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NBS Seals MoU With NPA On Data Analytics, Capacity Building

The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) on Tuesday signed Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) as part of its collaborative initiatives with stakeholders in the nation’s political economy to enhance the nation’s statistical system. In his remarks during the pact with the NPA, the Statistician General of the Federation, Dr. Yemi […]

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1.4Mn Establishments Captured In Business Sample Survey So Far – Dr Kale

The Statistician General of the Federation/Chief Executive Officer of the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS), Dr. Yemi Kale, on Thursday disclosed that 1.4 million establishments had been captured in the first phase of the ongoing National Survey of Establishment (NSE) being conducted by the agency nationwide. Dr. Kale, who gave the hint during a media […]

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NCCS Sets 10-Point Agenda To Enhance Nigeria’s Statistical System

The National Consultative Committee on Statistics (NCCS) has set a 10-point agenda for implementation by federal, states and local government authorities in order to improve data collection and utilization for development in the country. The committee, which is the umbrella body for all agencies/stakeholders involved in Nigeria’s statistical system development, canvassed the key agenda, particularly […]

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NBS To Conduct Agric Sample Census In 2021

Smarting from the successes recorded so far in its ongoing National Business Sample Census (NBSC) and several other development-supportive surveys in the past year, the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) on Monday hinted of its plans to undertake the National Agricultural Sample Census next year. The Statistician General of the Federation and Chief Executive Officer […]

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Statistician General Seeks Improved Funding For Africa’s Statistical Systems

The Statistician General of the Federation, Dr. Yemi Kale, on Wednesday canvassed the need for African governments to commit more funds to their nation’s statistical projects as a strategic option of fast-tracking socio-economic development and maintaining peace in the various countries. Dr Kale, who gave the charge in his Keynote Address delivered during the 2020 […]

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Accurate, Timely Data Key To Nigeria’s Economic Growth – Statistician General

Nigeria’s efforts towards achieving broad-based and cross-sectoral development on sustainable basis will not translate to remarkable success unless adequate commitment is given to accurate and timely statistical data production covering all facets of national development, the Statistician General of the Federation, Dr. Yemi Kale, has stressed. Dr Kale, who made this remark at the opening […]

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Nigeria’s Capital Importation Dips By 78.6% YoY In Q2, 2020

The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) has reported that Nigeria received $1.29 billion capital importation (inflows) in the second quarter (Q2) of 2020. This represented a decrease of 78.6% when compared to Q2, 2019 and 77.9% decrease compared to $5.85 billion in Q1 2020. According to the latest Nigerian Capital Importation report released by the […]

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NBS To Commence Nationwide WASH-NORM Survey From November 24

The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS), in collaboration with the Federal Ministry of Water Resources and UNICEF, will this Sunday, November 24, flag off a WASH – NORM Survey in Nigeria to collect latest information on improved water access, the percentage of Nigerians who are involved in open defecation, and general sanitation practices. The WASH […]

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Nigeria’s Inflation Decelerates To 11.25% In March

The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) on Tuesday reported that Nigeria’s Consumer Price Index (CPI), which measures inflation rate, dipped to 11.25 per cent (year-on-year) in March, representing 0.06 per cent points lower than the rate recorded in February. The Bureau in its “CPI and Inflation Report’’ stated that  increases were recorded in all Classification […]