28 Aug 2020
About 14000 N-Power beneficiaries who were omitted by the office of the Accountant General of the Federation (AGF) during the payments from March to June 2020 may have their stipends withheld. The Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, Sadiya Farouq, who gave the hint, said the affected beneficiaries, who are in Batch…
12 Aug 2020
Bauchi State Government said that it has recovered over N225 million from illegal payments to dead workers, fake appointments, over-bloated pension payment among others. While addressing journalists at the Office of Head of Service, the Special Adviser on Civil Servant Affairs, Mr. Abdon Dala Gin on Wednesday, said that a committee began workforce sanitation since…
23 Jul 2020
The Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs has indicted 14, 020 N-Power beneficiaries of being the cause of the delay in the payment of their stipends arising from irregularities they were found to have indulged in. This was contained in a statement which was signed by Deputy Director (Information), Rhoda Ishaku Iliya. In the statement, the ministry…
19 Jun 2020
The Nigerian Government on Friday announced that it will commence the enrollment of a new batch of N-Power beneficiaries. Spokesperson to the humanitarian affairs, disaster management and social development ministry Rhoda Iliya made the disclosure in a statement. "We have commenced the transitioning of beneficiaries from Batches A and B into government entrepreneurship schemes and…
7 Jun 2020
Hajiya Sadiya Farouq, Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, says the Federal Government has no plan at the moment to absorb beneficiaries of the N-Power Programme into the Federal Civil Service. Farouq, in a statement by the Deputy Director in the Ministry, Mrs Rhoda Ilaya, on Saturday, said that Nigerians should be…
28 May 2020
About 500,000 persons engaged in Nigeria's social investment programme N-Power will have to look elsewhere for means of livelihood as the government is set to terminate their existing engagement. Their current engagement, spokesperson for the humanitarian affairs, disaster management and social development ministry Rhoda Iliya, said in a statement has contributed to "the administration’s vision…
27 May 2020
Some irregularities in the N-Power program has prompted the Federal Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development to streamline the programme for greater efficiency to provide opportunities for more Nigerian youths.
4 May 2020
The independent monitors of the National Social Investment Programme (NSIP) has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to prevail on the Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, Mrs. Sadiya Umar Farouq, to pay their three months stipends.
18 Apr 2020
Beneficiaries of the N-Power scheme under the National Social Investment Programme (NSIP) have appealed to the Federal Government to pay their stipends for March 2020 to assist them in cushioning the effect of the lockdown
14 Apr 2020
The N-Power beneficiaries under the National Social Investment Programme (NSIP) in Kogi, on Tuesday, implored the Federal Government to pay their stipend for March 2020.
19 Mar 2020
The Minister of Labour and Employment, Dr Chris Ngige, has urged graduating trainees of the N-Power Programme, to form Cooperatives to enable them access loans.
3 Mar 2020
Lagos State deputy governor Obafemi Hamzat on Tuesday addressed beneficiaries of Nigeria's social investment programme N-Power who protested against alleged marginalisation in the government recruitment process. The protesters gathered in front Lagos State Television at about 9:00 am and were on their way to the Lagos State House of Assembly when they met the state…