Promote Women Empowerment As Hunger Increases–World Bank

Tayo Olanipekun, Washington DC As the number of people who suffer from hunger worldwide climbed steadily in recent years, the situation can only improve if governments empower the women, increase agricultural productivity and promote technological change, the World Bank has said. Land management and feeding of the growing market will also give the estimated 3.4 […]

Poverty Will Increase In Nigeria By 2030—World Bank

**Nigerian Senator Disagrees, Says $1 Can Feed A Nigerian Daily Tayo Olanipekun, Washington DC Of the five countries known to be home to half of world’s poor people, Nigeria and the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) will see increased poverty in the next 10 years, the Interim President of the World Bank Group, Kristalina Georgieva, […]

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Dangote Foundation Joins Global Leaders To Fight Malnutrition – Pledges US$100 Million For Nigeria

What problem can be found in every country in the world and affects one in three people globally? What problem is so rife that the World Health Organization (WHO) terms it “the new normal.”? The surprising answer is malnutrition. It is not an issue that grabs many headlines or attracts much funding, yet malnutrition in […]

Wealth Of 5 Richest Nigerians Can End Poverty – Report

The Inequality report released by Oxfam International on Wednesday, revealed that the combined wealth of five richest Nigerians, put at $29.9 billion, could end extreme poverty in the country. The report, entitled ‘Inequality in Nigeria, Exploring the Drivers and obtained in Abuja, exposed the large and growing gap between the rich and poor in Nigeria. […]

Expert Says Nigeria Will get Out of Recession in 2018

Expert says Nigeria will get out of recession in 2018 A Lagos-based financial expert, Mr. Bismarck Rewane, on Friday expressed optimism that Nigeria would get out of recession by 2018 with the right economic policies. Rewane, also the Chief Executive Officer, Financial Derivatives Ltd., said this at the 2016 Independent Shareholders Association of Nigeria Triennial […]

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US Supports Nigeria with Additional $92m to Fight Poverty

The United States of America (US) has announced an additional developmental assistance of $92.73million to Nigeria to help fight poverty. The sum which was given through the US Agency for International Development (USAID) is meant to support the five-year $2.3 billion agreement signed with the Nigeria Government in 2015. A statement from the Information Unit […]