Budget

4 November 2020

Statutory Transfers in the proposed 2021 Budget

  A whopping sum of ₦128bn is apportioned to the National Assembly as part of the Statutory Transfer in the proposed budget for 2021. Accordingly, this […]
4 November 2020

Key Spending in the Education & Health Sector of the proposed 2021 Budget Review

#YMonitorSpotlight Proposed 2021 Budget review; Called, the Budget of Economic Recovery And Resilience. Presented October 8th, 2020 to the National Assembly. We take a keen look […]
4 November 2020

Nigerians are starving Nigerians; World Capital of Poverty – Dotun Famoriyo

The past four weeks in Nigeria has been particularly challenging for citizens of Nigeria, home and abroad. From Nigeria being 60 and still experiencing significant setbacks […]
2 November 2020

The FOIAct is a weapon for accountability

Secrecy is a cowardly government’s weapon of choice against public scrutiny. The contempt for the Freedom of Information Act is a sign that the foundations of […]
23 October 2020

YMonitor Issue 72: Viva La Resistance

Despite all feint passive-aggressive speech to quench it, Despite all the efforts of “forces beyond their control,” Despite all the ignorance & arrogance of even corrupted […]
23 October 2020

Your Vote Is Your Power

The Power of your Vote – The Power of Choice Nobody should take away your rights, that has been fought for: your right to vote, your […]
23 October 2020

Leadership & Accountability

To be accountable means to take responsibility for results, good or bad. It means finding solutions to problems & applying lessons learnt in order to improve […]
22 October 2020

#YMonitorArchives: What He Said

Digging deep into archives. Taking a page from this book. The Nigerian Youths brave & hardworking, as against contrary opinions took to the streets to demand […]
22 October 2020

The Silence is Deafening | 20-10-2020

The Silence is deafening. “Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man’s character, give him power” – Abraham Lincoln More […]
22 October 2020

20-10-20

20.10.2020 The Nation witnessed gross misuse of democratic power and privileges, a total neglect for human rights & lives. Men in military uniforms sworn to protect […]
26 August 2016

Do you know what is in your state’s budget?

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 […]
17 September 2016

Analysis: Local government budget and accountability in Lagos

by Usman Alabi Perhaps local government is that tier of government that is never considered or seen to be in the scheme of things, yet they […]
17 September 2016

Analysis: The Federal Govt and its perennial education spending

by Usman Alabi Apart from the recent establishment of federal universities in states that does not have such federal presence in terms of education, there seems […]
22 November 2016

Ogun State governor, Ibikunle Amosun presents N221.1 billion budget for 2017

by Usman Alabi Gov Ibikunle Amosun of Ogun on Tuesday presented a total budget of N221.129 billion for the 2017 fiscal year to the State House […]
20 December 2016

Financing the budget with looted funds

by Usman Alabi Analysis The DG of the National Budget Office, Mr. Ben Akabueze yesterday disclosed that N288.6bn which also includes N97.6bn (the naira equivalent of […]
24 January 2017

#OpenLagosBudget: States and their secret budgets

by Alabi Usman Analysis States and their secret data would also not be bad. Isn’t it amazing that states in Nigeria in this age still feel […]
3 May 2017

Budget tracker: 2017 budget and the shenanigans of budget delay

by Ajadi Daniel Analysis Almost five months after the presentation of the 2017 budget by President Buhari to the National Assembly, the budget is yet to […]
30 May 2017

#TFPOpenGov: Budgets are not even padded, they are inflated–Peter Obi

by Chinedu Brown
6 December 2019

Issue 034: Covert Affairs

    If you want to experience an A1 in secrecy try meeting a Nigerian who’s about to travel abroad. They will converse with you, laugh […]