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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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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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Nigerians back Mbaka, say hunger, poverty unbearable

Many Nigerians on Wednesday overwhelmingly backed the Enugu Catholic priest and Spiritual Director of the Adoration Ministry, Enugu State, Rev. Fr. Ejike Mbaka, for his blunt message to President Muhammadu Buhari. However, some Nigerians mocked the cleric on social media,

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Eradicate poverty in your nations, Osinbajo to African leaders

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has called on African leaders to focus on eradicating poverty and inequality as the global community elaborates new Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Speaking at a side event hosted by the President of Ghana, Mr John Mahama,

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13m children suffer from malnutrition in Nigeria – CSO

  A civil society organization, Scaling Up Nutrition in Nigeria (CS-SUNN), headed by Isaac Dare, has said that over 13 million children under five years in Nigeria were suffering from chronic malnutrition and were likely to suffer serious health and

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