NASU blames rising poverty on inadequate infrastructure
The Non-Academic Staff Union of Universities and Associated Institutions (NASU) has blamed the rising poverty among Nigerians on inadequate infrastructure in the country.
Regulate unemployment and poverty not social media
From the way these highly-placed Nigerians used these words, nobody would have thought those words constituted what we now know as ‘hate speech’, ‘fake news’ and ‘irresponsible journalism’.
Why Africa must unite to change global image, narrative on continent, by Alsharif
For decades, the global narrative about Africa has dwelt on poverty, violence, diseases, and un civilization.
Pope hosts meal for 1,500 poor and homeless
Pope Francis on Sunday hosted around 1,500 poor and homeless people for lunch at the Vatican, decrying indifference to poverty as the Catholic Church marked its World Day of the Poor.
Confronting your goliath
Text: 1 Sam. 17:38-50 In life, there are battles to be fought. It’s only when you confront and conquer the giant that you can make progress in life. Anytime you want to achieve something great in life, the devil will put a Goliath before you so that you will not cross over. But if you…
NGF, FG to lift 24m Nigerians out of poverty by 2030
The Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF) and the Federal Government have commenced a Human Capital Development (HCD) plan towards moving 24 million Nigerians out of poverty before 2030.
The imperative of ‘people’s manifesto’
In the 20 months since I wrote “Drafting a people’s manifesto” and “Further notes on the people’s manifesto” (February/March, 2018), a sufficient number of significant things have happened and are happening in our country, Nigeria
Why protein deficiency is a national emergency, by stakeholders
The world is hungry, but ironically, Nigeria’s Minister of Agriculture, Mohammed Sabo Nanono, argues that Nigerians are not. A report by the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) noted that about 795 million people globally do not have enough food to lead a healthy active life.
Enlarging the surface area of poverty, lack and destitution in Nigeria
The official announcement of the proposal to “shore up” the economy via the instrumentality of a 7.2% hike in Value Added Tax (VAT) on a variety of consumer items and of the thankfully rested re-introduction of payment of toll on a number of the nation’s major highways in the wake of the setting up of a “crack” Economic Advisory Council...
Expert advocates financial inclusion to tackle poverty, insecurity, others
Financial expert, Prof Raphael Igbinosa Adeghe, of the Department of Banking and Finance, on Thursday, said financial inclusion remains a potent tool to tackle rising poverty, insecurity, and other socio-economic challenges in the country.
Don advocates financial inclusion to tackle poverty, insecurity, others
A financial expert, Prof, Raphael Igbinosa Adeghe of the Department of Banking and Finance at Igbinedion University, Okada (IUO) has said that financial inclusion remains a potent tool to tackle the rising poverty, insecurity and other socio-economic challenges in the country.