Leadership, not aid will lift Africa out of poverty
Sir: Twenty six African presidents and prime ministers are in Japan, hoping to get some aid or like the new word being used, ‘partnership investment’ to boost their respective economies.
South Africa begs as exit of Nigerians hurts economy
South African President Cyril Ramaphosa yesterday apologised to Nigeria for the xenophobic attacks on its citizens. The apology was tendered to President Muhammadu Buhari in the State House, Abuja, by the two special envoys the South African leader dispatched to Nigeria yesterday.
NEDC pledges to reduce illiteracy, poverty in Bauchi
The Chairman of the North East Development Commission (NEDC), Maj. Gen. Paul Tarfa (retd), has declared the readiness of the Commission to reduce the rate of illiteracy and poverty in Bauchi State.
‘We are committed to taking 100 million Nigerians out of poverty’
Minister of State for Budget and National Planning, Prince Clem Ikanade Agba, has assured the European Union (EU) of the President Muhammadu Buhari-led Federal Government’s commitment to the agenda of taking 100 million Nigerians out of poverty in the next ten years.
Akeredolu laments state of poverty as club donates items to PHC, pregnant women
The District Governor, Rotary International, District 9110, Dr. Jide Akeredolu, has lamented the level of poverty in Nigeria, which according to him appears to be the highest in the world.
Gbajabiamila extols impact of ICT in addressing poverty in Africa
Hon. Femi Gbajabiamila, speaker of the House of Representatives, has said that the effective deployment of Information Communication Technology (ICT) tools in rural communities would help empower...
Scholar blames declining standard on poverty
n educationist, Mrs Beatrice Ochi has identified poverty as a major factor limiting students’ progress in school. Ochi, who retired as a principal five years ago, said her experiences on the job showed that most children are unable to actualise their academic potentials due to inability of parents to meet their obligations.
ASUU alleges FG lacks commitment to end poverty
The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has alleged that President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration lacks the commitment to use education to solve the poverty problem in the country.
Softcom harps on the use of technology to meet SDGs 2030
Softcom, an indigenous technology company and technical partners to the Federal Government of Nigeria on the N-Power project, hosted a conference with the theme: Combating Poverty: Role of Technology in driving social change in Africa.
Activists, scholars blame insecurity on past inactions
The pervasive insecurity, poverty, and corruption in Nigeria have been blamed on the past inactions of the nation’s leaders. The country’s Structural Adjustment Programme (SAP) of the military President Ibrahim Babangida administration in 1992 was specifically fingered as the precursor to the institutionalised poverty...