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COVID-19: How Osun drivers missed out on FG’s N30,000 intervention fund

By Timothy AGBOR  Scores of transport workers in Osun State  are yet to benefit from the Transport Track of the Transport and Artisans scheme under...

Controversy trails Nigeria govt’s N5bn COVID-19 transporters palliative as drivers, riders deny benefitting

By Titilope FADARE The federal government says it has spent about N5 billion on a covid-19 relief fund for transport sector operators, but many said...

Bitter-sweet tale of transport survival fund in Enugu State

By Andrea ONUOHA Its intention may have been noble, but the disbursement of the federal government’s COVID-19 transport intervention fund in Enugu State has generated...
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Tracking transport workers who benefited from N30,000 one-off grant in Imo State

By Chidera Rosecamille ANEKE AS part of the Economic Sustainability Plan (ESP) to cushion the effect of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic in the country, the...

INVESTIGATION: Sleaze mars disbursement of COVID-19 survival fund for drivers in Kano

By Mohammed Dahiru LAWAL “We are in bondage! We pay tax to government officials and yet during the hardship caused by Covid-19 we didn’t get...

Drivers, artisans wait endlessly for N30,000 Covid-19 relief

By Arinze CHIJIOKE  BEFORE the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic in February 2020, Chukwudi Okoroigwe’s daily earnings as a bus driver was hardly enough to...
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Despite huge allocations in FG’s survival fund, only a few got N30, 000 palliative in Bauchi

AMINU Yahaya, 45, was among those displaced during the 2004 ethnic clashes that engulfed Shendam Local Government Area in Plateau State.  He left for...

Poor execution thwarts success of FG Survival Funds for Transporters in Akwa Ibom

By Ekemini SIMON Although many transporters in Akwa Ibom State benefited from the Federal Government’s N30,000 survival funds, majority were excluded due to inadequate information,...

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