Tags : Poverty

Fuel Truck Explosion Kills 13 People in Kenya

Kenyan Police have confirmed that 13 people were killed and many others seriously burned when an overturned petrol tanker exploded in western Kenya as crowds thronged to collect the spilling fuel. The fuel truck collided with another vehicle and toppled over late on Saturday near Malanga, some 315km (195 miles) northwest of Nairobi, on the […]Read More

Zamfara Home To Highest Number Of Poor Nigerians

According to data from the National Social Registry, Zamfara State has the highest number of the poor and vulnerable people in Nigeria, with a record of 3,836,484 people from 825,337 households. The Communications Manager of the National Social Safety-Net Coordinating Office, Joe Abuku, who made the data available, said the Federal Government has documented 35,267,966 […]Read More

Unemployment To Push More Nigerians Into Poverty

  Many Nigerians are expected to fall into the poverty amid rising unemployment in the country, the Nigerian Economic Summit Group has said. The NESG, a private sector-led think-tank, noted in its economic report for the first quarter of 2021 that the country’s economic growth in the period under review was relatively weak. “Nigeria’s economic […]Read More

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How Insecurity, Poverty Threaten Education In Nigeria

“I’ve never felt this much pain in my life — it’s unimaginable .At first, they were demanding 800 million naira from the families of the kidnapped students … then they started killing the students to show they were serious,” Ojotun, whose 18 year-old sister was among students kidnapped in Greenfield… You must be registered to […]Read More

In 10yrs, Nigeria Unemployment Grew By Over 400 percent

According to data collected from the National Bureau of Statistics, the unemployment rate of Nigeria has grown by 445 percent in the last 10 years. While the nation still combats economic instabilities within the year in view, the expectation by different governments to reduce unemployment has failed as the data obtained shows a steady increase […]Read More

A Report On Poverty Rates In Lagos State

Lagos is home to a rising population of 14,862,111, the economic capital of Nigeria has a poverty rate estimated at 8.5 percent. Lagos is often referred to as the “Megacity of Slums, it has over 6,000 millionaires (and even multi-millionaires and a handful of billionaires) while a vast majority live below extreme poverty levels. Research […]Read More

Youth Empowerment: The Government’s Plan

The End SARS protest didn’t only tell the world about how youths were brutalized by the Nigerian Police Force, it also showed the level of hope the average Nigerian Youth have about the Nigerian system. Thousands of Youth gathered all over the world in solidarity asking for better treatment from its leaders. Protesters were not […]Read More