Shocking: Nigerians now poorest people in the world under Buhari – The Economist  


  • …Says 94m Nigerians live on less than $1.90 a day
  • …Says by 2030 a quarter of very poor people will be Nigerian

The Economist Magazine has, in its review on Thursday, revealed that Nigerians became poorer, and in fact, have become the poorest citizens of a country in the whole world, under President Muhammadu Buhari’s first term in office.

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The Economist also said that Nigerians will even become poorer in the years to come as average income per Nigerian, according to it, will continue to fall for the next six years, haven continually fallen for the last four years that Buhari came in.


Likening Nigeria’s economy to the long lines of Trailers on queues heading to Apapa port, the Economist said Nigeria’s economy is “stuck like a stranded truck.”

This is despite the growth claimed by the National Bureau of Statistics that “Nigeria’s Gross Domestic…

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