AntiCorruption Day: Break the Chain of Corruption!!!

Oladotun Fadeyiye It is more than just an expression that corruption can be likened to a chain. Its devastating effects on social and economic development particularly in the Third World is more than worrisome. Although the word “corruption” is not synonymous to the Third World alone, it is a global phenomenon. As a matter of fact, a Yoruba language, does ...

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REMITA!!! Perfect Solution To All Complex Financial and Bank Transactions!

WHAT IS REMITA? Remita is a modular e-Payments, e-Collections, e-Payroll, and e-Schedules solution on a single multibank platform. Remita is a very powerful platform that presents individuals and organizations with a very simple and intuitive user interface for the processing of otherwise complex and intricate multi party payment flows. Today, Remita is in use by many individuals, public and private sector organisations ...

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Carving a Niche for your Brand on Social Media

Oladotun Fadeyiye Promoting your brand or any of your products requires some levels of relationship with your targeted consumers and like I always say, social media can be a blessing to you and at thesame a big curse or limitation in this regard depending on which side you intend to stay. How do I mean? In as much as social ...

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OPINION POLL:NIGERIA 2015 GENERAL ELECTION

Oladotun Roy Political aspirants are all gathering momentum as 2015 General election is fast approaching in the country. Evidently, all political aspirants at all levels of government from presidential, gubernatorial, senatorial candidates to local government chairman and even councillor are full of expectations of either victory or defeat. However, in the midst of these political hullabaloo, the electorates are still ...

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MMF and Ford Foundation Partner On Humanitarian Response Mechanism In Nigeria

Oladotun Roy The Murtala Muhammed Foundation (MMF) in partnership with Ford Foundation has organised a one day national programme on “Developing A Sustainable Humanitarian Response Mechanism For Nigeria”. The programme which took place at Ya’ardua Centre in Abuja today, Tuesday 2 December, 2014 was aimed at creating a platform for forum among the civil society organisations, NGOs, CBOs and other ...

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World AIDS Day: End Stigmatisation and Discrimination Against PLWHA

Oladotun Fadeyiye For more than a decade, December 1st of every year has been dedicated to campaign against the spread of HIV/AIDS. It is one initiative that has helped curb all forms of societal discrimination against the People Living With HIV/AIDS (PLWHA). Not only that, this campaign day was actually chosen as part of the United Nation’s strategies to contain ...

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[Photos] Data Enthusiasts Had Swell Time at #Open Data Party In Abuja

Oladotun Fadeyiye Connected Development (CODE), a non-profit organisation based in Abuja, Nigeria’s Federal Capital Territory, famous for its quarterly #OpenDataParty, hosted data enthusiasts and participants across West Africa to another 2-day intense workshop and fun-filled Open Data Party. The event which kicked off on 28th-29th November was in collaboration with Henrich Boell Foundation and Open Knowledge Foundation Network (OKFN). The ...

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International IDEA Sweden and AU Partner With INEC On Electoral Risk Management Workshop

By Oladotun Olumuyiwa Independent National Electoral Commission held yet another workshop on Electoral Risk Management (ERM) in Abuja. The workshop which took place today, November 24, 2014 at the Main Auditorium, The Electoral Institute, Abuja was a follow up workshop to the two workshops previously held by INEC earlier this year. The workshop is an important step toward enhancing the ...

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Countdown to Abuja Open Data Party!!!

It’s 5 Days to go! Connected Development [CODE] is still inviting you to the Abuja Open Data Party to make, spread and teach open data. NGOs, Activists and Journalist from all around Nigeria will gather together in person to make things with and around open data while in a party mode 😉 Yes, we have music, free stickers, souvenirs and ...

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World Toilet Day: 121 Milion Nigerians still without basic sanitation

By Etta Michael Bisong Abuja As the United Nations mark the 2014 World Toilet Day, WaterAid Nigeria has lamented that over 121 people representing about 72% of the entire population still lack access to basic toilet in Nigeria. WaterAid Nigeria Country Representative, Dr. Micheal Ojo estimated that nearly 40 million Nigerians still defecate in the open. These lack of access to ...

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