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Nigeria's debt rises by $4.33b in 2 yrs- NBS

Nigeria’s total debt rose by $4.33 billion in two years to hit $15.05 billion in 2017.

This was disclosed in the foreign and domestic debt statistics of the country as at June 2017 released on Wednesday by the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) in Abuja. 236 more words

Societal Happenings

Not just the ‘PKU test’ anymore!

Not just the ‘PKU test’ anymore!

Many healthcare providers still refer to newborn screening as “the PKU test”, since PKU (phenylketonuria) was the first and only condition screened for beginning in 1965. 789 more words

Clinical Services

Martin Onovo: ‘Nigeria Is Out of Stagnation Not Recession’

A former presidential candidate, Chief Martin Onovo, has faulted the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) for coming up with a verdict that Nigeria is out of recession. 470 more words


Nigeria Needs Data Harmonization, Says NBS Director

An official of the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS), Dr Isiaka Olarewaju, has said that Nigeria would need harmonisation strategy on data gathering to achieve even development. 445 more words


NBS Boss On Recession Exit: Why Nigerians haven’t felt impact

Ifeanyi Onuba, Abuja

The Statistician-General of the Federation and Chief Executive, National Bureau of Statistics, Dr. Yemi Kale, on Wednesday explained why Nigerians were not feeling the real impact of the positive economic growth rate on their lives. 682 more words


NBS: Recession over but the masses can’t feel the effect now

Yemi Kale, chief executive officer (CEO) of the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS), says the effect of Nigeria coming out of recession will not be immediately felt by the people. 580 more words


Economic Growth: Don’t lower your guard- Buhari

Nigeria is out of recession, it has been announced. But President Muhammadu Buhari and economists, who are as excited as many Nigerians, are cautious, saying we should not lower our guard. 251 more words

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