Buhari Now and Then: Nigeria’s stats that will blow you away


President Muhammadu Buhari of Nigeria
Lagos (AFP) – President Muhammadu Buhari was sworn in as Nigeria’s new president on Friday but he will find that Nigeria has changed drastically compared to when he was at the helm more than 30 years ago.
– People –
Nigeria’s population reached 173 million in 2014, according to the World Bank, against 100 million in 1984-1985, a growth of 73 percent over three decades.
Life expectancy at birth was 53 years in 2013, up from 46 in 1984-1985.
Infant mortality dropped by 60 percent in almost 30 years, with 76 deaths per 1000 births in 2012 against 125 in …Read More

Source:: PM Newspaper