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4 May 2021
A Nigerian civic tech group BudgIT Tuesday released a report in which it claimed that the country's President Muhammadu Buhari approved 316 duplicated projects in the 2021 budget. The Nigerian Government is yet to react to the content of the report. The report explained how the Nigerian Government agencies have billions of naira reportedly earmarked…
13 Sep 2019
BudgIT co-founder Oluseun Onigbinde has been appointed as technical advisor to Nigeria's state for budget and finance minister Clem Agba. "Friends, I have accepted to take up an advisory role underwritten by an international development agency for an initial period of six months," Onigbinde said in a Medium post. Consequently, Onigbinde said he has taken…
18 Apr 2019
A non-governmental organisation, BudgIT Nigeria, has urged the Federal Government to dispose recovered assets in a transparent manner...
20 Feb 2019
A civic data-driven organisation, Budgit Nigeria yesterday asked the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to publish the number of Permanent Voter Cards...
8 Jan 2019
A civic startup, BudgIT Nigeria has tasked the Lagos state government on the need to ensure greater openness in its budgeting process rather than maintaining secrecy in the system.
15 Nov 2018
Budgit Nigeria has deplored the poor execution of many federal constituency projects in 2017. According to a report commissioned through its platform,, majority of the projects were over-bloated. It added that citizens were not carried along in the conception and execution of the projects, making them less valuable. The Programme Manager, Budgit Nigeria, Gabriel…
8 Jun 2018
The Federal Government and its agencies are contravening the provisions of the freedom of information Act (FOI) that mandates them to disclose relevant information on demand.
12 Aug 2016
The potential of Nigeria’s youth population is arguably contradictory: on one side, pockets of shinning stars; on the other, a largely untapped resource.


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Armed men have kidnapped an Italian couple and their child as well as a Togolese national in southeastern Mali, a local official and a Malian security source told AFP Friday.
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President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates (UAE), joined the Muslim faithful to observe Jummah prayers, at which prayers were said for the repose of the soul of the late President of UAE, Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan.
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With seven days to go to the eighth edition of the World Athletics Elite Label Okpekpe international 10km road race, Pamodzi Sports Marketing, organisers of the historic race says this year's edition will be the biggest ever in terms of its organisation and quality of its elite cast. Race director, Zack Amodu says arrangements have…
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President of the Senate Ahmad Lawal says his 2023 presidential ambition was conceived to enable him change the lives of Nigerians for the better.
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A Lagos High Court on Friday sentenced a Dane, Peter Nielsen, to death by hanging for killing his Nigerian wife and daughter. Justice Bolanle Okikiolu-Ighile convicted Nielsen, 54, on two counts of murder brought against him by the Lagos State Government. The judge sentenced Nielsen to death by hanging on both counts. The Dane was…