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…
Onigbinde declares benefits availed ex-governors scandalous
The Co-Founder of BudgIT, Oluseun Onigbinde, described state assemblies as rubber stamps of state governors, who legislate into existence whatever catches the governor’s fancy.
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, partners launch ‘Reportyourself.org’, Anti-Graft platform
Oluseun Onigbinde, lead partner, BudgIT, described the platform as a bribe function that allows the public to report an interaction that resulted in either being asked to pay a bribe or actually paying a bribe.
Concerns as 20 states still owe pensions, salaries
In order to tackle this and offset backlog of salaries and other liabilities , state governors have canvassed on the need for federal government to provide another tranche of Paris Club to clear pile up bills.
Extra-budgetary bailout for states hits N1.75 trillion
The Federal Government has in the last two years supported states financially to the tune of N1.75 trillion. The funds were, however, “extra-statutory,” as they were not captured in the budget.
How local investors can leverage startups for returns
In the last decade, conversations surrounding Africa is shifting away from deficit and aid to opportunities, ventures and innovation.