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Maryam Uwais

1 Feb 2020
Special Adviser to the President on Social Investment, Mrs. Maryam Uwais, yesterday, faulted report by World Poverty Laboratory (WPL) ranking the nation as the world poverty capital, insisting that indicators used to arrive at the index were wrong and outdated.
22 Oct 2019
Special Adviser to the President on Social Investments, Mrs. Maryam Uwais, has said that the Federal Government, through the National Social Investment Office (NSIO), has been channelling the recovered Abacha loot and the International Development Association (IDA)/World Bank credit to poor and vulnerable Nigerians.
1 Sep 2019
The Special Adviser to the President on Social Investment, Mrs Maryam Uwais, says the National Social Investment Office(NSIO) ensures a level playing field for all Nigerians in the execution of Federal Government’s Social intervention Programmes(SIPs).
25 Aug 2019
Mrs Maryam Uwais, Special Adviser to the President on Social Investments, says the Federal Government will prosecute saboteurs of its Social Investment Programmes (SIPs)
5 Jun 2019
The Africa Network for Environment and Economic Justice (ANEEJ) has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to personally resolve the differences...
24 May 2019
Special Adviser to the President on Social Investments in the Office of the Vice President, Mrs. Maryam Uwais has disclosed that the Implementing...
15 May 2019
The Presidency has said efforts are ongoing to repatriate another tranche of $500 million looted funds from United States, Germany and France next month. The Senior Special Assistant to the President on Justice Reform, Juliet Ibekaku, said negotiation was in top gear and civil society organisations (CSOs) would be involved in the repatriation and disbursement…
18 Nov 2018
With the recent revelation by the Special Adviser to the President on National Social Welfare Programme, Mrs. Maryam Uwais, that Federal Government feeds pupils under...
6 Apr 2018
The Senate yesterday expressed dissatisfaction with the implementation of the Federal Government’s N1.5 trillion National Social Investment Programme (NSIP) and described it as a failure.
26 Feb 2018
The Federal Government has disclosed that over 7.9million people have benefited from the National Social Investment Programmes (NSIP) since its inception.The Special Adviser on SIP, Mrs. Maryam Uwais, disclosed this at the weekend.She said this feat was achieved, despite the fraudulent practices like short-changing....
25 Feb 2018
Mrs Maryam Uwais, presidential aide on National Social Investment Programmes (NSIP), says that the Federal Government has captured 455,000 vulnerable households in the National Social Register.
15 Feb 2018
Special Adviser on Social Investment to the president, Mrs Maryam Uwais has disclosed that about 5.5m school children would benefit from the National Home Grown School Feeding Programme of the federal government.


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Health experts have implored mothers to not only exclusively breastfeed their babies for six months but also continue breastfeeding the babies for two years though with complementary diets because of the huge benefits to children and mothers. They gave the advice at an enlightenment programme on the importance of breastfeeding to the child and the…
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Elon Musk has sold nearly $7 billion worth of Tesla shares, according to legal filings, amid a high-stakes legal battle with Twitter over a $44 billion buyout deal. The Tesla boss sold some 7.9 million shares between August 5 and 9, according to filings published on the Securities and Exchange Commission's website on Tuesday. "In…
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More than 800 inmates have escaped from a prison in eastern DR Congo after gunmen staged a jailbreak in which two policemen were killed, sources said Wednesday. Armed men "attacked Kakwangura central prison in the town of Mutembo" overnight Tuesday, Captain Antony Mualushayi, the military spokesman in the Beni region, said. "The initial toll, which…
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The opening match for this year's World Cup, between hosts Qatar and Ecuador, will be brought forward by one day to November 20, World Cup sources told AFP on Wednesday. The move, which should be approved by the FIFA Council before the 100-day countdown starts this week, will retain the tradition of the first match…
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Unification Church followers in Japan and their families have faced harassment and death threats since the assassination of former prime minister Shinzo Abe, the organisation's Japanese branch said Wednesday. [AD] The man accused of shooting Abe a month ago bore a grudge against a "certain group" he believed the politician was linked to, police said…