Several groups of Nigerians are staging quiet protests to against the newly passed budget for the county’s National Assembly. Activists have turned to text messages to protest the new budget. Senators “take home up to 351 million” Nigerian naira (USD2.3 million), according to Kenya’s Daily Nation. Members of the House of Representatives take home up to 147 million Nigerian naira, the paper reports.

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    Ivy Mungcal

    As former senior staff writer, Ivy Mungcal contributed to several Devex publications. Her focus is on breaking news, and in particular on global aid reform and trends in the United States, Europe, the Caribbean, and the Americas. Before joining Devex in 2009, Ivy produced specialized content for U.S. and U.K.-based business websites.