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Minister FMHDSD Sadiya Farouq delivers keynote address at virtual official kick-off of the Nigeria Multidimensional Poverty Index (MPI) survey.

Nigeria has joined many countries that have moved towards improving the efficiency of their decision-making processes through the evidence generated by MPI. “The consensus around the use of the MPI emerges from different approaches and global agreements, including the Millennium Development Goal (MDGs), which has now been replaced by the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), which […]

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National Senior Citizens Centre holds maiden dialogue

The National Senior Citizens Centre (NSCC) on Monday (August 2) in Abuja held its maiden dialogue to discuss issues affecting senior citizens and how their experience and wealth of knowledge can be leveraged for increased national development and effective service delivery. The dialogue marked the first major outing of the centre since the constitution of […]

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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. The session which held at the secretariat of the NUJ served as a platform for NASSCO to […]

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NASSCO trains state Information officers on nationwide rollout of Rapid Response Register

The National Social Safety Nets Coordinating Office (NASSCO) over the weekend embarked on a two- day sensitization training of Information Officers from the State Operations Coordinating Units (SOCU) in 36 states and the FCT. The training is designed to adequately prepare the officers for the task of creating mass awareness preparatory for the nationwide roll-out […]

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Federal and State Governments fine-tune strategy for delivery of Social Protection Programmes

Oversight of programmes under the National Social Safety Nets Project at state level lies with permanent secretaries of respective ministries¬† In keeping with President Buhari‚Äôs goal of lifting 100 million Nigerians out of poverty over a ten-year period, the federal government has continued to strengthen its collaboration with states for a more effective delivery of […]

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