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30m customers unmetered in five years – Report

NO fewer than 30.08 million consumers were recorded to have suffered from estimated electricity billing in Nigeria between 2015 and 2020. This is according to...

Prices of rice, bread, other food items increased in March – NBS

THE cost of staple food items increased in March, according to the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS). The NBS reported in its Selected Food Watch...

Average transport fare for bus journey rose by 12.70 per cent in August – NBS‎

Latest data released by the National Bureau of Statistics revealed that ‎average transport fare for bus journey within cities‎ ‎in the country increased by 12.70 per cent, month-on-month, in August 2020.
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FACT CHECK: Are 2 million Nigerians raped every year? Here’s what we know

NIGERIA's Minister of Women Affairs and Social Development, Dame Pauline Tallen, according to a report, said last week that two (2) million Nigerians are...

Nigeria’s GDP grew by 2.28 per cent in 3Q of 2019, despite border closure

NIGERIA'S Gross Domestic Product (GDP) grew by 2.28 per cent in real terms, in the third quarter (Q3) of 2019, up from 1.81 per cent...

ANALYSIS: Nigeria’s massive data poverty and why we should be concerned

NIGERIA is the world's 13th largest oil producer and President Muhammadu Buhari re-affirmed in his latest Independence Day address that oil constitutes the bulk...
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For third time in three months, trade unions threaten strike over minimum wage stalemate

FOR the third time in roughly three months, trade unions in Nigeria have threatened to down tools over the government's protracted delay in implementing...

Despite border closure, other measures, inflation dips to 11.02 per cent in August —NBS

Data from the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) on Tuesday has shown that Nigerian inflation rate has gone down from 11.08 percent in July...

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Police arrest two persons linked to cases of kidnapping in Ekiti

THE Ekiti State Police Command have arrested two persons linked to high-profile cases of kidnapping in the state. Spokesman of...

Police rescue 77 worshippers waiting for rapture in Ondo church

THE Ondo State Police Command has rescued 77 persons who are waiting for rapture in an underground church in...

Army frowns at circulation of images, videos of soldiers killed by terrorists in Shiroro

THE Nigerian Army has frowned at the circulation of images and videos of soldiers killed by terrorists in Wednesday's...

INEC expresses concern over low voter registration in Katsina

THE Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has expressed concern over the poor turnout of residents for the voter registration...

Bauchi woman accused of sharing blasphemous message on WhatsApp now in prison – CP

THE Bauchi State Police Command on Saturday said a woman accused of blasphemy in Warji Local Government Area of...
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