Conditional Cash Transfer
FG recommences payment of conditional cash transfer in Oyo
The Oyo State Government has recommenced payment of the Federal Government-assisted Conditional Cash Transfer to beneficiaries across the 33 local councils of the state.
FG begins payment of conditional cash transfer in Ogun
The Federal Government, on Friday, began disbursement of monthly stipend of N5,000 to the poor and the vulnerable in Ogun, under its Conditional Cash Transfer (CCT) programme.
CSOs allege fraud in FG's conditional cash transfer programme
A social accountability initiative, Follow The Money have questioned the method adopted by the federal government in it's Conditional Cash Transfer (CCT) programme aimed at cushioning the effect of COVID-19 pandemic on vulnerable Nigerians. Follow The Money founder, Hamzat Lawal, who made the claims at a conference on COVID Transparency and Accountability Project in Abuja,…
Why controversy over FG’s COVID-19 palliatives persists
The distribution of palliatives by the Federal Government to cushion the effect of the Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) on poor and vulnerable Nigerians in parts of the country has been nothing short of bedlam.
FG adopts digital payment for conditional cash transfer to vulnerable
Hajiya Umar Farouk, Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, says the ministry now embraces digital payment for N5, 000 conditional cash transfer (CCT) to the vulnerable people.
The alarming rate of poverty in Nigeria
As the world marked the 2018 International Day for the Eradication of Poverty on the 17th of October, it has become imperative to remind governments and policy actors in Nigeria of the growing rates of poverty and the urgent need to reverse this ugly trend through a well thought out and compressive strategy, policy and…
CCT: 3,487 households receive N5, 000 monthly stipends in Kaugama LGA
No fewer than 3,487 households in Kaugama Local Government Area (LGA) of Jigawa are currently receiving N5,000 monthly stipends under the Federal Government’s Conditional Cash Transfer (CCT) scheme.
Experts fault absence of sustainability strategies in social investment programmes
There is the need for the Federal Government to develop clear-cut strategies for its social investment programmes to guarantee maximum effects, experts have said.In his reaction to the takeoff of N5, 000 payment to the poorest.....