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President Buhari Approves N10bn For The Continuation Of National Census

President Muhammadu Buhari has granted the release of N10 billion to aid processes leading to the conduct of a successful population census in the country. According to Punch, National Population Commission (NPC) will receive the money for the sake of continuing the Enumeration Area Demarcation (EAD) in the remaining 546 Local Government Area in Nigeria. Acting chairman…

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New Statistics Reveal 82.9 Million Nigerians Are Currently Living In Poverty

According to the 2019 Poverty & Inequality in Nigeria report released by the National Bureau of Statistics today May 4, 82.9 million Nigerians are currently living in poverty in Nigeria. This figure represents 40.09% of the total population. 52.10% of rural dwellers are living in poverty while the poverty rate in urban centres is 18.04%. The…

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