BudgIT: Using data journalism to simplify Boko Haram, budget in Nigeria

A BudgIT programme, Source: CivicCodeathon
A BudgIT programme, Source: CivicCodeathon

By Idris Akinbajo

When President Muhammadu Buhari on November 18 ordered the arrest of Nigeria‘s immediate past National Security Adviser, Colonel Sambo Dasuki (rtd), one major reason was given. Mr. Dasuki and several others had been indicted by a presidential panel of mismanaging billions of dollars; money meant to procure arms for the Nigerian military in their bid to defeat the Boko Haram terror group.… Fancy it?