BudgIT seeks transparency in local govt projects

BudgIT, a civic organisation, on Tuesday canvassed the need for transparency and openness in the implementation of local government projects in the country. The group noted that lots of funds were usually allotted yearly for capital expenditure yet capital projects remained undone or uncompleted, thereby giving room for critical gaps in infrastructural development in the […]

BudgIT seeks slash in N/A budget for Health, Education funding

BudgIT, a civil society organization committed to transparency and accountability in Nigeria’s public finance system, on Monday decried the cut by the Legislature in the nation’s health and education sector budgetary allocations for the purposes of funding the 2019 elections. It recalled that recent information from the National Assembly indicated that the 2018 budget was […]

BudgIT laments Nigeria’s poor ranking in global CPI Index

BudgIT, a civil society organization committed to transparent budgeting in the country, has expressed its dismay over Nigeria’s ranking lowest position for the second time in the global Commitment To Reducing Inequality (CPI) index despite government’s claims to address inequality nationwide. Curiuosly, Nigeria was ranked 157th out of 157 countries covered in the index which […]

BudgIT charges Lagos State Govt to comply with FOI Act

BudgIT Nigeria, a civic tech organisation working on fiscal transparency, has charged the Lagos State Government to series of enquiries through letters supported by the Freedom of Information Act to make public the cost of the Ikeja Bus Terminal and Details of the Contracts Awarded by the Lagos State Government between May 2015 to May […]