Tag: poverty in nigeria

Omoleye OmoruyiMarch 16, 2022

Even with social intervention programmes, Nigeria’s poverty rate continues to rise – 90 million now

“In February 2022, the consumer price index, (CPI) which measures inflation increased to 15.70 per cent on year-on-year basis. This ...

Omoleye OmoruyiFebruary 1, 2022

Over 44% of Nigerians live in poverty, projections for the coming years will surprise you

The Chairman, Nigerian Economic Summit Group (NESG), Asue Ighodalo says 91 million Nigerians now live below the poverty line. The ...

Ado AminuMarch 12, 2021

Behind the curtains: A day in the lives of street beggars

Ma’ida (sometimes called Fatima) didn’t envisage herself ending up miles from home and roaming the streets of Nigeria’s biggest city ...

Omoleye OmoruyiSeptember 1, 2018

President Buhari’s argument on the rule of law; Leah Sharibu’s appeal and Femi Adesina’s ‘God’-related response and other stories that made headlines this week

These are the top ten stories that drove conversation this week. President Muhammadu Buhari stressed that the Rule of Law must ...

May 1, 2014

Nigeria’s problem is not poverty – Jonathan explains

by Akan Ido President Goodluck Jonathan, on Thursday, faulted the World Bank report which placed Nigeria among the five poorest ...

March 10, 2014

Opinion: Are Nigerians really tired of bad governance?

by Umar Yakubu Thoughts around security, national budget, state of the economy are not debated. Instead, you will read a ...

March 4, 2014

Opinion: Nigeria’s centenary and the urgency of now

by Jaye Gaskia And whereas Lugard may have made a mistake in the course of promoting the selfish interests of ...

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