Oluseun Onigbinde

Governance | Nigeria

2016 New Voices Fellow


In 2011, Oluseun Onigbinde founded public data visualization platform called BudgIT, which allows anyone to access information about the Nigerian government’s budget and expenditures. BudgIT as a tool aims to redefine participatory governance. It allows all Nigerians to understand complex public data sets through infographics, interactive websites, and games.  Oluseun is also a consultant at DFID’s National Assembly Budget and Research Office (NABRO) and writes weekly columns for ScoopNG about budgets, national planning and human capital development. Oluseun was executed projects for the US States Department, Omidyar Network, Gates Foundation and was recently honored to speak at the Chatham House, United Kingdom’s leading think tank. He writes for The Guardian and Premium Times.