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SHOCKING: Zamfara State Governor Used 6bn NGN to renovate 5 Schools

Governor Yari of Zamfara State made news some weeks ago for his popular comment on the outbreak of Meningitis in the state. Shortly after his comment, the youths in the state held a protest on the bad leadership of the state. Despite all these allegations and credits to the governor, it was also alleged that he spent 6 Billion Naira to renovate 5 schools in the state. When the head is bad, we wonder what the citizens could do. Join your voice as we take over Zamfara state. Kindly let us know what you think about spending this huge...

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Kano State Education in a Mess, Despite Massive Intervention

Despite massive investment and grants for Education in Kano state, the Education Sector in the state is nothing to write home about. The follow the money team once sent an FOIA to the state government on the Girl child education grant by the World Bank but up to this moment, the state government did not give us a response. In a state where the governor rack in NGN11.5m as his entitlement, the ratio of teacher to student is a whole 1:114. For how long do we have to bleed for our education sector when the leaders are enjoying their...

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#REVAMPOGUNGBADE – Tracking $1.5 Million dollars for improving PHCs in Ogun 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. We have initiated the #RevampOgungbade to track Ogun State’s $1.5 Million for the improvement of Ogungbade PHC in Ogungbade Community in  Ifo Local Government Area of  Ogun State. This is prompt as the community which has about 1500 population size does not have a functional PHC. The PHC is basically...

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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. (WSSSRP) The beneficiary communities include Garandiya in Takai LGA (see image). Such intervention...

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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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