More Nigerians fall below poverty line as food prices soar

November 3, 2021 Segun Odunewu 0

Food inflation reached its highest level in 12 years in March 2021 with the average price of food 22.95 per cent more expensive than a year ago. While the rise has slowed in the last six months, headline and food inflation remained significantly high at 16.63 per cent and 19.57 per cent respectively in September, according to the National Bureau Read More

FG launches “Project Zero Hunger” for refugees, IDPs, others

September 30, 2021 Paul Okah 0

The National Commission for Refugees, Migrants and Internally Displaced Persons (NCFRMI), in collaboration with Defence and Police Officers’ Wives Association (DEPOWA), has launched the “Project Zero Hunger” programme aimed at catering for refugees, IDPs and other vulnerable groups in states across the federation. Speaking at the flag off ceremony at the Durumi IDPs camp Thursday in Abuja, the Minister of Read More