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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.
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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.

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: 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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Medium scale enterprises drop by 60 per cent – survey

A report by the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) in collaboration with the Small and Medium Enterprises Development Agency of Nigeria (SMEDAN) has indicated that Medium scale enterprises dropped significantly by about 60 per cent, due to economic recession that spanned through 2017.

NBS: Passport application in Nigeria rises to 1,011,158

National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) yesterday said that the immigration statistics for 2018 reflected that a total of 1,011,158 passport applications were received
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NBS: MSMEs generated 60 million jobs in 2017

The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS), has put the quantum of jobs created by Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) at 59,647,954 jobs as of December 2017, stressing that five per cent or 2,889,715 of those jobs were created by Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs).
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NBS: India largest export market for Nigeria in Q1 2019

The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS), said India was the largest export market for Nigeria in the first quarter (Q1) of 2019 with a net worth of N744.9 billion.
Hundreds of Osun-bound passengers, who had gathered at the Iddo Terminal of the Nigerian Railway Corporation (NRC) in Lagos for the free train ride of the Osun Government ahead of the Sallah, were stranded on Sunday.

NRC attributes rail passengers drop to ongoing construction

The Nigerian Railway Corporation (NRC) has attributed the drop to passenger traffic to the ongoing rail construction at the Lagos-Ibadan route.
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NBS: Nigeria’s inflation rate hits 11.40 percent in May

The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS), says the Consumer Price Index (CPI) which measured inflation increased to 11.40 per cent (year-on-year) in May from 11.37 per cent recorded in April.
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NBS: Workers on pension scheme hit 8.5 million in Q1, 2019

The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) said the number of registered workers under the pension scheme in the first quarter of 2019 hit 8, 569, 037 compared to 8, 410,184 registered workers in fourth quarter, 2018.
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NBS to evaluate impact of corruption on Nigerians

The National Bureau of Statistics said it is collaborating with the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime, and the Department for International Development to conduct a national survey on how corruption is affecting the average Nigerian.
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National Assembly: Female participation remains low at 5.8 percent – NBS

The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) says despite efforts to promote women participation in the politics and decision making, female membership in National Assembly remains low at 5.8 per cent in Nigeria.

NGE condemns shut down of AIT, Ray Power

The Nigerian Guild of Editors (NGE) has condemned the suspension of the licences of the African Independent Television (AIT) and Ray Power by the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) and demanded its reversal.
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NBS: Nigeria’s foreign trade up by 2.50% in 2019

The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) said the country recorded a total trade value of N8.2 billion for the first quarter of 2019, representing a growth of 2.50 per cent when compared to the previous quarter, (fourth quarter, 2018).

Manufacturing sector’s output drops by N78 billion in three months

The manufacturing sector recorded a decline of about N77.92bn in output in the first quarter of this year, figures obtained from the National Bureau of Statistics have revealed.

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