We have paid backlog allowances of N-Power beneficiaries


The federal government said it has paid the October and November allowances of beneficiaries of the N-Power programme.

It said the payment was made before December, 20 as earlier promised.

The Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, Sadiya Farouq, made this known on Saturday in a statement sent to PREMIUM TIMES.

N-Power is one of the National Social Investment Programmes (SIP) designed by the present administration to reduce poverty, unemployment and social insecurity among Nigerians. It involves the deployment of thousands of unemployed graduates to schools and other institutions to work there while the government pays them a stipend of N30,000 monthly.

The NSIPs were being supervised by the office of the Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, but has…



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