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India has surpassed Nigeria as the nation with the highest number of extremely poor people. This was revealed by the World Poverty Clock, WPC, an online tool that monitors the progress against poverty globally and regionally and provides real-time poverty data across countries. According to the WPC, extremely poor people are those living on ₦800 (less than $2) per day. According to the new data which put into consideration the COVID-19 pandemic economic effect, about...

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Nigeria on Wednesday took side in the ongoing Russia-Ukraine War, joined 140 other countries to demand the immediate withdrawal of Russian troops from Ukraine. The General Assembly of the United Nations overwhelming adopted a resolution that “demands” Russia’s “immediately” withdrawal from Ukraine, in a powerful rebuke of Moscow’s invasion by a vast majority of the world’s nations. Also on Wednesday, the International Monetary Fund and World Bank Group said they would respond to Ukraine’s request...

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Ukrainian President, Volodymyr Zalenskyy, has demanded from Russian President, Vladimir Putin, to stop shelling Ukrainian cities as Putin continued his onslaught following the first round of peace negotiations between the two countries. Hundreds of civilians have already died in Russia’s war in Ukraine, while many bystanders were injured. The office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights, Michelle Bachelet, said. At least seven children were also counted among the dead. The Ukrainian government said the...

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Russian President, Vladimir Putin has read out conditions to stop bombing neighboring Ukraine as Moscow’s forces shelled the second city and Western nations hit with even more sanctions. Putin gave the conditions on Monday after Moscow and Kyiv held their first talks since the outbreak of the war last Thursday, which shocked the world and provoked a massive diplomatic, economic, cultural, and sporting backlash. Shortly before the talks broke up, agreeing merely to hold the...

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Newly-wed Ukrainian citizens, Yaryna Arieva and Sviatoslav Fursin have gone viral on social media after spending their first day of marriage collecting rifles to defend their country against Russian invasion. The couple tied the knot a few hours after Russia launched its invasion of their country early hours of Thursday, February 24. Instead of going for their honeymoon, they went straight to the armory to collect rifles issued by the Ukrainian ministry of defence to...

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Prince Harry and Meghan Markle have issued a heartfelt message to the people of Ukraine following Russia’s military invasion, as they encourage global leaders to do the same as the crisis grows ever more devastating. Harry and Meghan’s statement came after Russian President Vladimir Putin launched a full-scale attack on Ukraine in the early hours of Thursday morning, entering from the north, east, and south of the country, bombarding airports, and eventually seizing areas such...

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NEW YORK — UN Secretary-General António Guterres on Thursday, announced 20 million dollars for humanitarian support in Ukraine, saying protecting civilians must be ‘Priority Number One’ in supporting the people. “Today, I am announcing that we will immediately allocate 20 million dollars from the Central Emergency Response Fund to meet urgent needs,’’ Guterres told journalists in New York. He reiterated that the UN and its humanitarian partners are “committed to staying and delivering, to support...

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NEW YORK — President Joe Biden on Thursday announced new sanctions on Russia after its invasion of Ukraine, saying that Russian leader Vladimir Putin “chose this war” and his country would bear the consequences. The sanctions target Russian banks, oligarchs, and high-tech sectors, Biden said. The United States and its allies will block assets of four large Russian banks, impose export controls, and sanction oligarchs. Biden had on Tuesday announced the first tranche of sanctions...

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NEW YORK — Canada is cancelling all export permits to Russia in response to the country’s invasion of Ukraine, a decision that Canada’s foreign affairs minister says will impact companies in the aerospace, technology, and minerals sectors. The cancellation of existing export permits and additional sanctions were announced at a press conference on Thursday, with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, Deputy Prime Minister Chrystia Freeland, Foreign Affairs Minister Melanie Joly and Defence Minister Anita Anand. Joly...

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This was revealed by the reference website, Worldometer, a live world statistics on population, government and economics, society and media, environment, food, water, energy and health. Lending a voice to the issue of maternal mortality, the World Health Organisation, WHO, said women die as a result of complications during and following pregnancy and childbirth; while most of these complications develop during pregnancy, most are preventable or treatable: “Other complications may exist before pregnancy but are...

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