Nigeria to remain poverty capital of the world till 2030 if…

FG argues with report on Nigeria’s poverty level

110 million Nigerians are expected to become extremely poor by 2030, according to a report.

The report released by World Data Lab’s Poverty Ranking was published by Brookings on Thursday, and takes into account recently released data and forecasts from the World Bank and IMF.

It states that if the country is unable to change her current trajectory, it would be home to 110 million people living below $1.90 per day by 2030.

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Nigeria currently sits on top of the log with 86.9 million, representing nearly 50 per cent of her population extremely poor.

Nigeria has been projected to have a population boom that will make it become the world’s third largest country by 2050.

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