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Over 70 million Nigerians currently living in extreme poverty

NEW data from the World Poverty Clock on Tuesday revealed that over 70 million Nigerians are currently living in extreme poverty. The figure represents...

Number of poor people in Nigeria to increase by 20 million in next 2 years – World Bank

THE number of poor people in Nigeria would increase by 20 million in the next two years, according to the latest edition of the...

COVID-19: 40 million Nigerians, others in Sub-Saharan African countries face extreme poverty in 2020 – World Bank

‎THE COVID -19 pandemic will drive up to 40 million people in Nigeria and other countries in Sub-Saharan Africa into extreme poverty 2020, the...
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Tope Fasua picks hole in ICIR fact-check, calls it ‘nonsense, nasty reporting’ — but he is incorrect

TOPE Fasua, founder and 2019 presidential candidate of the Abundant Nigeria Renewal Party (ANRP), has reacted to a fact-check published by The ICIR, referring...

INVESTIGATION: Poorest Nigerians deprived of federal government’s cash transfer

Living in extreme poverty does not entitle a household to N5, 000 monthly handouts, a social protection initiative by the federal government. It is...

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NDLEA, Interpol sign MoU over access to global criminal data records

THE National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) and the International Criminal Police Organization (ICPO), popularly known as Interpol, have...

Governors contribute to electoral violence in Nigeria – Oshiomhole

A FORMER Edo State governor, Adams Oshiomhole, has said that state governors often contribute to electoral violence in the...

Columbia Journalism School offers schorlarship to its 2022 Sulzberger executive leadership program 

COLUMBIA Journalism School is inviting applications to its 2022 Sulzberger Executive Leadership programme.  The programme aims to train news leaders...

2023 election is of great concern to us – Northern group

A political and socio-cultural association of leaders in northern Nigeria, the Arewa Consultative Forum (ACF), has expressed concern about...

Floods ravaged over 31,000 households in Yobe – SEMA

THE Yobe State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA) has said that over 31,000 households were affected by floods in 255...
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