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INFOGRAPHIC: Are you one of 91 million Nigerians now living in extreme poverty?

Over 91 million Nigerians are now living in extreme poverty, TheCable can report. TheCable understands that at least three million Nigerians have slipped into extreme poverty between November 2018 and
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Rising state of poverty: Abandonment of agriculture (2)

Last week I stated why it is imperative that the agricultural sector be revived if any meaningful result is to be achieved in fighting the poverty and the growing divide between the rich and the poor. However, it is a notorious fact that almost everyone in Nigeria, particularly youths are not interested and do not want to engage in farming any longer. Most youths and unemployed graduates are only interested in white collar office jobs, and for the most part, these jobs are no longer available as in the past. Most local, state and federal government ministries and parastatals have stopped employment and, and majority of the industries and multinational organizations have shipped their bases to other countries. We are now confronted with unemployment of immense proportion, especially among our youth. The stark reality in the face of the economic downtown in the country due to the extreme shortfall in oil revenue is that we have to go back to the land and resuscitate the old glory of agriculture that has provided jobs and food for our forebears prior to the misguided pursuit of oil wealth. However there are enormous problems to be surmounted in order to revive the lost glory of agriculture in Nigeria. These problems include but are not limited to the following:
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Your Degree Or Certificate Is Not A Cure For Poverty..7 Reasons Graduates & Degree Holders Are Poor!!!

Your Degree Or Certificate Is Not A Cure For Poverty..7 Reasons Graduates & Degree Holders Are Poor!!!

Your Degree Or Certificate Is Not A Cure For Poverty 7 Reasons University Graduates & Degree Holders Are Becoming Progressively Poor!!! “If somebody offers you an amazing opportunity, but you are not sure you can do it, say yes- then learn how to do it later!”- Richard Branson School rewards

Act before Nigeria succumbs to poverty, NECA begs govts

THE recent report that Nigeria has the highest number of the poorest of the poor globally is a source of concern to well meaning individuals and organisations. It was no surprise that increasing level of poverty was a major issue discussed by members of the governing council of Nigeria Employers’ Consultative Association, NECA, at their meeting few days ago in Lagos.
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7.2 million Africans lifted out of poverty through IITA’s research innovations – DG

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Dr Nteranya Sanginga, the Director-General, International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA), Ibadan, on Monday said that in achieving its goals to raise over 11 million Africans out of poverty, 7.2 million had been lifted out of poverty.
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Strike: ASUU may not honour further calls by FG – National President

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) says it may not honour further calls by Federal Government for a meeting on the way forward over the current strike by its members. The union’s National President, Prof. Biodun Ogunyemi, said this on the sideline of a news conference on the update of the union’s struggle to […]
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Umbugadu promises to tackle insecurity, poverty in Nasarawa

Mr David Umbugadu, the governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), in Nasarawa state has promised to tackle insecurity and create jobs to end endemic poverty in the state if elected in 2019 poll. Umbugadu said this during his Nasarawa North Senatorial campaign rally on Friday in Akwanga. According to him, the All Progressive […]
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