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#WaterGarandiya – Tracking the EU-Kano State counterpart funding [NGN 3 billion] for the rehabilitation and construction of water and sanitation facilities in Kano State

The #FollowTheMoney (FTM) Team during its data mining session found out that the European Union Cooperation is funding the rehabilitation and construction of water and sanitation facilities in Kano State at an estimate of NGN 3 billion with the implementing agencies being the Federal Ministry of Budget and National Planning, Federal Ministry of Water Resources, as well as the Kano State Ministry of Water Resources. This is through its 10th European Development Fund Programme and under the Water Supply and Sanitation Sector Reform Programme Phase II. The beneficiary communities include Garandiya in Takai LGA (see image). Such intervention is...

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#RevatalizeApaOlailota – Tracking $1.5 Million dollars for improving PHCs in Kwara State

In the last quarter of 2016, the Follow The Money Team kick-started the monitoring and tracking the World Bank $1.5 Million grant to the 36 States and FCT each for the improvement of Primary Health Centres (PHCs). Our pilot states were in Enugu, Kano, Akwa-Ibom, Kogi, Osun and Yobe. Furtherance to that, we have initiated the #RevatilizeApaOlaIlota campaign to track Kwara State’s $1.5 Million for the improvement of Apa Ola/Ilota health centre in Kwara South Local Government Area of Kwara State. This is well timed as the community which has about 3000 population size does not have a functional...

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#EducateGengle – Advocating for the Rehabilitation of Classroom Blocks at Gengle, Adamawa State

Gengle, a rural community with an estimate of 2000 population, is located in Mayo Belwa Local Government of Adamawa State. The community has primary and secondary school facilities which are in total collapsed state. For the former, there are no desks for an estimate of 150 pupils, the headmaster stays in a hut and the facility is all entirely dilapidated. The latter with a population of 400 students also suffer the same sad fate. We have initiated the #EducateGengle campaign advocating for instantaneous governmental intervention in the two school facilities. We invite the public to get involved in the...

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#WaterBodairi – Tracking the EU-Yobe State counterpart funding [NGN 3 billion] for the rehabilitation and construction of water and sanitation facilities in Yobe State

Information reaching the #FollowTheMoney (FTM) Team is that the European Union Cooperation is funding the rehabilitation and construction of water and sanitation facilities in Yobe State at an estimate of NGN 3 billion with the implementing agencies being the Federal Ministry of Budget and National Planning, Federal Ministry of Water Resources, as well as the Kano State Ministry of Water Resources. This is through its 10th European Development Fund Programme and under the Water Supply and Sanitation Sector Reform Programme Phase II. Such intervention is quite timely owing that several rural communities in the state including Bodairi in Bursari...

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Over and Out, Adamawa State Government Response to Citizens FOI Request on Paris Club Loan

As Muhammadu Jibrillah of Adamawa State Government announced that the state received N4.8 billion as part of its PARIS CLUB Refunds, we got stung by curiosity, one of our community champions sent a #FOIA request demanding a comprehensive breakdown of the funds and proposed utilization plan; immediately, his request met a waterloo and was immediately given a sharp ‘Over an Out’ reply. Thus, the Adamawa State response to our community champion birthed this illustration. Stick around for more updates as we unfold intriguing facts and continue discussions here. This is a part of the Federal Government Paris Club Loan...

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