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Nigeria: Government pays N20,000 to 5,000 Abuja households

Submitted by cambrosio on Wed, 04/22/2020 - 19:04

premiumtimesng.com (02.04.2020) The Federal Government disbursed N20,000 under its Conditional Cash Transfer scheme to 5,000 beneficiaries in Kwali Area Council of the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja. The CCT targets families registered in the National Social Register of Poor and Vulnerable Households set up by the Buhari administration in 2016 to combat poverty.

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nigeria
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Social assistance
Cash transfers
Conditional Cash Transfers
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Creating access to social services using digital identity

Submitted by pmassetti on Tue, 09/03/2019 - 14:39

Punch Newspapers (01.09.2019) Nigerian government has intensified the capturing of Nigerians all over the world into its identity database. IFE OGUNFUWA examines the benefits of the digital identity

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Africa
nigeria
Global challenges
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ICT
Digital Economy Topical Cluster
Service delivery
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[Opinion] Nigeria: Micro-Pension Plan, Inclusive Social Protection

Submitted by dfabbri on Mon, 04/01/2019 - 11:05

thisdaylive. (01.04.2019) Thursday President Muhammadu Buhari launched the micro pension plan (MPP) which automatically extends retirement benefits to millions of self-employed workers in the informal sector.

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nigeria
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Pensions
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Nigeria: Federal Government urged to improve social protection for women

Submitted by dfabbri on Thu, 03/14/2019 - 10:24

Daily Trust (11.03.2019) Experts have called on the federal government and other stakeholders to strengthen social protection programmes and policies for women and other vulnerable groups in the country.

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nigeria
Global challenges
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Nigeria: Lagos begins Vision Zero conference today

Submitted by fabbri on Tue, 06/26/2018 - 09:33

The Guardian Nigeria Newspaper (26.06.2018) The Lagos State government will today launch the Vision Zero Conference, which is aimed at helping employees to develop attitudinal change and safeguard them at work. Governor Akinwunmi Ambode will be signing the Occupational Health and Safety Policy Statement for the state to serve as a platform to protect people from unsafe acts and conditions.

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nigeria
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Prevention of occupational risks

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