National Bureau of Statistics
Nigeria’s food prices up
According to the National Bureau of Statistics, Nigeria’s composite food index rose by 13.16 per cent in August compared to 12.85 per cent in July. The statistical body’s Selected Food Price Watch Report for the month of August also reveals an increase in food prices.
What to expect from Nigeria’s latest inflation data
Ahead of the release of the August inflation figures by Nigeria's National Bureau of Statistics, Ifeoluwa Falade, Senior Analyst at Meristem joins CNBC Africa to discuss what to expect from the figures.
Tackling the metering challenge in Nigeria
Nigeria's National Bureau of Statistics says the total number of power consumers with prepaid meters rose by 1.59 percent in the second quarter. Earlier this year, the Meter Asset Provider Regulation was introduced by the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission to help close the metering gap.
Road accidents in Nigeria (Q1 2018)
Over 16,000 people were involved in road traffic accidents across the country in the first quarter of 2018, according to the National Bureau of Statistics. This shows an increase from the 15,696 people that were involved in accidents in the fourth quarter of 2017.
Nigeria’s economy grew 1.95% in first quarter
Fresh Data from the National Bureau of Statistics today shows that Nigeria's GDP grew by 1.95 percent year on year, Kyari Bukar, Chairman of the Nigerian Economic Summit Group joins CNBC Africa to discuss this.
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.
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.