Press Release: NEITI Commends, Charges NNPC on...

By Abayomi Akinbo | December 22, 2016

The Nigeria Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (NEITI) has commended the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) for taking the initiative to provide up-to-date information to Nigerians on the state of the country's petroleum sector through the monthly financial and operations reports that the national oil company has been publishing since August 2015. However, NEITI has also cal.....

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Download the Proposed FG 2017 Budget

By Abayomi Akinbo | December 21, 2016

  The Nigerian President, Muhammadu Buhari presented the 2017 Budget on the 14th December 2016. The 2017 Budget dubbed ‘Budget of Recovery and Growth’ shot up 20.4% higher than the 2016 budget of N6.07trillion with a total provision of N7.29trillion. The Federal government of Nigeria stated that the budget is fashioned to resuscitate the economy from its dying state and end the recessi.....

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State of States 2016: An Update on...

By admin | December 13, 2016

Following our publication of “State of States: Quick Factsheet 2016”, we received correspondence from Anambra State Government seeking clarification about the data used for the report and subsequently providing an update about the state. Before we present the information we received from the State, BudgIT will like to reiterate the source of data used for our publication. The data used for .....

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Conversations: Cost of Corruption Discussion Forum

By Abayomi Akinbo | December 7, 2016

Event Summary Discussions around figures lost to mismanagement of public purses have become rhetorics in the Nigerian space. The top-bottom approach which has been the most commonly driven perspective seems to yield little or no result given that there is a misconstrued notion that corruption is a scourge existing only in high positions of authority. The citizens lay blame on public officials (to.....

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Job Vacancy – Head of Northern Operations

By Abayomi Akinbo | November 22, 2016


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Open Kaduna Press Release

By Abayomi Akinbo | July 25, 2016

    KADUNA STATE RELEASES 2016 PROPOSED LGAs BUDGET Kaduna State Government has released the proposed budgets of all its 23 Local Government Areas, raising the bar of transparency at the local government councils. This is the first time any state government in recent years has put forward details of her Local Government budgets in public, raising the bar in an often-overlook.....

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Understanding Open Contracting

By Abayomi Akinbo | May 26, 2016

The most useful tool to address and tackle the issue of corruption in any society is radical transparency. Institutional opacity and absence of responsiveness strengthen misappropriation of public funds. Openness and accountability in governance empower the people to participate fully in policy decision processes. Openness can be accomplished when governance is inclusive and citizens can access pu.....

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By Oluseun Onigbinde | February 14, 2016

ROLE:  DATA JOURNALIST BudgIT, a civic tech organization, seeks an experienced and innovative storyteller who understands data and can creatively convert it into  graphical  presentations that  push the boundaries of design, transcend illiteracy and language  barriers to intersect public spending with civic  and engagement.  We seek a curious journalist, a brilliant writer and numbers .....

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Unboxing FG’s 2016 Proposed Budget

By Abayomi Akinbo | February 5, 2016

Unboxing FG's 2016 Budget.....

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State of States Policy Publication

By Temitayo Ogunlolu | November 1, 2015


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Budget Handbook

By Oluseun Onigbinde | May 19, 2015


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Post Election Discussion Series

By Oluseun Onigbinde | April 10, 2015


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