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Nigerians Demand Openness from New Government

Activists in Nigeria are mounting a campaign to get the country’s National Assembly to open its books and explain how it spends its money. The campaign is already getting results.   As the 109 senators and 360 house representatives of Nigeria’s eighth national assembly got down to business this month, they did so under the watchful eye of Oluseun Onigbinde, lead partner of non-profit BudgIT. The group is campaigning for greater transparency in how lawmakers spend their $577.5 million...

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