National Bureau of Statistics
When tomorrow comes
The National Bureau of Statistics, to use economic jargon, released the country’s total public portfolio last week.
Nigeria’s foreign trade declines to N8.30 trillion
Nigeria’s foreign trade volume fell from N10.12trillion in fourth quarter (Q4) of 2019 to N8.30trillion in Q1 2020, latest report from the National Bureau of Statistics
Report says Nigerians lack protein as rice, eba, amala top food consumption list
The latest Nigeria Protein Deficiency Report has said the country's citizens consumption of carbohydrate was 91% while protein consumption stands at 53%. The report from a national survey, which was designed to empirically determine the current status and dimensions of protein deficiency in Nigeria, sheds light on food consumption patterns among Nigerians. According to the…
NBS says 82.9m Nigerians are poor
The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) says more than 82.9 million Nigerians are poor by national standards. The NBS made this known in its report on Poverty and Inequality in Nigeria 2019, released on Monday.
NERC approves hike in electricity tariff from January
The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC), has approved an increase in electricity tariff by the 11 Electricity Distribution Companies
New Year, same challenges for local manufacturers
Every year, for many forward-looking businesses, declarations and resolutions are made on how to make the New Year better than the previous years
‘Nigeria, others can stop $35b yearly food import with better land governance’
Stakeholders attending this year’s conference on Land Policy in Africa have called for fair and efficient land management to support moves to transform the continent, especially in the area of food production and industrialisation.
N275bn generated from VAT in third quarter of 2019 – NBS
The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) said the sum of N275.12 billion was generated as Value Added Tax (VAT) in the third quarter of 2019.