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Terms of trade decline by 0.26 per cent in October – NBS

By John Ofikhenua, Abuja The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) at the weekend disclosed there was a decrease of 0.26 per cent in all commodity terms of trade between October…

I’ve 100 per cent confidence in Fani-Kayode, says Sunday Igboho

From Oluseye Ojo, Ibadan Popular Yoruba activist, Chief Sunday Adeyemo, fondly called Sunday Igboho, said he has 100 per cent confidence that a former Minister of Aviation, Chief Femi Fani-Kayode,…

Only 26 per cent of Nigerians willing to take COVID-19 vaccine – Report

By Robert Egbe The 2021 Edelman Trust Nairalovers Nigeria Report has revealed that only 26 per cent of Nigerians are willing to take the COVID-19 vaccine when made available. The…

Buhari assents reduction of 30 per cent import duty on vehicles

By John Ofikhenua, Abuja President Muhammadu Buhari has assented to the reduction of import duty on passenger transport vehicles by 30 per cent, Nairalovers learnt on Sunday. The reprieve also…

NBS: Inflation is 16.47 per cent

By John Ofikhenua, Abuja   The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) yester day said in January 2021, inflation rate rose to 16.47 per cent. It was 15.75 per in December, which…

Average kerosene price decreases by -0.17 per cent

John Ofikhenua, Abuja   THE National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) has said the average price per litre paid by consumers for National Household Kerosene decreased by -0.17 per cent month-on-month…

Law Union & Rock targets 40 per cent progress in 2021

 Omobola Tolu-Kusimo   LAW Union and Rock Insurance Plc has projected about 40 per cent growth in 2021 going by the wealth of business acquisition of its new owner, Verod…

Real GDP growth rate in first half of 2020 is -2.18 per cent

By John Ofikhenua, Abuja The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS ) on Tuesday said the real Gross Domestic Product (GDP) growth rate for the first half of 2020 was -2.18…

Year-on-Year inflation rate for September inches down to 10.4 per cent

Business News of Wednesday, 14 October 2020 Source: GNA 2020-10-14 Professor Samuel Annim is a government Statistician The year-on-year inflation rate for September 2020 recorded a marginal drop at 10.4…

Dr Dre and Nicole Young’s daughter, Truly slams 50 Cent for his comment on her parents’ divorce; 50 Cent reacts

Dr Dre and Nicole Young’s daughter, Truly Young, 19, has slammed 50 Cent for the comment he made about her mother amid her parents’ divorce battle.   50 Cent had…

FTSE plunges three per cent or 194 points down to 5,813 amid new Covid lockdown fears

Fears of a second coronavirus lockdown have shaken market confidence and set alarm bells ringing for businesses still in ‘survival mode’ from the first wave.   The FTSE 100 suffered its worst…