Posts Tagged ‘Nigerian Bureau of Statistics’

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

by Staff Writeron August 18, 2017
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

by Breaking Timeson June 14, 2016
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

by Breaking Timeson May 21, 2016
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, […]