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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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Nigeria And The Rise In Poverty Despite Intervention Programmes

Lois Effiong In Nigeria, Poverty has kept increasing despite government intervention programmes and assistance from non-governmental organisations to curb the menace. Low standard of living heightens as individuals strive to cope with even the basic amenities for social life. According

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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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Extreme Poverty, Unemployment Lingers Despite Huge Annual Budgets

FG, 36 states spend over N26.92 trillion in 4 years BY CHARLES EBI Despite its Federal Government and 36 states spending a staggering N26.92trillion in four years, Nigeria is still rated one of the world’s poorest countries as of 2018,

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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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Nigeria’s Rising Population And The Poverty Challenge

Nigeria’s population has steadily risen over the decades, from 45.1 million in 1960, 95.3 million in 1990, 158.6 million in 2010 and 198 million presently, according to the latest estimates by the National Population Commission (NPC), making Nigeria the seventh

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