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82.9 Million Nigerians are currently living below poverty line -Action Aid

the government has had to review its fiscal plan for 2020 with an increase in the initial 2020 budget of N10.594trn to N10.81trn in a revised budget despite the challenge of dwindling resources.

My new development plan’ll lift 100m Nigerians out of poverty by 2030, Buhari boasts

President Muhammadu Buhari, Wednesday said that his new development plan will lift about one hundred million, (100m) Nigerians out of poverty...

Coronavirus crisis could plunge half a billion people into poverty— Oxfam

By Karin Strohecker The fallout from the coronavirus spread that has killed more than 83,000 people and wreaked havoc...

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