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January 24, 2021
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The prices of bread, cereals and other foodstuffs pushed the inflation rate to 14.23 percent in October from the 13.71 percent recorded in September. The consumer price index (CPI) report published Monday by the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) showed that price increases were recorded in all divisions that yielded the headline index. The composite […]Continue Reading
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The Federal government has commenced the disbursement of N20,000 conditional cash transfer to poor women resident in rural communities in Bauchi State. The conditional cash transfer is designed to provide succour for the poorest and most vulnerable women in rural communities. Minister of Women Affairs and Social Development, Paulen Tallen, during the first phase of […]Continue Reading
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The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) said the Nigerian Selected Banking sector data as at Second Quarter (Q2 2020) revealed that total Geographical Distribution of Credit by State stood at N18.90trn compared to N18.56trn in Q1 2020 and N15.44trn in Q2 2019. This was contained in a selected banking sector report titled “Quarterly Geographical Distribution […]Continue Reading
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The Federal Government produced 54,672 driver’s licences in the Second Quarter of 2020. The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) disclosed this in its report titled “Road Transport Data (Q2 2020).” According to the document on its website on Wednesday, the Federal Government also produced 155,552 number plates in the period under review. Continuing, the report […]Continue Reading
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Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State has rubbished the unemployment rate by the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) and claims “it is fake.” “It is fake; it is political,” Wike said on Friday during an interview on Channels Television’s Sunrise Daily, insisting that “I don’t believe in them. I don’t believe in their statistics.” The […]Continue Reading