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Nigeria has 133m people living in ‘multidimentional’ poverty, 86m in North – Report

THE Federal government has disclosed that 133 million people in the country, representing 63 per cent of the population, are living in different categories...

Nigeria’s public debt stock rises to N42.84tn – NBS

NIGERIA’s public debt stock rose from N35.46 trillion (US$86.57 billion) in the second quarter of 2021 to N42.84 trillion (US$ 103.31 billion) in the...

Nigeria’s inflation rate jumps to 20.77%, hits 17-year high

NIGERIA's inflation rate has reached an all-time high of 20.77 per cent in September 2022, from 20.52 per cent recorded in August of the...
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Nigeria generated N600.15bn from VAT in Q2 2022 — NBS

THE Federal Government generated N600.15 billion as value-added tax (VAT) in the second quarter of 2022. This was disclosed in the VAT Q2 2022 report...

Lagos, Ogun, Kano lead in number of Internet subscribers in Nigeria – NBS

LAGOS, Ogun, and Kano states lead the list of states in Nigeria with the highest number of Internet subscribers, according to the 2022 data...

‘African economy needs annual GDP of 7% for 40 years to grow’

Africa needs to achieve an annual gross domestic product (GDP) growth of seven per cent for three to four decades to achieve economic growth,...
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Nigeria’s Inflation Rises to 15.92%, highest in 5 months

THE consumer price index, which measures inflation, has increased to 15.92 per cent in March 2022, indicating the highest increase since October 2021. The figure...

More than half of road accident deaths in 2021 occurred in FCT, Kaduna, Niger

Fifty-one per cent of road accident deaths across Nigeria in 2021 was recorded in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Kaduna and Niger states. This was...

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Nigeria ranks 27th among countries with highest number of prisoners

NIGERIA, with 74,059 inmates, is currently the 27th country with the highest number of prisoners globally. According to World Prison Brief (WPB),...

Banks will accept rested notes after February 10 deadline – Emefiele

THE Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Godwin Emefiele, has assured Nigerians that banks will continue to...

General Elections: INEC to engage NNPC Ltd over fuel supply concerns

THE Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) said it would be meeting with the leadership of the Nigerian National Petroleum...

How North Korean runs illegal hospital patronised by the high and mighty in Abuja

A PRIVATE hospital run by a man, Jongsu Kim, who claims to be Chinese but is a North Korean,...

Why there is no basis for current petrol scarcity – PENGASSAN

THE Petroleum and Natural Gas Senior Staff Association of Nigeria (PENGASSAN) says there is no basis for the current...
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Nigerian fintech companies shame, threaten customers for late payment of loans

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Illegal loan apps ignore Nigeria’s cyber laws, continue to shame customers

RAUFU Kareem took a loan from AddMoney, an app...

Russia’s ‘Satan 2’ nuclear missile NOT capable of destroying the whole world

AMID the ongoing Russia – Ukraine crisis, a viral post...

Behold candidates for the 2023 presidential election (LIST)

June 9 marks the end of the deadline given...

2023 presidential election: Behold politicians being touted as Nigeria’s next messiahs

ABOUT 18 months to the 2023 presidential elections, a...
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