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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.
The Federal Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development has concluded payment of April stipends to N-Power beneficiaries just as it announced that the programme will be streamlined.
The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has distributed 19,713 metric tonnes of grains to Lagos, Kano, Ogun and the Federal Capital Territory, as part of measures to cushion the effect of the pandemic in the states.
The National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) has condemned the federal government proposed plans to spend N13.5billion on feeding school children even during the lockdown period.
The Director General, National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control, Prof. Mojisola Adeyeye, has said the agency does not know the status of the 1,800 bags of rice given to the Oyo State Government by the Federal Government.
The African Union (AU) Economic, Social and Cultural Council (ECOSOCC), on Monday inaugurated a response situation room in Nigeria to boost the fight against the Coronavirus (COVID-19).
Kwara State Government has received 1,800 bags of 50kg rice and 700 pieces of 25 liters of vegetable oil as its share of the Federal Government palliative to cushion the effect of Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.
Hajiya Sadiya Umar Farouq, Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, says People Living with Disabilities (PWDs) will also benefit from the Federal Government’s intervention to cushion the effect of the COVID-19 lockdown.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Thursday at the Presidential Villa, Abuja, presided over the meeting of the Economic Sustainability Committee (ESC) set up to address the economic fallout of the COVID-19 pandemic.
The federal government has set upna probe panel to unravel the fire outbreak at Ngala Internally Displaced Persons IDPs’ camps in Borno State.
The Federal Government has donated 42 trucks of food items to the Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) for onward distribution to the poor and vulnerable people within the city and satellite towns.
The Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19 has lauded journalists and media organisations over their efforts to curtail the Coronavirus pandemic, saying their efforts will not go unrewarded.
The demand was made in a statement signed by the Interim Convener, CODO, Dr Chike Okogwu; Executive Director, Centre for Citizens with Disabilities, CCD, David Anyaele; Kemi Ogunjinrin; Isaac Nosa Ehigiator; Muhammad Bulkachawa; Christian Agbo; Dr. Irene Patrick Ojiugo; Lynda Katai Dung; Ayuba Burki Gufwan; Vivian Odimegwu; Patience Ogolo-Dickson; Biodun Olugbade; Mohammed Bello Suleiman; and Comrade Oyedeji Olusegun Abayomi.
The pan Igbo sociocultural organisation, Ohanaeze Ndigbo yesterday asked the federal government to set up a high-powered judicial panel of inquiry to look into the frequent killing of young men and women by trigger-happy security operatives posted to the Southern part of Nigeria.
Human rights lawyer Femi Falana (SAN) has described the Federal Government’s plan to continue with the School Feeding programme during the ongoing lockdown as an insult to Nigerians.
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.
Nigerian government terminates contracts over cash transfer delays in Bayelsa, Akwa Ibom, Abia, Zamfara
The Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, Sadiya Umar Farouq, has directed the immediate termination of the contract of two Payment Service Providers, PSPs, for failure to meet the contractual agreement to commence Conditional Cash Transfer to beneficiaries in four states of the federation assigned to them.
The All Progressives Congress (APC) has generated N258.7 million from the sales of expression of interest and nomination forms to aspirants ahead of July 20, governorship primaries in Ondo state.
Hundreds of commercial motorcyclists, popularly known as ‘Okada,’ on Thursday marched through the streets of Ikorodu, Lagos State, protesting against incessant arrest, extortion and seizure of their motorcycles by the police.
With less than five days to commencement of domestic flights in Nigeria, preparations are in place to ensure that safety measures are adhered to during operations.
Governor Udom Emmanuel of Akwa Ibom State has lifted the ban on burials and wedding ceremonies in the state beginning from Saturday, July 4, 2020.
Tottenham Hotspur manager Jose Mourinho on Thursday questioned the point of having referees on the pitch, saying VAR was bad for the game.
Former Super Eagles head coach Sunday Oliseh has tasked Victor Osimhen to keep working hard and remain humble after winning the Best African Player In Ligue 1 award.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) said it has traced some property suspected to be from proceeds of fraud to former Abia Governor, Sen. Theodore Orji.
The United States is the worst-hit country with 125,039 deaths from 2,467,837 cases. At least 670,809 people have been declared recovered.
The Ekiti government will, on July 1, inaugurated a committee saddled with the responsibility of developing a human rights action plan.
A capital market operator, Mr Godwin Anono, says the World Bank loan of $750million to fix energy challenges in the country will unlock the country’s economic growth.