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Naira, Fuel Scarcity To Push 24m Nigerians Into Poverty

A survey by a group known as Cadre Harmonise, CH, has disclosed that no fewer than 24 million Nigerians, including 14,000 Internally Displaced Persons, IDPs, in 26 states and the Federal Capital Territory, would slip into poverty and economic crisis due to persistent Naira crisis and fuel scarcity. CH said …

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Bayelsa, Sokoto, Gombe Lead In Child Poverty

Bayelsa, Sokoto, Gombe and Kebbi states have the highest incidence of child multidimensional poverty index in Nigeria. While the child MPI is above 50% in all thirty-six states, the incidence in the aforementioned states has more than 95%. This was revealed in the data on child MPI entitled ‘Nigeria Launches …

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