Tag Archives: school feeding programme

How N2.67bn Meant For School Feeding Programme Ended Up In Personal Accounts

•Another N2.5bn misappropriated by deceased agric ministry staff The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) says it has discovered that N2.67 billion meant for the school feeding programme in some federal government colleges during COVID-19 lockdown ended up in personal accounts. The anti-graft agency also said it  discovered that over N2.5 billion was appropriated by a senior civil ...

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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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Crisis Cripples FG’s School Feeding Scheme

The Federal Government’s school feeding programme is still battling with teething problems three years after it was inaugurated,  investigations by The Punch have revealed. According to findings by The Punch, while the programme was irregular in schools it had started, many others were left out of it. It was also learnt that only pupils in primary one to three were being fed ...

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