CATEGORY: ANALYSIS

Why Revised Short Selling and Market Making Rules Will Boost Capital Market Activities

At the 2016 Review/2017 Outlook briefing by NSE DG Oscar Onyeama, he stated that short selling was now open...


Statistical Bulletin: December 2016 Inflation Review & Outlook For 2017

Inflation nudges further… festive season impact inherent The rate of increase in inflation sustained its upward trend to close...


A Review Of Nigerian Bitcoin Exchanges, Nairaex And Naira4dollar

While the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) as well as the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) have sounded notes...



Analysis: Nigeria’s Rice Policy Shows More Cost Than Benefit by @lloydatiku

Nairametrics| The first casualty in President Buhari’s drive to end the importation of rice is the mathematics underpinning Nigeria’s...


Analysis: “One China” Means Nigeria Remains On The Losing Side

Nairametrics| Nigeria on Wednesday announced China had agreed to invest about $40 billion in infrastructure projects in Nigeria. The...


NNPC Can’t Explain Why Its CHQ Expenses Topped N121 billion In One Year

Nairametrics| NNPC released its financial report for the month of November detailing the operations of the state owned oil...


El Rufai’s Loyalty And Economic Implications of Southern Kaduna Crisis by @Chxta

Nairametrics| Along the border with Niger Republic, just inside Katsina state, sits one of the most important towns in...


Latest Online Jobs Reports From Nigeria Show Conflicting Numbers

Why is The Recent Online Recruitment Data Not Consistent With the Economic and Unemployment Data? Every year over a...


Why Is ‘Cooking Gas’ Costly in Nigeria? By @Damoche

Why is ‘Cooking Gas’ costly? The sudden high cost of Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG), cooking gas has made the...


How Auditors Ensure Audited Results Are Ready Within Weeks Of Year End

Nairametrics| As investors await the new earnings season companies quoted on the Nigerian Stock Exchange are already racing to...


2017 Outlook: Presco Plc Is Too Hot To Ignore

The oil palm producers have benefited immensely from government policies, which explain why Presco Nigeria Plc has been on...



2017 Outlook: Why Buhari’s Stand On Economic Policy is Tricky

  Nairametrics|None of the problems plaguing the Nigerian economy in the buildup to the last general elections has disappeared....


These Businesses Were Recession Proof During The Holidays

Just like in most parts of the world, Xmas and New Year holidays in Nigeria are a period for...


7 Macro-Economic Data Every Nigerian Investor Must Track In 2017

As we look forward to another 365 days of the Nigerian economy it is important for most small businesses...


How These Three Stocks Gained Over 100% In 2016

2016 by all accounts was not a memorable year for stock market in Nigeria. In a year where Nigerians...



This Is a Month By Month Analysis Of How Inflation Rates Rose By 92% In 2016

The Consumer Price Index reports released by the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) has shown that inflation in Nigeria...


Fuel Price Increase Looks Likely As Landing Cost For Fuel Crosses N180

The National Bureau of Statistics released its latest monthly PMS report showing that the average price of fuel in...


Nigeria’s Economic Slump Has Cost These 33 Firms A Combined N137 billion in Losses

Companies typically suffer cash flow challenges in times of economic recession. Top line revenues take a hit, profits often...