Tag: Budgit

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Op-Ed EditorJune 4, 2020

Here’s what BudgIT thinks about Open Treasury, a platform to increase transparency in government spending

On the 9th of December, 2019, the Federal Government launched the Open Treasury Portal for the purpose of increasing transparency ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqDecember 10, 2019

‘Nigeria is not just your heritage, it is your legacy.’| Top talking points from @DebolaLagos’ #ThursdayTalksLagos chat

It is believed that ‘1 in every 3 Nigerians want to leave the country for foreign shores.’ To examine creative ...

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Our Journey Is JoySeptember 21, 2019

Stewards of ideas whose time has come

by Oluseun Onigbide This powerful paragraph from Autobiography of Martin Luther King, one of my favourite books creates leaps of joy ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqJuly 5, 2019

Thought leaders at Thursday Talks Lagos underscore the need for Nigerians to embrace advocacy in their individual spaces

When the late mountaineer and philanthropist, Edmund Percival Hillary remarked that “People do not decide to become extraordinary. They decide to accomplish ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqApril 26, 2019

4th Republic star, Kate Henshaw and Ferdy Adimefe share thrilling political experience with thought leaders at Thursday Talks Lagos

It was an insightful moment at the April edition of Thursday Talks, the monthly conversation with thought leaders, change agents ...

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Bernard DayoApril 23, 2019

The Late 5: FG mourns Briton and Nigerian killed in Kaduna resort attack; ISIS claims responsibility for Sri Lanka bombings | Other stories

Here are the stories that drove conversation today: ISIS claims responsibility for Sri Lanka bombings  The Islamic State has claimed ...

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SponsorApril 23, 2019

180-Year Debt Refund: BudgIT warns Cross River Government of looming fiscal disaster, asks Ayade to terminate SuperHighway Project

BudgIT has warned the Cross River State Government to halt its controversial Superhighway project on the ground of undue financial ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqJanuary 24, 2019

#NigeriaDecides2019: Role of the media in elections to take centre-stage at January edition of #ThursdayTalks

The first edition of #ThursdayTalks for this year will be holding on January 31, 2019. This month edition would be ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqDecember 17, 2018

The Big 5: SSANU commences nationwide protest; Buhari, APC not interested in campaigns for 2019 election, planning to rig – PDP | Other top stories

These are the stories that drove the conversation today: The Senior Staff Association of Nigeria Universities (SSANU) has commenced a ...

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Alexander OnukwueSeptember 11, 2018

Seun Onigbinde took on Nigeria’s legislature and made them accountable; and now he’s taking on New York

In the last weeks of August 2012 Seun Onigbinde took on the role of Chief Science and Technology Innovator. In ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiSeptember 3, 2018

“It is not possible for everyone to own a house in Lagos” | #ThursdayTalks tackles affordable housing

In the wake of the mega-city plan of the Lagos State Government and the regular influx of people from all ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiAugust 29, 2018

Today’s Noisemakers: BudgIT, Faisal, Oby Ezekwesili, Ita Enang’s clarification [The PIGB Buhari edition]

Every day on the Nigerian Internet, there are people who keep our eyes glued to our phone screens as we ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqAugust 14, 2018

Summit of the Alternatives is a big deal and here’s what should interest you

In response to the security, political and socio-economic crises that currently plague Nigeria amid a seeming recurrence of incompetent persons ...

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tosin adesinaJuly 30, 2018

Seun Onigbinde’s 22 questions is a must-read for every presidential aspirant

Seun Onigbinde, co-founder of the civic-tech organisation, BudgIT over the weekend posed what he termed, “the 22 existential questions Nigeria can’t ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiJune 29, 2018

#ThursdayTalks tackles youth involvement in politics

In the wake of the Not Too Young To Run Bill and the 2019 elections, there is a need for  ...

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tosin adesinaMay 29, 2018

BudgIT, CODE, others lead online Campaign for amendment of UBE Act

On Friday, 25th May, 2018, Non-Governmental Organisations like Connected Development (CODE), BudgIT, and other activists took to twitter for an ...

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tosin adesinaMarch 31, 2018

At BudgIT symposium, speakers call on Federal government to invest in its people

Recently, Mr Bill Gates was in Nigeria where he made an appeal to the federal government to invest in its ...

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AzeezDecember 6, 2017

BudgIT staff granted bail, was not arrested by SARS – Police

The Nigeria Police Force has denied claims that the Special Anti-robbery Squad (SARS) arrested Moses Motoni, a staff of BudgIT ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiDecember 5, 2017

#FreeMotoni: SARS arrest BudgIT officer for sensitising Niger communities on proposed projects

An Officer working with BudgIT has been arrested and detained after he organised people in Niger to sensitise them on ...

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AzeezOctober 21, 2017

Only four states can survive without loans – BudgIT

A Civil society organisation, BudgIT, in a new report has said only four states in Nigeria can pay salaries without ...

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EditorOctober 11, 2017

YMonitor partners EiE, BudgIT on the Office of The Citizen Radio show on Nigeria Info FM

YMonitor now features on the Office of the Citizen Radio program on Nigeria Info Fm alongside other partners such as ...

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EditorOctober 4, 2017

[The Activism Blog] #IFollowTheMoney is championing transparency and accountability in government

While we are still impressed with the performance of BudgIT,  another Non-Governmental Organisation, Follow the money, an initiative of Connected ...

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EditorAugust 22, 2017

[The Activism Blog] BudgIT’s Tracka uncovers constituency project fraud

Civic tech organisation BudgIT, recently uncovered how Senator Bala Ibn Na’Allah diverted his constituency project. The discovery was made by BudgIT’s ...

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EditorAugust 7, 2017

[The Activism Blog] The good guys at BudgIT just showed us Lagos’ budget exceeds its revenue

Last week was a sweet sour experience for the BudgIT family. The Twitter account of Seun Onigbinde, its Co-founder was ...

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EditorAugust 3, 2017

[The Activism Blog] BudgIT’s Seun Onigbinde’s Twitter account hacked

The Twitter account of lead partner of civic tech organisation, BudgIT, Seun Onigbinde has been hacked. The organisation said this ...

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EditorAugust 2, 2017

[The Activism Blog] BudgIT’s Civic Hive is set to change the face of citizenship engagement in Nigeria

By now, we are sure you know we are big fans of BudgIT and the work they do with citizenship ...

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EditorJuly 31, 2017

[The Activism Blog] This NEITI report finally proves why Nigeria doesn’t need oil

The Nigeria Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (NEITI) has done an audit of Nigeria’s Oil and Gas industry in 2014, and ...

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EditorJuly 15, 2017

[The Activism Blog] SaharaReporters Civic Lab vs BudgIT Civic Hive?

Okay, so that headline was some weird form of click bait because we certainly don’t think this is a versus ...

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EditorJuly 15, 2017

[The Activism Blog] Civic Hive, BudgIT’s sexy new project will now be launched 29 July

So, obviously you already know that BudgIT is Nigeria’s sexiest civil society organisation. Let’s not even argue about that. Local ...

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