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#WaterJeke – Tracking 10 million NGN to provide Water in Jeke, Jigawa State

HOW 10 MILLION NGN (US$ 50,000) IS BEING SPENT TO PROVIDE WATER IN JEKE, JIGAWA Follow The Money to provide Water in Jeke #WaterJeke The Story of #WaterJeke In 2014, the government of Nigeria launched its Great Green Wall project with a 16 billion Naira Presidential intervention, which during our stakeholders meeting in November 2015, was confirmed to us to be 10 billion Naira and not 16 billion Naira. During our data mining sessions, we also gathered that 81,188,191 has been spent budgeted on some components of the Great Green Wall project in 2014 and 2015 by the Federal Ministry...

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#PowerShere – Tracking funds meant to #PowerShere in Bwari Abuja

HOW MILLIONS OF NAIRA IS BEING SPENT TO “POWER -UP” SHERE, IN BWARI, ABUJA. Follow The Money to provide Power, Road and Water in #PowerShere The Story of #PowerShere   Shere is a village with a population of 9000 people ( about 3,000 people lives in Shere community itself) in Bwari Area Council of the Federal Capital Territory. It is about 13km from Bwari town. There is a new health facility in this community, that has not been functional for 8 months now, and the village suffers from bad road, no electricity, with an old ill-equipped health care facility....

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#WaterBachaka – Tracking 10 million NGN meant to provide Water in Bachaka for Dry Crop Farmers in Kebbi State

HOW 10 MILLION NGN (US$ 50,000) IS BEING SPENT TO PROVIDE WATER IN BACHAKA, KEBBI Follow The Money to provide Water for Dry Crop Farmers in Bachaka #WaterBachaka The Story of #WaterBachaka In 2014, the government of Nigeria launched its Great Green Wall project with a 16 billion Naira Presidential intervention, which during our stakeholders meeting in November 2015, was confirmed to us to be 10 billion Naira and not 16 billion Naira. During our data mining sessions, we also gathered that 81,188,191 has been spent budgeted on some components of the Great Green Wall project in 2014 and 2015...

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#SaveShikira – Tracking 500 million NGN to Save Hundreds of Children in Shikira, Niger State

HOW FUNDS IS BEING SPENT TO PROVIDE TREATMENT FOR LEAD POISONED CHILDREN IN SHIKIRA, NIGER STATE Follow The Money to provide hundreds of children access to health in Shikira #SaveShikira The Story of #SaveShikira In March 2015 public health officials learned that many children had become sick in Rafi LGA. The children presented with fever, pallor, abdominal pain, vomiting, convulsion and altered level of consciousness. The cause was unknown, some attributed it to spiritual cause thus patronized traditional medicine practitioners. The Nigeria Field Epidemiology and Laboratory Training Program (NFELTP) of Nigeria Center for Disease Control (NCDC) set up a...

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[NEW] Download “When State Agents become Kleptocratic, Women are deprived of alternatives” in PDF

[CLICK TO DOWNLOAD REPORT HERE] “Even the most well intended and well thought out policies may not have an impact if they are not implemented properly. Unfortunately, the gap between intention and implementation can be quite wide. The many failings of government are often given as the reason good policies cannot really be made to work” as suggested by Abhijit V. Banerjee and Esther Duflo in Poor Economics: A Radical Rethinking of Way to Fight Global Poverty. In the same vein, we quite agree that government inadequacy is greatly affecting the impact of foreign aid in a developing country...

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