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Nigeria poverty rate

17 Nov
Nigeria has said 133 million of its citizens are currently living in poverty. The Nigerian government said the figure represents 63 percent of its population living in poverty according to a survey conducted by National Bureau of Statistics (NBS), the National Social Safety-Nets Coordinating Office (NASSCO), the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), the United Nations…
3 Feb 2021
Does Nigeria have more people living in extreme poverty than India and China combined? Peter Obi, a former governor of Anambra State and vice-presidential candidate of Nigeria's opposition party, the People's Democratic Party in 2019 general elections, believes so. Obi said on Arise TV on February 2, that "the poverty issue, which IMF have (sic)...IMF…
5 Nov 2020
The latest report by World Poverty Clock has shown that more Nigerians have been plunged into extreme poverty since November 2019. The latest figure shows that over 105 million Nigerians now live in extreme poverty - from 98 million in October 2019. The figures represent 51% of the population. Nigeria, according to the World Poverty…


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