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Yemi Kale

30 Nov 2020
There is widespread eanxiety as Nigeria has entered another recession amid the coronavirus pandemic. The worst hit by the declining economic trend had been the housing industry, which was nursing injuries from government policies in the last four years.
30 Sep 2020
The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS), is set to conduct another round of Business Census in Nigeria, an exercise that was last done 20 years ago due to funding constraints.
13 Mar 2020
Two decades after Nigeria conducted the last business census of establishments in the country, plans have been concluded to begin another round of exercise.
30 Jan 2020
Statistician-General, National Bureau of Statistics, Dr. Yemi Kale, has charged government at all levels to embrace the practice of evidence-based planning for national development.
9 Nov 2019
The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS), has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the United Nations Children Fund (UNICEF) on sourcing of data for the 2030 Sustainable Development Agenda.
14 Nov 2018
Nigeria's current rate of unemployment is unknown because the body responsible for providing such data is broke. The last official unemployment data published by the National Bureau of Statistics was for the third quarter of 2017, with the unemployment rate standing at 18.80 percent, an increase of 2.60 on the figures for Q2 of the…
22 Oct 2018
The National Bureau of statistics (NBS) at the weekend said non-profit organisations (NPOs) contributed 0.5 per cent to the nation’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) through $465 billion expenditure in 2017. The bureau’s Chief Executive Officer, Dr. Yemi Kale, who spoke at the 13th anniversary symposium of Lifeline Care Association in Abuja, regretted that the figure…
21 Nov 2017
Yemi Kale had, in the report, insisted that the results also came from internationally-approved parameters like tax receipts from the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) and other administrative protocols.
14 Nov 2017
The statistician general of the federation, Dr. Yemi Kale, has said the harrowing macro-economic realities in Nigeria caused by pre-2017 financial headwinds coupled with the resultant inflation...
30 Oct 2017
Statistician General of the National Bureau of Statistic (NBS), Yemi Kale, has urged Nigerians to be optimistic as the economy continues to show signs of positive recovery.
3 Jul 2017
Members of the organised private sector have explained that insecurity and unemployment might decide the fate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the 2019 polls. Other issues include the poor state...
27 Nov 2016
The incredible population figure that Nigeria’s colonial masters fed the world with more than five decades ago came into sharp focus again recently when the Director-General ...


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The African Development Bank (AfDB) says that Africa will not experience food crisis contrary to reports of an imminent
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The Lagos Waste Management Authority (LAWMA) on Monday destroyed over 400 carts confiscated from pushers, who serially dump waste at unauthorised locations in the metropolis.