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National Bureau Of Statistics Says Nigeria’s Jobless Rate Has Increased To 27.1%

After a 20-month interval, the National Bureau of Statistics has finally released data on the nation’s jobless rate, stating the figure rose to 27.1 per cent in the second quarter of 2020 from the 23.1 per cent recorded in Q3 2018. In a ‘Labor Force Statistics: Unemployment and Underemployment Report’ released by NBS on Friday, the governmental agency said underemployment rate…

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New Statistics Reveal 82.9 Million Nigerians Are Currently Living In Poverty

According to the 2019 Poverty & Inequality in Nigeria report released by the National Bureau of Statistics today May 4, 82.9 million Nigerians are currently living in poverty in Nigeria. This figure represents 40.09% of the total population. 52.10% of rural dwellers are living in poverty while the poverty rate in urban centres is 18.04%. The…

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