CATEGORY: ANALYSIS

Average lending rate in Nigeria hit 30%pa, first time in 16 years

Data from the Central Bank of Nigeria reveal average lending rate from commercial banks in the country has now...





Ten things we learnt from the 2017 National Assembly Budget by @BudgIT

It’s over! The era of secrecy surrounding the details of budgetary allocations to the National Assembly is now well...


Data: Amount of dollars inflows and outflows into Nigeria

The chart below highlights the amount of foreign exchange inflow and outflows in Nigeria from the year...


Forex forwards sold by the CBN since July 2016

Nairametrics| The Central Bank of Nigeria has so far sold a total of $5,747.76 in Forex forwards since June...


What payment sytems Nigerians used the most in 2016

Nairametrics| Mobile, Internet and POS transactions in Nigeria remained on a growth path in 2016 despite the recession and...




Nigerian Banks loan to deposit ratios rise to level not seen since 2009 banking crisis

Nairametrics| Data from the Central Bank of Nigeria reveals, loan to deposit ratios of deposit money banks in Nigeria...



Update: CBN did not reverse ban on 41 items (mix-up explained)

Nairametrics| The Central Bank of Nigeria has issued a press release clarifying interpretations  that it had reversed the ban...


Why recent oil price slide could affect outlook for exchange rate

Oil prices have extended losses this week with the Brent crude sliding by 2.4% to about $47 this week....



What Emefiele told Buhari at the meeting on Thursday 

Nigeria’s CBN Governor, Godwin Emefiele has been upbeat lately as he basks in the euphoria of a forex policy...


Mutual Funds market in Nigeria is gaining momentum

Nairametrics| The Mutual Funds market in Nigeria is gaining momentum as more funds hit the market sending total NAV soaring....




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...




Analysis: Will Wema Bank’s Alat Succeed?

Nairametrics| Wema Bank, a tier 2 lender has quietly launched Nigeria’s first digital bank, Alat. Alat is built to run without needing physical presence at a bank....



Companies Report Corporate Profits Of N766 billion In FY 2016

Nairametrics| Corporate profits for the financial year ended December 2016 contracted for select companies on the Nigerian Stock Exchange, according...




How CBN’s New Window Fared On Its Debut?

Nairametrics| After its announcement last week Friday of a new window dedicated to for trading dollars with investors and...



THE CREDIT CRUNCH: A Study On Financial Literacy in Nigeria

Nigeria is an entrepreneurial economy with an estimated 37 million micro-, small-, and medium-sized companies in the country, and...