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  1. Nigeria Business News

    Business Why the Nigerian tech ecosystem needs to take intellectual property rights more seriously – Techpoint.Africa

    Today the world is riding on the back of ideas that bring about innovation. From stop-gap solutions to long-term dynasty-building patents, the success of these ideas are ensured by strong intellectual property laws that prevent piracy.... Read more via Techpoint.Africa –...
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    Business Nigeria imports decreased in Q3 2019 — NBS – Plus TV Africa

    The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS), said on Friday that total imports into the country in the third quarter of 2019 decreased by 2.70 per cent, while exports of other oil products rose by 6.14 per cent..... Read more via Plus TV Africa – Get more: Nigeria Business...
  3. Nigeria Political News

    Politics How Plateau became Nigeria’s 2nd least corrupt state – Lalong – P.M. News

    Gov. Simon Lalong of Plateau, on Tuesday, expressed delight at the Second Corruption Survey Report released by the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) which placed the state as the second least corrupt state in Nigeria..... Read more via P.M. News – Get More Nigeria...
  4. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro Imo state emerges the least corrupt state in Nigeria – NBS –

    The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) has released a report on the state of corruption in Nigeria. According to the report, Imo state is the least corrupt state in Nigeria...... Read more via – Get More Nigeria Metro News
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    Business Nigeria Generates N275 Billion From VAT In 3rd Quarter 2019 – NBS – The Trent Newspaper

    The National Bureau of Statistics, NBS, said N275.12 billion was generated as Value Added Tax, VAT, in the third quarter of 2019. The NBS made this known in its Sector Distribution of VAT for 2019 third-quarter report in Abuja on Monday, December 2, 2019..... Read more via The Trent Newspaper...
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    Business Food prices push Nigeria inflation to 17-month high after border closures – Reuters

    Higher food prices pushed up annual inflation in Nigeria last month after borders with neighboring countries were closed in a crackdown on smuggling. Nigeria closed parts of its borders in August to fight smuggling of rice and other goods..... Read more via Reuters –
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    Business Nigeria spends N837bn on fuel import in 3mths – Vanguard News

    NIGERIA spent N836.67 billion on the importation of Premium Motor Spirit, PMS, also known as petrol, and other petroleum products in the second quarter of 2019, according to data obtained from the National Bureau of Statistics, NBS. Data obtained from the NBS Foreign Trade … Read more via...
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    Business Nigeria’s Inflation drops to 11.08% in July 2019, slowest in 3 years – Nairametrics

    Nigeria’s consumer price index, which measures inflation dropped to 11.08% in July 2019. This was revealed in the latest inflation report released by the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS). According to the NBS report, inflation dropped by 0.14% points year-on-year.. Read more via...
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    Business FG takes highest share as FAAC disburses N762.6 billion June allocation – Nairametrics

    The Federation Account Allocation Committee (FAAC) disbursed the sum of N762.597 billion from the Federation Account to the three tiers of government in June 2019...... Read more via Nairametrics – Get more: Nigeria Business News
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    Business Nigeria’s inflation rate drops to 11.22%, lowest in 11 months – Nairametrics

    Nigeria’s consumer price index, which measures inflation, drops to 11.22% in June 2019. This is revealed in the latest inflation report released, today, by the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS).... Read more via Nairametrics – Get more: Nigeria Business News
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    Business Nigeria inflation falls to 11.22% – lowest in one year – Premium Times Nigeria

    The National Bureau of Statistics on Monday said the Consumer Price Index (CPI) which measures inflation rate dropped to 11.22 per cent in June 2019. It is the lowest inflation since July 2018...... Read more via Premium Times Nigeria – Get more: Nigeria Business News
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    Business Here’s a look at how Nigeria’s Pension Fund performed in Q1 2019 – Nairametrics

    The latest pension statistics have shown that the Nigerian Pension Fund asset crossed the 9 trillion mark in the first quarter of 2019. Most analysts have largely attributed this feat to the.... Read more via Nairametrics – Get more: Nigeria Business News
  13. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro Nigerian Consumer Inflation Rises To 11.4% In May – NBS – Tori News

    Nigeria’s Consumer Price Index (CPI) which measured inflation increased to 11.40 per cent according to the National Bureau of Statistics.... Read more via Tori News – Get More Nigeria Metro News
  14. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro See Alcohol Consumption In Nigeria Per Geopolitical Zone – NBS – Nairaland

    Alcohol consumption is a big business in Nigeria with consumers spending just less than a quarter of a trillion naira in 2016. According to the latest data from the nation’s statistics bureau, in 2016 alone, Nigerians spent at least N208 billion on alcohol – this amount was more than the...
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    Business Nigeria earned N289.04bn from VAT Q1 2019 —NBS – The Punch

    Sectoral distribution of Value Added Tax data for the first quarter of 2019 reflected that the sum of N289.04bn was generated as VAT in Q1 2019 as against N298.01bn generated in Q4 2018 and N269.79bn generated in Q1 2018 representing 3.01 per cent decrease … Read more via “nigeria” – Google...
  16. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro $22.2m Abacha loot spent on Social Welfare, says FG – The Nation Newspaper

    The Federal Government had disclosed that it has spent $22.216 million out the $322 million recovered Abacha loot on various empowerment schemes. The reason for spending the... Read more via The Nation Newspaper – Get More Nigeria Metro News
  17. Nigeria Business News

    Business NBS reveals how prices of foodstuff increased in April – Daily Post Nigeria

    The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS), said the average price of some selected food items in the country increased in April. NBS said this in its, “Selected Food Price Watch (April 2019)’’ report released on its website. It said the average price of one dozen of medium-sized … Read more...
  18. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro 50 % FCT residents defecate openly – FG – Vanguard News

    The Federal Ministry of Water Resources says no fewer than 50 per cent of FCT residents defecates openly due to the challenge of non-availability of toilets in public places.... Read more via Vanguard News – Get More Nigeria Metro News
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    Metro Population rise: More Nigerians to fall into extreme poverty —EXPERTS – Vanguard News

    More Nigerians will fall into extreme poverty as the nation’s population rose to a new high of 201 million, outpacing economic growth by 0.63 per cent.... Read more via Vanguard News – Get More Nigeria Metro News
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    Metro South-South states records worst unemployment rate in Nigeria – Nairametrics

    The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS), on Friday, released the much-anticipated unemployment figures for states in Nigeria. The data lists unemployment rates for every state in the country as at the third quarter of 2018... Read more via Nairametrics – Get More...