Nigeria Economic Update (Issue 7)

Data released by the National Bureau of Statistics revealed a decline in total disbursements from the Federation Account in 2020. The Federation Account Allocation Committee (FAAC) disbursed N4.79 trillion1 to the federal and state governments in 2020, whereas, a total sum of N5.4 trillion was disbursed in the preceding year 2019, representing a 13% decline. […]

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Nigeria Economic Update (Issue 40)

Data from the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) shows that 2,080 road accidents occurred in the second quarter of 2020.¹ Accounting for 47 percent of crashes, speed violation was reported to be the leading cause of crashes, followed by wrongful overtaking which accounted for 10 percent. A total of 855 lives were lost in road […]


Nigeria Economic Update (Issue 22)

The NBS National outcome report on Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH), suggests improvements in achieving SDG 6 (clean water and sanitation) in Nigeria. Accesses to the three WASH areas is indicated to have advanced in five years, up until 2018. In 2013, 56.9% of Nigeria’s population had access to improved and safe drinking water; by […]