Concerns over Lagos’ increased IGR target to fund budget
Entry type: Single project
Publishing organisation: The Guardian Newspaper
Organisation size: Big
Publication date: 2022-01-16
Authors: Gbenga Salau
Gbenga Samuel Salau, a multiple award-winning journalist with The Guardian Newspaper, is a graduate of Communication and Language Arts, University of Ibadan, Nigeria’s first and best university.
He joined The Guardian Newspaper, Nigeria after completing the compulsory national youth service. As a reporter with The Guardian, he has covered events and attended conferences, workshops, trainings within and outside Nigeria. He has reported religion, brands and marketing and at present the Lagos State House Correspondent. This is aside reporting development issues across different sectors.
It is an analysis of Lagos State budget looking at the data around the state IGR.
It help the residents understood the implication of the state’s IGR and provided insight on how the state could improve and achieve its IGR target without making it a burden on the residents.
I used both primary and secondary data.
Context about the project:
What can other journalists learn from this project?
It provided insight other journalists could build on.