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The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) says it is working to crash the price of cooking gas in the country.

NBS: Average price for cooking gas soars in July

The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS), says the average price for the refilling of a five kilogramme (kg) cylinder Cooking Gas increased to N2,024.80 in July from N1,995.38 in June.
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NEITI: Oil, mining agencies frustrating national planning, public finance management

The Nigeria Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative, NEITI, yesterday, accused Federal Government’s agencies in the mining and oil and gas industries of frustrating national planning, natural resource governance and public finance management.

Naira to depreciate further in I&E as CBN intervenes with $540m

The declining fortune of the naira in the Investors and Exporters (I&E) window is expected to continue this week even as the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), in a bid to defend the nation’s currency injected $540 million into the window in July.g
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NBS: Nigeria imports 5.61 billion litres of petrol in second quarter

The National Bureau of Statistics said 5.61 billion litres of premium motor spirit (PMS) was imported into the country in the second quarter of 2019.

NBS: Nigeria imports 5.61 billion litres of petrol in Q2 2019

The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS), has announced that 5.61 billion litres of Premium Motor Spirit (PMS), popularly known as petrol were imported into the country in the second quarter of the year.
President Buhari at the event

Experts: Federal government’s primitive economics can’t lift 100m out of poverty in 10 years

President Muhammadu Buhari may be among the very few Nigerians with the blood of nationalism running in their veins, but his Democracy Day pledge to lift 100 million citizens out of poverty over the next 10 years appears empirically doubtful going by the realities of the nation’s economic fundamentals.

NNPC explains increase in price of kerosene

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has attributed the increased in the price of household Kerosene in the country to the pressure of demand and supply.
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NBS: Nigeria’s poverty rate rises to 62.6%

Statistician General of the Federation (SGF) and Chief Executive of National Bureau of Statistics (NBS), Dr Yemi Kale, has blamed rising income inequality in the country for being responsible for its high poverty rate, saying that as at 2010, the poverty rate was 62.6 per cent.
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NBS: Prices of tomatoes, rice, yam reduce in June

The average price of major food items in Nigeria, like yam, rice and tomatoes, reduced in June, the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) has said.
Obadiah Mailafia

Economists: Why falling inflation rate has no effect on Nigerians

Some notable economists in the country have given reasons why the recent consumer price inflation fall has failed to have positive impact on the living standards of Nigerians.
Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the 2019 elections, has re-affirmed his commitment to restructuring if elected on Feb. 16.

Atiku Abubakar: President Buhari planning to spend N2.5 trillion on debt servicing

Barely a week after drawing the attention of Nigerians to the nation’s increasing debt stock since the assumption of office by President Muhammadu Buhari, former Vice President, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, yesterday said N2.5 trillion would go down the drain by the end of 2019 in debt servicing.

NECA: Employment crisis major cause of rising poverty

Without doubt, there is a direct correlation between poverty and unemployment as poverty is naturally one of the consequences of unemployment.”

Federal government spent N610.2 billion servicing N13 trillion domestic debts in Q1

Within a three-month period, covering January to March this year, the Federal Government spent the sum of N610.2bn paying interest on its domestic debts.

Federal government generates N39 billion from passport issuance, others in 12 months

The Nigerian Immigration Services generated a total of N39.06bn through the issuance of passports and other services within the 2018 fiscal period.
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NBS: Kogi residents paid highest petrol price in June

The National Bureau of Statistics says Kogi residents paid the highest price for Premium Motor Spirit popularly known as petrol in June.
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NBS: Average price of cooking gas decreases in June

The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS), says the average price for refilling of a five-kilogramme (kg) cylinder of cooking gas decreased to N1,995.38 in June from N2,028.04 in May.
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Nigeria’s inflation rate drops

The National Bureau of Statistics, Monday, has said that Nigeria’s inflation rate dropped by 0.18 percent in the month of June.
The Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) generated N39.06 billion in 2018 as against N35.72 billion it generated as local revenue in 2017, the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) said.

NBS: NIS generates N39.06 billion as local revenue in 2018

The Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) generated N39.06 billion in 2018 as against N35.72 billion it generated as local revenue in 2017, the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) said.

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