BudgIT Clocks 7! Here Are 7 Things You Need to Know About the Civic Startup

BudgIT Clocks 7! Here Are 7 Things You Need to Know About the Civic Startup

Nigerian civic startup, BudgIT is celebrating its seventh year in operation. Although startup news over the last few months has focused heavily on Fintechs and innovations in other domains, BudgIT is in a pretty unique field. The startup was founded in 2011, and ever since, it has been one of the country’s leading civil society advocates.

7 years of BudgIT.

7 years of bringing the budget to the people, encouraging them to track public projects, adding light into extractive data and supporting public institutions.

We are immensely grateful for your support. #AskQuestions pic.twitter.com/efDUyfHbSv

— BudgIT Nigeria (@BudgITng) September 14, 2018

Here are seven things you didn’t know about the startup.

FG Budget

1999: N299bn
2000: N702bn
2001: N894bn
2002: N1.06tn
2003: N1.45tn
2004: N1.19tn
2005: N1.6tn
2006: N1.88tn
2007: N2.39tn
2008: N2.74tn
2009: N3.05tn
2010: N4.4tn
2011: N4.7tn
2012: N4.9tn
2013: N4.99tn
2014: N4.96tn
2015: N4.4tn
2016: N6.06tn
2017: N7.4tn
2018: N8.6tn

— BudgIT Nigeria (@BudgITng) November 10, 2017

UPDATE: Lagos State has uploaded awarded contracts from January to July 2018. The links for January to April are broken but we are following up. #OpenLagos

BudgIT Clocks 7! Here Are 7 Things You Need to Know About the Civic Startup

Tracka is out to kill the culture of diversion of public funds by lawmakers who usually tag constituency projects as personal donations during project implementations. It is YOUR RIGHT, not a GIFT. We encourage residents to engage their reps #GetInvolved pic.twitter.com/oCox2tmgzQ

— Tracka.ng (@TrackaNG) September 14, 2018

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