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The Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, Hajiya Sadiya Umar Farouq, says no fewer than 109,823 beneficiaries of the N-Power Programme are now business owners.
Newsmen report that the draft policy document was made available by the State Steering Committee on Social Investment, headed by Mrs Saude Atoyebi, Focal Person on Social Investment.
Dr David Ehindero, the Executive Director and Lead Strategist, Nigeria Workforce Strategy and Enlightenment Center (NIWOSEC), has said that young Nigerians have untapped brilliance, reserved and unexploited energy.
The National Directorate of Employment (NDE), on Tuesday disbursed soft loans to 210 unemployed youths in Kebbi,to assist them start up or improve their businesses.
Malam Lanre Issa-Onilu, former National Publicity Secretary of All Progressives Congress (APC) has facilitated a training for youths in Kwara on various entrepreneurial skills.
Global response to the outbreak of the Coronavirus in Africa has been remarkable, especially following fears that should the virus take hold, its impact on the continent could be catastrophic.
The Federal Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development has said that it will commence the enrolment of the third batch of N-Power beneficiaries next week.
No fewer than 4,000 people in Sokoto state have benefitted from the Federal Government’s palliatives to alleviate the harsh economic realities occasioned by the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has revealed why President Muhammadu Buhari could not address the nation on May 29.
Several N-Power beneficiaries have said they have not received their April stipends, disputing a statement by the Minister for Humanitarian Affairs, Emergency and Social Development, Sadiya Farouq.
The poverty alleviation programme of Delta Government on Thursday received a boost with the graduation of 90 indigenes trained in the production of native attire popularly known as “Akwa-Ocha’’.
No fewer than 3,256 individuals and small businesses have so far benefited from the Central Bank of Nigeria’s (CBN) N50 billion Targeted Credit Facility (TCF) to cushion effects of COVID-19.
Pan African housing development financier, Shelter Afrique through its foundation, the Shelter Afrique Foundation, has donated relief materials to 3000 low-income earners in Abuja.
As part of its efforts to ease the hardship of the lockdown order by the Nigerian government in combating the coronavirus pandemic, Chinwe Bode-Akinwande – CBA Foundation, a Lagos-based non-governmental organisation, has distributed relief food items and cash support to underprivileged widows and their vulnerable children in four communities in Lagos.
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has demanded the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) and commercial banks to work together and suspend charges for use of ATM cards for low amount mobile fund transfers as part of the panacea to ease the burden of poor Nigerians during the COVID-19 lockdown.
No fewer than 16,744 poor households have received N20,000 each in the ongoing implementation of the Federal Government’s National Social Investment Programme in Kaduna State.
Asiwaju Tinubu asks Nigerian government to transfer relief fund to residents via bank verification...
National leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Bola Tinubu has asked the Nigerian Government to transfer relief funds to citizens via their Bank Verification Number (BVN).
Nigeria Union of Pensioners, NUP, has pleaded with President Muhammadu Buhari to include the nation’s pensioners among beneficiaries of relief materials being distributed to vulnerable Nigerians.
The newly formed National Consultative Front (NCF) has said it was yet to metamorphosed into a political party but remains a meeting of like minds to chart a way of getting the country out of the wood.
The Federal Government has warned federal civil servants against flouting the workplace guidelines put in place to flatten the curve of coronavirus pandemic in the country.
A former Secretary to Enugu State Government and former Rector Nigerian Defence Academy (NDA), Kaduna Prof Samson Ukpabi is dead.
US Sunbelt mayors warned Sunday that their cities are at risk of being overwhelmed by a surge of coronavirus cases as they pushed back against US President Donald Trump’s attempt to minimize the gravity of the spreading virus.
Gov. Oluwarotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State has approved the appointment of Mr Oluwole Moneyin and Mrs Charity Thiti, as Special Assistants on special duties and women mobilisation respectively.
The Bauchi State universal basic education board (BASUBEB) said it had spent N39million in establishing 42 school gardens across some junior secondary and primary schools.
The Kwara College of Education, Ilorin, says the college is yet to uncover how more than 2,000 fake certificates of the school were used to secure employment with various government agencies in the state.
Barcelona presidential candidate, Victor Font, has said they cannot afford to lose Lionel Messi.
James Milner admits that he could have pushed for a move away from Liverpool when asked to play at left-back throughout the 2016-17 campaign, but the 34-year-old has never shirked a challenge and is now a Champions League and Premier League title winner at Anfield.
Nigeria defender Chidozie Awaziem says he is relieved to be back on the pitch again following the suspension of football in Spain.