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15 Nov
The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) on Thursday said Nigeria's inflation has risen to 21.09%. NBS in its consumer price index (CPI) report for October 2022 disclosed that the consumer price index (CPI), which measures the rate of change in prices of goods and services, surged to 21.09 percent in October 2022, up from 20.77…
15 Aug
The inflation rate in Nigeria climbed to a near 17-year high in July, fueled by bread, cereal, gas, and transport costs, the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) said on Monday. NBS release of the consumer price index (CPI), which measures the rate of change in prices of goods and services, showed a surge to 19.64…
17 Aug 2021
Nigeria's inflation rate has dropped to 17.38 percent in July from 17.75 in June 2021, according to the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS). The latest inflation rate was contained in the ‘Consumer Price Index (CPI) Report for July’ released by the NBS on Tuesday. CPI measures the rate of change in the prices of goods…
5 Nov 2020
The latest report by World Poverty Clock has shown that more Nigerians have been plunged into extreme poverty since November 2019. The latest figure shows that over 105 million Nigerians now live in extreme poverty - from 98 million in October 2019. The figures represent 51% of the population. Nigeria, according to the World Poverty…
5 Nov 2020
The Presidency on Wednesday said the figures of the Nigerian Gross Domestic Product (GDP), recently released by the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS), presented a better performance result of the economy in the first half of the year 2020. Reacting to negative interpretations which followed the -6.10% GDP figure released by the NBS, the Presidency…

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The senatorial candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) for Kano central, Abdulsalam AbdulKareem (popularly known as AA Zaura) has vowed that he would rather remain stronger in the face of political "detractors" bent to tarnish his hard-earned reputation.
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Eminent Nigerians from the Southeast under the authority of the Igbo Elders Consultative Forum have urged Southeast residents to reject the five-day sit-at-home declared by Finland-based Simon Ekpa, a protege of detained leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, Mazi Nnamdi Kanu. The South-East elders described Ekpa's draconian order as the height of insensitivity to…