For decades, the plight of retired people in Nigeria has been dire. Pensioners have died while queueing for their cheques while many don’t receive them at all. Are most of Nigeria’s states presently indebted to retirees, as a union official said?
Nigeria’s government is looking to spend big on infrastructure. For funding, it is looking beyond its internal markets, but is it correct that the country has not borrowed in foreign markets since 2013? We did a bit of checking.
Agitating that #DataMustFall, some have claimed that South Africans spend close to a quarter of their income on data. But surveys from South Africa’s national statistics agency and the University of Cape Town tell a different story.