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    Politics I don’t believe NBS figures, says Keyamo on ‘growing poverty’ under Buhari - TheCable

    Festus Keyamo, senior advocate of Nigeria (SAN), does not believe the figures of the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) on increase in poverty under the current administration. READ MORE
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    Nigeria’s merchandise trade stands at N7.2b in Q1 2018 – NBS – The Sun Newspaper

    Latest reports from the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) revealed that Nigeria’s total merchandise trade stood at N7,211.61 billion in the first quarter of 2018, showing a growth of 19.74 percent from the (N6.022.93 billion) recorded in the fourth quarter of 2017. In the … Read more via...
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    Business Nigerian economy maintains strong growth, despite slight decline in Q1 2018 – NBS – Premium Times

    Despite a marginal decline by about -0.16 per cent from last quarter of 2017, the Nigerian economy maintained a strong growth trend in the first quarter of 2018, the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) said. Read more via Premium Times Nigeria – https://ift.tt/2ISdEDZ Get more: Nigeria...
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    Nigeria Immigration generates 35.72bn from passports in 2017 – NBS – Vanguard Newspaper

    The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS), says the Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) generated more than N35.72 billion from passports applications in 2017. The NBS said this in a statistics on Immigration for 2017 posted on its website. According to the report, the figure is less than the …...
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    Business It’s Official: Nigeria has no authentic data on petrol consumption - Premium Times Newspaper

    Although Nigeria is Africa’s largest oil producer, it is also one of the continent’s largest importer of refined petroleum products. However, despite being a net importer of refined petroleum products, including petrol, no Nigerian government agency has the authentic data on the daily petrol...
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    Business Inflation rate records biggest drop in 11 months - Daily Post newspaper

    The National Bureau of Statistics, NBS, says the Consumer Price Index, CPI, which measures inflation level in the economy, has again slowed – this time by 0.99 per cent points which is the biggest drop in 11 months stretching between March 2017 to March 2018. Click here to read more
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    Metro 92% of the north east denied assistance during conflict - Business Day News

    The report by the National Bureau of statistics has revealed that 92% of the total number of persons faced with conflict were denied support with the period of 2010-2017. The report which covers conflict in North East, North Central and South South captured several events of conflict for the...
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    Business Nigeria’s export value hits N3.57bn in Q3 2017 – NBS – PM NEWS Nigeria

    The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) has said that Nigeria’s total exports in the third quarter of 2017 stood at N3.57 billon, showing 13.19 per cent increase over the amount recorded in the second quarter. The NBS stated this in “Foreign Trade Statistics for the Third Quarter 2017’’ posted …...
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    Metro NBS Reveals The Geographical Zone With Highest Bribery Rate

    The National Bureau of Statistics has revealed the geographical zone with the highest bribery rate in the country Nigeria’s Northwest and Northeast regions have the highest prevalence of bribery among adults, a new report published on Wednesday indicates. The report, prepared by Nigeria’s...
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    Business Nigeria's GDP Slows By 0.52% In 2017 Q1, Edges Out Of Recession

    Nigerian economy contracted by 0.52 per cent year-on-year for the first quarter of 2017, but much better 1.21 per cent than deeper -1.73 per cent recorded in fourth quarter of 2016. The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS), stated this in first quarter 2017 Gross Domestic Product (GDP) report...
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    Business Nigeria: Price of Rice Falls in April - NBS

    The National Bureau of Statistics said the average price of imported rice decreased by 6.72 per cent, as one kilogramme was sold for N250.30 in April from N418.71 in March. The NBS stated this in its“Selected Food Price watch data for April 2017” released on Tuesday in Abuja. It, however...
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    Business Nigeria: Kerosene Price Fell By 12% In March

    The average price per litre of household kerosene in March was lower by 11.59 per cent at N311.56k compared with N352.42k in February, the National Bureau of Statistics said. The “National Household Kerosene Price Watch (March 2017)’’ in the Consumer Price Index for the month, released in Abuja...
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    Business Nigeria’s Economy Contracted By 1.5% In 2016 - NBS

    Nigeria’s gross domestic product contracted by 1.51 percent in 2016, the National Bureau of Statistics said on Tuesday. Africa’s largest economy slid into recession for the first time in 25 years in the second quarter of 2016 as a slump in crude prices and attacks on oil installations in the...
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    Business Nigeria: More Trouble As Economy Shrinks 2.24% in Q3

    More headache for President Muhammadu Buhari-led federal government as Nigerian economy continued to languish in recession in the third quarter as its shrank 2.24 per cent compared to the same three months in 2015. This was a further deterioration on the 2.06 per cent contraction in the second...
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    Business Nigeria: Oil Marketers Increase Price of Kerosene By 52%

    Oil marketers across the country have refused to abide by the N150 per litre price for household kerosene as approved by the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation. The NNPC had on several occasions stated that marketers should dispense kerosene at N150 per litre to their various customers but...
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    Business National Bureau of Statistics Is Broke, GDP Data Delayed [Nairametrics]

    As Nigerians and international communities are waiting for Nigeria’s second quarter GDP data, Nairametrics has gathered that the Bureau lacks cash to mobilize operatives to help collected the data required to conduct GDP data. According to Nairametrics, the Bureau has not been funded since...
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    Business Nigeria: See February 2016 Inflation Rate in Infographics

    Nigeria's annual consumer inflation rate in February rose to 11.4 percent, 176 basis points higher than in January, to near a three-and-a-half year high, data from the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) revealed. Food prices, which account for the bulk of the inflation basket, climbed by 11.3...