Tag: NBS

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Omoleye OmoruyiDecember 19, 2018

The Late 5: Chief of Air Staff says Badeh’s death is unacceptable; ‘Buhari never directed NBS to change unemployment figures’ | Other top stories

These are the stories that drove conversation today. Amidst chaos – boos and praises – President Muhammadu Buhari presented the ...

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ToluOctober 21, 2017

7,396 prisoners in Lagos; Trump’s fortune plunges by $600 million | The 5 numbers that mattered this week

N140 billion – The amount the Senate Committees on Customs, Excise and Tariff and Marine Transport claim they have recovered ...

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ToluSeptember 23, 2017

23 doctors managing 24 Zamfara hospitals | The 5 numbers that mattered this week

N14.06 trillion – According to the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS), Nigeria’s domestic debt portfolio as at June 2017 is ...

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Samuel OkikeSeptember 20, 2017

The Big 5: Nigerian Air Force joins Operation Python Dance II; ‘Army may have killed Nnamdi Kanu’; and other top stories

Good morning. Here are the top 5 stories you should be monitoring today: A 7.1 magnitude earthquake struck central Mexico ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiSeptember 20, 2017

Nigeria’s domestic debts hit N14.06tn in June – NBS

The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) in its report on Nigerian Domestic and Foreign Debt – June 2017 data yesterday, ...

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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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ToluSeptember 2, 2017

N136.5m spent on Hajj; 110,000 displaced in Benue | The 5 numbers that mattered this week

12.1 million – The numbers of viewers who tuned in to watch the final episode of the seventh season of ...

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ToluAugust 26, 2017

120 cut-off mark; 360 bank staff sacked every week | The 5 numbers that mattered this week

120 – The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) announced that minimum cut-off marks for the university degree for the ...

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EditorAugust 24, 2017

[The Injustice Blog] The NBS report on the Nigerian Police is absolutely correct

The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) and the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) in a recent report ...

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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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AzeezAugust 21, 2017

The Big 5: These are the stories you should be monitoring today

These are the top five stories you should monitor today. 1. Nigeria’s unity is not negotiable – Buhari President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday ...

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AzeezAugust 21, 2017

How many judges have been arrested for bribery? | NJC rejects NBS report on bribe

The National Judicial Council (NJC) has dismissed a recent report released by the National Bureau of Statistics, where it graded judiciary workers ...

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ToluAugust 19, 2017

N400bn bribe; 170 refugees evacuated | The 5 numbers that mattered this week

N553.77 million – On Tuesday, the EFCC announced it recovered this amount from corrupt politicians in the South East. 312 ...

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AzeezAugust 17, 2017

Govt officials received N400bn bribe in a year – NBS

The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) has said government officials were paid an estimated N400bn in bribes within a year. The ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiJune 5, 2017

Unemployment rate increases to 14.2% – NBS (FULL REPORT)

Statistician General of the National Bureau of Statistics of Nigeria, Dr Yemi Kale has released statistics of the number of ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiJune 2, 2017

Air passenger traffic drops by 31.3% – NBS

The Air Transportation Data Q1 2017 released by the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) yesterday, reveals that the total number ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiMay 12, 2017

NBS releases IGR realised by states

by Omoleye Omoruyi The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) has released the Internally Generated Revenue (IGR) at State level for ...

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ToluNovember 17, 2016

Timeline: President Buhari’s administration may actually be creating jobs

During the campaigns, President Muhammadu Buhari and the APC made unemployment a focal point. The key promise was to provide ...

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Isime EseneSeptember 23, 2016

Opinion: The true story of unemployment among youth in Nigeria

by Segun Adebiyi Since the inception of the present administration of President Muhammadu Buhari, Nigerian news has been abuzz with ...

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Isime EseneSeptember 4, 2016

Simon Kolawole: Recession, recovery and our relapsing fever

Confirmed. The Nigerian economy is in recession, the first in decades. The official report by the National Bureau of Statistics ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaSeptember 1, 2016

Economic recession: Adeosun’s comments insensitive – PDP

The Peoples Democratic Party PDP has described as insensitive comments made by Minister of Finance Kemi Adeosun as regards the ...

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Mazi EmekaAugust 31, 2016

The late 5: These are the stories that drove conversation today

These are the top five stories that drove the conversation today 1. Boko Haram is ready for peace talks – ...

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Mazi EmekaAugust 31, 2016

6 key observation from NBS data on the economy

by Joachim MacEbong The Nigerian Bureau of Statistic on Wednesday released a slew of new data on the economy covering GDP, ...

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Mazi EmekaAugust 22, 2016

Yemi Kale may be leaving the NBS – these are the 5 ways he transformed the place

On 16 August, the five-year tenure of Yemi Kale, the Statistician General of the Federation and chief executive officer of ...

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Isime EseneJuly 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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Op-Ed EditorJune 17, 2016

The week ahead – A light has appeared at the tunnel’s end

The CBN has finally let go of pegs on the naira, allowing the market forces to determine the true value ...

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Mazi EmekaMay 24, 2016

Opinion: Why Nigerian states need restructuring

By Uzoma Erondu Nigeria has a thing or two to learn from Sudan. Yes, the same Sudan known for strife, ...

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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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YWriterMay 20, 2016

Just in: Nigeria’s GDP is the lowest in 25 years

by Chi Ibe The Nigerian Bureau of Statistics (NBS) today issued Nigeria’s gross domestic product (GDP) Report, and it doesn’t ...

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Kolapo OlapojuJuly 27, 2015

Salary-owing Governor Aregbesola says Osun is one of the best places to live in Nigeria

Despite owing several months’ salary in Osun state, Governor Rauf Aregbesola, believes that his state is one of the best ...

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