Tag Archives: Sadiya Umar Farouk

N-Power: Delayed Stipend Payment And Beneficiaries’ Deluge Of Questions  

By Nwaorgu Faustinus The Federal Government of Nigeria’s National and Social Investment programme with particular reference to N-power which started four years ago, has been welcomed, accepted and adjudged by many as a life-changing initiative of the current administration, led by President Muhammadu Buhari. It is aimed at lifting many especially unemployed youths out of poverty as well as empowering ...

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National Social Investment Paradox

Casmir Igbokwe The current lockdown occasioned by the coronavirus pandemic has underscored the need for some palliatives for poor Nigerians. It has also exposed the underbelly of our National Social Investment Programme (NSIP). The allegations and counter-allegations trailing the scheme are such that it will not be out of place to rename it, National Social Investment Paradox. Last May, for instance, ...

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Abuja Agog Over Fake Presidential Wedding

Many Nigerians eagerly waited to see President Muhammadu Buhari take the Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, Sadiya Umar Farouq, as his second wife on Friday. This probably explained the presence of many worshippers at the mosque; with the hope of witnessing the ‘wedding’. When Buhari turned up at the jummat prayer at the Presidential Villa Mosque, ...

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