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Constituency Projects: ICPC visits sites again, notes improvements

The Independent Corrupt Practices and other related offences Commission (ICPC) has embarked on post-inspection visits to monitor the implementation of constituency projects in six states across the geo-political zones in Nigeria. The ICPC constituted the Constituency Projects Tracking Group (CPTG) to ensure project delivery of social services to citizens, recovery…

Abandoned Kombili- Daika bridge

VIDEO: Unexecuted, abandoned N224 million constituency projects in Plateau

Life in Kombili village in Mangu LGA is not an easy one. The people have no source of drinking water but wells serve as their fountain of life. They have no electricity but make use of battery-powered torchlights and kerosene lanterns. They have very poor road networks and would have…

New bridge constructed by Union members

INVESTIGATION: Inside story of unexecuted, abandoned N224 million constituency projects in Plateau

In many rural communities across Nigeria, including Plateau State, access to good roads has often hampered food security and development. The Food and Agricultural Organisation of the United Nations (FAO) revealed that 80 per cent of the world’s food is produced on family farms, which are predominantly owned by smallholders…

Nursery three pupils of LEA Primary School, Kadarko learning under tree

Inside Plateau primary schools where pupils learn under trees, in dilapidated structures

At LGEA School, Wuseli Central, the classrooms are old, dilapidated and overcrowded. The primary school has existed for over 50 years and currently has about 200 pupils. But the desks and chairs are not enough. There is no library or even a desktop computer and there are no toilets or…

NYSC Corps members

N30,500 to be paid to ad-hoc staff corps members – INEC

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has said N30, 500 would be paid as entitlements to corps members participating as ad-hoc staff in the election. The INEC chairman, Mahmood Yakubu, stated this Wednesday at the media briefing on the commission's preparedness for the elections at the International Conference Center (ICC),…

6.56a.m. Corps members setting up at Alajue 2 PU, ward 5, Ede South

2019: Corps members decry discrepancies in INEC’s election allowances

Members of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) have decried the discrepancies in their training and other allowances for the 2019 elections According to them, there is no uniformity in the allowances being paid corps members for election duties across Nigeria. The corps members were recruited by the Independent National…

Nigerian corp members at rack centres.

Corps members threaten to boycott rescheduled elections

Sequel to the postponement of Saturday's elections, National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) members serving in the Federal Capital Territory have threatened to boycott the newly scheduled dates for the elections. The postponement came as a shock to the corps members who said the development has affected them adversely. They blamed…

Young Women holding hands at the event

Group introduces programme to spur young women into leadership roles in Nigeria

Concerned by the need to get more women involved in leadership in governance and other public processes in Nigeria, a group of women on Monday gathered in Abuja at the maiden edition of Young Women in Leadership event. Stephanie Adams of the Premium Times Centre of Investigative Journalism (PTCIJ) who…