With the release of the World Bank Development Report 2021 – Data for better lives. The Nigerian economy can be substantially improved by deliberately and successfully deploying an Integrated National Data System as detailed in the report. For a country with such a wide array of untapped natural and human resources, there are substantial gains that can be achieved as well as the potential to also trigger by extension. the growth of the African economy in general. This artefact is designed to galvanize the interest of the leadership of the various stakeholders both in the public and private sector and encourage them to take specific action for Nigeria towards implementing an Integrated National Data System.