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Covid-19: More Nigerians slip into poverty, unemployment ~NBS

by on November 13, 2020 0
Many Nigerian lost their jobs and slip below the poverty line as a result of the impact of the Coronavirus pandemic, the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) revealed in his latest report. In its COVID-19 Impact Monitoring round 5, September 2020 report, the NBS said: “Individuals from across the consumption distribution have been affected... Read More

IMF predicts more people slipping to poverty in Nigeria, others

by on October 16, 2020 0
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) on Friday said that millions of people would be pushed back into poverty as a result of the economic impact of the Coronavirus pandemic in Low-income developing countries (LIDCs). Managing Director of the IMF, Kristalina Georgieva in her speech at the Development Committee plenary at the ongoing annual meeting... Read More

Nigeria unemployment, poverty rate worsen by covid-19~Osinbajo

by on October 6, 2020 0
Nigeria Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo has said that the outbreak of the Coronavirus pandemic has further worsened the unemployment situation and deepen the poverty level in the country, saying “our nation has millions of extremely poor people.” Osinbajo who spoke at the closing ceremony of the two-day executive-legislative leadership retreat held at the Presidential... Read More