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Number of poor Nigerians to increase to 95 million in 2022 — Report

THE World Bank has said the number of poor Nigerians is expected to increase from the predicted 90 million to 95.1 million in 2022...

Abdulsalami warns against fuel price hike as NEC proposes N302 per litre

AMID concerns that the Nigerian government is considering a National Economic Council (NEC) committee report that recommended hiking the pump price of premium motor...

Soaring food prices deepen Nigeria’s rising poverty

AMIDST inflation, insecurity and the dwindling value of the naira, the hike in prices of food has made life increasingly difficult for the average...
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Nigeria’s cost of living worsens as inflation rate spikes to 18.17%

INFLATION rate in Nigeria has increased to 18.17 per cent in March 2021, indicating the highest level since January 2017, the Consumer Price Index...

95.7 million Nigerians to live below poverty line by 2022- World Bank

THE World Bank has indicated that about 95.7 million Nigerians will live below the poverty line by 2022 after it had accessed the impact...

Four out of ten individuals have real expenditures below N137,430 per year -NBS

THE National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) has reported that four in every ten Nigerians have real per capita expenditures below 137,430 Naira per year. And...
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REPORT: Perishable food farmers in Kebbi count losses as lockdown grounds supply chain

WAKILI Fatima is overwhelmed with sadness as she watches her farm produce—watermelons rot away. It is more painful seeing herds of cattle encroach her...

COVID-19 could expose hundreds of thousands of vulnerable Nigerian children serious child rights crisis —Save the Children

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Bertha Challenge seeks investigative journalism fellows

THE Bertha Foundation is accepting applications from candidates for its Bertha Challenge fellowship. The programme seeks to support collaborative investigations of one...

31 dead, seven injured in Port Harcourt church stampede

THE Rivers State Police Command has confirmed 31 persons dead in a stampede at the Kings Assembly Church located...

FCCPC to address loans apps method of obtaining customers’ contact list

THE Executive Vice-Chairman/Chief Executive Officer of the Federal Competition and Consumer Protection Commission, (FCCPC), Babatunde Irukera has vowed to...

Menstrual Hygiene Day: Nigerian women struggle with period poverty

MANY young women and girls in Nigeria, struggle with menstrual hygiene management due to period poverty, which occurs when...

2023: Bashir Ahmad rejects primary results, calls for fresh election

THE personal assistant to President Muhammadu Buhari on new media, Bashir Ahmad, has rejected the outcome of primary election...
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