CATEGORY: AGRICULTURE


#PMBMidterm: Bucket list of all the ‘economic achievements’ of the Buhari administration

The presidency yesterday, released its mid-term factscheet just in time for the May 29 Democracy day celebrations. The factsheet was...


FG includes additional loans in 2016-2018 external borrowing plan

The federal government has sought the approval of the National assembly to take additional loans under the 2016-2018 external...



Nigeria remains in recession as nation records 5th consecutive negative quarterly GDP

The National Bureau of Statistics has revealed that Nigeria recorded a 2017 first quarter GDP growth rate of -0.52%....



Alert: Microsoft announces plans to deliver Cloud services from Datacentres in Africa

Microsoft’s new investment will provide highly available, scalable, and secure cloud services across Africa with the option of data...


Full Excerpt of the Executive Order on Ease of Doing Business

The Acting President of Nigeria, Professor Yemi Osinbajo on Thursday signed three executive orders which is expected to significantly change...


Dangote shuts down tomato factory. Again.

Nairametrics|Barely three months after resumption, Africa’s richest man Aliko Dangote has been forced to close it down again, due...


In secret, corporates come clean about their outlook for the economy

The recently concluded Renaissance Capital Annual Pan-African Conference aptly titled Stability is Returning, provided us with a unique insight...


Here is a bucket list of why local rice is now more expensive than foreign rice

One of the biggest policy thrust of the Buhari Administration is its push for the development of the agricultural...



Capital Importation into Nigeria by Sector (2007 – 2016)

Nairametrics| Data from the Central Bank of Nigeria shows Nigeria attracted a total of $5.1 billion in capital importation...


The Nigerian Economy Today 12/5/2017

Summary of the top busniess, economic and political news in Nigera.   A team from the Enforcement Department of...



The Nigerian Economy Today 11/5/2017

Summary of the top buisness, economic and political news in Nigeria.   The Managing Director of Nigeria Deposit Insurance...


The Nigerian Economy Today 10/5/2017

Summary of the top business, economic and political news in Nigeria. The importation of sugar for local consumption would...


Quick updates on Nigeria’s Sugar Master Plan

Nairametrics|  The federal government is very keen on pursuing the National Sugar Master Plan and encouraging investors to key...


The Nigerian Economy Today 9/5/2017

Summary of the top business, economic and political news in Nigeria   NAIRAMETRICS BUSINESS & ECONOMY Niger, Benin Republic...



Nigeria: Time to change the old order of economic thinking around education

Nairametrics| 2017 is proving to be an interesting year for Nigeria. The headwind that seemingly cast the economy into...



Crony Capitalism: Is Erisco Foods Overly Dependent On Government?

Nairametrics| The ban on import of tomato paste and increase in tariff for tomato concentrate has started yielding positive...



The Nigerian Economy Today 13/4/2017

Summary of the top business, economy and political news in Nigeria. NAIRAMETRICS BUSINESS & ECONOMY Official: Here Is How...


The Nigerian Economy Today 11/04/2017

Summary of the top business, economy and political news in Nigeria.   NAIRAMETRICS BUSINESS & ECONOMY Nigeria, others to export...


Will CBN’s Latest Move Against The Black Market Work?

Nairametrics| The Central Bank of Nigeria issued a press release on Monday confirming that on Friday 7th April 2017 it...


Timeline: Forex Decisions Taken By The CBN Since February 2017 (Updated April 10 2017)

Nairametrics| The reign of Godwin Emefiele as CBN Governor will perhaps go down in history as one of the...


What Nigerian Companies Were Up to Last Week By @Ugodre

Nairametrics| Roundup of Company News from Nigeria for the week ended April 8, 2017. 1. Access Bank is in...



Suntrust Bank Cannot Be Everything

Nairametrics| Suntrust Bank, Nigeria’s premier Fintech bank recently released its financial statements. Profit after tax grew from N121.8 million...