National Bureau of Statistics
Recession: Is the worst over?
According to a report released by the National Bureau of Statistics, Nigeria is out of recession. The nation's Gross Domestic Product (GDP) grew by 0.55% (year-on-year) after five consecutive quarters of contraction since Q1 2016.
Nigerian banks shed 1400 jobs in Q2 despite economic recovery
Recent data from Nigeria's National Bureau of Statistics has shown that 1,489 workers in the banking sector lost their jobs in the second quarter of 2017 despite signs of improving economic sentiments in the country.
How does corruption affect the ease of doing business in Nigeria?
According to a recent report from the National Bureau of Statistics, almost a third of Nigerian adults who had contact with public officials between June 2015 and May 2016 had to pay or were requested to pay a bribe to such public officials.
Tackling unemployment in Nigeria
According to data from the National Bureau of Statistics, Nigeria's unemployment rate rose to 14.2 percent in the fourth quarter of 2016 from 13.9 percent in the third quarter of 2016.
The Jollof Rice Index as a window into food inflation
In spite of National Bureau of Statistics' report that inflation rate dropped in Nigeria in February, prices of food items show no sign of dropping, SBM Jollof Index and NBS report indicate.
Nigeria Stocks gain 1.1%
The NSE All Share Index appreciated by 1.1 per cent last week, despite the flurry of weak economic data released by the National Bureau of Statistics.
Nigerian economy officially enters recession
Economic data released today by the National Bureau of Statistics confirmed that Nigeria is in a recession. Toyin Sanni, CEO, United Capital joins CNBC Africa for an in-depth analysis of the information.