What to expect as the $600 unemployment boost

The $600 boost in weekly unemployment checks ends Friday. With negotiations between Democrats and Republicans at an impasse, millions relying on that aid are in the dark as to what comes next. Meanwhile, the economic recovery appears to have stalled or reversed, coronavirus infections are surging, eviction protections have expired for many and plans to reopen schools remain in … Continue reading What to expect as the $600 unemployment boost

No COVID-19 palliative package for Nigerians as FG claims

Nigerians living in Abuja, the country’s capital, who are intended beneficiaries of the COVID-19 palliatives, have denied receiving any amount of money or relief materials from government. Minister of Humanitarian Affairs and Disaster Management, Sadiya Umar Farouq, had said 2.6 million vulnerable persons benefited from the Federal Government’s cash transfer intervention programme. She said 11 … Continue reading No COVID-19 palliative package for Nigerians as FG claims