- Global Voices - https://globalvoices.org -

Nigeria: $15 per person per month

Categories: Sub-Saharan Africa, Nigeria

Chippla writes that even if corruption was to be eliminated in Nigeria, poverty would still exist [1]. He calculates Nigeria's finances and comes up with…”the total amount received by all tiers of government in Nigeria for the month of October 2005 comes to a mere $15 per person. Sounds like a very poor nation despite its so-called oil wealth!”