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Blogpost | Transparency and Accountability in Nigeria

15 August 2013 | accountability, campaigning, corruption, nigeria, transparency

  (...) In Abuja, two young activists have founded the grassroots campaign, Follow the Money. Their goal is to highlight the problem of corruption and mismanagement of public financesby focusing...

Blogpost | Transparency: can it work for sustainable development?

28 May 2013 | africa, business, extractive, nigeria, sustainable dev, transparency

  The world is finally waking up to the need for transparency in business deals. New EU transparency legislation was announced earlier this month and next month transparency will be a major theme at...

Nigeria: 2012 Human Rights Reports

23 April 2013 | africa, human rights, nigeria, report

  Nigeria is a federal republic of 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT). In April 2011 President Goodluck Jonathan of the ruling Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), who had assumed the...

Nigeria | BudgIT Nigeria – Making Budget Data Understandable

25 March 2013 | budget data, budget monitoring, government budget, nigeria

  I don’t really have that much of a head for numbers and row after row of spreadsheet figures has me running for the hills. When people think of national budgets they often think of hundreds of...

Case study | Nigeria | Improving Transparency and Accountability in Public Procurement in Cross River State, Nigeria

15 December 2012 | africa, capacity building, case study, corruption, nigeria, public investment

    Public procurement processes are prone to leakages and corrupt practices around the world. While this fact is highlighted regularly and documented by both media outlets as well as civil society,...

Nigeria l Group rates FRSC as outstanding public institution

23 November 2012 | assessment, infrastructure, nigeria, public admin, service delivery

The Independent Service Delivery Monitoring Group (ISDMG) has rated the Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC) among the most effective and efficient public institutions in Nigeria. The Executive...

News & Broadcast - Nigeria: Citizen Monitors Prevent Corruption and Ensure Procurement Accountability in Energy Sector

06 November 2012 | accountability, africa, corruption, local civil society, nigeria

Synopsis The World Bank has been working with the Nigerian government and local civil society to rein in corruption by supporting the training of citizen monitors to ensure accountability and...

Nigeria: Govt launches performance improvement bond in ministries

24 October 2012 | nigeria, performance evaluation, public service

  In order to ensure improvement in the quality of life of Nigerians and as well comply with the President’s drive for performance in public service delivery, Performance Improvement Facility (PIF...

2012 Ibrahim Index of African Governance Confirms Overall Positive Trends in Governance On the Continent, but Reveals Unfavourable Shifts in Some of Africa's Regional Powerhouses

17 October 2012 | africa, governance, ibrahim index, kenya, nigeria, south africa

The sixth Ibrahim Index of African Governance (IIAG), published today, reveals that governance in Africa has improved since 2000. In the last 12 years, at the continental level, there have been...

Mo Ibrahim 2012 Index of African Governance Report

16 October 2012 | africa, governance, ibrahim index, index, nigeria, report, west africa

2012 Ibrahim Index of African Governance (IIAG) confirms overall positive trends in governance on the continent, but reveals unfavourable shifts in some of Africa's regional powerhouses The sixth...

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