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NPHCDA,CODE partners to improve health care services in Nigeria

Bukola Afeni   As part of measures of improving the state of primary health care service and infrastructure in Nigeria, the National Primary Health Care Development Agency has keyed into partnership with Connected Development (CODE) a leading civil society organization. The Executive Director of NPHCDA Dr Faisal Shuaib stated this …

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Group conducts program to advance anti- corruption efforts in Nigeria

Bukola Afeni The Rule of Law and Empowerment Initiative also known as Partners West Africa Nigeria (PWAN), in partnership with Partners Global, with support from the U.S. Department of State is conducting the Facilitating Accountability, Integrity, and Resilience (FAIR) program. This program aims to advance anti-corruption efforts in Nigeria using …

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Connected Development, Budgit, others task citizens to hold Government accountable regarding COVID-19 fund disbursement

Bukola Afeni The Chief Executive Officer of Connected Development, Hamzat Lawal, has called on all Nigerians to engage with the government  in the aspect of accountability of funds disbursed during COVID-19 pandemic. He made the disclosure while speaking at a conference on COVID-19 transparency and accountability project, organized by CODE …

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Put in place action plan to end Gender Based Violence- CODE

Bukola Afeni Connected Development (CODE), has called on the government at all levels to put in place action plan, that will aid in ending Gender Based Violence in Nigeria. CODE Senior Programme Manager made the disclosure at a three day workshop on ending Gender Based Violence in Nigeria, with support …

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Legislator push for the amendment of UBE act

  Bukola Afeni The youngest member of the House of Representatives, Honorable Mansur Soro, has promised to galvanise traditional leaders, civil society groups and the needed support to ensure that the Universal Basic Education Bill is harmonised and passed to the President for assent. Honourable Soro assured this during a …

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CODE appoints new acting Board Chair

Bukola Afeni Connected Development (CODE)  has announced that its Chair, Board of Trustees, Oludotun Babayemi, has officially resigned from his 2-year exceptional service effective from 31 December 2020. The body has appointed Anthony Agbor, in Acting capacity with immediate effect. Babayemi noted that there is nothing more fulfilling than seeing …

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Group seeks for an end to Sexual and Gender Based Based Violence

Connected Development (CODE) and the Canadian High Commission in Nigeria are calling for an end to sexual and gender-based violence (SGBV) in the country. The two bodies is calling on Kano state, and other state governments to adopt the Violence against Persons Prohibition (VAPP) Act. This development is as a …

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Group seeks for breakdown of N22 Billion spent on COVID -19 pandemic

  Bukola Afeni As part of measures of tracking 22 Billion disbursed to the COVID 19 Presidential Task force team(PTF) in combating the pandemic in Nigeria, Leading Civil Society Organizations; Connected Development and the Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) have demanded that the Presidential Task Force provide details of …

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How do we end oil theft in the Niger Delta Region ?

  Ishioma Appiah Yeboah,Yecenu Sasetu The  Niger Delta, a large area of southern Nigeria and a home to around 30 million people, with core states like Rivers, Bayelsa, Delta, and surrounding states of Akwa Ibom, Cross River, and Edo. Sometimes the states of Abia, Imo, and Ondo are also included …

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Group deploys youths to track budget across 5 states

  Connected Development (CODE), a non-governmental organisation (NGO), and ActionAid Nigeria (AAN), has revealed their plan to deploy no fewer than 210 youths in tracking budgets of various Local Government Areas (LGAs), across five States, and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT). Lucy James, Programmes Lead for AAN, made the disclosure …

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