Category: Open Data

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...

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...

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...

Nigeria’s Economic Recession, The 2017 Budget As The Magic Wand

Chambers Umezulike December 22, 2016 0

Following our works in ensuring transparency, accountability and citizen engagement in governmental spending, I represented Connected Development (CODE) in the public presentation and breakdown of...

The Implementation of Capital Funds Intended for Primary Healthcare Provision in Nigeria

Chambers Umezulike December 1, 2016 0

CODE participated in the Stakeholder Briefing on Primary Healthcare Centres (PHC) which was held on 29 November 2016 at Spice Platter Gallery, 18 Libreville Crescent, Wuse 2, Abuja. It was...

Proposed Online Budget Portal for Nigerian Citizens

Chambers Umezulike December 1, 2016 0

Nigeria still has deep challenges in ensuring transparency and accountability in governmental activities and expenditure. Citizen engagement in governance has remained pretty poor. Participatory...

The Future We See Through the Open Government Partnership in #Nigeria

Oludotun Babayemi October 25, 2016 0

“Amongst the 70 member countries of the Open Government Partnership (OGP), African countries has the most ambitious commitments, and also has the least number of implementations of their...