Tag: Statistics

AzeezSeptember 5, 2017

Economic recession: Statistics is different from reality – Makarfi

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has said statistics does not translate to reality. Te opposition party said this while reacting ...

AzeezAugust 18, 2017

Nigerians are pathologically corrupt – Buhari’s aide

Chairman of the Special Presidential Investigation Panel for the Recovery of Public Property, Okoi Obono-Obla has said Nigerians are not supporting ...

EditorJune 6, 2017

Why are Nigerian women hustling more than men?

by Alexander O. Onukwue The data from the National Bureau of Statistics shows that Nigerian women are more unemployed than ...

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 ...

Adebayo EmuleomoJuly 23, 2016

16.5%, $2.5bn… | The 5 numbers that mattered this week

16.5% The inflation rate for June, and the highest for 11 years, as reported by the National Bureau of Statistics. ...

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 ...

April 7, 2014

Opinion: Nigeria’s GDP Rebasing and voodoo statistics

by Jibrin Ibrahim The real issue for me however is what does it really mean to say our economy is ...

February 3, 2014

Opinion: 168 million Nigerians are on the infamous sniper list

by Peregrino Brimah Many at the top of this list have died of things you didn’t know could kill, like ...

January 16, 2014

Dele Agekameh: On the sorry state of Nigerian roads

by Dele Agekameh Besides causing avoidable deaths to road users, the drivers of articulated vehicles also constitute some nuisance to ...

November 24, 2013

Simon Kolawole: Where exactly is Africa going?

by Simon Kolawole Senator Abdul Ningi recently raised the alarm that N500 billion was missing from the SURE-P funds. Was ...

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 ...

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