Telecoms contributed N8.6trn to Nigeria’s economy in 2017, says BudgIT
The telecoms and the information service sector contributed a whooping N8.6 trillion to the Nigerian economy in 2017.According to findings by BudgIT Nigeria, the figure was based on the number of workforce in the telecoms industry, money expended by Nigerians on phone calls....
BudgIT alleges lack of transparency, accountability for N1.4tr subsidy
BudgIT has expressed dismay at the lack of accountability and transparency by the Federal Government and the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) on the amount so far spent on subsidy in 2016, 2017 and the first quarter of 2018. The group is insisting that it is in the interest of the public that detailed information…
Stutern, BudgIT to conduct second Nigeria graduate survey
Stutern.com, the leading online platform for internships and entry-level jobs placement in Nigeria is conducting the 2018 Nigeria Graduate Survey. Launched in 2017, the Nigeria Graduate Survey provides actionable insights on the employment status of Nigerian graduates, their destination after graduation and key pain points young graduates experience as they start out their careers across…
CcHUB supports 50 tech startups, begins incubation programme
Co-creation Hub Nigeria (CcHUB), has provided various supports from financial to technical for about 50 Information and Communications Technology (ICT) start-ups in the last seven years.
Onigbinde declares benefits availed ex-governors scandalous
The Co-Founder of BudgIT, Oluseun Onigbinde, described state assemblies as rubber stamps of state governors, who legislate into existence whatever catches the governor’s fancy.
BudgIT unveils platform to close citizen, governance gap
The Lead Partner at BudgIT, Oluseun Onigbinde, at the launch yesterday, in Lagos, said: “Civic Hive is part of the five-year plan for BudgIT to make the governance more open with more tech solutions.
BudgIT, partners launch ‘Reportyourself.org’, Anti-Graft platform
Oluseun Onigbinde, lead partner, BudgIT, described the platform as a bribe function that allows the public to report an interaction that resulted in either being asked to pay a bribe or actually paying a bribe.
Bailout for states and other matters: What BudgIT is not saying
This assessment is erroneous, to say the least. BudgIT colour-coded all sorts of intolerable scenarios and blamed their consequences on Nigeria’s subnational government.
Extra-budgetary bailout for states hits N1.75 trillion
The Federal Government has in the last two years supported states financially to the tune of N1.75 trillion. The funds were, however, “extra-statutory,” as they were not captured in the budget.