With about US$16 billion spent on education by international aid organizations and millions of Naira from government spending, the quality of basic education in Nigeria is still extremely poor due to lack of accountability and transparency, leading to low demand and unacceptably low academic performance. While education indicators are poor nationwide, the greatest need for assistance is in the predominantly Muslim north, and the Follow The Money team in 2014 created a platform to tracking the implementation of government budget (monitoring service delivery) in education institutions in Nigeria.
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HOW IS ABOUT 837.3 MILLION NGN (ABOUT $5.3million) BEING SPENT TO SAVE HUNDREDS OF CHILDREN IN BAGEGA, ZAMFARA, NIGERIA?
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