Tag: National Bureau of Statistics

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Op-ed EditorDecember 4, 2017

#EndSARS: The strong case against an acute security syndrome

by Alexander O. Onukwue After an explosion in reports of crude and unprofessional conducts, including abuse of power and gross ...

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EzinneSeptember 6, 2017

“We pray for the price of Gala and Garri to welcome the news also” | TwitterNG reacts to Atiku’s recession comments

Former Vice President of Nigeria joined his colleague, Shehu Sani to support the Nigerian masses declaration that until their standard ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiSeptember 5, 2017

Nigeria officially out of recession – NBS report

The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) said on Tuesday that  Nigeria grew by 0.55 percent in GDP terms for Q2 ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiAugust 21, 2017

About 360 were sacked in the banking sector every week from Jan to June

The National Bureau of Statistics in a recent data analysis has shown that 8,663 people lost their jobs in the ...

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EditorJune 6, 2017

This one thing could solve rural unemployment in Nigeria

by Alexander O. Onukwue New data from the Bureau of Statistics continue to show a high level of unemployment and ...

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EditorJune 6, 2017

Understanding the damning numbers on unemployment released by the National Bureau of Statistics

by Alexander O. Onukwue The National Bureau of Statistics, on Monday evening, released the figures of the Unemployment status of ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiMay 16, 2017

Price of rice has reduced by 7.22% – NBS Report

by Omoleye Omoruyi The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) has announced that the average price of imported rice has reduced ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaMarch 14, 2017

BREAKING: Inflation rate drops for the first time in 15 months

by Dolapo Adelana The rate of inflation in the country has dropped for the first time in 15 months. This ...

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AzeezMarch 5, 2017

How 36.7 million Nigerians lost their jobs within a year – FG

by Azeez Adeniyi The National Bureau of Statistics has said about 3.67 million Nigerians lost their jobs between October 2015 ...

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YManagerJuly 24, 2016

Simon Kolawole: Where do we go from here?

If you were a lover of reggae music in the 1970s, you would certainly know “Time Hard”, a hit song ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaJuly 19, 2016

Inflation hits 16.5%, highest in 11 years

Nigeria’s inflation rate has increased to 16.5% in June, the highest in almost 11 years. This increase is presently making ...

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YWriterMay 22, 2016

1.5 millions more Nigerians became unemployed in 2016

The Nigerian Bureau of Statistics (NBS) has released its unemployment and underemployment report and it noted that another 1.5 million ...

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oluwatobisoyomboJune 17, 2015

How do you fix a problem like underemployment?

by Kayode-Alli Abiodun “To be of use in this world is the only way to be happy” Hans Andersen.  One is ...

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YEditorNovember 18, 2014

350,000 new jobs created in Q3, 2014

by Tunji Andrews The latest job creation figures released by the National Bureau of Statistics, NBS, show that the economy ...

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YEditorOctober 9, 2014

Are there really 64 million illiterate adults in Nigeria? @YNaija investigates

by Adedayo Ademuwagun Just over a week ago, a report which went viral claimed that there are 64 million illiterate ...

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Kolapo OlapojuOctober 1, 2014

At 54, will Nigeria’s rebased GDP fulfil all expectations?

by Tunji Andrews On April the 6th, 2014, Nigeria, via it’s Bureau of statistics released the results of it’s GDP ...

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Kolapo OlapojuSeptember 24, 2014

Statistics bureau denies releasing report about 85% employment rate and creation of millions of jobs

by Tunji Andrews Contrary to reports making the rounds, the National Bureau of Statistics, has come out to refute headlines ...

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Emmanuel ChidiogoSeptember 8, 2014

These are the number of jobs that were created in the second quarter of 2014

by Tunji Andrews Reports, fresh out of the National Bureau of Statistics indicate that Nigeria created a total of 259,353 ...

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YEditorSeptember 8, 2014

GDP on the up as Nigeria posts bullish Q2 figures

by Tunji Andrews Nigeria posted a 6.54% GDP growth for the second quarter of 2014, a 0.33 percentage point increase ...

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August 14, 2013

40 million Nigerians are jobless – Christopher Kolade

About 40 million Nigerians translating to 23.9 per cent are unemployed, Chairman, Subsidy Reinvestment Programme (SURE-P) Dr. Christopher Kolade has said. ...

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September 17, 2012

Nigeria’s economy improves in Q2 to 6.28 per cent – National Bureau of Statistics

by Isi Esene The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) on Sunday released Nigeria’s second quarter economic report which indicated a ...

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August 18, 2012

Temie Giwa: End of corruption (YNaija Frontpage)

However, none of these strategies and ideas … will matter if people aren’t inspired to take action to demand these ...

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August 12, 2012

Northern states top Nigeria’s jobless list according to figures released by NBS

by Isi Esene The Nigerian Bureau of Statistics (NBS) has recently released the 2011 unemployment data which reveals a wide ...

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May 14, 2012

Reuters: Statistics show Nigeria to experience slower economic growth this year

by Seyi Lawal     Nigeria’s economy is expected to grow 6.5 percent year-on-year in 2012, down almost one percent from 7.4 percent ...

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