holds 3rd Stakeholders Meeting on Clean Cookstoves Monitoring

  CODE is inviting you to its 3rd Stakeholders Meeting on Clean Cookstoves Monitoring of The Federal  Executive Council Approval of 9.2 Billion for the purchase and distribution of Clean Cookstove and Wonderbags to rural women for free.   Date: Thursday, May 21, 2015.   Venue: Heinrich Boell Foundation Nigeria Conference Room, 3rd Floor, Rukayyat Plaza, 93 Obafemi Awolowo Way, Opposite ...

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Follow The Money Network, CBOs, NGOs Synergise to ensure Equitable Distribution of Clean #Cookstoves In Nigeria

Dotun Roy Follow the Money Network, Civil Society Organisation and other major stakeholders in the development sector in Nigeria are working toward to the effective implementation and equitable distribution of clean cookstoves for women. The provision of Clean Cookstoves for rural women, a proposed scheme by Federal Executive Council, which is to be implemented by the Federal Ministry of Environment ...

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Auditor-General, NGOs Canvass #Transparency in Disbursement of #Flood Relief Fund

Story by Etta Michael Bisong Abuja As part of efforts to address the public outcry raised against the poor management of the 2012 Flood Relief & Rehabilitation Fund, Office of the Auditor-General of the Federation and non-governmental organisations (NGOs) have advocated for the establishment of proper accounting mechanism to ensure transparency when carrying out projects of such magnitude in Nigeria. ...

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Attend #OpenData Day in Abuja this Saturday!!!

Hello Readers, OpenDataDay is a global community initiative to make and spread open data. People from all around the world gather together on-line or in person to make things with and around open data. The #ODDAbuja will be organized by Connected Development [CODE], Enspire Hub, Devnovate, and Digital Media Development Initiative, as a follow up to our 2014 Open Data Day, and our ...

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#WomenCookstoves: Building a Larger Evidence Based Tracking of Funds for Clean Technologies in #Nigeria

How can US$ 48.9 million dollars help to reduce the many rural women that die every year as a result of cooking with firewood in Nigeria? The Federal Executive Council of the government of Nigeria has approved that amount to procure and distribute 750,000 clean cookstoves and 18,000 Wonderbags to help reduce these deaths. While the media reports that this has been “approved” or the ...

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BudgIT Organises Press Briefing on #Flood Fund #ImpactAssessment

Oladotun F. Today, 22 January 2015, BudgIT held a press briefing on 2012 flood fund impact assessment. According to BudgIT Team Lead, Onigbinde, he said in 2012, Nigeria faced high- magnitude floods which wreaked havoc culminating in large scale impacts on the country’s citizens. This spurred our team to visit 12 states to cover the extent of the floods and ...

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CODE Releases Updates On Education Budget Tracker

Oladotun Fadeyiyie CODE has released current updates on Education Budget Tracker. These updates were delivered yesterday 15th December, 2015 at the media practitioners and bloggers Roundtable at CODE Secretariat in Abuja. The aim of the roundtable was to share progression Education Intervention using the Education Budget Tracker for monitoring service delivery with support from The Indigo Trust and the Open ...

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