BudgIT, a civic-tech non-profit organization leading the advocacy for transparency and accountability in public finance in Nigeria, has called on the government to audit security spending and close loopholes for corruption in the budget process.
BudgIT Foundation and Connected Development (CODE), two prominent civic-tech non-governmental organizations spearheading the advocacy for openness, transparency and accountability in public finance in Africa, have launched the COVID-19 Transparency and Accountability Project (CTAP), an initiative that seeks to promote accountability and transparency through the tracking of COVID-19 intervention funds across 7 African countries. Both organizations will be leveraging their Tracka and Follow The Money platforms, as well as international chapters in other six focus African countries to activate a Pan-African tracking system for all COVID-19 funds received and donated to these countries.
BudgIT, a civic advocacy society that uses technology to intersect citizen-engagement with improved governance has launched the 2020 edition of its annual States of States report titled Fiscal Sustainability and Epidemic Preparedness Financing at the State level.
BudgIT has expressed concerns over Nigeria’s unsatisfactory overall score in the 2019 Open Budget Survey (OBS) report, which was launched on the 30th of April, 2020, and urges the Federal Government to take urgent steps to improve its budget process to global acceptable standards.
BudgIT, a leading civic transparency group, has called on five state governments to take immediate measures to improve the lives of people with disabilities in their states.
In a report released today by Tracka, a project monitoring platform by BudgIT, meant to enhance the implementation of capital projects confirmed that only 475 zonal intervention projects (popularly called constituency project) were completed out of 1,497 projects, tracked across 26 states between June 2018 and November 2019. This was disclosed at the launch of […]
Buhari Govt Should Privatize Government-Owned Refineries, Deregulate Petroleum Downstream Sector – BudgIT
BudgIT has called on President Buhari to privatize all government-owned refineries while also fully deregulate the petroleum downstream sector.
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 […]
…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 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 […]