Why are so many living in extreme poverty?





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Published on Jul 31, 2018

It should be one of the wealthiest countries in Africa, after all, it has the second largest economy. So, where's Nigeria's money going - why is it number one when it comes to extreme poverty?

Joining us at the Roundtable today on Skype from Abuja, Nigeria is Nonso Obikili, independent economist; from Teteven, Bulgaria, Kristofer Hamel, Chief Operating Officer at World Data Lab; Michael Ehioze-Ediae, lawyer and a Nigerian political commentator; and Ini Dele-Adedeji, Teaching fellow in Politics at SOAS.

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