States owe FIRS N41bn tax – NEC
The National Economic Council (NEC) says states are owing the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) N41 billion in Value Added Tax (VAT). Gov. Badaru Abubakar of Jigawa State, disclosed this while briefing State House Correspondents shortly after NEC meeting presided over by the Acting President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, on Thursday in Abuja. He said that…
Kebbi, Kogi, Bauchi record lowest crimes in 2017, says NBS
The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) has reported that Kebbi State recorded the lowest rate of reported crimes with 2,915 cases, representing two per cent of total cases nationwide in 2017. News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that in the year under review, the total number of reported crimes rose to 134,663. The NBS made…
Vehicles in Nigeria hit 11.7 million
Latest report from the Nigerian Bureau of Statistics (NBS) has estimated the total number of vehicles in the country at about 11.7 million with commercial vehicles holding about 58.08 per cent of the number.
NBS Q1 2018 GDP Report: The stock market does not lie
Across the world, stock markets are generally regarded as sensitive barometers, which measure the health of an economy. This view finds support in the performance of the Nigerian stock market which often correlates with the state of the economy.
Nigerians bemoan unemployment, task government on job creation
Job creation was the main concern of many Nigerians as they join the world to celebrate Workers’ Day. Indeed the Latest report by the NOI Polls has indicated the huge unemployment...
Nigeria’s inflation rate dropped to 13.34% in March, says NBS
Nigeria’s inflation rate measured by the Consumer Price Index (CPI) dropped from 14.33 in February to 13.34 per cent in March year-on-year, the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) disclosed in its CPI report for March.
Nigeria’s total import stands at N9.56bn in 2017 – NBS
The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) says the country’s total imports for 2017 stood at N9.56 billion,
Ondo, Rivers, Bayelsa paid highest motorcycle fair in January – NBS
The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) says residents of Ondo State, Rivers and Bayelsa paid the highest per drop fares to commercial motorcycles, popularly known as `Okada’, in January