• About 110 million Nigerians are poor – Osinbajo

    About 110 million Nigerians are poor – Osinbajo

    Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo on Saturday said about 110 million Nigerians were living in poverty.

    He said two-tenth of that figure were in extreme poverty.

    As of January 1, 2016, the population of Nigeria was estimated at 184.635 million.

    Osinbajo spoke at an event hosted by the President of Ghana, Mr. John Mahama, on Africa and Sustainable Development Goals on the sidelines the African Union meeting in Kigali, Rwanda.

    Excerpts of his speech at the event were made available to journalists by his Senior Special […]