Experts blame FG for increasing number of poor Nigerians


Three out of five Nigerians live in poverty.

In a recent report released by the National Bureau of Statistics, the Multidimensional Poverty Index indicates that 133 million Nigerians are poor accounting for more than half of the country’s population.

But this Multidimensional Poverty Index is more severe in the northern part of the country, recording as high as 86 million people, leaving the remaining 35 percent in the southern part of the country.

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