Tag: NBS

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 ...

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, ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Op-Ed EditorJune 18, 2015

Olusegun Adeniyi: Behold the Onigbese Governors

by Olusegun Adeniyi  In Abia, the State Teaching hospital workers have not been paid for nine months; the Hospital Management ...

Janeth JMay 14, 2015

Nigeria Bureau of Statistics modify the definition of unemployment

by Ranti Joseph Well, Nigeria Bureau of Statistics (NBS) doesn’t seem to agree with the old definition of unemployment and ...

YEditorDecember 15, 2014

“Even though the Naira was devalued, inflation eased” – NBS

by Tunji Andrews In November 2014, the pace of price increases observed by the Consumer Price Index (CPI) which measures ...

YEditorNovember 18, 2014

Our GDP growth slowed down over the third quarter

by Tunji Andrews The National Bureau of Statistics in a report has stated that the economy grew by 6.23% in ...

Isime EseneOctober 17, 2014

Opinion: Commemorating 2014 World Poverty Eradication Day – The Nigerian case

by Yusuf Ishaku Goje Like peace-building, the solution to poverty does not reside in quick-fix approach but in a sustainable humanitarian ...

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 ...

YEditorAugust 18, 2014

The naira in your pocket is getting smaller according to the Statistics Bureau

by Tunji Andrews In July 2014, the Consumer Price Index (CPI) which measures inflation, edged higher from the previous month. ...

July 24, 2014

Nigerians are not as poor as you think we are – even the World Bank says so

by Tunji Andrews The recently announced re-based GDP figures that increased the estimated size of the Nigerian economy has again ...

February 21, 2013

Feyi Fawehinmi: 9 per cent inflation and bikini statistics

by Feyi Fawehinmi They say statistics are like a bikini, what they reveal is very suggestive but what they conceal ...

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 ...

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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