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November, 2019

  • 18 November

    Inflation Rises To 11.61 Percent In October

    The consumer price index, which measures inflation, rose to 11.61% in October, data released by the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) has shown. This is an increase of 0.36 percentage points compared to 11.24% recorded in September. This was the exact inflation rate recorded in May 2018 when the country …

October, 2018

  • 2 October

    Indonesian Tsunami Death Toll Rises To 1,249

    The death toll of Indonesia’s multiple quakes that triggered tsunami in Central Sulawesi province last Friday, has risen to 1,249, while 799 people have sustained serious injuries, a governmental disaster official said on Tuesday. More than 152 people are still being buried under debris or wreckage of buildings, a Spokesman …

August, 2018

  • 23 August

    Again, Death Toll From Ebola Outbreak In Congo Rises To 61

    Sixty-one people have died in the latest outbreak of Ebola in the Democratic Republic of Congo, the authorities said, adding that four novel drugs had been added to the roster of treatments. The health ministry’s General Directorate for Combatting Disease said 103 cases of Ebola had been recorded in the …

July, 2018

  • 23 July

    Nigeria’s Inflation Rises To 1.24% In June

    The rate at which the prices of good and services are increasing is on the rise, the National Bureau of Statistics says. NBS, in a data made available on Monday showed that month-on-month inflation rose from 1.09 percentage points in May to 1.24 percentage points in June. However, year-on-year inflation …

May, 2018

  • 1 May

    Oil Price Rises To $75.16 Per Barrel

    International oil benchmark, Brent crude, on Monday hit $75 per barrel and rose further amid growing geopolitical tensions in the world. Brent, against which Nigeria’s crude oil is priced, stood at $75.16 per barrel as of 8:15pm Nigerian time, while the United States’ marker, West Texas Intermediate, traded around $68.36 …

April, 2018

  • 11 April

    Nigeria’s Population Rises To 198 Million

    The National Population Commission, NPC, has put Nigeria’s current population at 198 million people with urban population growing at an average annual growth rate of about 6.5 per cent. Eze Duruiheoma, chairman of NPC, stated this in New York while delivering Nigeria’s statement on Sustainable Cities, Human Mobility and International …

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