Buhari promises partnership with UN, demands co-operation on common problems
The Federal Government has pledged to work with member states of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) to promote human health and general well-being...
FG moves to include refugees in social safety nets
The Federal Government has taken a step further in developing modalities for inclusion of refugees in the social safety nets through the National Social Investment Programme (NSIP).
NSIP monitoring team writes Buhari over unpaid three months stipend
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.
COVID-19 forces talks on NSIP reform, Budget 2020 rejig into silence mode
Has the National Assembly succumbed to and chickened out of its earlier avowed commitment to fight against what it called impunity, lack of transparency and multiple fits
COVID-19: Tangle over fiscal discrepancies in NSIP’s budget and implementation
Four years into the implementation of the National Social Investment Programmes (NSIPs) initiated by the President Muhammadu Buhari administration, there are pointers that the project...
House of Representatives committee queries minister over NSIP
Apparently piqued by complaints from their constituents, lawmakers yesterday interrogated the Minister of Humanitarian Affairs and Disaster Management and Social Development, Sadiya Umar Farouq, on the modus operandi of the National Social Investment Programmes ..
FG promises to increase teacher-to-pupil ratio
President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday said that the Federal Government was set to engage more qualified teachers to increase the teacher-to-pupil ratio in the country.
N-Power: FG explains delayed payment
The Nigerian government on Monday explained reasons for the delay in payment of two monthly stipends given to beneficiaries of its social intervention programme N-Power. “The ministry is currently engaging the NSIP (National Social Investment Programmes) Cluster Heads for clarifications; in essence, the handover and taking process for these two programmes is still ongoing,” Nigeria's…
Osinbajo not involved in NSIPs financial transactions - NSIO
Nigeria's National Social Investment Office (NSIO) Wednesday said vice president Yemi Osinbajo has not been involved in the financial transactions of the National Social Investment Programmes (NSIPs) since 2016. "It can be categorically said that His Excellency, the VP Yemi Osinbajo has never been involved in any of such financial transactions," NSIO spokesman Justice Bibiye…
Corruption hampering Buhari’s multi-billion naira social empowerment programme
One of President Muhammadu Buhari’s social empowerment programmes, N-Power, may soon be rested due to implementation setbacks said to have been caused by alleged corruption.
FG sacks over 2,000 N-Power beneficiaries
The Nigerian government has disengaged over 2,000 beneficiaries of one of its National Social Investment Programme (NSIP), N-Power. NSIP spokesman Justice Bibiye said the beneficiaries were dismissed for absconding duties at their places of primary assignment (PPA) for a long time. N-Power was introduced in 2016 by the President Muhammadu Buhari administration “to imbibe the…
Poor implementation, corruption allegations, politicisation dog FG’s social safety net scheme
There are growing concerns over the National Social Investment Programmes (NSIP), which is a social safety net established by the Federal Government, in 2016, to tackle poverty and hunger across the country.