COVID-19

COVID-19: Centre for women development spent N1 billion on skill acquisition

The National Centre for Women Development, an agency under the Ministry of Women Affairs has spent the sum of N1 Billion as COVID-19 intervention programmes, documents from the Federal Ministry of Finance have shown. In the documents that were released by the Federal Ministry of Finance in a response to a Freedom of Information request, …

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COVID-19: Agric Ministry spends N2.78 billion to register farmers

Documents from the Federal Ministry of Finance have shown that the Ministry of  Agriculture and Rural Development has spent the sum of N2.78 billion on farmers’ registration as part of its COVID-19 intervention programme. In the document made available by the Ministry of Finance in response to the Freedom of Information (FOI) request, part of …

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We are the worse hit: COVID-19 made us poorer – Rural Farmers narrate

Abuja residents have continued to recount how the Coronavirus outbreak destroyed their business and made them poorer. Mrs. Uche Rita, resident of Zone 6 in Dutse Alhaji Area of Buhari Area Council Abuja, the Nigerian capital city who spoke to Media Advocacy West Africa Foundation (MAWA Foundation) in her residence narrated how coronavirus has destroyed …

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COVID-19 Lockdown, how we were assaulted by the police

Men of the Nigerian police during the coronavirus lockdown assaulted and collected bribes from us to allow free movement, Uke residents have said. Uke community residents in Karu Local Government Area of Nasarwa state made this known while speaking to the Media Advocacy West Africa Foundation team who visited the community to interact with the …

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