National Bureau of Statistics
NECA faults NBS 2.19 % growth, says economy still in recession
Speaking in Lagos recently, its President, Larry Ettah, said major policy responses must be considered to ensure robust and sustainable growth, as well as effective implementation of the Economic Recovery and Growth Plan (ERGP).
Nigeria’s inflation rate drops for seventh consecutive month, says NBS
“Food price pressure continued into July as all major food sub-indexes increased. The food index increased by 20.28 per cent (year-on-year) in July, up by 0.37 per cent points from the rate recorded in June (19.91 per cent).
'Nigeria out of stagnation not recession'
Martin Onovo, who contested the 2015 presidential elections on the platform of the National Conscience Party, said that Nigeria was in a season of stagnation, rather than being in a recession.
NBS decries increased drug abuse
The Bureau explained that a total of 2,777 counselling cases were reported in 2016, as against 4,106 in 2015, while 2,774 counselling were concluded in 2016, as against 4,095 in 2015.
Access Bank’s move to empower Nigerian youth for the future
Through its Access Entry Level Training Programme, young Nigerians across the nation undergo a 4-month intensive training program at the bank’s School of Banking Excellence.
Bribery, corruption and destruction of a nation
“The magnitude of public sector bribery in Nigeria becomes even more palpable when factoring in the frequency of those payments, as the majority of those who paid a bribe to a public official did so more than once over the course of the year.”
Northwest, Northeast top bribery prevalence rate in Nigeria
Nigeria's Northwest and Northeast regions have the highest prevalence of bribery among adults, a new report published on Wednesday indicates.
Nigerian public officials collect N400b bribe in one year
In spite of Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari's much-touted anti-corruption war, public officials still collected about ₦400 billion (the equivalent of $4.6 billion in purchasing power parity) in kickbacks, a report published on Wednesday shows. The amount is equivalent to 39 per cent of the combined federal and state education budgets in 2016. According to the…