Posts Tagged ‘Poverty rate’

World bank says 87% Nigeria’s poverty rate in North

According to the World Bank in a new report, the North accounted for 87 per cent of all the poor people in Nigeria in 2016. The report titled ‘Advancing social protection in a dynamic Nigeria’, released on January 28, 2020, was described as a ‘detailed analysis of the social protection sector’ in the country. The […]

See Poverty rate per state in Nigeria

The following are analysis of poverty rate according to states in Nigeria. Kano 75% Kaduna 80% Zafamra 95% Kastina 94% Sokoto 96% Anambra 8% Enugu 9% Abia 8% Imo 10% Eboyi 14% Yobe 98% Maiduguri 99% Adamawa 92% Taraba 88% Bauchi 91% Rivers 7% Akwa Ibom 7% Cross river 10% Edo 11% Delta 8% Beyelsa […]

Nigeria’s GDP Data Raises the Stakes in Fight Against Poverty [See Stats]

Economic growth in Africa’s largest oil producer slowed for the third consecutive quarter, adding further pressure on the government to fight rising poverty. Gross domestic product expanded 1.94% in the three months through June from a year earlier, the Abuja-based National Bureau of Statistics said in a report on its website Tuesday. That compares with […]