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BudgIT

19 Mar
BudgiT has called on the National Assembly to eliminate infractions and corruption loopholes in the 2022 Approved Budget, frowning on the alleged insertion of 6,576 capital projects into the 2022 Budget without following due process.
BudgIT co-founder
19 Feb
A group, BudgIT, has urged the Federal Government to disclose the locations of over 22 zonal intervention projects worth over N2billion.
Peter Obi
2 Feb
Seun Onigbide, the co-founder and CEO of BudgIT, a Nigerian civic tech organisation, has suggested raising ₦10 billion through crowdfunding for the presidential campaign of former Anambra State governor Peter Obi. Although Peter Obi has not formally declared for the presidency, he has, however, said he would be willing to contest if the People's Democratic…
25 Jan
From BudgIT Foundation came a revelation that the Nigerian extractive industry has functioned as a pander used to cushion the needs of very few highly placed in the society.
18 Jan
BudgIT has urged the Federal Government, National Assembly and civil society organisations to amend and eliminate about 460 duplicated projects inserted in the 2022 budget.
3 Sep 2021
A Coalition of Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) has queried N194.89billion Covid-19 spending shortfall in Delta, Enugu, Sokoto and Kaduna.
31 Aug 2021
Budgit, a transparency and accountability organisation, has said N4.5 billion payments were effected into private accounts by Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) between January and May this year.
11 Jul 2021
Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) have questioned the utilisation of about $51.05 billion committed to the fight against COVID-19 pandemic in Nigeria and other African countries.
5 May 2021
A public finance transparency advocacy firm, BudgIT, yesterday, said the 2021 national budget had been found to contain more than 316 duplicated capital projects worth N39.5 billion.
23 Apr 2021
A social accountability initiative, Follow The Money have questioned the method adopted by the federal government in it's Conditional Cash Transfer (CCT) programme aimed at cushioning the effect of COVID-19 pandemic on vulnerable Nigerians. Follow The Money founder, Hamzat Lawal, who made the claims at a conference on COVID Transparency and Accountability Project in Abuja,…
21 Apr 2021
Only 10% of the over N2 trillion COVID grants Nigeria received have been accounted for, BudgIT, a civic-tech organisation leading the advocacy for transparency and accountability has said. "Nigeria has received over N2 trillion as grants for COVID-19 response N288 billion for intervention programmes, but ONLY 10% of these funds have been accounted for," BudgIT…
22 Feb 2021
Payments from public accounts to personal accounts by public ministries and agencies have reduced from 98.4% to 94%, BudgIT and Civil Society Legislative Advocacy Centre( CISLAC) said in a joint statement on Monday. The civil organisations said there is a progress in the accountability of MDAs transactions since the Nigerian government in 2020 launched a…

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