Tag: Poor

Poor And Vulnerable In Nigeria Will Continue To Enjoy Social Safety Nets, Says President Buhari

Abdul Jimoh- February 4, 2022

President Muhammadu Buhari Friday in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, said the poor and vulnerable in Nigeria remain top priority for protection and lifting from the poverty ... Read More

Impact of COVID-19: Poor People in Africa to Increase by 49.2m in 2021 -AfDB

Henry Solomon- July 7, 2020

The African Development Bank (AfDB) says the number of extreme poor people could increase by 34 million and 49.2 million due to the COVID-19 pandemic ... Read More

Church That Has The Poor at Heart Remains Tuned to The Channel of God – Pope

Henry Solomon- April 20, 2018

The main concern of the Catholic Church must be to help the poor, Pope Francis said on a Friday pilgrimage to southern Italy in honour ... Read More

Pope Equates Care for Migrants to Opposing Abortion

Henry Solomon- April 9, 2018

Caring for migrants and the poor is as holy a pursuit as opposing abortion, Pope Francis declared in a major document issued by the Vatican ... Read More

School Feeding: Kaduna Govt Warns Vendors Against Low Quality Food

Henry Solomon- March 1, 2018

The Kaduna State Government on Thursday warned vendors supplying food to pupils under the Federal Government school feeding programme to desist from supplying low quality ... Read More

We Will Protect The Poor, Helpless Says VP Osinbajo

AMT Tanimu- January 8, 2018

Laolu Akande, Abuja: I am especially honoured to be here to join family and friends of our departed heroes to mark this day when we ... Read More

International Archives Day: Nigeria Rated Poor In Record Keeping

Henry Solomon- June 8, 2017

Nigeria has been categorised as one of the countries of the developing world that has no respect for archives, record keeping and the preservation of ... Read More

110m People Have No Business Being Poor In Nigeria – NEITI Boss

Henry Solomon- July 20, 2016

The Executive Secretary, Nigerian Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (NEITI), Mr Waziri Adio, on Tuesday said that there was no reason for Nigeria to have 110 ... Read More

Only 8 States Have Records of The Poor & Vulnerable In FG’s Database – Ministry of Finance Report

Henry Solomon- April 20, 2016

Only eight states have captured their poor and vulnerable on the Federal Government's Single Register database, a report of the Ministry of Finance has shown. ... Read More

Poor Use of Internet By Nigerians Shows Decline In Number Of Users As Figure Drops To 93.7m In Feb

Henry Solomon- April 9, 2016

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) in its monthly Internet Subscriber Data said that internet users on Nigeria’s telecommunications networks reduced to 93.75 million as at ... Read More

Nigeria Needs To Create 40 To 50M Jobs Before 2030 To Reduce Poverty – World Bank

Henry Solomon- March 15, 2016

The World Bank stated that with the high population rate, Nigeria needs to create 40 million to 50 million additional jobs between 2010 and 2030 ... Read More

Court Orders Mandela, Zuma Relatives to Pay Compensation to Mine Shareholders

Henry Solomon- June 26, 2015

Aurora mine ( Photo: EWN)   Relatives of the Nelson Mandela and South African President Jacob Zuma acted in a reckless and fraudulent manner when ... Read More