Digital security, elections dominate discussion at NMCG conference as partners launch Constitution 101
Conversations on digital security, fake news and the integrity of elections in Africa dominated the just concluded New Media, Citizens and Governance (NMCG) conference, held in Abuja on October 24 and 25. The conference, hosted by Enough is Enough Nigeria (EiE), Paradigm Initiative and BudgIT, provided participants and speakers from seven African countries to deliberate on the theme, “Government, New Media, and Civic Spaces.”
Groups to host new media conference in Abuja
From October 24 to 25, 2018, Enough is Enough Nigeria, Paradigm Initiative and BudgIT will host the 3rd New Media, Citizens’ and Governance Conference (NMCG) at the NAF Conference Centre Abuja.
Group alleges irregularities in N100b lawmakers’ projects
The controversies trailing the 2018 budget passage seem to be unending, as a civil society group raised a fresh concern over “observed irregularities”, especially the N100 billion...
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.
NCCN committed to poverty reduction
Ahead of its launch of Nigeria’s first Sub-National Competitive Index, the National Competitiveness Council of Nigeria (NCCN), has restated its commitment to the reduction of poverty in the country.
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.