About 70 percent of 150 million Nigerians live below the poverty line, this figure rose from 54 percent previously. Poverty in Nigeria remains endemic in spite of poverty alleviation works. Experts have criticised the development, describing it as unacceptable because of the risk it poses to economic growth.
Dramatic footage shows pagoda collapsing into river - A Buddhist temple in central Myanmar has been swallowed by rising floodwaters after heavy rainfall.
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