Wednesday, August 10, 2022

Poverty in Nigeria

June 14, 2022

One hundred million Nigerians are living in poverty: Peter Obi

“We have more people living in poverty than China and Egypt combined, a population of about 1.5 billion.”

March 26, 2022

Nigerians are not alone in poverty, even Americans are stealing petrol: Tunde Fashola

Still, the cabinet minister insists the administration is responding to economic challenges inflicted by the global pandemic and the results are becoming visible.

Tunde Fashola/Hungry Nigerian children
March 23, 2022

Millions of Nigerians too poor under Buhari, using ‘dangerous strategies’ to cope with poverty: World Bank

Just 17 per cent of Nigerian workers hold the wage jobs best able to lift people out of poverty.

President Muhammadu Buhari and Almjiri children
July 10, 2021

We need common sense to lift 100 million Nigerians out of poverty: Osinbajo

Mr Osinbajo, made this remark in Abuja on Friday at the inaugural meeting of the National Poverty Reduction with Growth Strategy Steering Committee held at the Presidential Villa.

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo
June 26, 2021

Can social investment programmes reverse the trend of Nigeria’s poverty?

Mechanisms for mutual accountability should be taken seriously to rebuild public confidence for citizens to trust the government.

Buhari and Osinbajo
June 12, 2021

Buhari lifted 10.5 million into poverty, death and anguish: Fayose

“I’m sure what he meant to say was that he has lifted 10.5m Nigerians out of wealth into poverty, death and anguish.”

Ayo Fayose and Muhammadu Buhari
June 12, 2021

President Buhari expresses happiness with Nigerians’ long-suffering spirit

The president said such virtue had so far made it possible for the nation to survive as one geo-political entity in spite of a good number of testy challenges.