Abstract: The primary and continuing task of national statistical system is to collect, compile, store and publish statistics. This task however, seems unachievable because of the enormous problems faced by the Nigerian statistical system. This study attempts answering the question, Does the existing structure satisfy the requirements of a national statistical information system? In answering this question, the study appraised the existing system and ways of improving it.
Adepoju , A. Adedayo and J.O. Olaomi , 2008. An Appraisal of Statistical Data Management in Nigeria: A Case for Reliable and Effective Statistical Information System. The Social Sciences, 3: 231-234.