Investigation: 'Hidden' Destinations in Nigeria's Health Budget

The 2020 budget proposed by the Nigerian government includes appropriations for 20 health-related projects - but only for construction, with no funding for staffing. The Ministry of Health, which is reponsible for operating these new facilites, has been bypassed by this budgetary arrangement, according to an investigation by Dataphyte, a project of the Premium Times Centre for Investigative Journalism.

Photo used to illustrate the story

Nigeria's 2020 Proposed Health Budget


See What Everyone is Watching

Don't Miss

AllAfrica publishes around 800 reports a day from more than 140 news organizations and over 500 other institutions and individuals, representing a diversity of positions on every topic. We publish news and views ranging from vigorous opponents of governments to government publications and spokespersons. Publishers named above each report are responsible for their own content, which AllAfrica does not have the legal right to edit or correct.

Articles and commentaries that identify as the publisher are produced or commissioned by AllAfrica. To address comments or complaints, please Contact us.