Thursday, June 21, 2018
BudgIT Nigeria put out this infographic yesterday about the levels of transparency in the states, regarding their budgets. Only 6 of 36 states have published their budgets online: Lagos, Edo, Nassarawa, Abia, Osun and Kaduna. Of these 6, only Kaduna,...
The National Human Rights Commission has started investigating the killings of eight persons in Zamfara State on Monday over alleged blasphemy. The Executive Secretary of the commission, Prof. Bem Angwe, disclosed this in a text message to reporters on Tuesday...
Numbers don't lie when they tell stories. That is perhaps why the Vice President Yemi Osinbajo reflected the true situation of the nation in a series of number crunching facts at the the Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry. Osinbajo was invited...
by Adim Esohe Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal of Sokoto is advocating for an upward review of the nation’s revenue sharing formula in favour of states and local governments. He states this as he addressed several groups including representatives of the Association of Resident...
by Ayo Opeoluwa President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday sent the 2017-2019 Medium Term Expenditure Framework (MTEF) and Fiscal Strategy Paper (FSP) to the National Assembly for approval. The MTEF and FSP lay the framework for the 2017 budget which members of...
by Ajadi Daniel Detained former Minister of State (Defence) Senator Musiliu Obanikoro has admitted that he gave the Ekiti state governor, Ayodele Fayose the sum of N2.3 billion in the run up to the Ekiti State governorship election in 2014. Obanikoro...
by Ajadi Daniel Benue State governor, Samuel Ortom on Saturday flagged off the construction of a N38 billion cargo airport at Dauda in Guma Local Government area of the state. The governor said the project would provide a platform for...
by Ajadi Daniel The National Emergency Management Agency says the number of Internally Displaced Persons in Yola, Adamawa, has dropped from 60,000 to 18,958. This was disclosed on Friday by Mr Sa’ad Bello, the head, NEMA Operation Office, Yola during an...
by Usman Alabi Embarking on a light rail project is an audacious venture, it is not just something that any state could venture into if they do not have the financial capacity to undertake it or an attractive economy that...

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