Category: Transparency and Accountability

Everything about government transparency, accountability and open government related issues

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...

Essentialism of Community in Transparency and Accountability in Nigeria

Hamzat Lawal September 11, 2017 0

Today is exactly nine months since we have been experimenting the iFollowTheMoney community and this is a perfect time to write about this community;  what led the Follow the Money Team to the...

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...

How Radio is fostering Citizen Participation and Government Accountability

Oludotun Babayemi July 4, 2017 1

“Follow The Money, I have a health facility in Imesi Ile, in Osun State, which has been turned into a warehouse, can you please activate your campaign in this rural community because the facility...

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...

MEETING WITH DR. IBRAHIM KANA (SOMLPforR PROGRAM MANAGER) AND OTHER SOMLPforR TEAM MEMBERS

Ijeoma March 29, 2017 0

The saving one million lives Initiative was launched in October 2012, in response to the poor health outcomes in the country especially for mothers and children. Thus,the program is intended to...