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Education weapon against poverty – Aisha Buhari

Education weapon against poverty – Aisha Buhari

Timothy Olanrewaju, Maiduguri Wife of the president, Mrs Aisha Buhari has said that education remains a potent weapon to liberate people from poverty. Mrs Buhari who was in Maiduguri, the Borno State capital on Saturday to commission model orphanage integrated school, commended the wife of Borno State governor, Hajiya Nana Shettima, for using her foundation […]
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Kwara govt. decries high rate of early marriage

Kwara govt. decries high rate of early marriage

Layi Olanrewaju, Ilorin The Kwara State Government has decried the high rate of early child marriage in the state. Accordingly, the state government said it was poised to make those who put their girl children to early marriage face the consequences of their action, Commissioner for Women Affairs and Social Development, Hajia Taibat Ahmed, has […]
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APC, PDP have no justification to return to power – Ogun GPN senatorial candidate

APC, PDP have no justification to return to power – Ogun GPN senatorial candidate

Laide Raheem, Abeokuta Ogun East Senatorial Candidate on the platform of Green Party of Nigeria (GPN), Armstrong Akintunde, has said the two leading political parties in the country have no moral justification to seek Nigerians’ mandate again in a bid return to power. According to Akintunde, the parties have failed to deliver on their campaign […]
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2019: My govt’ll lift 50m Nigerians out of poverty in 2 yrs – Atiku

2019: My govt’ll lift 50m Nigerians out of poverty in 2 yrs – Atiku

The People’s Democratic Party (PDP) 2019 presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, has promised to lift 50 million Nigerians out of poverty, in the first two years of his administration, if he wins the election. READ ALSO: I’ll create 3m jobs yearly –Atiku Atiku, former vice president, also promised that his government would attract investments and support 50 million […]
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Corruption behind Book Haram, out-of-school menaces – Group

Olanrewju Lawal,Birnin- Birnin- Kebbi A non-governmental organisation, the Al-Habibiyya Islamic Society of Nigeria, has noted that corruption among the nation’s leaders were responsible for the outbreak of insurgency, large number of out-of-school children and poverty in the country. National Chief Imam of the Society,  Imam Fuad Adeyemi, stated this in Birnin-Kebbi, Kebi State capital, during […]
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Tax evasion fuelling poverty in Nigeria – SERAP

Tax evasion fuelling poverty in Nigeria – SERAP

The report called on authorities to urgently recover any possible past-unpaid dues, and improve on the collection and estimation of capital gains tax in the Nigerian oil sector. Uche Henry A report by the Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP), realised in Lagos yesterday, has revealed how failure of multinational companies to pay Capital Gains […]
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World’s poverty capital and illicit financial flows!

THE Brookings Institution, a Washington based Economic think-tank, published a report earlier this year, titled “The start of a new poverty narrative.” The report was primarily based on the work of three experts associated with the ‘World Poverty Clock, an Economic Study Group launched, in 2017, to track trends in poverty reduction.
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