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Oxfam: Combined Wealth Of 5 Richest Nigerians Could Lift Country Out Of Poverty

Oxfam calls the level of inequality in the country "obscene." The disparity is only growing, the charity says, in light of what it describes as the misallocation of the country's resources.

The five richest men in Nigeria could bring nearly all Nigerians out of extreme poverty for one year, according to a new Oxfam report on inequality in the country.

It's one of many stark conclusions drawn by the charity. Oxfam Nigeria's Good Governance Programme Coordinator Celestine Okwudili Odo describes the level of inequality as "obscene": "Extreme inequality is exacerbating

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