The Follow The Money Movement Is Now Live In East Africa!

Chambers Umezulike February 28, 2018 0

It’s been an interesting year already for the Follow The Money (FTM) Movement. In January, we officially launched in The New Gambia. In the following month, we were in Kenya to do the same. All...

Mainstreaming Social Accountability in the New Gambia

Chambers Umezulike January 31, 2018 0

Corruption is more predominant in Sub-Saharan Africa, mainly because, weak institutions cannot implement the required checks and balances required for effective democratic and accountable...

Solving Nigeria’s Basic Education Crisis Through Open Government Strategies

Chambers Umezulike October 13, 2017 0

Kufana Primary School, one of the PS’ to be rehabilitated with NGN 38 m by Kad SUBEB In 2015, the UNESCO estimated that over 65 million Nigerians were illiterates, with adult literacy rate at...

Nigeria’s 2017 Budget – Is the Country Poor?

Chambers Umezulike July 3, 2017 0

After extensive parish-pump, pedestrian and partisan theatrics on the 2017 Appropriation Bill passage and minimal cause célèbre regarding its presidential assent, the 2017 Appropriation Act was...

Challenges in The Nigerian Water Sector – If the Problem is not Lack of Comprehensive Regimes, then what is it?

Chambers Umezulike June 2, 2017 1

Photo Credit: Water Aid Water is life and sufficient water supply is central to life and civilization. Water is part of the five basic human needs and plays a key role in the other four. Nigeria...

Enabling Greater Transparency, Accountability and Participation in Nigeria

Chambers Umezulike May 10, 2017 0

  It is widely accepted that transparency in government leads to the generation of government accountability since it allows citizens of a democracy to reduce government corruption, bribery...

Broadening Impacts through Strategic Accountability Approaches

Chambers Umezulike April 28, 2017 0

On the 11th of April 2017, the boardroom of MacArthur Foundation Nigeria was filled with several civil society actors on accountability, transparency and civic engagement. In attendance were...

Role of the Civil Society in the OGP Implementation and UNCAC Review Process

Chambers Umezulike March 31, 2017 0

On 29 and 30 March 2017, the Africa Network for Environment and Economic Justice through its Civil Society Advocacy to Support Anti-Corruption in Nigeria organised a 2-day workshop to build the...

THE PLACE OF MONITORING AND EVALUATION SYSTEM IN DEVELOPMENT GOVERNANCE

Chambers Umezulike March 24, 2017 1

Last week was one of my best and a good one for democracy as I had the opportunity of participating in a Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) training organized by Cloneshouse Nigeria. Pre this...

Ensuring Open Government on World Bank’s $500 million Health Credit to the Nigerian Government for SOML PforR

Chambers Umezulike March 10, 2017 0

  In 2012, the Nigerian Federal Government initiated the Saving One Million Lives Program For Results (SOML PforR). It was a program to rollback child and maternal mortality in the country...