Oludotun Babayemi, co-Founder of Follow The Money, an initiative of Connected Development was invited to speak at Strengthening Advocacy and Civic Engagement (SACE), held at RockView Hotel Royalé. SACE is a governance project funded by USAID to support civil society...read more
Put seven people from the different continent in a room, and let them share experiences of how growing - up looks like in their various continent. You will get different perspectives. Ask same people, how they think their growing up could have been made smarter, I am...read more
Ever imagined the world where there wouldn’t be differences within the gender grouping? Ever wished your female children are accorded same respect as given to the male folks out there? These drove the challenge for the HeForShe campaign that was created by UN...read more
New Health Insurance regimes in Nigerian states: Will signing state health insurance laws lead to better health for Nigerian citizens?
The idea of a National Health Insurance Scheme in Nigeria was first attempted in 1962 under the leadership of the then Minister of Health, Dr M.A Majekodunmi. In the last four decades, the fight to have a health insurance system that works has been an arduous journey...read more
Having successfully supervising more than 10 campaigns in more than 10 communities with more than 7 community reporters, I can boastfully say I have moved to become a follow the money evangelist. The passion for seeing the change I wished for keep pushing me and the...read more
Challenges in The Nigerian Water Sector – If the Problem is not Lack of Comprehensive Regimes, then what is it?
Photo Credit: Water Aid Water is life and sufficient water supply is central to life and civilization. Water is part of the five basic human needs and plays a key role in the other four. Nigeria is abundantly blessed with water resources. However, as at 2015, only 69%...read more