Monday, May 23, 2016
The Federal Government on Monday reiterated its resolve to alleviate poverty across the country with N5,000 using biometrics data collation.
Sunday, April 3, 2016
Nigeria must put the welfare of its citizens at the core of its development policy—a people-centered development…It is time that we followed the examples of Brazil and India by introducing a system of direct social security payments to the poor by...
Thursday, March 24, 2016
The World Bank has announced a 500-million dollars (about N99.5 billion) support for the Federal Government’s Social Protection Programme for Poor and Vulnerable Citizens.
Sunday, August 16, 2015
In a bid to ensure wide access to healthcare services for its citizens, Sokoto government will introduce a state version of the National Health Insurance Scheme, Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal, has said.
Wednesday, July 15, 2015
Nigeria will stick with costly fuel subsidies for now as new President Muhammadu Buhari says investigating corruption is a bigger priority than scrapping price caps on domestic fuel.
Buhari was advised by his transition committee to end the subsidy...
Monday, June 22, 2015
The new Nigerian government is planning to implement a national social protection scheme for unemployed Youths to reduce effects of poverty which has impacted significant percentage of the population. It is expected that the social protection program...
Sunday, December 21, 2014