• Buhari re-appoints Yemi Kale as Statistician-General

    Buhari re-appoints Yemi Kale as Statistician-General

    President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the reappointment of Dr. Yemi Kale as the Statistician General of the Federation.

    The new appointment is for a term of five years and this is his second term having served out his first five years first tenure which began in 2011.

    Before assuming office Kale acted as a to the Nigerian Minister of Finance and Minister of National Planning.

    In addition, Kale is a member of the World Economics Association, UK Royal Economic Society, and a fellow […]

  • Nigeria’s current population of 170Million is incorrect – Statistician General

    Nigeria’s current population of 170Million is incorrect – Statistician General

    Dr. Yemi Kale, Statistician-General of the Federation, has said that estimates from some quarters suggesting that Nigeria’s current population is between 170 or 180 million is incorrect and a mere speculation.

    Speaking in Abuja during the launch of Enhanced General Data Dissemination System (e-GDDS), Kale said that all such estimates were speculations, adding that the nation’s population may be less.

    He explained that only a valid census can ascertain what the actual population figure of the country is, saying also that tendency […]