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October, 2019

  • 10 October

    World Bank, IMF’s Statistics About Nigeria Inaccurate, Says Buhari


    President Muhammadu Buhari, has said some of the statistics about Nigeria published by the World Bank, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and other foreign bodies are inaccurate.  President Buhari made this known on Wednesday after  meeting with the presidential economic advisory council (EAC). While urging the council to prioritise primary …

May, 2019

  • 2 May

    Nigeria, Not World Poverty Capital, Says Economist

    Nigeria is not the poverty capital of the world, says Abiodun Adedipe, an economist and member of the Nigerian Economic Summit Group.   Adedipe, also a management and financial consultant, said this at the annual forum of The Platform on Wednesday in Lagos.   The News agency of Nigeria reports …

April, 2019

  • 27 April

    NBS Says Akwa Ibom Had Highest Unemployment In Q3, 2018

    The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) said Akwa Ibom reported the highest unemployment rate of 37.7 per cent in third quarter 2018. NBS said this in its Labour Force Statistics – Volume 2: Unemployment and Underemployment by State for Third Quarter, 2018 posted on its website. The bureau said that …

March, 2019

  • 3 March

    Nigeria’s Foreign Trade Hits N32.26trn

    The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) has said Nigeria recorded a total trade value of N32.26 trillion year-on-year in 2018, representing 39.3 per cent increase over the corresponding period in 2017. The trade value for 2017 stood at N23.16 trillion. The NBS said this in Foreign Trade in Goods Statistics …

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