How FG turned 109,823 N-Power beneficiaries to business owners – Minister

July 4, 2020 Paul Okah 0

The Minister of Humanitarian Affairs Disaster Management and Social Development, Hajia Sadiya Umar Farouq, has stated that at least, 109,823 beneficiaries of Batch A and B of N- Power have established businesses in their communities. In a statement made available to Blueprint Saturday, which was signed by the Special Assistant to the minister on Strategic Communications, Halima Oyelade, while addressing participants during Read More

N-Power Batch C enrollment begins Friday

June 24, 2020 Ahmid Lawal 0

The Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, Tuesday announced the commencement of enrolment for a new batch of N-Power beneficiaries. A statement by the deputy director in the ministry, Rhoda Iliya, said Batch C would commence Friday, June 26, 2020. The N-Power programme was inaugurated by President Muhammadu Buhari in 2016 under the National Social Investment Programme (NSIP) with the Read More

Breaking: FG announces Batch C N-Power enrollment plans

June 19, 2020 Paul Okah 0

The Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development has announced the commencement of enrollment for a new batch of N-Power beneficiaries effective July 26, 2020.  In a statement made available to Blueprint Friday, which was signed by the Deputy Director, Information, Rhoda Ishaku Iliya, the minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, Hajia Sadiya Umar Farouq, Read More

FG gives fresh update on ’employment’ of N-Power beneficiaries

June 7, 2020 Paul Okah 0

The Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, has labelled as “fake news” trending stories on social media about the employment of N-Power beneficiaries into the Federal Civil Service (FCS) by President Muhammadu Buhari. In a statement signed by the Deputy Director Information, Rhoda Ishaku Iliya, and made available to Blueprint in Abuja Saturday, the Ministry said any news about Read More

FG distributes palliatives to PLWDS in FCT

May 9, 2020 Paul Okah 0

In order to cushion the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Federal Government, through the  Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, has flagged off the distribution of relief items to Persons Living With Disabilities (PLWDS) in Karamajiji, Federal Capital Territory (FCT). The items donated to 1,000 individuals (from 460 households) include: one bag of rice, 5kg bag of sugar, Read More

COVID-19: FG hands over palliatives to FCT minister

April 22, 2020 Paul Okah 0

The Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, Hajia Sadiya Umar Farouq, has handed over palliatives to the Minister of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Malam Mohammed Musa Bello, for onward distribution to the vulnerable and the poorest of the poor in the FCT. The palliatives include ten trucks of rice, 2 trucks of vegetable oil and grains from Read More

Breaking: FG begins payment of N-Power beneficiaries

April 14, 2020 Paul Okah 0

The Federal Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development has said that the 500,000-strong N-Power enrollees throughout the country should expect to receive bank credit alerts for outstanding payments of their monthly entitlement from today, Tuesday, April 14, 2020.  In a statement signed by special assistant on media to the minister, Salisu Na’inna Dambatta, and made available to Read More

Your conditions for palliatives stringent, NASS tells FG

April 7, 2020 Taiye Odewale 0

The leadership of the National Assembly Tuesday faulted the handling of the federal government’s Social Investment Programme (SIP), and therefore called for an enabling legislation in line with global best practices.  Senate President Ahmad Lawan and Speaker House of Representatives Femi Gbajabiamila expressed their reservations at a meeting with Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development Hajiya Sadiya Umar-Farouq Read More

COVID-19: INEC releases 100 vehicles for contact tracing, surveillance

April 3, 2020 Emeka Nze 0

The Independent  National Electoral Commission (INEC) said it has released 100 pick up vans from its fleet to be deployed for contact tracing, surveillance/laboratory and infection prevention/control in six states of the federation and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) in the first instance. According to the commission in a statement on Friday by the National Commissioner and Chairman Information and Voter Education Read More