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How do we plan without data? Nigerians ask as NBS bemoans lack of funds to carry out unemployment survey

NIGERIANS have expressed worry over the non-release of the 2018 unemployment data by the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS), but the head of the bureau, Yemi...

FACT CHECK: Did Okowa raise Delta State’s IGR from 30 to N51 billion?

IFEANYI Okowa, Governor of Delta State, said the Internally Generated Revenue (IGR) of his state was as low as N30 billion in 2016 but,...

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...
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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...

Nigeria officially out of recession but it’s ‘still too soon to cheer’

Figures from the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) show that Nigeria’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) for the second quarter of 2016 grew by 0.55...

Pension Scheme: Only 10.8 Percent Of Workers Registered

The Nigerian Bureau of Statistics has revealed that only 10.8 percent of Nigerian workers are captured under the contributory pension scheme while more than 89 percent of them are not registered.
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Buhari Reappoints Yemi Kale As NBS Boss

President Muhammadu Buhari has reappointed Yemi Kale to serve another five-year tenure as the Statistician General of the Federation and Chief Executive Officer of the National Bureau of Statistics, NBS.

Nigeria’s Economic Growth May Beat IMF Prediction

The National Bureau of Statistics, NBS, has released data suggesting that the growth rate of the Nigerian economy is likely to beat the IMF prediction of -1.8% for the full year 2016.

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Show organiser reveals why Kizz Daniel refused to perform in Tanzania after $60,000 payment

ORGANISER of the Summer Amplified Concert which flopped in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, Stephen Uwa, has given his account...

Air Peace suspends Johannesburg flights from August 22

AIR PEACE has suspended flight operations from Nigeria to Johannesburg, effective August 22, 2022. In a statement signed by the...

NESG asks FG to cut leakages, reduce cost of governance

THE board of directors of the Nigerian Economic Summit Group (NESG) has directed the Federal Government to cut leakages...

World Congress of Science and Factual Producers offers scholarships

THE World Congress of Science and Factual Producers (WCSFP) is inviting applications for its Emerging Producers Bursary Program. The programme...

EFCC arraigns fake Air Force officer over job scam

THE Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has arraigned a fake Air Force officer, Ahmed Umar, before a Federal...
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