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India lifted 271 million people out of poverty between 2006 and 2016, recording the fastest reductions in the multidimensional poverty index values during the period with strong improvements in areas such as “assets, cooking fuel, sanitation and nutrition,” a report by the United Nations said. The 2019 global Multidimensional Poverty Index (MPI) from the UN Development Programme (UNDP), …

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Police Force has come out to say it is not a crime to have sex in a car. The Force said it could be considered criminal if one has sex with juvenile person; or if the car is parked in a religious institution when the performance takes place. This has been revealed by one of …

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ONITSHA, Nigeria – The main challenger in Nigeria’s election next year aims to outflank President Muhammadu Buhari by campaigning in a sometimes neglected part of the country where the incumbent is deeply unpopular: the southeast. With a tight race in prospect, a strong showing there could give Atiku Abubakar the votes he needs to deny …

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Speaking during “One to One Conversation” at the on-going 5th annual Financial Times African Summit, the Nigerian entrepreneur said the key to Africa’s economic growth and strength is in the development of the regional market LONDON – Foremost businessman, Aliko Dangote has in London called for conscious efforts at deepening African regional market by African …

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AKWA IBOM, Nigeria- Seen from afar, Nigeria is one large African nation and the continent’s most robust economy, but within the powerhouse that Nigeria represents there are several engines that drive the economy. Best known is Lagos State, which includes Nigeria’s largest city and economic capital, but beyond there a less known success stories that …

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By CNN An oil tanker exploded during rush hour traffic, setting cars in flames and killing at least nine people in Nigeria, officials said. The tanker crashed into a passenger car and caught fire on a busy bridge about 5 p.m. on the Lagos Ibadan Expressway, a route used by commuters living on the outskirts …

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