Tag: Poverty Eradication

Ahmed Omeiza Lukman: Nigerian Society And The Problem Of Insecurity

While the state is responsible for providing security to its citizens, it is also true that it is the responsibility of its citizens to require the state to fulfill it task. Though, it is difficult to separate the factors that have led us to this current issue of insecurity because[Read More…]

Atiku Abubakar: Without Change, Nigeria Will Not Be Able To Attain It’s True Potential

In honour of the United Nations International Day for the Eradication of Poverty last year, I asked the people of Nigeria to support our young people and the future that lies ahead. In our young men and women lies the capacity to eradicate poverty and to change the path of[Read More…]

Okey Ndibe: Jonathan Doesn’t Know Poor Nigerians

If anybody wanted proof that Nigerian “leaders” do not occupy the same space and time as most of their country folk, President Goodluck Jonathan amply provided it in an astonishing speech he gave last week. On April 4, World Bank President, Jim Yong Kim, had stated in New York City that[Read More…]

Nigerian Gov’t Commence Nationwide Grassroots Empowerment Programme To Eradicate Poverty

NAN As a way of reducing poverty in Nigeria, the National Poverty Eradication Programme is set to commence a nationwide grassroots empowerment programme for women and youths. This was contained in a statement signed by Mr Godwin Nbeine, Chairman, JOSDAN Global Peace Foundation Network (NAPEP’s partner) and made available to[Read More…]