Nigeria loses N5.8tr to unauthorised deductions, non-remittances
The Centre for Social Justice (CSJ) said Nigeria lost up to N5.786t between 2014 and 2017 due to unauthorised deductions and non-remittances to the Federation Account by ministries, departments and agencies.
Group sues agency chiefs for mismanaged, unremitted N289 billion
The Centre for Social Justice (CSJ), has sued some heads of Federal Government agencies and commissions for alleged mismanagement and non-remittance of cumulative N289 billion by 17 organisations, which contravenes some provisions of the Finance Circular...
Centre tasks policymakers on better welfare for women, girl-child
The Centre for Social Justice (CSJ) has stressed the need for policymakers to see to the welfare and funding of women and girls in yearly sub-national budgets. CSJ said gender responsive budget was central to Nigeria’s quest for social and economic development.
2019 issues shaping 2020 economic potential
For decades, Nigeria’s economic outcome in each year has never failed projections and expectations that were based on the activities of the preceding year.
Nigeria may lose over N150b to profligacy in 2020 budget, says group
Nigeria stands to lose N150,077,928,399 to wasteful ventures in the 2020 appropriation bill, the Centre for Social Justice (CSJ) has said. Lead consultant of the centre, Eze Onyekpere, said the 2020 budget...
How campaign against waste saved N46b in 2019 budget
A joint campaign against wasteful and frivolous items and appropriations that have become routine in the national budget, led by Centre for Social Justice ....
Groups highlight N74 billion frivolous items in 2019 budget
The Centre for Social Justice (CSJ) and Citizens Wealth Platform have said no fewer than N74.16b items are frivolous, inappropriate, unclear and wasteful...
Health budget will worsen forex, human index, say experts
The national health vote currently before the National Assembly is a “tacit support to the huge and ongoing foreign exchange outflow through medical tourism at the detriment of the economy.” Experts, who gave the damning verdict yesterday in Abuja, added that the development portends a gloomy future for mothers and newborns as well as the…