91m Nigerians presently living in extreme poverty

Nigerians living in extreme poverty is presently 91 million, according to the World Poverty Clock.

Okay Nigeria understands between November 2018 to February 2019 three million Nigerians have slipped into extreme poverty.

According to a report by World Poverty Clock, 91.16 million Nigerians were living below a dollar a day as of February 13, 2019.

The World Poverty Clock ranked Nigeria the poverty capital of the world last June when it revealed that Nigeria had 87 million people living in poverty.

The latest figure shows that an additional four million Nigerians have since fallen under the poverty line.

The World Poverty Clock is a tool to monitor progress against poverty globally.



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Muhammad A. Aliyu

Muhammad Ameer Aliyu, is a prolific journalist who joined Okay Nigeria in 2015 with the aim staying committed to bringing more positive growth to the digital news platform. He is the Senior editor at Okay Nigeria.

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