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Lagos, 11 other states refuse to publish 2019 budget despite World Bank’s N228.7bn Per-State incentive — BudgIT

Twelve of Nigerian state governments have proved that the returns from the usual business of budget secrecy are much more fulfilling to them than the $750million incentive provided by the World Bank to encourage public finance transparency in Nigeria, BudgIT research has shown. Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, signing …

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Nigeria: Server Controversy – Several INEC Staff Say Results Transmitted to ‘Central Server’

By Ebuka Onyeji, Adejumo Kabir and Alfred Olufemi Several officials who said they were deployed as electoral officers by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) for the 2019 presidential election said they transmitted results electronically to a ‘central server’ through smart card readers. This they said was done in compliance …

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Sokoto Gov swears in newly appointed commissioners

Sokoto state governor Aminu Tambuwal has said newly appointed members of the state executive council should brace up for a work filled administration. He made the admonition after the swearing-in ceremony of twenty members of the state The newly appointed commissioners were charged to be diligent in the discharge of …

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Update: Presidency says no immdeiate plan to ban Al-majiri education

-The presidency has dismissed reports that it had concluded plans to ban the Al-majiri system of education – NSA, Babagana Monguno, had previously been quoted as saying the Al-majiri system, which operates in most parts of northern Nigeria, will be proscribed – Monguno reportedly described the Al-majiri group as becoming …

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