Nigeria

4 December 2020

The Future Project launches the Freedom of Information (FOI) Project to encourage transparency in governance 

As part of their goal to solve the continent’s largest issues, The Future Project is set to launch the Freedom of Information (FOI) project – a […]
4 December 2020

What Happens After You Have Made Your Freedom Of Information (FOIAct) Request? (Part One) #FAQs

What happens after you have made your #FOIRequest? (5) things that usually would happen: 1) Information is provided 2) The institution might extend 3) The institution […]
4 December 2020

The Duties of Local Governments as contained in the 1999 Constitution

The role of a local government and its agencies in societies can never be over stated. It’s imperative for us to know the different duties & […]
4 December 2020

Who Can You Make A Freedom Of Information (FOIAct) Request to? #FAQs

Who can you make an FOI request to? 1. A public official, agency or institution 2. Any legislative, executive or advisory body 3. Any subsidiary body […]
4 December 2020

What Happens After A Freedom Of Information (FOIAct) Request Is Made? (Part One) #FAQs

Frequently Asked. More on #YMonitorFOI What happens after you have made your request? Visit: https://monitor.ynaija.com/foi/ for more on all your answered FOI questions Are you following […]
4 December 2020

Is a Freedom Of Information (FOIAct) Request Free of Charge? #FAQs

Frequently asked. #FAQs on the #YMonitorFOI Is a request free of charge? Well, it is except in cases where the information required has to be duplicated […]
4 December 2020

How You Can Make A Freedom of Information (FOIAct) Request in Nigeria

Empowering Nigerians with accountability tools might just be the first strategic step towards building a culture of transparency in governance. Do you know you can make […]
4 December 2020

Sample Request Letter & Guide to help you request information from public institution

To #Sorosoke we must begin to take action(s). We have a downloadable “sample letter” & a “step-by-step” request guide on our website: https://monitor.ynaija.com/foi/ This sample letter is […]
4 December 2020

Nigeria’s misplaced priorities [Cost of Governance]

Nigeria’s misplaced priorities A reminder of how expensive it is to run governance in Nigeria & an eyesore of inefficiency. Do you think there’s a need […]
4 December 2020

Crunching Policy Issues

We are in the business of crunching policy issues, digesting them into stories & using witty perspectives to break trending & controversial government policies. Do you […]
10 August 2016

YNaija partners the National Endowment for Democracy and The Future Project to launch Y! Monitor

  The National Endowment for Democracy (NED) and The Future Project (TFP) in partnership with YNaija.com, the online newspaper for young Nigerians have launched the ‘YNaija […]
14 August 2016

Where did the N2.9 billion for the Rio Olympics go?

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 […]
14 August 2016

All the 2,516 Zonal Intervention Projects in the 2016 budget

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 […]
14 August 2016

Facts and figures- Vice President Osinbajo on the state of the nation

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 […]
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 […]
6 September 2016

Nigerian Senators, Reps earn N6.78 billion annually

At a time Nigerians are groaning under the yoke of recession, Members of the National Assembly (NASS) comprising the Senators and Members of House of Representatives […]
14 September 2016

We will hold Nigeria’s economic managers accountable – Sen. Saraki

by Adim Esohe Senate President, Bukola Saraki has promised to hold the managers of Nigeria’s economy accountable over the worsening state of the economy. Saraki said […]
14 September 2016

Patience Jonathan wants EFCC to release frozen $15m, says it’s for her medical bills

by Adim Esohe Patience Jonathan, wife of former president Goodluck Jonathan has appealed to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission to release the ‘no-operate’ embargo placed […]
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 […]