SaharaReporters has exclusively obtained a copy of the N100 billion Zonal Intervention Projects budgeted in the 2016 Appropriation Act for Nigerian lawmakers. These projects, as many as 2,516 across the entire country, are intended to bring economic development and social mobility to Nigerians in every state.
Specific details on the Zonal Intervention Projects including project type, cost, and target sector have been kept secret in the past because Nigerian lawmaker typically pocket the cash meant for the projects. For many constituencies, there has never been transparency around which projects were budgeted or the estimated completion time for them.
Below is a PDF file of all the Zonal Intervention Projects appropriated in the 2016 budget: