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Seasamum Seeds, now number 1 Agric Exports from Nigeria (2017 Q1)

Seasamum Seeds, now number 1 Agric Exports from Nigeria (2017 Q1)

Seasamum Seeds rose to the top of Nigeria’s Agricultural exports for the first quarter of 2017 according to data from the National Bureau of...


Nigeria’s Historical Monthly Inflation Rate Data (Updated July 2017)

Nigeria’s Historical Monthly Inflation Rate Data (Updated July 2017)

This data includes inflation rate for every month from January...


Local Palm Oil prices spike in latest food price survey

Local Palm Oil prices spike in latest food price survey

The latest Nairametrics Household Food index reveals prices of items under our watchlist rose 1.9% for the fortnight ended July 8th 2017. Nairametrics Food...



Nigeria: Total Currency In Circulation – Updated June 2017

Nigeria: Total Currency In Circulation – Updated June 2017

This data shows the total currency in circulation in Nigeria from the year 2000....


Official: Nigeria’s consumer spending tops  N11.3 trillion in the 3rd quarter of 2016

Official: Nigeria’s consumer spending tops N11.3 trillion in the 3rd quarter of 2016

Data from the National Bureau of Statistics show Nigerians spent a N11.3 trillion in the third quarter of 2016 as household consumption expenditure. This...


Household Food Survey: Oval shaped Tomato prices sky rocket (10/6/2017)

Household Food Survey: Oval shaped Tomato prices sky rocket (10/6/2017)

Data from Nairametrics bi-weekly household food tracker shows food prices within Lagos rose by 1.1% at the end of June 10 2017 compared to...


Labour Productivity shows Nigerians work more earn less

Labour Productivity shows Nigerians work more earn less

The National Bureau of Statistics has released its 2016 FY Labour Force and Productivity data showing Nigerians labour productivity decreased to N684.4 for the...


#PMBMid-term: 3.5 million join unemployed Nigerians during Buhari administration

#PMBMid-term: 3.5 million join unemployed Nigerians during Buhari administration

The effects of the recession were once again brought to the fore as the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) yesterday released the fourth  quarter...


Household food survey: Ijebu Garri prices spike by 45% in two weeks

Household food survey: Ijebu Garri prices spike by 45% in two weeks

Bi-weekly prices of household food items in Lagos State....


Taxes paid by Nigerian Banks in 2016

Taxes paid by Nigerian Banks in 2016

Nairametrics| Deposit Money Banks (DMB’s) in Nigeria reported a total of N137.29 billion in taxes for the financial year 2016. The figure represents a...


Nigeria’s Historical External Reserves – Updated February 2017

Nigeria’s Historical External Reserves – Updated February 2017

Nigeria’s external reserve for the month of February 2017 was N29.9 billion the highest since December 2015. Here is Nigeria’s external reserve position every...


Flash: Inflation Rate Drops For The First Time In 15 Months

Flash: Inflation Rate Drops For The First Time In 15 Months

Nairametrics| The National Bureau of Statistics has released its 2017 February Consumer Price Index revealing that Nigeria’s inflation rate increased by 17.78 percent for...


Data: Nigeria’s Domestic Credit To Private Sector

Data: Nigeria’s Domestic Credit To Private Sector

What is Credit to the private sector? Credit to the private sector is the total amount of loans lent to businesses in Nigeria by...


Top 10 Agricultural Products Nigeria Exports – (2016 Q3)

Top 10 Agricultural Products Nigeria Exports – (2016 Q3)

Nairametrics| The National Bureau of Statistics publishes data on Nigeria’s Foreign Trade. The data is published on a quarterly basis and details the value...


Dashboard: Nigeria’s Leading Economic Indicators

Dashboard: Nigeria’s Leading Economic Indicators

A compilation of about 75 key Nigerian economic data....


BOOM: Foreign Investments Into Nigeria Drops 46.86% In 2016, Biggest Drop Since 2007

BOOM: Foreign Investments Into Nigeria Drops 46.86% In 2016, Biggest Drop Since 2007

Latest data from the National Bureau of Statistics shows Nigeria’s capital importation dropped by a whopping 46.8% to N$5.1 billion on a year on...


NBS Q4 Telecoms Report: Etisalat Loses More Market Share To Glo, MTN

NBS Q4 Telecoms Report: Etisalat Loses More Market Share To Glo, MTN

In real terms, Nigeria’s telecoms sector contributed ₦1.3 trillion naira to Nigeria’s GDP in the third quarter of 2016. In perhaps a reflection of...


Banking Sector Report Shows 5,728 Jobs Lost In 4th Quarter of 2016

Banking Sector Report Shows 5,728 Jobs Lost In 4th Quarter of 2016

Nairametrics| The National Bureau of Statistics released 2016 banking sector data on Tuesday. The data shows activities in the banking sector for the year covering...


Air Buhari: List Of Countries Buhari Has Visited Since May 29, 2015 (Updated January 21, 2017)

Air Buhari: List Of Countries Buhari Has Visited Since May 29, 2015 (Updated January 21, 2017)

Below are the list of countries President Buhari has visited since he became President in May 29, 2015. The list will be updated from...


NBS Q4 2016 Petroleum Products Statistics: Nigeria Spent N2.1 Trillion Naira On Petrol In 2016

NBS Q4 2016 Petroleum Products Statistics: Nigeria Spent N2.1 Trillion Naira On Petrol In 2016

Nairametrics| A new report from the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) shows that petroleum products take the lion’s share of Nigeria’s imports. The NBS’s...


NBS 2016 State HY IGR Report: Lagos State Records Highest IGR In The Country

NBS 2016 State HY IGR Report: Lagos State Records Highest IGR In The Country

In the 2016 State Internally Generated Report (IGR) at state level, Lagos State generated N150.9 billion naira as at June 2016. Nassarawa state generated...


Kerosene Prices Increased In Lagos By 14% Month on Month

Kerosene Prices Increased In Lagos By 14% Month on Month

  In the February Household Kerosene price watch released today by the NBS, Lagos State had the highest average price of kerosene in the...


NBS AGO Price Watch: Zamfara State Had the Most Expensive Diesel in December 2016.

NBS AGO Price Watch: Zamfara State Had the Most Expensive Diesel in December 2016.

In the recently released Automotive Gas Oil (AGO) Diesel price watch for December 2016 by the National Bureau Of Statistics (NBS), diesel prices in...


Nigeria’s Inflation Rate Rises For The 14th Consecutive Month

Nigeria’s Inflation Rate Rises For The 14th Consecutive Month

The National Bureau of Statistics on Friday revealed Nigeria’s inflation rate for the month of December 2016 was 18.55% (November 2016 18.48%). This is...


PMS Price Watch: Kwara, Bayelsa and Kebbi Had the Most Expensive Petrol In December 2016

PMS Price Watch: Kwara, Bayelsa and Kebbi Had the Most Expensive Petrol In December 2016

The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) yesterday released its Premium Spirit (PMS) price watch for the month of December. Kwara, Bayelsa and Kebbi states...


Nigeria Historical Purchasing Managers Index (Updated July 2017)

Nigeria Historical Purchasing Managers Index (Updated July 2017)

Nairametrics|The Manufacturing PMI stood at 52.9 index points in June 2017 compared to 52.5 in May. This indicates a rebound in the manufacturing sector...


Data: Historical AGO (Diesel) Prices In Nigeria

Data: Historical AGO (Diesel) Prices In Nigeria

Nairametrics| The National Bureau of Statistics latest Automotive Gas Oil (AGO) diesel price watch for the month of November reveals diesel price sold on an...


Data: POS Transactions in Nigeria (From 2010)

Data: POS Transactions in Nigeria (From 2010)

The Central Bank of Nigeria data shows total POS transactions in Nigeria for the month of October was about 6.3 million valued at about...


Data: Internet Web Transactions in Nigeria (From 2010)

Data: Internet Web Transactions in Nigeria (From 2010)

Internet web pay transactions has been on the rise over the years following the liberalization of the financial sector less than a decade ago....


Download: Official 2017 Federal Budget Breakdown

Download: Official 2017 Federal Budget Breakdown

President Muhammadu Buhari released details of the 2017 Federal Budget to the National Assembly last week confirming a budget of about N7.3 trillion. Details...