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Senate Considers Bills To Tackle Poverty, Stop Intellectual Property Theft

Abdulateef Bamgbose  The Senate, on Tuesday, considered two critical bills seeking to tackle poverty and put a stop to intellectual property theft in the country.  One of the bills provides for the establishment of the National Poverty Alleviation Management Commission;

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Nigerians Poorer Contrary To Buhari’s Claim

As pandemic pushes 100m people into extreme poverty charles ebi The UN data revealed that 74% of the country’s population survive on less than $3.20 or N1,312 a day. That means according to international standards, more than 7 persons out

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China Lifts 770m Rural People Out Of Poverty – White Paper

More than 770 million of China’s rural population living below the current poverty line have been raised from poverty, accounting for more than 70 percent of the global total over the same period according to the World Bank’s international poverty

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Make Good Use Of The Cash Grant – Umar Farouq Tells Rural Women.

Joel Ajayi The Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development Sadiya Umar Farouq has urged rural women in Gombe state to  use the one-off cash grant given to them by the federal government to improve the lives of their

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FG’s Social Intervention Needs Better Attention In Sokoto – Tambuwal

Muhammad Goronyo, Sokoto Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal of Sokoto state has once again indicated that the federal government’s office in charge of dispensing the proceeds of its social intervention programmes in the State have some challenges that are making it

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Bauchi First Lady Urged Women To Support Government Programme

Hassan Jirgi, Bauchi Bauchi State first lady, Hajiya A’isha Bala Mohammed has call on the women of the state to continue to support the government programme in order to forward the state. She assures that the state government will continue

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REPORT: 88 Million Nigerians Now Living In Extreme Poverty

By Chidozie Ogbonnaya with agencies A World Poverty Clock has revealed that no fewer than 1.1 million Nigerians have slipped into extreme poverty in four months, according to an Austria-based World Data Lab. Analysing this latest report The Cable, said

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We Have Moved 10m Nigerians Out Of Poverty – FG

The federal government has boasted that it has moved 10.073million Nigerians from poverty to prosperity. The minister of Budget and National Planning, Sen. Udoma Udo Udoma made the claim Tuesday while speaking on arrangements for the 24th Nigerian Economic Summit

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Over half Nigerian population live in poverty – Save The Children

[views] The Head of Health, Save the Children Nigeria, Dr Abimbola Williams has disclosed that more than half of over 170 million population in Nigeria is currently humiliated by poverty adding that 90 per cent of the poorest people reside

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Nigeria in serious crisis – UN report

[views] A report released by the United Nations says Nigeria is in a fix. It said the country had been deeply divided along ethnic, religious and regional lines. It painted a gloomy picture of the country’s economy, noting that most

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