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BudgIT Nigeria put out this infographic yesterday about the levels of transparency in the states, regarding their budgets. Only 6 of 36 states have published their budgets online: Lagos, Edo, Nassarawa, Abia, Osun and Kaduna. Of these 6, only Kaduna,...
Zonal Intervention Projects even though geared towards economic development and social mobility for Nigerians in every state has been abused in the past by some lawmakers due to the lack of transparency. In the past, specific details of the Zonal...
President Muhammadu Buhari while in London on May 14 for an Anti-Corruption Summit promised to release the details of the funds Nigeria had so far recovered from looters- including the looters who returned the funds on May 29- the...
Numbers don't lie when they tell stories. That is perhaps why the Vice President Yemi Osinbajo reflected the true situation of the nation in a series of number crunching facts at the the Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry. Osinbajo was invited...
As the Rio Olympics 2016 steadily moves on to a close, the mystery behind the lack of funds for the Nigerian athletes and sportsmen logistics before the commencement of the Olympics despite the release of N2.7 billion by the...
by Ymonitor Kaduna is still on the lime light as we continue to examine the viability of the state and how it has been able to cope with the recession. The governor submitted the 2017 budget estimate to the state assembly....
by Alabi Usman The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) have started investigations into how the ecological funds disbursed to state governors under president Goodluck Jonathan regime were spent. The decision to investigate the...
by Usman Alabi The budget has a total expenditure outlay of N67,013,057,753 only Recurrent expenditure in the budget is N37,012,251,819 representing 55.23% Capital expenditure is N30,000,805,934, representing 44.77% The budget is 17.18% lower than the 2016 budget It is christened the “Budget of Reformation” The...
by Ajadi Daniel   States 2016 budget 2017 budget Remarks Abia State Online ? Fair Adamawa State ? ? No history of open budget Akwa Ibom ? ? Poor history of open budget Anambra ? ? Poor history of Open budget Bauchi ? ? No history of Open budget Bayelsa ? ? Poor history of Open budget Benue Summary available on budgit ? Poor history Cross River ? ? No history of Open budget Delta Online, though in...
by Ajadi Daniel 2018 proposed budget stands at N8.612 trillion Capital Expenditure in the 2018 proposed budget is 30.8 percent of the entire budget, it stands at N2.652 trillion, the key capital spending in the budget on sectoral basis are: Power,...

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