FEMALE MINISTER WEEPS AFTER BEING DISGRACED BY ISA PATAMI DURING FEC, HOW BUHARI RESCUED HER

Minister Of Humanitarian Affairs, Farouq, Weeps As Communication Minister, Pantami, ‘Disgraces’ Her At Federal Executive Council Meeting The disagreement between the two ministers, according to a top source, has further confirmed insinuations that there was division among top aides of President Muhammadu Buhari. Minister of Humanitarian Affairs and Disaster Management, Sadiya Umar Farouq, was on Wednesday involved in a heated argument with her Communications and Digital Economy colleague, Isa Ali Pantami, during the weekly Federal Executive Council meeting at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. The disagreement between the two ministers, according…

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SADIYA FARUQ FINALLY APPROVES PAYMENT OF STIPEND FOR EXITED N-POWER BENEFICIARIES

Hajiya Sadiya Umar Farouq By Joseph Erunke THE Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, Sadiya Umar Farouq has approved the payment of stipends to the exited N-Power beneficiaries. A statement Thursday, by Nneka Ikem Anibeze, the minister’s Special Assistant on Media, quoted her as saying the “approval has been given for the payment of the outstanding stipends for the exited N-Power Batches A and B beneficiaries.” “The approval for payments for up to the month of June 2020 for the two (2) Batches has already been forwarded…

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HOW N-POWER GAVE BIRTH TO MASS UNEMPLOYMENT

Femi Oluwasanmi At the inception, the introduction of N-Power scheme stands out as one of the best policies of the Federal Government under President Muhammadu Buhari with a lot of graduates been engaged through the scheme aspiring to move to the assumed next level of the programme which was interpreted to be permanent employment or empowerment not knowing it is a rehearsal for the journey to the colony of unemployment. On 30th June, 2020, the Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, Sadiya Umar Farouq, announced the commencement…

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OVER 3MIL REGISTER FOR NEW N-POWER BATCH C

…..As it disengages independent monitors By Joseph Erunke, Abuja The Federal Government has said over three million applications have been received so far from candidates seeking enrollment in the N-Power Programme. This came as it announced the disengagement of independent monitors it recruited to monitor batches A and B of the N-Power programme as well as other National Social Investment Programmes. The Federal Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, in a statement, Friday, through its Deputy Director of Information, Rhoda Iliya, said,”Enrolment of beneficiaries for N-power Batch…

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N-POWER: OVER 1MIL NIGERIANS REGISTER FOR NEW BASH IN LESS THAN 48 HOURS

Urowayino Jeremiah / N-Power Says portal secured, not compromised By Joseph Erunke ABUJA-THE federal government disclosed yesterday that more than one million applications were received from intending N-Power enrollees across the country in less than 48 hours. This was as it debunked reports that the N-Power portal had been hacked. Rather, the government said the portal was not only secured but also that it had not been compromised in any way. The Federal Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, in a statement, Sunday night, through its Deputy…

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FG ANNOUNCES DATE FOR COMMENCEMENT OF N-POWER BATCH C

The Federal Government says the enrolment for Batch C beneficiaries of the N-Power Programme under the National Social Investment Programme (NSIP), will begin from June 26. “All applicants must supply their Bank Verification Number (BVN), in their application”, Sadiya Farouq, Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, said on Friday. The announcement was contained in a statement by the Deputy Director of Information in the Ministry, Rhoda Iliya, on Friday. Farouq recalled that the programme was inaugurated by President Muhammadu Buhari in 2016 under the NSIP. She said the commencement of the Batch…

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N-POWER BENEFICIARIES RAISE ALARM, IT’S A LIE, WE HAVE NOT BEEN PAID

N-Power: Buhari govt yet to pay us – Beneficiaries reply Minister, Sadiya Farouq Miffed by the announcement of President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration that their April stipends have been paid, some N-Power beneficiaries have publicly debunked the claims. Last Saturday, the Humanitarian Ministry claimed that April stipends had been credited to beneficiaries under the N-Power scheme. Admitting that there was a slight delay, the Minister, Sadiya Umar Farouq, blamed it on Government’s Integrated Financial Management Information System, GIFMIS. GIFMIS is an IT-based system to improve the management of public expenditures and enhance accountability…

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