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El-Rufai says Nigeria’s North largely worse off than South, and statistics agree

NASIR EL-RUFAI, the governor of Kaduna State, has said Nigeria's northern region is more backward, more unhealthy, and less educated than the south, and...

OPINION: Why should governments open up their data?

By: Ani, Nwachukwu Agwu   RUNNING 21st century governments by the “old rules” is reinforcing information asymmetry, inefficiency in public service, inequality and ultimately poverty. In 2016,...

Between saying too little and asking too much: Question marks over Nigeria’s budgeting figures

Budgets have not always been part of man’s politics or even his vocabulary. They emerged first in the early eighteenth century, necessitated by centuries...
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Development indices: Abuja versus Lagos ― What says the data?

  Nigeria is a country with one of the worst human development indices in the world, according to the United Nations Development Programme. Little wonder Nigerians...

NBS pulls down misleading education statistics after fact check by ICIR

The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) has secretly pulled down inaccurate and misleading 'Education Statistics' uploaded on its website after the ICIR fact-checked the...

FACT CHECK: Did Nigeria record a reduction in preschool enrolment?

  The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) recently reported that the number of children who enrolled in public early childhood education dropped from 4,672,908 in...
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Train attack: How FG met terrorists’ demands for release of abducted passengers

SENIOR Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity Garba Shehu has said terrorists that attacked the Abuja-Kaduna...

NNPCLtd. signs contract extension with oil majors, targets $500bn investments

THE Nigerian National Petroleum Company Limited (NNPCLtd) has signed a contract extension with five oil majors, hoping to earn...

Bandits kill two vigilantes in Abuja

TWO vigilante members have been reported dead following an encounter with bandits at Gasakpa community in Gawu Ward, Abaji...

Wike to Atiku: People around you may cost you 2023 presidential election

RIVERS State governor Nyesom Wike has advised candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Atiku Abubakar to be mindful...

Aero Contractors eyes return to commercial operations

Aero Contractors is eyeing a return to commercial operations after the temporary suspension of flights on Wednesday, July 20,...
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