Conditional Cash Transfer
The federal government has said that 15 million households in Nigeria are to benefit from the government's poverty intervention under the Conditional Cash Transfer, (CCT), initiative. Minister of Humanitarian Affairs and Poverty Alleviation, Betta Edu, made this known at an interactive session with journalists in Abuja She revealed that as soon as presentation to and…
Minister of Humanitarian Affairs and Poverty Alleviation, Dr. Betta Edu, has said that the federal government will soon roll out it's poverty alleviation package, the Conditional Cash Transfer, (CCT), as intervention to elevate Nigerians out of poverty.
The national social register used by the Buhari administration for its Conditional Cash Transfer is an aggregate of all state social registries from the 36 states of the federation and Federal Capital Territory (FCT), according to the World Bank, a source reports.
10 Aug 2022
No fewer than 115 girls of school age have benefitted from the Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office (FCDO) of the United Kingdom (UK) and United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) Conditional Cash Transfer (CCT).
20 May 2022
The Federal Government says it has resumed payment of over N9.24 billion to 76,107 beneficiaries of the Conditional Cash Transfer (CCT) programme across the six local government areas in Kebbi State.
7 Dec 2021
The Federal Government has decided that from February next year Nigerians will have to pay about N340 per litre of petrol. From the current pump price of N162 per litre the more than 100% increase is the equivalent of a high jump.
20 Nov 2021
The Federal Government has started the payment of N1.6 billion to 167,000 women considered to be poor and vulnerable in Jigawa. This is part of government’s Conditional Cash Transfer (CCT) programme. Malam Mustafa Yakubu, the Training and Communication Officer, State Cash Transfer Unit (SCTU), made this known to newsmen on Saturday in Kiyawa, Jigawa State.…
2 Sep 2021
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.
27 Aug 2021
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.
23 Apr 2021
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,…
26 Apr 2020
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.
17 Apr 2020
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.