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Northeast Garners 25.90% of Nigerians Certified IT Professionals, Experts Disagree with NBS

Northeast Garners 25.90% of Nigerians Certified IT Professionals, Experts Disagree with NBS

Some tech experts have questioned data from the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) showing the insurgency-infested North-East of Nigeria has the most certified information technology (IT) professionals in the country. According to the dataset, the geopolitical region has 25.90 percent of certified IT professionals. This puts it ahead of the other geopolitical …

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Reactions as 2.1 Million Phone Subscribers Lose Access in Zamfara, Others Suffer Telecoms Service Disruption

Reactions as 2.1 Million Phone Subscribers Lose Access in Zamfara, Others Suffer Telecoms Service Disruption

Multiple reactions have trailed the shutting down of telecommunications services in Zamfara as directed by the regulator, Nigerian Communications Commission last week. Recall, Business Remarks reported that the shutdown in Zamfara is expected to last for two weeks. Data from the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) showed that Zamfara has …

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Nigeria’s GDP Rises by 5% in Q2 2021

Nigeria's GDP Rises by 5% in Q2 2021

Nigeria’s gross domestic product (GDP) increased by 5.01 percent in the second quarter, Q2 2021 — strongest growth since fourth quarter 2014. This is according to the second-quarter GDP report released by the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) on Wednesday. This also marks three consecutive quarters of growth following the …

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CBN’s 280th MPC Meeting Holds Today, July 26

CBN's 280th MPC Meeting Hold Today, July 26

On Monday, July 26, 2021, the 280th Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) meeting of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) will commence. The gathering is for two days and will involve members of the team who are experienced bankers, economists and others. They will discuss the economy and the security situation …

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