1. Nigeria Senate Budget Padding: Ningi's N3.7 Trillion Allegation Backed by BudgIT

    Nigeria Nigeria Senate Budget Padding: Ningi's N3.7 Trillion Allegation Backed by BudgIT

    BudgIT, a civic organization focused on the Nigerian budget and public data, has endorsed suspended Senator Abdul Ningi's claims regarding a N3.7 trillion gap in the 2024 budget presented to the National Assembly. The Director and co-founder of BudgIT, Seun Onigbinde, emphasized during an...
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    Metro BudgIT Gives Update On Staff Being Harassed By SARS, Reveals Name Of Senator Responsible

    We reported HERE how a Senator was allegedly harassing a BudgIT staff with the help of SARS. Here are the latest updates....
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    Metro Senator Allegedly Harasses BudgIT Staff With Police, Gets Him Detained

    BudgIT, an NGO concerned about accountability in public finance, has called on the Nigeria Police and Senate leadership over the alleged harassment and detaining of one of its staff. See tweets below
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    Politics 3 Top Most Indebted States in Nigeria [BudgIT]

    Lagos, Oyo and Yobe states are among the most indebted states, while Delta, Kebbi, Gombe, and Ebonyi are among the least indebted, as states struggle to meet their financial obligations, a new report by BudgIT revealed. According to the report, Lagos state’s total debt stock rose from the 2014...
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    Business How Andrew Yakubu’s 3.04Bn Naira Loot Can Help Nigeria [INFOGRAPH]

    A Civic technology group, BudgiT has constructed a visual narrative to demonstrate how the looted funds by the former NNPC GMD, Andrew Yakubu can help Nigeria in development projects for the benefits of Nigerians. The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Friday said Andrew...
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    Business 2017 Budget: 17 Frivolous, Suspicious Items In Amaechi's Allocation

    BudgIT, a civic organisation driven to make the Nigerian budget and public data more understandable and accessible across every literacy span has listed about seventeen frivolous and suspicious items in the 2017 budget submitted by President Muhammadu Buhari-led federal government. When...
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    Business BudgIT Gets $3m From Bill and Melinda Gates, Omidyar Network

    BudgIt, the Nigerian startup which explains government's actions to the common man, has received a funding of $3m from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and the Omidyar Network. The Omidyar Network in 2014 invested $400,000 in BudgIt and the firm later on sealed a deal with the Kaduna...
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    Metro Nigeria: See List of State Governors Owing Pensions [BudgIT]

    Here is a list of states in Nigeria owing pension payment and the number of months owing. Related: What President Buhari Said During Closed-door Meeting With Governors Check if your Governor is still owing: Compiled by BudgIT, Nigeria's civic tech organisation. Nigeria: See List of...
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    Politics Osun: Reactions Trail Allocation of N6 Million To The State From Federation Account

    Following the released of document from the Federation Accounts Allocation Committee (FAAC) by the BudgIT Nigeria today for the February 2016 allocations, Nigerians have started to reacted to meager amount received by the Osun state government after deduction of various charges owing to debts...