Approximately 5.5 million Nigerians have become unemployed in the past two years of the current administration, figures from the National Bureau of Statistics has revealed. According to the latest unemployment report released by NBS, 351,015 Nigerians became unemployed in the last quarter of 2016, bringing the total number of unemployed and underemployed persons to 28.58 […]
The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) has said it has commenced a collaborative initiative with the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime and the European Union to conduct a national survey on the quality and integrity of public services in the country. The study will largely seek to collect evidence-based data on the different […]
The total number of subscribers to the Global System of Mobile Communication (GSM) shrank to 148.68 million as at December 2015, compared to 149.78 million in the previous month, the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) stated yesterday. Nevertheless, the new figure represented an increase of over 12 million subscribers (12,004,756) or 8.78 percent relative to […]
The National Bureau of Statistics on Tuesday disclosed that investment inflows into the country dropped by $11.1bn (N2.18tn) from $20.75bn in 2014 to $9.64bn at the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The bureau, in its capital importation report a copy of which was made available to our correspondent, in Abuja, blamed the development on […]
According to data obtained from the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS), Nigeria earned N412.983 billion from the export of Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG), Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG), also known as cooking gas and other gaseous materials in three months, between July and September 2015. The NBS, in its Foreign Trade Statistics Report for the Third […]
Nigeria’s economy has grown at a faster pace in the third quarter as oil production increased. Nigeria recorded a Gross domestic product (GDP) growth of 2.84 per cent year-on-year in the third quarter, compared with 2.35 per cent in the second quarter, latest report from the National Bureau of Statistics has shown. This was higher by […]
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