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27 Jan
Stakeholders in the civil society space have decried attacks on the media and activists. At the screening of Untold Impact, a documentary film on ‘The Role of Civil Society in Development’ in Lagos, yesterday, the stakeholders lamented that even the masses,...
19 Oct 2022
The Ogun State government has refuted the statistical agency, BudgIT Foundation's widely publicised report on internally generated revenue across the 36 states of Nigeria titled "State of States, 2022 Edition” with respect to the state’s financial health status. In a letter to the foundation’s director by the state Commissioner for Finance, Dapo Okubadejo, the state…
17 Oct 2022
Rivers State has once again maintained its overall fiscal performance position, ranking first just like it did in 2020 and 2021 among the 36 states in Nigeria.
17 Aug 2022
A civic-tech organisation, BudgIT, yesterday, insisted that its survey alleging non-payment of workers’ salaries in 12 states was accurate.
16 Aug 2022
Nasarawa State government has said the report by BudgIT that it was owing workers for six months is false.
14 Aug 2022
The Plateau State Government has described as “misleading and untrue,” a report by BudgIT entitled “2022 Nigerian Sub-National Salary Survey as at July 31, 2022,” wherein it categorised Plateau State
12 Aug 2022
Gov. Mai Mala Buni of Yobe on Friday said the government has been up-to-date in the payment of its worker's salaries, in spite of the state’s meager resources.
26 Jul 2022
A civic organisation, BudgIT, has expressed concern over the poor fiscal performance of the Federal Government’s 2022 budget and growing subsidy payments.
17 Jun 2022
Stakeholders, including MacArthur Foundation, Budgit and OrderPaper Advocacy Initiative, have urged better oversight of constituency projects for meaningful impact on Nigerians.
19 Mar 2022
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 2022
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 2022
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…


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The Nigerian Labour Congress (NLC) and the Trade Union Congress (TUC) have asked the National Industrial Court, Abuja, to set aside its interim order that stopped the two workers’ bodies from embarking on their planned industrial action against the recent removal of fuel subsidy by the President Bola Ahmed Tinubu administration.[
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President Bola Tinubu yesterday in Abuja assured traditional rulers in the country that his administration would run an open-door policy that would be ready to listen to the yearnings of Nigerians toward transforming the country’s rich potential to reality.
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Lecturers under the aegis of the Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics (ASUP) at Rufus Giwa Polytechnic, Owo, Ondo State, yesterday withdrew their services over the non-payment of 13 months' salary owed them by the management of the institution
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The Middle-Belt Youth Forum has bemoaned the number of Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in the region, saying they were over three million. The group, therefore, urged President Bola Ahmed Tinubu to confront the lingering crisis between herdsmen and farmers in the region, which they said has claimed thousands of lives and properties worth billions of naira destroyed
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The Federal Government has begun moves to transship cargoes to Cameroon, Niger Republic and Chad with the newly acquired 80 Tons Bollard Pull Tugboats by the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) to boost operational efficiency at the Lekki Deep Seaport.