Wednesday, 20th October 2021
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24 Sep
The Nigerian Railway Corporation (NRC) generated N2.1 billion as revenue from passengers and cargo within the first half of 2021 an apparent reflection of the rising demand for rail services in the country...
22 Sep
The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) says the all-commodity group import index grew marginally by 1.07 per cent between April and June.
17 Sep
The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) says the average price per litre paid by consumers for household kerosene increased to N400.01 in August from N397.34 in July.
16 Sep
Despite the gradual decline in the inflation rate in the last four months, checks across major markets showed that prices of goods and foodstuff are still on the rise.
15 Sep
The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS), says the rate of inflation slowed by 0.37 per cent to 17.01 per cent Year-on-Year (YoY) in August from 17.38 per cent recorded in July.
7 Sep
Nigeria’s foreign trade deficit narrowed by 110.9 per cent to N1.87 trillion in the second quarter (Q2) compared with the first quarter on account of an increase in the value of oil export.
27 Aug
President Muhammadu Buhari has welcomed Thursday’s Q2 2021 report by the Nigerian Bureau of Statistics (NBS), showing a third consecutive quarter of positive growth in Nigeria’s economy.
18 Aug
The headline inflation slowed for the fourth consecutive month in July from a year-on-year (YoY) growth of 17.75 per cent reported in June to 17.38 per cent.
29 Jul
A visit to the market in recent times, and as a matter of fact, in the last one year, reveals that the cost of food items has increased drastically!
17 Jul
The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) says the average price per litre paid by consumers for National Household Kerosene increased to N370.29 in June from N363.50 in May.
16 Jul
Amid global worry over rising commodity prices, Nigeria’s headline inflation has slowed down to 17.75 per cent year-on-year in June. It was the third consecutive month the inflation would decelerate. In May, the inflation rate was 17.95 per cent, which was 0.18 percentage points higher than the most recent figure contained in the consumer price…
21 May
The number of small businesses keeps growing in the formal and informal sectors of the Nigerian economy, due to the role of small businesses as the live-wire of any economy and the backbone of major developed economies the world over.


Gerard Pique sparked Barcelona's flailing Champions League campaign into life on Wednesday by scoring the only goal in a 1-0 win over Dynamo Kiev, a victory that was witnessed by a half-empty Camp Nou.
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The Taliban agreed Wednesday to work with Russia, China and Iran on regional security after the Kremlin warned of emerging Islamic State and drug-trafficking threats in the wake of the hardline group's takeover in Afghanistan.
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The Police Command in Niger on Wednesday confirmed the abduction of thirteen passengers by gunmen at Konar Barau village of Rafi Local Government Area of the state.
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By Laetitia Badolo OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso, 19 October 2021 -/African Media Agency(AMA)/-  Access to water and sanitation remains a luxury for most people in Africa. African parliamentarians are ensuring that this luxury effectively became what it really is, a basic human right. The biggest hindrance to improving water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) in Africa is the absence of…
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The management of Eko Electricity Distribution Company (EKEDC) on Wednesday announced a six-hour planned outage in some communities in Badagry, Lagos State.