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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,...
Zonal Intervention Projects even though geared towards economic development and social mobility for Nigerians in every state has been abused in the past by some lawmakers due to the lack of transparency. In the past, specific details of the Zonal...
President Muhammadu Buhari while in London on May 14 for an Anti-Corruption Summit promised to release the details of the funds Nigeria had so far recovered from looters- including the looters who returned the funds on May 29- the...
As the Rio Olympics 2016 steadily moves on to a close, the mystery behind the lack of funds for the Nigerian athletes and sportsmen logistics before the commencement of the Olympics despite the release of N2.7 billion by the...
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 Usman Alabi By now we can say for ourselves the extent of the change brought about by the budget especially at a time when we are told that change begins with us with a caveat that we cannot get...
by Usman Alabi Jigawa State government on Wednesday refuted online media claims that it was among states owing backlog of salaries of civil servants. Alhaji Muhammad Tahir, the state’s Head of Civil Service while fielding questions from newsmen said no civil...
by Usman Alabi Taraba State Governor, Darius Ishaku presented a budget estimate of N110.2 for the 2017 fiscal year to the State House of Assembly The budget has N49.3 billion as recurrent expenditure representing 44.7 per cent, while N60.8 billion representing...
by YWriter The National Assembly Budget for 2017 is N125bn. Total capital expenditure is N14,940,196,063, total overhead cost is N85.878,619,888 while total personnel cost is N23,789,787,880. Highlight of the senate budget according to Daily trust showed that N3.77bn has been earmarked...
by Usman Alabi Do you believe that Kaduna is gradually becoming a force to be reckoned with given the spate of developmental projects in the state? especially in the area of agriculture. One of such project is the $120 million...

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