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FG to conduct census of businesses across Nigeria

The National Bureau of Statistics will on October 12 begin a nationwide Business Sample Census to develop a national directory of commercial and business establishments...

BREAKING: Nigeria’s inflation rate jumps to 12.82%, highest in 27 months

Nigeria’s inflation rate has risen by 12.82% (year-on-year) in July, compared to 12.56% recorded in June 2020. This is according to the Consumer Price Index (CPI)...

Nigeria’s unemployment rate rises to 27.1%, says NBS

The National Bureau of Statistics has revealed that Nigeria’s unemployment rate rose to 27.1 per cent in the second quarter of 2020 from the 23.1 per cent recorded...

Nigeria’s Inflation hits 12.26% in March

Nigeria’s headline inflation rate for March 2020 rose marginally by 0.06%  to 12.26%, the highest since April 2018, data released by the National Bureau of Statistics...

Inflation hits 11.98% — highest in 19 months

Inflation rate in Nigeria has hit 11.98%, the highest in 19 months, according to the latest data released by the National Bureau of Statistics on Friday. The NBS says...

Nigeria’s inflation rises to 11.85 percent in November 2019

The National Bureau of Statistics have revealed that the Nigeria’s inflation has increased byb 11.85% in November 2019, gaining 0.24 percent points higher than the...

Foreign capital inflows into telecoms rise by $659.03m

According to latest data from the National Bureau of Statistics, foreign capital investment into the telecoms industry rose by $659.03m between 2016 and 2018,...

3,891 debtors owe banks above N1bn each

The National Bureau of Statistics says about 3,891 firms and other debtors have taken individual loans above N1bn, totalling N13.19tn of loans in the banking sector....

Road transport fare inched up in June — NBS

The average fare paid by passengers for bus journey within city rose slightly by 0.26 percent month-on-month (MoM) to N182.84 in June 2019 from N182.37 in May 2019....