Nigeria has overtaken India as the country with the largest number of extremely poor. Nigeria took over the position in early 2018with the Democratic Republic of the Congo closetly at number 2
the same reports indicate that Nigeria has about 87 million peiple in extreme poverty, compared with India’s 73 million . What is more, extreme poverty in Nigeria is growing by 6 people every minute ,while the poverty of India continues to fall. In fact, by the end of 2018 as a whole, there will be probably be about 3.2 million more people living in extreme poverty than they are today.