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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...
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...
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...
by Ayo Opeoluwa Kaduna state government on Saturday launched the massive $120 million Vicampro Potato Farm and Processing facility in Manchok, Kaura. The Vicampro Potato farm which according to the governor is a product of the Kaduna Economic Summit held...
by Usman Alabi That’s the question I kept asking myself when I got the news, what exactly does Benue need an airport for? Can her economy support an airport, what is the logic behind such ludicrous project? Usually the excuse...
by Usman Alabi Osun state governor on Wednesday presents a budget of N138,232,946,670 for the 2017 fiscal year. Recurrent expenditure is N75,823,942,160 representing 54.85 per cent, while capital expenditure is N62,409,004,510 representing 45.15 per cent of the entire budget. Recurrent revenue...
by Ajadi Daniel The three water projects were constructed to boost water supply to the residents of the state across the three senatorial districts, at the cost of N2.2bn, it was donated by four members of the House of Representatives...
by Usman Alabi The Adamawa government said on Friday that it would partner with the World Bank to spend $7.5 million to fund agriculture in the state. Mr. Waziri Ahmadu, the state’s commissioner for agriculture and natural resources disclose this at...

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