BudgIT Demands Transparency In Local Government Projects

BudgIT, a civic organisation, has called for transparency and openness in the implementation of local government projects. The advocacy body said lots of funds are allotted yearly for capital expenditure yet capital projects are left undone or  uncompleted thereby giving room for critical gaps in infrastructural development in the country. In statement sent to nationalwire […]

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BudgiT Decries Cut In Nigeria’s Health/Education Sectors Budget

…Ask NASS To Reduce Its Budget BudgIT decries the cut in Nigeria’s health and education sector budgetary allocation to fund the 2019 elections. Recent information from the National Assembly suggests that the 2018 budget is undergoing virement that will re-allocate the meagre resources meant to improve the condition of health and education sectors for the […]

BudgIT: $10bn Rise In Public Debt Stock Is Not A Full Story

BudgIT has chosen to express an opinion on the recent statement by the Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, that Nigeria’s public debt stock rose by $10bn. The organization’s recent work on expanding public debt has armed her with facts to critically examine Nigeria’s debt stock profile. We opine that the current rise of $10bn in […]

Discrepancy In Daily PMS Supply Data In Nigeria

BudgIT said its attention has been drawn to activities on the advocacy group handle due to the serial tweets of @ToluOgunlesi on a graphic as regards a daily annual average of PMS supply. BudgIT said a few weeks ago, it published a report indicating the jump in NNPC’s PMS supply from an average of 24.1m […]

BudgIT Lament Nigeria’s 157th Ranking On Commitment Reducing Inequality Index

BudgIT has expressed dismay at Nigeria’s position for the second time in commitment towards reducing inequality in the country despite persistent advocacy for the Federal Government to invest more in sectors that improve on human development capacity of its people and bridge the gap between the haves and the have-nots. Nigeria has the unenviable distinction […]

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17 States Still Owe Pensions And Salaries Despite N1.8 Trillion Bailout

BudgIT, worried that some states are yet to fully offset the outstanding amount owed pensioners and civil servants despite series of bailouts aimed at offsetting the liabilities, recently conducted a survey. The survey aimed at ascertaining the frequency and magnitude of challenges civil servants and pensioners are encountering. The survey focused on three different categories […]

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BudgIT Asks Kemi Adeosun To Renounce The Allegations Of NYSC Certification Fraud Or Resign

BudgIT Nigeria, a civic tech organisation, expresses disappointment at the silence of the Minister of Finance, Kemi Adeosun, over the allegations of NYSC certificate fraud. In an investigative report released by Premium Times, Ms. Kemi Adeosun was accused of skipping the compulsory one-year national youth service and presenting forged exemption certification to the National Assembly. […]

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BudgIT Charges Lagos State Government To Comply With FOI Act, Demands The Cost Of The Ikeja Bus Terminal

BudgIT Nigeria, a civic tech organisation, working on fiscal transparency demands the Lagos State Government respond to its numerous letters supported by the Freedom of Information Act. It will be recall that following the judgement on the Ondo State Appeal Court by Hon. Justice Ridwan Maiwada Abdullahi, JCA which compels state governments to respect the […]

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Nigeria Loses N2.5bn Yearly To Gas Flaring–BudgIT …Decries Lack Of Political Will To Establish Control Measures

BudgIT has advised the Federal Government against the effects of gas flaring, which continues to contribute to irreversible environmental degradation, posing hazards to human health and loss of revenue in the country. It said that although it observed some progress in the fight against routine gas flaring over the last 20 years, added that analysis […]