Appraising N-Power for youth empowerment, poverty alleviation

March 29, 2023 Editorial V 0

When the Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development (FMHADMSD) was created by President Muhammadu Buhari in 2019, he charged the pioneer minister, Hajiya Sadiya Umar Farouq, to rescue Nigerians from poverty. Earlier in 2016, the Buhari administration created the National Social Investment Programmes (NSIP) which was overseen by the Office of the vice-president, Prof Yemi Osinbajo until Read More

Npower employment: FG announces payment of outstanding stipends to beneficiaries

February 20, 2023 Solomon Arowolo 0

The Federal Government is to commence backlog of stipends to batch C2 N-power beneficiaries. The Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs in a statement signed by it’s minister, Sadiya Umar Farouq on Monday apologised to the beneficiaries for the inconveniences, saying none of them will be owed any month. According to the statement, “Regarding the payment of your stipends for the months Read More

Alleged diversion of N-Power millions: ICPC releases popular singer D’banj

December 9, 2022 Administrator 0

The Independent Corrupt Practices Commission (ICPC) has released singer D’banj after almost 72 hours in custody. The Koko master was released Friday with the condition that he might be summoned at a later time by the Commission. The singer’s lawyer, Pelumi Olajengbesi, explained D’banj cooperated with the Commission during its investigations. Olajengbesi stated the pop star was released on self-recognition, Read More

N-Power fraud: Popular Nigerian musician D’banj arrested

December 7, 2022 Rosemary Moribirin 0

Singer Oladapo Oyebanjo, popularly known as D’banj has been arrested and detained by the Independent Corrupt Practices and other Related Offences Commission (ICPC). Koko master was arrested and detained on Tuesday in Abuja, he is being accused of fraudulently diverting hundreds of naira earmarked by the Nigerian government for N-Power project, an empowerment programme set up by the Nigerian government Read More