Addressing the Risk of Corruption in the Humanitarian and Global Development Sector: The Case of the Buhari Plan

Sadly those in the same government that have been implicated in the alleged fraud are yet to be investigated by the government.

GAB | The Global Anticorruption Blog

North East Nigeria is on the brink of a major humanitarian crisis. The region has historically been marked by poverty and underdevelopment, and more recently has been ravaged by Boko Haram. In an attempt to address both the current crisis and the longstanding poverty of North East Nigeria, on October 26, 2016, President Muhammadu Buhari inaugurated the Presidential Committee on the North East Initiative (PCNI) to “serve as the primary national strategy, coordination and advisory body for all humanitarian interventions, transformational and developmental efforts in the North East region of Nigeria.” PCNI is chiefly responsible for overseeing and ensuring the execution of the Buhari Plan, a four-volume, roughly 800 page, five-year blueprint for the comprehensive humanitarian relief and socioeconomic stabilization of the North East. Projects include unconditional cash transfers and the deployment of mobile health units and will be linked with the current UNOCHA Humanitarian Response Plan

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Habakkuk 1

Arlin Sorensen's Thoughts on Scripture

Habakkuk 1 has the prophet carrying a burden of the vision he saw.  We really don’t know much about this prophet as this is the only book in the Bible his name appears.  Since he prophesied the coming Babylonian army and its destruction of Judah, he prophesied some time before that invasion. Many think that Habakkuk did his work sometime during the reign of King Johoiakim, perhaps around the year 607 b.c.  It is likely that he lived during the time of the godly king Josiah (640 to 609 b.c.) and then gave this prophecy during the reign of one of Josiah’s successors.

Habakkuk knew what it was like to live during a time of revival, and then to see God’s people and the nation slide away into sin.  Habakkuk sees the problem and presses God to see how long it will last.  “O Lord, how long shall I…

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