Wednesday, 27th September 2023


25 Jan 2022
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 2022
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…
8 Dec 2020
#FixPolitics is set to host a hackathon event to bring together a network of data enthusiasts, developers and product designers who would be dedicated to the development of a platform that delivers voters’ information hub, community sensitisation and political accountability. According to the group, the event, '#FixPolitics Hackathon', will be held on December 12, 2020,…
14 Nov 2020
BudgIT Foundation in partnership with Connected Development (CODE) has launched the COVID-19 Transparency and Accountability Project (CTAP) to track COVID-19 intervention funds in Nigeria and six other African countries. The communication directors of the two organisations, Iyanu Fatoba and Kevwe Oghide, who made the disclosure, said they would be leveraging on their Tracka and Follow…
29 Sep 2020
The Lagos State government, yesterday debunked a misrepresentation of its finances, saying the state is economically and financially solid, in reaction to a publication by BudgIT


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Dedayo Adeloye who hails from Agege area of Lagos State is set to embark on World Record Challenge of 48-hour Ad-va-thon in Lagos in October. He will be attempting to set a world record for crafting five captivating advertisement videos for five different brands, all within the confines of a single location and in the…
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*As Ememobong bags ISPON safety award Akwa Ibom State Government has warned that it would come against any company operating in the state with tendencies to undermine the health, safety and security of the people. The Commissioner for Information, Ini Ememobong gave the warning on Tuesday during a Safety Managers Forum and Leadership Workshop 2023,…
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France's ambassador to Niger landed in Paris on Wednesday after leaving Niamey following weeks of tensions between Paris and the post-coup regime in the West African country, the foreign ministry told AFP.
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The African Export-Import (AFREXIM) Bank is planning to use oil traders to fund a $3 billion loan to the Nigerian National Petroleum Company Limited (NNPC LTD) which is aimed at stabilising the naira.
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A former spokesman for President Bola Tinubu's campaign in the South East, Dr. Josef Onoh has disclosed that the United States of America (USA) privacy law, the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA), is in protection of the Nigeria President from releasing his academic records to the 2023 presidential candidate of Peoples Democratic Party…