Tag: National Bureau of Statistics

NBS to Conduct Census of Commercial, Industrial Businesses

Henry Solomon- February 20, 2020

Ahead of the national census of commercial and industrial businesses in the country, the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS), on Thursday conducted a workshop to ... Read More

Rise in food prices pushes inflation to 11.40%

admin- June 18, 2019

The seasonal rise in prices of food items has further pressured the nation’s inflation rate in May 2019 to 11.4 percent, about 0.03 basis points ... Read More

Price of cooking gas drops in May-NBS

admin- June 18, 2019

The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) said that the average cost of refilling a five kilogramme (kg) cylinder of Liquefied Petroleum Gas (Cooking Gas) dropped ... Read More

Why manufacturing sector growth dipped in Q1

admin- May 30, 2019

The manufacturing sector witnessed a sluggish growth in the first quarter of 2019 due to electioneering activities, in spite of the sustained growth of the ... Read More

Nigeria imports 4.87bn litres of petrol in Q1 – NBS

admin- May 25, 2019

The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) on Friday announced that 4.87 billion litres of Premium Motor Spirit (PMS), popularly known as petrol were imported into ... Read More

Nigeria’s GDP up by 2.01% in First quarter of 2019 — NBS

admin- May 20, 2019

The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS), said the nation’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) grew by 2.01 per cent (year-on-year) in real terms in the first ... Read More

Nigeria’s inflation drops by 0.06 % in March – NBS

admin- April 16, 2019

The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) said the country’s inflation measured by Consumer Price Index (CPI) in March was 0.06 per cent points lower than ... Read More

Economy: Yemi Kale challenges stakeholders on quality statistics

admin- November 22, 2018

The Statistician-General of the Federation, Dr Yemi Kale, has charged users, producers and suppliers of statistics to re-engineer efforts in production and usage of quality ... Read More

Prices of selected food stuff decreased in September – NBS

inno.korie- October 20, 2018

The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) says average price of some selected food items in the country decreased in September. The bureau disclosed this in ... Read More

Nigeria’s foreign debt hits $22.08bn

admin- September 21, 2018

Nigeria’s foreign debt hits $22.08bn The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) says the country’s foreign debt stands at 22.08 billion dollars and  the domestic debt ... Read More

Nigeria’s Inflation Drops To 11.14% In July — NBS

Abdul Jimoh- August 15, 2018

The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) says the Consumer Price Index (CPI), which measured inflation for July dropped to 11.14 percent (year-on-year) from 11. 23 ... Read More

Some facts on Nigerian economy

admin- May 24, 2018

These are just little among the good things happening to the Nigerian economy which only the willfully blind will not see. According to Mr Femi ... Read More

Nigeria records 1.95% GDP growth in Q1

admin- May 22, 2018

AfDB President at a Forum in Busan, South Korea The National Bureau of Statistics says Nigeria has recorded 1.95 per cent GDP growth in the ... Read More

Nigeria’s GDP Grows By 1.95 % In Q1, Non-Oil Sector Accounts For 90.3%

Abdul Jimoh- May 21, 2018

The oil sector’s contribution to Nigeria’s Gross Domestic Product, GDP remains below 10 percent in Q1 figures of the nation’s GDP released by the National ... Read More

NBS Report: 1, 306 Nigerians Lost Their Lives in Road Accidents in The Q4 of 2017

Henry Solomon- February 19, 2018

The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) says no fewer than 1,306 Nigerians died in road accidents in the fourth quarter of 2017. The NBS stated ... Read More

2,673 Nigerians died in road accidents in 6 months – NBS

inno.korie- August 1, 2017

No fewer than 2, 673 people died in road accidents in Nigeria in the last six months, according to National Bureau of Statistics (NBS). The ... Read More

FG vows to reduce inflation rate to single digit by 2020

inno.korie- July 10, 2017

The Federal Government has reiterated its determination to bring down the inflation rate to a single digit by 2020, the Minister of Budget and National ... Read More