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NASSCO Solicits media support for government’s poverty reduction programmes

The National Social Safety Nets Coordinating Office (NASSCO) on Wednesday, 28th July held an interactive session with members of the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) Abuja Council in furtherance of its engagement with the media and civil society.

Helping the poor in
present day communities

The National Social Safety-Net Coordinating Office (NASSCO) was established in 2016 by the Government of Nigeria in partnership with the World Bank to strengthen social safety nets and social protection system in Nigeria as a core strategy to help end extreme poverty and to promote shared prosperity.

Helping the poor children

The National Social Safety-Net Coordinating Office (NASSCO) was established in 2016 by the Government of Nigeria in partnership with the World Bank to strengthen social safety nets and social protection system in Nigeria as a core strategy to help end extreme poverty and to promote shared prosperity.

DATA COLLABORATION

On Monday, 30th May 2022, a team from the National Social Safety Nets Coordinating Office led by the National Coordinator Apera Iorwakwagh made a call on the Statistician General of the National Bureau of Statistics Prince Adeyemi Adeniran. Discussions focused on increased collaboration between both organizations. NASSCO and the NBS already work collaboratively on a […]

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36
States in Nigeria + FCT

12,056,253
Poor & Vulnerable
Households (PVHHs)

49,813,893
Individuals in PVHH

Who We Are

The National Social Safety-Nets Coordinating Office (NASSCO) is a federal government organisation with the mandate to establish the building blocks & delivery of targeted transfers & livelihood supports to extreme poor & vulnerable households in Nigeria

What We Do


As part of the efforts to create awareness on the Federal Government's Social Safety Nets Programmes for the poor and vulnerable citizens of the society, National Social Safety Nets Coordinating Office (NASSCO) are strategizing to mobilize citizens to participate in the programme.


134,243 Communities


8,000 + Wards


752 LGAs


Revised Draft National Social Protection Policy

NATIONAL SOCIAL PROTECTION POLICY The Social Protection Policy for Nigeria is an umbrella policy framework that incorporates related social agenda paradigms intended to reduce poverty and provide a life of dignity for all citizens. Social protection is a multi-sectoral and multi-disciplinary approach that contributes to poverty reduction, articulating policy priorities of government towards sustainable development. […]

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Testimonials

What beneficiaries say about NASSCO

Idris Shehu

YESSO [Borno State]

The National Social Safety-Nets Coordinating Office (NASSCO) is a federal government organisation with the mandate to establish the building blocks & delivery of targeted transfers & livelihood supports to extreme poor & vulnerable households in Nigeria

Yusuf Bala

YESSO [Kano State]

The National Social Safety-Nets Coordinating Office (NASSCO) is a federal government organisation with the mandate to establish the building blocks & delivery of targeted transfers & livelihood supports to extreme poor & vulnerable households in Nigeria



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