Category: The Social Change Blog

EditorJune 26, 2019

Statement of the UNODC Executive Director for the International Day against drug abuse and illicit trafficking

Drug abuse is a complex problem at the intersection of public health, safety and social issues. It takes a heavy ...

Chisom MbamaMarch 8, 2019

If President Buhari’s campaign promises are fulfilled, Nigeria’s healthcare sector might have a great boost

On the 27th of February 2019, Mohammed Buhari was declared the winner of the 2019 presidential elections. In wake of ...

Miracle OdenigboMarch 6, 2019

Thousands Of Algerians demand that President Abdelaziz Boutiflika step down

Ten thousands of Algerians stormed the streets across the country on Friday, to protest, following the decision of President Abdelaziz ...

Vincent DesmondFebruary 18, 2019

The Trailer For the documentary film ’Life At The Bay’ looks rather promising

2019 is off to a great start as people are being more hands-on in the mission to own and change ...

tosin adesinaFebruary 4, 2019

#VOTE4WASH: political candidates Pledge total commitment to the implementation of SDG6 in Lagos State

VOTE4WASH, a social campaign put in place by Connected Development a Non-Governmental Organization with the support of WaterAid International has ...

tosin adesinaJanuary 11, 2019

[The Social Change Blog] 2019: CODE in partnership with WaterAid embarks on #Vote4WASH campaign to drive attention to WASH issues in Nigeria

Connected Development (CODE) in preparation for the 2019 general election has unveiled its plan to launch what it tagged the ...

tosin adesinaDecember 16, 2018

Since when did the Nigerian Army become afraid of UNICEF?

On Friday, December 14, 2018,  the Nigerian Army through the theatre command, operation Lafiya Dole which co-ordinates its North East ...

tosin adesinaDecember 16, 2018

Military Operations: CSOs tasks Buratai on Accountability

A coalition of three civil society Organisations have requested the Chief of Army Staff Lt. Col Tukur Buratai to urgently ...

Omoleye OmoruyiDecember 10, 2018

Inspiring story of the UNIBEN graduate who wrote WAEC 17 times (READ)

A typical instance of… “never give up” yeah? Read on. Kogi-born University of Benin (UNIBEN) Mass Communication graduate, Emmanuel Oluwasayomi ...

Omoleye OmoruyiDecember 6, 2018

Is Afe Babalola, a Senior Advocate, trying to cover up a rape case in his university?

A few days ago, some ladies took to Twitter alleging that two Afe Babalola University (ABUAD) students assaulted a fellow student. ...

Omoleye OmoruyiDecember 6, 2018

This is why 11 people took art into the Ikoyi Prison

The conventional way of getting artworks to the public is to get a facility, invite art lovers and persons with ...

tosin adesinaDecember 3, 2018

Stakeholders commend CODE as its hold ‘Follow The Money’ town hall meeting in Ondo

Connected Development (CODE), a non-governmental organisation with a mission to empower marginalised communities in Africa through tracking of government spending ...

tosin adesinaDecember 3, 2018

Zenera celebrates fifth anniversary with cancer awareness walk

With over 72,000 deaths per annum and over 100,000 new cases annually, Nigeria remains one of the countries with a ...

tosin adesinaNovember 4, 2018

Bayelsa is the best place to be a pregnant woman at the moment

The Bayelsa state government is making a difference in the state health sector with massive financial investment in the sector ...

tosin adesinaOctober 31, 2018

Tony Elumelu, Africapitalism and a secured future for Africa

When Tony Elumelu, the founder of Tony Elumelu Foundation (TEF) launched the foundation in 2015, the vision was simple: to ...

tosin adesinaOctober 18, 2018

David Ibiyeomie donates elderly people’s home to Port Harcourt Catholic Diocese

In a rare display of interdenominational unity, the senior pastor of Salvation Ministries in Port Harcourt Rivers state Nigeria, Bishop ...

tosin adesinaOctober 10, 2018

In new book, Ola Orekunrin advocates for restructuring of Nigeria’s Healthcare system

Founder of West Africa’s first Air Ambulance services The Flying Doctors and social commentator, Ola Orekunrin Brown has joined the ...

Omoleye OmoruyiSeptember 30, 2018

#NoTooYoungToRun was passed for selfish reasons | 16 talking points from the September edition of #ThursdayTalks

Without mincing words, Nigeria is going through very difficult times. And so, it is pertinent that we have discussions on ...

tosin adesinaSeptember 28, 2018

CODE commends World Bank’s $611m intervention for BESDA in Nigeria

A non-governmental organization in Africa with headquarters in Nigeria, Connected Development (CODE) has applauded the World Bank for its $611m ...

tosin adesinaSeptember 25, 2018

Group asks Akeredolu to reverse increment in UNIMED fees

A group in Ondo, the Sunshine Liberation Front (SLF) has advised the State Governor, Rotimi Akeredolu to abandon the recently ...

tosin adesinaSeptember 23, 2018

Governor El-Rufai is setting the pace on girl-child education

The Governor of Kaduna, Mallam Nasir El-Rufai has set a new pace with his recent declaration of free education for ...

tosin adesinaSeptember 5, 2018

Bemore Foundation takes Summer Boot camp to Imo

After a successful outing in Ondo state, Bemore Foundation has concluded plans to take the summer Boot camp to Imo, ...

tosin adesinaSeptember 3, 2018

CODE takes the ‘Follow The Money’ advocacy to Ondo

A non-governmental organisation committed to tracking government spending at the grassroots Connected Development (CODE) has taken its ‘Follow The Money’ ...

tosin adesinaAugust 31, 2018

Fisayo Soyombo holds master class on Investigative Journalism in Lagos

Fisayo Soyombo, Editor, Sahara Reporters and Aljazeera contributor yesterday August, 29 2018 held a master class on Investigative Journalism for ...

Oludolapo AdelanaAugust 29, 2018

5 Nigerians to attend Climate Reality Training with former US Vice President, Al Gore

The Climate Reality Project has selected 5 Nigerians Global Shapers to participate in a training program to learn about the ...

tosin adesinaAugust 29, 2018

A Nigerian has decided to sue the FG for bad roads and it’s about damn time

After surviving a ghastly motor accident that killed three persons on Thursday August 23, 2018, Blessing Agbomhere has decided to ...

tosin adesinaAugust 28, 2018

Bemore Foundation redefines summer through its 2018 bootcamp

This year’s summer holidays will forever remain indelible in the lives of 400 girls who partook in the 2018 edition ...

tosin adesinaAugust 26, 2018

Durian Foundation trains rural communities on Bamboo waste to wealth

In a bid to fulfill its aim of empowering rural communities in Nigeria, Durian foundation, an NGO set up with ...

tosin adesinaAugust 23, 2018

Buhari promises to assist a visually impaired corp member but what about other Nigerians?

President Muhammadu Buhari has promised to assist a visually impaired corp member, Okenala Ahmed currently serving in Daura, Katsina. The President ...

tosin adesinaAugust 17, 2018

SERAP suing NYSC over Adeosun’s certificate shows how bad Buhari’s administration is

Around every election cycle, Nigerians are betrayed by individuals whom they thought were above petty politics. Professor Itse Sagay, the Chairman ...

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