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Nigerians have reacted with cynicism to the recently proposed 5 billion naira palliative for States. Despite the desperate need for poverty alleviation, many Nigerians doubt whether the money will ever reach the people it is intended for.

Showing the way forward in the light of the recent National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) recommendations for getting Nigeria out of poverty, the Minister of Works and Housing, Mr Babatunde Fashola, SAN, Thursday declared that such recommendations were already being addressed by the Muhammadu Buhari administration with its massive investment in infrastructure renewal and expansion.

Sheer luck or abrupt survival instincts, whatever comes to mind regarding Senator Ifeanyi Ubah’s near-death experience and how he narrowly escaped the sporadically fired shots by gunmen in Enugu State, is still a shock to many Nigerians.