Tuesday, December 4, 2018

Nigeria: Poor, Vulnerable Nigerians Benefiting From World Bank's $500m Credit - Govt

The federal government's special intervention programmes under the Social Safety Net's coordinating office yesterday said it has received a boost of $500 million credit from the World Bank.

The National Coordinator, National Social Safety Nets Coordinating Office(NASSCO), Iorwa Apera , who stated this in Abuja yesterday while speaking with journalists said the federal government is utilising a three-year World Bank grant to the tune of $500 million to energise its special intervention programmes, which include conditional cash transfers and youth development initiatives.

While explaining the activities of NASSCO and the Social Safety net's programmes of the current administration, Apera said the programmes,... Read More