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The Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Sadiya Farouq has been criticised for using a jet to fly over Kainji Dam after the water bank was flooded. Farouq was condemned by Nigerians and was told that she's wasting public funds when some N-Power beneficiaries haven't been paid.
The official Twitter handle if the Humanitarian Affairs Ministry posted some images of Farouq conducting aerial view assessment of the Kainji dam to inspect the impact of flooded banks, rather than using other resources that could have made the assessment more efficient. Read more here.
Shehu Sani, the lawmaker who represented Kaduna Central in the 8th National Assembly has asserted that N-Power beneficiaries will join repentant bandits because the racketeers enjoy special treatment from the Nigerian government.
According to Sani on his verified Twitter handle last Thursday, N-Power beneficiaries who were paid N30, 000 (approximately 78 US Dollars) might be tempted to take to banditry due to the fact that they know they will get "houses, shops and farmlands" when they repent. Read more here.
Beneficiaries of the Nigerian government's N-Power scheme have slammed the country's Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, contesting the claim by Nneka Ikem Anibeze, the Special Assistant on Media and Publicity to Farouq that the Zamfara-born politician is hardworking.
Anibeze had in a recent opinion article published on credible Nigerian news media stated that her principal is "hardworking". Read more here.
The Federal Government has finalised plans for the NGN75 billion survival fund for micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs). The fund is accessible through a portal where applicants are expected to input their information.
The fund was provided by the government to assist small business owners and workers affected by job losses and salary cuts. Many Nigerians have been struggling financially since the outbreak of COVID-19, which forced companies to shut down and disengage several of their employees. Read more here.
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