Posts Tagged ‘Nigerian Bureau of Statistics’

‘We are not Corrupt’, Nigerian Police responds to allegations of Corruption by NBS

The Nigerian Police has responded to allegations by the Nigerian Bureau of Statistics (NBS) that officers of the police and Judges were the most corrupt in the country. The attention of the Nigeria Police Force has been drawn to the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) and United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) reports […]

Inflation Hits 15.6%, Highest Peak Since 2010

The consumer price index (CPI), which measures inflation, for May 2016 has risen to its highest point since February 2010. According to the Nigerian Bureau of Statistics, the inflation rate has worsened consistently since President Muhammadu Buhari took office in May 2015, rising to 15.6 percent in May 2016. Of the 12 months spent so far, […]

1.5 Million Nigerians Became Unemployed 2016 – NBS

The Nigerian Bureau of Statistics (NBS) says another 1.5 million Nigerians became unemployed in the first quarter of 2016. In its unemployment and underemployment report released on Friday, NBS said the country’s unemployment rate grew from 10.4 percent in the last quarter in 2015 to 12.1 percent. In the third and fourth quarter of 2015, […]


Back in 2012, a friend of mine Bamgbade Ayobami by name forcefully dragged me to create an account on twitter for the soul purpose of experiencing the best of social networking. Not that I was new to social network, Facebook was just my preferred platform. On activating my account on twitter, I was filled with […]

FLASH| 1.4 Million Nigerians Lost Their Jobs In 6 Months Of Buhari’s Administration

The Nigerian Bureau of Statistics, NBS, says more than 1.4m Nigerians have been rendered unemployed since President Muhammadu Buhari assumed office about six months ago. According to the Bureau in its third quarter report on unemployment and underemployment, it was revealed that unemployment in the country rose by more than 1.4m between June 1 to […]