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24 Sep
President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday in New York called for more private sector participation in the humanitarian sector in Nigeria. The Nigerian leader made the call against the backdrop of lingering challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic, catastrophic weather events and conflicts. The president, according to his spokesman, Mr Femi Adesina in a statement, spoke…
18 Aug
More than 7,264 persons are to benefit from Federal Government’s Grant for Vulnerable Groups (GVG) programme (GVG) in Borno.
5 Jul
Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, Hajiya Sadiya Farouq, says $1 billion is being earmarked annually for Social Investment Programme (NSIP) by the Federal Government. Farouq said this during the flag-off of grant for vulnerable groups and digitised cash transfer payment, on Tuesday in Osogbo. Represented by the Permanent Secretary in the…
13 Apr
The Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development Sadiya Umar Farouq, Wednesday said the attacks on five communities in Plateau state, by armed bandits on Monday displaced over 4800 women and children.
9 Jan
Gunmen in Nigeria killed at least 200 people in multiple raids this week in northwest Zamfara state, a government spokeswoman told AFP on Sunday.
4 Nov 2021
Hajiya Sadiya Umar Farouq, Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, has announced the commencement of the N-Power’s N-Knowledge programme in the six geo-political zones of the country, including the Federal Capital Territory.
3 Sep 2021
Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development Sadiya Umar Farouq has disclosed the decision of the federal government to allow states to take responsibility for Internal Displaced indigenes.
18 Aug 2021
The Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, Hajiya Sadiya Umar Farouq, has given assurance that a special national day for senior citizens would be declared soon.
4 Aug 2021
President Muhammadu Buhari has directed the Inspector General of Police (IGP) to deal decisively with perpetrators of rape and other gender-based violence in the country.
2 Aug 2021
The Federal Government has trained no fewer than 58 independent monitors in the eight councils of Bayelsa State for the National Social Investment Programme (NSIP).
9 Jul 2021
The Federal Government has pledged to increase the number of schools that will benefit from the National Home Grown School Feeding Programme (NHGSFP) in Enugu State.
24 Mar 2021
The Federal Government, yesterday, disbursed N20, 000 each to about 100 People Living With Disabilities (PLWDs) and vulnerable rural women in Delta State.

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