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  1. Nigeria Business News

    Business Why 64m of Nigeria’s working class cannot buy affordable housing if available – Businessday

    Out of the 69.54 million Nigerians reported by the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) to have been gainfully employed as at third quarter of 2018, only 5 million of the total number earn a salary of N3 million and above per year, as compiled from data by Graeme Blaque Group, a Lagos-based...
  2. Nigeria Political News

    Politics Buhari Is The Most Democratic Ex-Military Head Of State’ – Yahaya Bello – Nairaland

    The Kogi State governor, Mr. Yahaya Bello, has faulted Punch newspaper’s characterisation of President Muhammadu Buhari as a dictator. Governor who spoke to State House Correspondents in Abuja on Thursday also pointed out that those who interpreted the report of the National Bureau of...
  3. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro North-Central, South-East, South-South zones most corrupt in Nigeria —NBS - Punch

    The National Bureau of Statistics has said the highest rate of corruption incidences in Nigeria from 2016 to 2019 occurred in the North-Central, South-East and South-South zones. The NBS said this in its report tagged “Corruption in Nigeria: Patterns and Trend 2019,” released on … Read more...
  4. Nigeria Business News

    Business VAT: FG realised N39.3bn from banking services in 2 years – Newtelegraph

    The Federal Government earned N39.3 billion as Value Added Tax (VAT) from banking services in the last two years, New Telegraph has learnt. Sectoral Distribution of VAT data released by the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) indicated that this amount was … Read more via Newtelegraph –...
  5. Nigeria Business News

    Business Banks responsible for N1.79tn non-performing loans – AMCON boss – Naijabizcom

    Deposit money banks (DMBs) in the country are largely responsible for the huge portfolio of over N1.79trillion non-performing loans, the Managing Director of the Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON), Ahmed Kuru has said..... Read more via Naijabizcom – Get...
  6. Nigeria Business News

    Business Nigeria’s trade rose by 2.5 per cent to N8.24tn in first quarter – Punch Newspapers

    The National Bureau of Statistics on Friday released the country’s merchandise trade report with trade rising by 2.5 per cent from N8.04tn in the fourth quarter of last year to N8.24tn in the first quarter of this year The NBS said this in the report … Read more via Punch Newspapers –...
  7. Nigeria Business News

    Business Contract staff rise to record high 46,235 across Nigerian Banks – Nairametrics

    The latest data from the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) reveals that Nigerian banks now have a total of 46, 235 contract staff members as at Q1 2019. This compares to 45,238 in Q4 2018 and 32,013 in the first quarter of 2018. The numbers: There has been … Read more via Nairametrics –...
  8. Nigeria Business News

    Business POS and ATM transactions decline by N258 billion in Q1 2019 – Nairametrics

    The latest selected banking sector data released by the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) shows that the total value of transactions for both Point of Sales (POS) and Automated Teller Machines (ATMs) during the first quarter (Q1) of 2019 declined by N258 billion. According to the Bureau’s...
  9. Nigeria Business News

    Business Manufacturing sector’s output drops by N78 billion in three months – TODAY.NG

    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. An analysis of the Gross Domestic Product report prepared by the NBS revealed that the sector recorded a total …...
  10. Nigeria Business News

    Business FG realised N298.01bn VAT in Q4 2018 – Newtelegraph

    The sum of N298.01 billion was realised as Value Added Tax (VAT) in the fourth quarter of 2018 as against N273.50 billon generated in Q3 2018 and N266.73 billion in Q2 2018, data sourced from the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) revealed. The figure represents 8.96 … Read more via...
  11. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro Atiku: Nigerians deserve to know number of unemployed – Newtelegraph

    The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, said Nigerians deserved to know the number of unemployed in the country. Atiku, in a statement by his campaign organisation, decried the poor funding of the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) by the...
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    Business NBS: Nigeria Recorded Favourable Trade Balance in Q2 – Thisdaylive

    Nigeria’s all products terms of trade (TOT) indices for April, May and June 2018 stood at 100.5, 111.1 and 109.2 respectively, indicating favourable TOT for all the months of the second quarter (Q2), the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) has stated. … Read more via Thisdaylive –...
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    Business India overtakes Netherlands as Nigeria’s major export partner – Nairametrics

    The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) has released the Foreign Trade in Goods Statistics for the second quarter of 2018. The report reveals Nigeria’s total foreign trade... Read more via Nairametrics – Get more: Nigeria Business News
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    Business Pension Fund Hits N8.2tr In Q2 2018 With 8.13m Workers – NBS – Nairaland

    The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) says8,136,202 workers were registered under the pension scheme in the second quarter of 2018 compared to 7,975,976 registered workers in Q1 2018 while the Pension Fund Asset under Management as at Q2 2018 stood at N8,232mln as against N7,943mln in Q1 2018...
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    Business Banks’ contract staff sign anti-money laundering oath – Newtelegraph

    Some Deposit Money Banks (DMBS) in the country have started making their contract staff to sign the Anti-Money Laundering/Counter Financing.... Read more via Newtelegraph – Get more: Nigeria Business News
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    Metro NBS: Average petrol price decreased across Nigeria in May – Today Ng News

    Taxis The average price per litre paid by consumers for petrol decreased by 0.8 per cent to N150.2 in May 2018 from the N151.4 recorded for April 2018, the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) has said. The average price of petrol also decreased by 0.3 per cent when … Read more via TODAY.NG –...