Thursday, January 5, 2017

Video - Nigeria's government launches $15 monthly stipend for vulnerable groups

As part of its efforts to improve the lives of Nigerians, President Buhari's administration has started providing 15 dollar monthly stipends to some of the country's poorest and most vulnerable communities.The first round of payouts covered nine states -- including Borno, Kwara and Bauchi. Many beneficiaries have already reported receiving their stipends. Funds for another five states will follow soon. The government has also set up a Homegrown School Feeding Programme in three states, providing meals to pupils.

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