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Nigeria’s internet subscribers hit 154.3million, MTN remains dominant

Nigeria's active internet subscribers grew by 1.84 percent from 151.5 million in the Q3 to 154.3 million in Q4 of 2020, NBS says

Inflation rate hits 17.33 per cent

The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS), said the inflation rate increased in February by 0.86 per cent to 17.33 per cent from 16.47 per cent recorded in January.

NBS confirms Nigerian economy in recession, second time in 4 years

The National Bureau of Statistics, NBS has confirmed that Nigeria’s economy has slipped into another recession, the second time since 2016.

Nigeria’s economy slides into worst recession since 1987

Nigeria's economy has officially slid into its worst economic recession in over three decades.

21.76m Nigerians unemployed in 2020

The total number of unemployed Nigerians is 21,764,617, according to the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) in a new report.

Nigeria’s inflation rises to 12.13 percent

The Consumer Price Index, (CPI) which measures inflation increased by 12.13 percent (year-on-year) in January 2020, the National Bureau of Statistics, NBS says on Tuesday.

Nigerian power stations generate 94,627MWh in Q4 2017 – NBS

Nigerian power stations generated 94,627 megawatts per hour (MWh) of energy daily in the fourth quarter of 2017, according to the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS).

Nigeria’s Inflation hits 15.6 % in May – NBS

The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS), on Tuesday, said the Consumer Price Index (CPI) increased to 15.6 percent in May from 13. 7 percent...

NHRC, BBOG to establish databank of missing persons in Nigeria

The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) is collaborating with the Bring Back Our Girls (BBOG) group to establish a databank of missing persons in...

Inflation rate up by 0.1% – Bureau

The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) on Monday said inflation rate stood at 8.0 per cent in May, 0.1 per cent higher than the...

Nigeria overtakes South Africa as the continent’s largest economy

Nigeria has overtaken South Africa as the continent's largest economy with a GDP of $453 billion in 2012, officials said Sunday. The figure is based...

1.8m people enter job market annually- Okonjo-Iweala

Minister for Finance, Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, has confirmed that not less than 1.8 million graduates in the country move into the labour market every...

Nigeria’s urban inflation worsens

Nigeria's urban inflation rate worsened in July, according to the latest figures given by Dr Yemi Kale, the Statistician-General of the Federation, on...

Nigeria’s GDP Grows At 7.68 Per Cent

The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) on Tuesday said that the country’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) stood at 7.68 percent in the fourth quarter...

100 million Nigerians earn less than $1 a day, says agency

Ayorinde Oluokun/Abuja The number of Nigerians living on less than $1 per day or absolute poverty has increased since 2004 despite economic growth in...

Nigeria’s Fuel Price Swings, Protests Hurt Jonathan’s Image

Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan’s bungled effort to raise the country’s fuel prices to the market rate has hurt his international reputation as a potential...

Nigerian inflation climbs to 12.5%

Nigeria's annual inflation rate rose to 12.5 percent in April from 11.8 percent in the preceding month, driven by increases in the price of...

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