School Feeding Programme
In 2016, when President Mohammadu Buhari-led government launched the school feeding programme, the idea was to address the growing number of out-of-school children, tackle malnutrition due to poverty among Nigerian children and their attendant consequences on education.
The Federal Government says it has increased its National Home-Grown School Feeding Programme of N70 per day school feeding of a child in public primary school to N100.
The Federal Government has decided that from February next year Nigerians will have to pay about N340 per litre of petrol. From the current pump price of N162 per litre the more than 100% increase is the equivalent of a high jump.
5 Jul 2021
The Federal Government has embarked on enumeration of beneficiaries of National Social Home Grown School Feeding Programme (NHGSFP)
29 Sep 2020
Nigeria's humanitarian affairs, disaster management and social development Sadiya Umar Farouq have dissociated the ministry from a N2.67bn meant for the feeding of schoolchildren during the lockdown. “The Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development hereby inform the public that the Federal Government colleges school feeding in question is different from the Home…
8 Aug 2020
The Federal Government has, in 16 cycles’ disbursement, spent N9.074billion on Conditional Cash Transfer (CCT) and another N5.178billion on School Feeding Programme...
24 May 2020
The Middle Belt Forum (MBF) has called on the Federal Government to discontinue the school feeding program...
16 May 2020
The Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development said the list of all participating vendors in the modified School Feeding Programme
15 Mar 2020
The Poultry Association of Nigeria (PANOG), Ogun State Chapter has appealed to the Federal Government to include egg in the meal served school children under the School Feeding Programme.
29 Sep 2019
After four years of incoherent implementation of the a-meal a-day programme of the All Progressives Congress (APC) for pupils in primary schools across the country, the National Home-grown School Feeding programme (NHGSFP) announced the programme would resume in September while Lagos was to commence the exercise for the first time.
6 Jul 2019
Dr Godwin Akpan, an official of the Social Investment Programme (SIP) of the Federal Government, says it is not true that the National School Feeding Programme has been suspended in Akwa Ibom.
15 Aug 2018
The presidency’s claim the other day that the Federal Government had spent a whopping N49 billion on the school-feeding programme of pupils in primary schools has evoked mixed but predictable reactions. While the scheme may be applauded as remarkable, there is a sense in which the huge amount so far spent too can be queried…