Category: The Social Change Blog

tosin adesinaJune 20, 2018

[The Activism Blog] Falana to Sue Political parties over sale of nomination Forms

Barring any last minute change, human rights lawyer, Barrister Femi Falana (SAN) has concluded plans to sue political parties in ...

tosin adesinaJune 20, 2018

[The Activism Blog] World Sickle Cell day: Love is not enough

The 19th of June has been earmarked as the World Sickle Cell day to create awareness about the blood disorder ...

tosin adesinaJune 12, 2018

First the IMF and now ActionAid says Nigerians are deep into poverty

In March 2018, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) stated that Nigerians are getting poorer and therefore called for urgent and ...

tosin adesinaJune 7, 2018

[The Activism Blog] Buhari, June 12 and Democracy

Yesterday’s events were so unprecedented, so unexpected of this government that no one saw it coming, call it the best ...

tosin adesinaJune 7, 2018

#ThisIsNigeria: Once again MURIC goes petty

Several times, the Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC) have taken umbrage to many issues in the country even when the issues ...

tosin adesinaJune 3, 2018

[The Activism Blog] Kenyatta and Odinga, statesmen with a difference

Going by the aftermath of the last Presidential runoff in Kenya, the country should be experiencing a civil war at ...

tosin adesinaMay 29, 2018

BudgIT, CODE, others lead online Campaign for amendment of UBE Act

On Friday, 25th May, 2018, Non-Governmental Organisations like Connected Development (CODE), BudgIT, and other activists took to twitter for an ...

Oludolapo AdelanaMay 28, 2018

Is Falz carrying on his father’s legacy with #ThisIsNigeria?

Nigerian rapper, Folarin ‘Falz’ Falana, the scion of legal luminary and human right activist Femi Falana (SAN) has subtly reignited ...

tosin adesinaMay 16, 2018

Emzor is finally stepping up and offering a practical solution to Nigeria’s codeine crisis

Following a troubling encounter with the National Agency for Food Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) a few weeks ago after ...

EditorMay 4, 2018

World Press Freedom Day: Amnesty International demands a stoppage to harassment of Nigerian Journalist

In commemoration of the world Press freedom day, Amnesty International has decried the state of intimidation and harassment of journalists ...

EditorMay 1, 2018

After Dino Melaye’s failed recall, Group calls for the process to be investigated

A civil society organization in Nigeria, the Concerned Nigerian group has called for the prosecution of those involved in the ...

EditorApril 27, 2018

The IAM Series profiles Chioma Omaka

“When they get tired of looking, everybody will keep doing their own thing and I’m going to be like this ...

tosin adesinaApril 26, 2018

[The Activism Blog] EiE launches Citizen’s Guide to the Recall Process

In its bid to reawaken a dormant citizenry to its responsibilities, civil society group Enough is Enough (EiE) through its ...

tosin adesinaApril 25, 2018

[The Activism Blog] In Benue state, Moses Adi is changing the face of education and its commendable

At a time qualitative education has remained an expensive commodity in the country, an individual has chosen to bridge the ...

EditorApril 25, 2018

[The Activism Blog] Osinbajo reads to children on World Book Day

To celebrate the 2018 UN World Book and Copyright Day, the Rainbow Book Club ran her ‘NIGERIA READS’ Programme at ...

tosin adesinaApril 23, 2018

[The Activism Blog] From Trash to Treasure, the Durian Way

Durian, a social venture committed to empowering rural communities to become self-sufficient through transforming their local waste into value has ...

tosin adesinaApril 22, 2018

[The Activism Blog] Ayodele Abidemi: A Corper with a Difference

While many individuals are still stuck on debating the importance or otherwise of the one year mandatory National Youth Service ...

Bernard DayoApril 20, 2018

The ‘I AM’ Series explores the inner lives of Nigeria’s outlier communities

We are preoccupied with outlier communities. There is something so fascinating about people who do not fall into the box ...

Omoleye OmoruyiApril 16, 2018

2Baba, Timi Dakolo, others attend EiE’s fundraising where personalities were auctioned

When the words “auction some personalities” came up in the brief explainer for the Enough is Enough (EiE) dinner night/fundraiser, ...

tosin adesinaApril 13, 2018

[The Activism Blog] CSI Media moves Hands on Deck to Abuja to spread good will

2018 Good friday has come and gone, but the memory will remain unforgettable for the kids at Divine Wounds of ...

tosin adesinaApril 5, 2018

The UN just released another 4 billion naira for IDPs, but what happened to previous monies?

In its bid to ameliorate the sufferings of Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in the North Eastern part of Nigeria, the ...

tosin adesinaMarch 31, 2018

At BudgIT symposium, speakers call on Federal government to invest in its people

Recently, Mr Bill Gates was in Nigeria where he made an appeal to the federal government to invest in its ...

tosin adesinaMarch 24, 2018

#Dapchigirls: MURIC finally dropped its beef with CAN and did the right thing

The relationship between the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) and the Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC) has been a suspicious and ...

tosin adesinaMarch 22, 2018

[The Activism Blog] #Dapchigirls: Amnesty International accuse nigerian security forces of complicity

The last has not been heard about the unfortunate abduction of 110 girls at federal government girls college Dapchi Yobe ...

tosin adesinaMarch 16, 2018

[The Activism Blog] There is another side of Dayo Benjamins Laniyi you don’t know

Last week I was in Abuja as a media participant at the Bold and Beautiful 2018, a week long program ...

tosin adesinaMarch 15, 2018

Its been four years since the Chibok girls were kidnapped, but for BBOG the job isn’t done yet

One of the most active civil rights group post independence Nigeria is the Bring Back Our Girls Group (BBOG) the ...

tosin adesinaMarch 14, 2018

[The Activism Blog] Activists flay Senate over N13.5m allowance but we’re barely scratching the surface

Over the years, it has been a subject of speculation as to what Nigeria’s federal lawmakers earn as salaries and ...

EditorMarch 9, 2018

Aziza Uko organizes “Ticket to Success” seminar in Lagos

As a marketing professional, I had my personal branding management team design a fancy and professional marketing message to tell ...

tosin adesinaMarch 8, 2018

[The Activism Blog] Paradigm Initiative is doing a lot, but they can’t do it all alone

Nigeria’s foremost digital rights group Paradigm Initiative Nigeria has done a lot over the years and within a short time ...

tosin adesinaFebruary 28, 2018

[The Activism Blog] Why federal government template on child labour reporting might not work

The Federal Government through the permanent secretary, Federal Ministry of Labour and Employment, Mr. Bolaji Adebiyi represented by the director, ...

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