Category: Events

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...

How vital is the National Orientation Agency’s collaboration with CSOs

Lucy Abagi February 6, 2018 0

National Orientation Agency is a Nigerian government agency created in 2005 and tasked with communicating government policy, staying abreast of public opinion and promoting patriotism, national...

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...

Why we are Celebrating Five years of Existence: The Now and The Future!

Oludotun Babayemi August 31, 2017 0

157, 822 citizens in five years! That is the number of people that have been impacted by the 1,234 members of the Follow The Money network of Connected Development , tracking government spending...

Want to Follow The Money? You can start your own Chapter

Busayo Morakinyo July 4, 2017 0

In global development governance and the development sector more specifically, the question of sustainability has always recurred. Ideally, if a sustainable structure is put in place, projects and...

But Who are You? The Global Media Forum in 2017 focusing on Identity and Diversity

Oludotun Babayemi June 18, 2017 0

Put seven people from the different continent in a room, and let them share experiences of how growing – up looks like in their various continent. You will get different perspectives. Ask...

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...

Addressing Citizenry Extensive Concerns on the 2017 Budget Proposal

Chambers Umezulike February 24, 2017 0

On 23 February 2017, the Director-General (DG) of the Budget Office of the Federation choreographed a media briefing on several issues surrounding the 2017 Budget Proposal. The DG also used the...

REVIEW OF CONSTITUENCIES DEVELOPMENT CATALYST FUND BILL

Ijeoma February 9, 2017 0

A one day public hearing on Constituencies Development Catalyst Fund  Bill, which was sponsored by Senator Buhari Abdulfatai  was organized by Policy and Legal Advocacy Centre (PLAC) in...