Posted on Tue 21 Nov 2017, 08:05 AM

The  National Bureau of Statistics on Monday said Nigeria’s economic growth accelerated in the third quarter as oil output increased.

Oil production increased to 2.03m barrels a day in the third quarter from a revised 1.87m barrels a day.

The crude sector contributed 10.04% to real GDP.

The gross domestic product expanded 1.4% in the 3 months through September from a year earlier, compared with a revised 0.72%  in the 2nd quarter.

 

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