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Sadiya Farouq

10 Mar
Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, Sadiya Farouq, has paid an unscheduled project inspection visit to Alkaleri and Kirfi local councils to see the pace of work at the ongoing construction of Kirfi/Gombe/Abba and Alkaleri/Futuk rural roads.
11 Dec
Sir: Amid trauma, the people of Bayelsa state faced recently as a result of devastating flood, the Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, Sadiya Farouq...
9 Nov
The Presidency on Wednesday described as 'inappropriate in this climate', the calls from some quarters for the resignation of the Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management, and Social Development. Minister, Sadiya Umar Farouk has come under intense criticism following her remarks that Bayelsa, one of the states reeling under floods, was not among the 10…
8 Nov
Civil rights group, the Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria (HURIWA), yesterday, accused Minister of Humanitarian Affairs and Disaster Management, Ms. Sadiya Farouq of doctoring statistics of 2022 flood impact.
6 Nov
IYC Accuses Minister Of Bias, Demands Probe  As Ijaw Youths Council (IYC) Worldwide, yesterday, accused the Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, Sadiya Farouq, of bias following her recent comments that Bayelsa State is not among the top 10 states impacted by flood ravaging the country, the United Nations has countered such claims,…
19 Aug 2022
Human Rights Writers Association Of Nigeria (HURIWA) has described as “unbelievable and largely doubtful claims” that the Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development spent over N6.2 billion to train and equip 16,820 Bauchi youths in the art of smartphone repairs to enable them become financially self-reliant.
19 Aug 2022
Over 7,264 vulnerable persons will benefit from Federal Government’s livelihood support in Borno State.
10 Apr 2022
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has said it would need no fewer than one million officials to conduct the 2023 general elections scheduled to take place in 176,846 polling units across the country.
7 Apr 2022
The Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, Sadiya Farouq, has flagged off the N-Skills Phone Repair programme in Bauchi State.
24 Feb 2022
The Federal Government has expressed concern over the 40 million livelihoods threatened by the depletion of water resources in the Lake Chad region, urging international finance institutions and other stakeholders to help arrest the threat.
23 Oct 2021
The Federal Government injects over $1 billion (about N500 billion) into the National Social Investment Programme (NSIP) yearly for positive change in the lives of the poorest and most vulnerable in the country.
6 Oct 2021
Plateau State Government has pleaded with the Federal Government to redeem the N10 billion it promised the state during one of its crisis situations.


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The majority judgment in Machina’s case, particularly given the fact that no reason was adduced for departing from the established precedent, rubs off in a negative way. The learned jurists ought to have loosely interpreted the term “fraudulently” as contained in Machina’s petition since the substance of the case was on the authenticity or otherwise of Lawan’s senatorial candidature.
11 mins ago
Justice Sika Henry-Aprioku of a Rivers State High Court sitting in Port Harcourt has convicted and sentenced a man identified as Promise Thompson to death by hanging for armed robbery.
13 mins ago
This is the last part of a twelve-part serial on the dynamics of power in Nigeria woven around the evocative metaphor, the Lugardian Architecture. The latter is a dysfunctional entity with centrifugal and centripetal social forces operating under various togas seeking either to hold the entity together for enlightened self-interest other than justice or exit the house of Lugard for self-determination.
14 mins ago
Politics cannot be effectively divorced from human societies and interactions, which is why Aristotle stated many centuries ago in his well-celebrated masterpiece titled ‘Politics’ that “man is by nature a political animal.”
15 mins ago
The February 25 presidential election, in which Bola Ahmed Tinubu was declared winner, was the first time the former Lagos governor sought elective post to represent a constituency beyond Lagos. He is not among those that have Methuselah years in public offices. So far, he has only been in public office for eight years and 331 days.