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Aisha Buhari: NSIP lists achievements in Kano, Adamawa

The National Social Investments Programmes (NSIP) has itemised its achievements in two northern states where the wife of the President, Aisha Buhari, recently said it has had no impact.

Aisha Buhari, the activist within

There is the increasing wave of suicide across the country; there is decaying standard of education and so many other ways a first lady could bring her competences to bear on the development of a nation at a non-governmental level. Such a legacy of selfless service to fatherland without playing to the gallery or publicly detracting from her husband’s efforts, no matter how futile it seems to be, is what Mrs Aisha Buhari should consider for the next four years.

Federal government’s social safety programme gulps N471 billion in three years

A total of N470.8bn has been released by the Federal Government in the last three years for the implementation of its social safety programme.

Maryam Uwais defends federal government’s social investment programmes

Maryam Uwais, senior special assistant to the president on social investment, has defended the federal government’s social investment programmes (SIP).

Group accuses Aisha Buhari of playing politics with social investment programmes

A group known as Global Economic Policy Initiative (GEPI) has accused Aisha Buhari, wife of the president, of playing “dirty politics” with a noble project.
Wife of the President, Dr. Aisha Buhari, has claimed that two powerful personalities were frustrating President Muhammadu Buhari’s effort.-11

Aisha Buhari: N500 billion social investment scheme has failed in North

President Muhammadu Buhari’s wife, Aisha, has rubbished the N500bn Social Investment Programme of her husband’s administration, saying that it failed “woefully” in the North in particular.

Presidency: We have released N479 billion for social intervention within three years

The Special Adviser to the President on Social Investment, Maryam Uwais, has said N470.8 billion was released from 2016 to 2018 for the delivery of social investment programmes across the country.

Federal government disburses $22.216 million on Tradermoni, other empowerment schemes

Part of recovered looted funds of late Head of state, Gen. Sani Abacha, was expended on various empowerment initiatives of the government, Senior Special Adviser to the President on Social Investments, Maryam Uwais, disclosed in on Thursday

Poverty: Federal government engages global body to review Nigeria’s ranking

The Federal Government, yesterday, disclosed that it has entered into a discussion with World Data Lab, publisher of the World Poverty Clock, to undertake a review of Nigeria’s poverty statistics, using realistic tools and indices to determine the country’s correct ranking.

Presidency: We spent N300 billion on social investment programmes in three years

The federal government says it has spent at least N300 billion on the National Social Investment Programme in the last three years.
Nigeria's Budget Minister Udoma Udo Udoma speaks during the public presentation and breakdown of 2018 Appropriation Act in Abuja, Nigeria.

Federal government fighting poverty step-by-step – minister

The Federal Government has said it is fighting poverty step-by-step and ameliorating the plight of the poor and vulnerable people across the country.
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Yemi Osinbajo presides over extended NEC

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, is currently presiding over an extended National Economic Council (NEC) at the State House Conference, Abuja.

Maryam Uwais: Federal government feeds pupils with six million eggs, 594 cows weekly under...

Maryam Uwais, Special Adviser to the President on National Social Welfare Programme, on Monday, says Federal Government feeds pupils with 6 million eggs and 594 cows weekly under its Home Grown School feeding programme.

School Feeding: NSIO refutes N50 per meal cost claim in Kaduna State

The National Social Investment Office (NSIO) on Wednesday described as misleading, claims that the Federal Government was providing N50 per meal for pupils’ feeding in public primary schools in Kaduna State.

Presidency lauds Governor Ortom over social investment schemes

Special Adviser to the President on Social Investment Programme (SIP), Hajiya Maryam Uwais, on Tuesday, commended Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State for his sustained support which has led to the successful implementation of various schemes under the programme in the state.

5,853 N-Power beneficiaries posted to places of work in Gombe

No fewer than 5,853 second batch beneficiaries of the Federal Government’s N-Power programme have been posted to places of their primary assignments in Gombe State.

Federal government releases N220 billion of N1.5 trillion social intervention fund

Despite an annual budget of N500 billion budget provided for the National Social Intervention Programme (NSIP) in the last three years, the federal government has so far released only N220 billion, translating to an average of N73.3 billion per annum.

Federal government releases N140 billion for Social Investment Programme in 2017

The Federal Government, on Thursday, said the sum of N140 billion out of the N500 billion budgeted for its Social Investment Programme (SIP) in 2017 has been released.

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