Uyo - Nigeria now has 100 million more people living below the poverty line according to the Nigeria Deposit Insurance Corporation (NDIC).
The figure represents 61% of the entire population of the country, reports Sun.
Dr Joseph Afolabi, NDIC’s Director of Research, Policy and International Relations, quoting National Bureau of Statistics (NBS), said 84 per cent of Nigerians earn less than $2 per day.
He noted that by 2050, Nigeria would have a greater share of the world's population as it becomes the world’s fourth most populous country with over 400 million people.
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