Nigeria Tops world most poverty capital Nation

A report by Brookings Institution has
shown that Nigeria has now taken over
from India as the nation with the
highest number of extremely poor
The Cable reports that India previously
held the position with a population of
1.324 billion as against Nigeria's 200
Previous reports on media
indicated that the number of Nigerians
in extreme poverty increases by six
people every minute.
The report reads: “According to our
projections, Nigeria has already
overtaken India as the country with the
largest number of extreme poor in early
2018, and the Democratic Republic of the
Congo could soon take over the number
2 spot,, At the end of May 2018, our trajectories
suggest that Nigeria had about 87
million people in extreme poverty,
compared with India’s 73 million. What
is more, extreme poverty in Nigeria is
growing by six people every minute,
while poverty in India continues to fall...
“In fact, by the end of 2018 in Africa as a
whole, there will probably be about 3.2
million more people living in extreme
poverty than there is today.
“Africans account for about two-thirds
of the world’s extreme poor and that If
current trends persist, Africa will
account for nine-tenths by 2030.
“Fourteen out of 18 countries in the
world - where the number of extreme
poor is rising - are in Africa."

Government need to look into this national predicament to mobilize and empower the individuals for growth and proceeding development to crash out poverty capital...

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