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Twenty states and the FCT added a combined ₦643b to their domestic debt in 2023
How much more debt did Nigerian states add to their existing domestic debt in 2023? Nigerian states' domestic debt increased by 9.8% in 2023, with 20 states and the FCT contributing to this increase. Lagos State recorded the biggest jump in domestic debt with ₦241.5b added.

Nigeria is the 11th happiest country of 40 African countries surveyed as of 2024 and 102nd in the world
Nigeria has ranked the 102nd happiest country of 143 countries surveyed globally as of 2024; it ranked 11th of 40 African countries.​ ​​ ​Libya ranked 66th globally and 1st in Africa, followed by Mauritius and South Africa in 70th and 83rd positions, respectively. The World Happiness Report ranks happiness based on GDP per capita, life expectancy, generosity, social support, freedom, and corruption.

Only 3 African countries had 100% access to electricity as of 2021
Only 8% of South Sudan's population had access to electricity as of 2021, representing Africa's lowest percentage. Although eight countries boasted between 90% and 100% access to electricity, more than 50% of the population of 24 other countries were without electricity.

Chad and Nigeria had the lowest life expectancies in Africa as of 2023
The African countries with the highest life expectancies as of 2023 are: Algeria - 77 years, Tunisia - 77 years, Cape Verde - 77 years, Mauritius - 76 years. The African countries with the lowest life expectancies: Central African Republic - 55 years, Lesotho - 55 years, Nigeria - 54 years, Chad - 54 years.

Timeline of African countries enactment of Freedom of Information Acts
As of 2021, only 10 African countries have enacted a Freedom of Information (FOI) Act with three of these countries enacting theirs in 2011. South Africa was the first country on the continent to enact a FOI act in 2001.

Number of school children abducted by States in Nigeria since 2014
According to UNICEF, Nigeria currently has more than 10 million out-of-school children, most of them in the North. On Tuesday, October 26, 2021, President Muhammadu Buhari said the fear and trauma of abduction are forcing children out of school. Here is the reported number of abducted school children in Nigeria by state since 2014.

Nigeria: Federation Account Allocation and Internally Generated Revenue by North-Central States in 2020
Apart from Lagos, the FCT's share of the Federation Account Allocation was also significantly lower than its contribution to the Federation Accounts. 

Africa's 20 least peaceful countries by their Global Peace Index 2021 score
According to the Global Peace Index 2021, South Sudan, Somalia, and DR Congo are Africa's least peaceful countries. As the world observes The International Day of Peace 2021, we present the continent's 20 least peaceful countries by their Global Peace Index 2021 score.


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