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

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The National Bureau of Statistics has revealed that Nigeria recorded a 2017 first quarter GDP growth rate of -0.52%. This confirms that Nigeria is still technically in a recession and will have to wait till the end of 2nd quarter of 2017 for another bite at the cherry. For Nigeria to exit the recession officially, it will have to post a positive real GDP growth rate.

At -0.52%, the first quarter real GDP growth rate is a much more improvement from the -1.73 recorded in the last quarter of 2016.

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  • Gross Domestic Product (GDP) contracted by –0.52% (year-on year) in real terms, representing the fifth consecutive quarter of contraction since Q1 2016.
  • This is 0.15% higher than the rate recorded in the corresponding quarter of 2016 (revised to –0.67% from –0.36%) and higher by 1.21% points from rate recorded in the preceding quarter, (revised to –1.73% from –1.30%).
  • 2016 4th quarter GDP was revised downwards to -1.73% from -1.3% suggesting that things were actually worse than earlier reported.
  • In nominal terms, GDP stood at N26,028,356.03 million, compared to N22,235,315.29 million in Q1 2016, resulting in a Nominal GDP growth of 17.06%.
  • This growth was higher relative to growth recorded in Q1 2016 (11.39%).
  • The Oil sector recorded a real GDP growth rate of –11.64% (year-on year) in Q1 2017. This represents a decline of (–4.81%) relative to rate recorded in the corresponding quarter of 2016.
  • Growth declined by 6.83% and increased 6.06% when compared to Q1 2016 and Q4 2016 respectively.
  • The non-oil sector grew by 0.72% in real terms during the reference quarter. This was 1.05 % higher than the rate recorded in the fourth quarter of 2016, and 0.90 % higher than the corresponding quarter of 2016
  • In real terms, the Non-Oil sector contributed 91.10% to the Nigeria’s GDP, higher from share recorded in the first quarter of 2016 (89.98%) but lower than the share recorded in the fourth quarter of 2016 (93.25%)
  • Growth in the Non-oil sector was largely driven by the activities in the Agriculture Sector(Crop Production), Information & Communication, Manufacturing, Transportation and Other Services.

Source: National Bureau of Statistics

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  1. anodebenze

    May 24, 2017 at 11:36 am

    Can you tell me outright, what is the real gnp of Nigeria,last year you said Nigerian gross product was 80 trillion naira,now you are telling us Nigeria gnp is 16 trillion naira,do you mean peso or rupees or cedi or dollar ?.today another Nigerian website said Nigeria real gnp is 60 trillion naira

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Just in: Buhari orders payment of stranded NDDC scholarship students, commision gives reason for delay

The delay, it was revealed, was caused by the sudden death of the then EDFA of the commission.

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President Buhari Democracy Day speech

President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) to immediately pay the fees and stipends of the stranded Nigerian scholars who have been facing hardships abroad.

This was disclosed in a press statement by the NDDC and signed by the commission’s Director for Corporate Affairs, Charles Obi Odili, on Tuesday, August 4, 2020.

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Odili revealed that the delay in the remittance of the fees for these scholars was caused by the sudden death of the then Acting Executive Director for Finance and Administration, EDFA, of the commission, Chief Ibanga Etang.

Odili stated, “Under the Commission’s finance protocol, only the Executive Director (Finance) and the Executive Director (Projects) can sign for the release of funds from the Commission’s domiciliary accounts with the Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN. With the death of Chief Etang, the remittance has to await the appointment of a new EDFA’

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Currencies

Daily Parallel Market exchange rate – ₦480/$1

The US dollar stands at ₦480/US$1 in the parallel market

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Forex, NIGERIA: Daily Parallel Market, Exchange Rate

The exchange rate between the naira and the US dollar as of Tuesday, August 4th 2020 stands at 480/US$1 on the parallel market. The exchange rate closed at 480/$1 on Monday 3rd August 2020.

  • Naira:480
  • Dollar: $1
  • Date: August 4th, 2020

The exchange rate between the naira and the British pound sterling stands at  ₦570/₤1 on Tuesday 4th August same as recorded on Monday 3rd August 2020.

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  • Naira: ₦570
  • Pounds Sterling: ₤1
  • Date: August 4th, 2020

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The exchange rate between the naira and the European euro stands at ₦530/€1 on Tuesday 4th August 2020. The exchange rate also closed at ₦530/€1 on Monday 3rd August 2020.

  • Naira: ₦530
  • Euro: €1
  • Date: August 4th, 2020

Activity: USD sells for an average of 480/US$1 in the parallel market

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7/28/2020Dollar469475467475Low
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7/21/2020Dollar461472462472Low
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NIPOST’s new charges could have ruined the e-commerce/logistics industry

The backlash NIPOST got from SME proved enough to get the attention of the FG.

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Minister denies approving NIPOST license fee increment , Isa Ali-Pantami, NCC to determine number of phone numbers entitled to an individual  

The Nigerian Postal Service introduced new charges that would cause an increase in the costs of licensing for logistics and courier service providers which resulted in major outrage all over the internet and rightly so.

According to the Vanguard, International courier services like DHL and UPS were expected to pay N20M for a new license and N8M annually while national service providers were to pay N10M for the license to operate and N4M for annual renewal. As for the logistics companies operating within regions, they were to pay N5M for license and N2M annually while firms operating within states got N2M for licence and N800,000 for renewal. Courier firms within municipalities were to pay N1M license fee and N400,000 annually and for SMEs, the license was set at N250,000 while the annual renewal is N100,000.

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Reportedly, the General Manager, Corporate Communications, Franklin Alao, said in a statement that the new regulations were not planned to frustrate ease of doing business rather they aimed to promote growth of MSMEs. He said, “It is part of the strategies to ensure effective service delivery as consumers would know the capacities of the operators they are dealing with… Kindly note that consumers of the courier service would be better off as this will drive charlatans out of the industry. Genuine and serious operators would come back to celebrate this move.”

Fortunately, all through last week, the backlash NIPOST got especially online from SME proved enough to get the attention of the Federal Government because as the Premium Times reported, on Saturday, Isa Pantami, the minister of communication and digital economy rejected the proposed increment on the fees for courier services companies by the Nigerian Postal Services (NIPOST).

Pantami said in a tweet, “Our attention has been drawn to an increase of license fee, which was not part of the regulation I earlier approved for you… Your Chair and PMG were yesterday contacted to put the implementation on hold and send a report to our ministry by Monday. Best Wishes”. Pantami also said “I know the economic challenges of NIPOST. However, looking at the economic hardships of our citizens, we need to suspend any move.”

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This could have been really bad

The increase in charges would affect three main industries in the economy: e-Commerce, SMEs and ride-hailing.

  1. On Tech Round Up, we discuss time and again how the e-Commerce growth in Nigeria is directly propositional to logistics. As a statement of fact, an e-commerce firm’s level of functionality is heavily based on the strength of their logistics abilities. In essence, e-commerce will not work without the backing of an effective logistics structure.

With Covid-19 came a boom in the Nigerian e-commerce space. Last week, we discussed the increasing interests in M&A deals as MumsVillage and Baby Bliss merged to form the Bliss Group. Also, many consumers had since the lockdown, become dependent on online shopping- this without a doubt will affect these groups of individuals if the government should let this charge increase happen. It will without a doubt increase the prices of goods online and eventually, the boom in online shopping culture may drop drastically.

  1. Small businesses are the backbone of our nation and the same can be said for most economies around the globe, this kind of outrageous increase on charges will only further discourage these already struggling businesses from operating. This increase in fees, if the minister had not interfered would have only made the entire situation of our economy worse. Allegedly, NIPOST had already started seizing delivery motorcycles and demanding fees up to N250,000 from some businesses. This is a lot of money right now especially with most of these small businesses and companies moving their operations online and using logistics to delve into untapped audiences.
  2. The Ride-Hailing Businesses too since the beginning of 2020 has had to readjust, restructure and reevaluate a lot of their offerings. For those firms who have delved into the logistics space full time, these charges may have completely ruined their already slim chance of surviving.

It is a struggle out in these streets. Nigerians and the Nigerian economy has suffered severely in these last few months due to the pandemic- businesses, companies, industries and individuals have been left to bear some great losses and it seems the not so great news keeps on coming.

Another reason why this agenda to increase fees appeared fishy was because they seemingly announced this right after the NIPOST had purchased a fleet of delivery motorcycle- so was it their intent to intimidate or maybe strong-arm the competition and monopolize the sector? Maybe we will never know but it definitely did not sit well with many Nigerians, hence the outrage on the internet.

Even if these charges do get implemented, the NIPOST needs to allow enough time for the economy to stabilize rather than implementing an outright increase that could result in the shutdown of operations of those involved in logistics. There are smarter more mutually productive ways to coexist. These governmental bodies need to figure these out and implement them, it is important for governments and industries to work together to manage the changes that will improve our economy.

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