Analysis

Analysis of companies, stocks, investments, products and services, economy, budgets, business decisions in the Nigerian economic space.

Real estate: Declining credit reflects underlying weakness

Commercial banks' credit to the real estate sector dropped by 17% y/y to N588.7bn in…

Top 10 stockbrokers trade N120.4 billion on stocks

As the NSE maintained a bearish trend into December, data showed that the top ten…

Services sector: A potential “escalator” for employment growth

The principal link through which economic growth is transmitted to the populace is the number…

Dangote Cement, Zenith Bank, and others make experts’ shares of fortune list

The stocks of Dangote Cement Plc, Zenith Bank Plc, Nestle Plc, Nigerian Breweries Plc, and Seplat Plc…

Tax: Buhari appoints Muhammad Nami as FIRS boss

President Buhari decided against extending the tenure of Babatunde Fowler as the chairman Federal Inland…

FG owing road contractors N306 billion as public transport owners back toll gate

Contractors working on the federal road projects are being owed N306 billion by the Federal…

New brands of local rice flood major markets, as prices of major items drop

Latest Nairametrics Food Price Survey reveals more brands of local rice have now flooded major markets…

Over 100 million Nigerians earn less N700 daily – UK’s EFInA

The United Kingdom’s Enhancing Financial Innovation and Access (EFInA) has disclosed that over 100 million…

PMI: Nigeria’s manufacturing sector gains momentum in November

Nigeria’s manufacturing sector has continued to gain momentum as it rallied to build on the…

Analysis: FCMB is running out of time

Despite some of the transformations currently being recorded in the bank, success and consistency seem to be eluding it.

Telecommunications: The bright spot in a fragile economy

The positive momentum in Nigeria’s telecommunications sector continued into the month of October.

2020 Budget: An end to Nigeria’s budget cycle conundrum?

The Senate and the House of Representatives in a joint session passed the 2020 Appropriation…

Nigeria’s Entertainment & Media industry to hit $10 billion by 2023 – PwC

Nigeria’s Entertainment and Media industry is expected to rise from $4.46 billion in 2018 to…

Genuine motor insurance drops by 41.8% in 3 years

The number of motorists with genuine motor insurance covers in Nigeria has reduced by 41.86% from…

Why more African countries need to offer dual citizenship opportunities to African-Americans

For many years, black people in the diaspora, particularly black Americans always found the African…

Penalties: NSE makes over N143.6 million from banks, others in 2019

NSE boosted its revenue with N143.6 million fines imposed on listed companies across banks, manufacturing,…

Data War: MTN edges out Airtel, first time in 5 months as more subscribers dump Glo, 9mobile

Competition for internet subscribers in Nigeria took a different turn as Nigeria’s largest mobile telecommunication…

Debt Servicing: Nigeria pays $1.12 billion to World Bank, others in 10-month

Nigeria’s public debt stock rose to N25.7 trillion in June 2019 and the payment for…

Banking sector NPLs down, loans up

NPL ratio for the Nigerian banking sector was down 2.6ppts q/q to 6.7% in Q3…

NPL: Banks recover N738.15 billion from oil and gas sector in Nigeria

The Central Bank of Nigeria’s drive to solve liquidity challenges in Nigeria’s financial sectors is…

Nigeria’s Bluechips spend N114 billion on advertising, marketing in 2019

According to the data, ABMP spend annualized for 2019 is about N114 billion compared to…

Lessons for Nigeria from Saudi Aramco

The Saudi Aramco (the Saudi NNPC) is, in my mind, the best example of how…

Nigeria generates N876.09 billion VAT in 9-month, as revenue shortfall poses threat

The latest report released by the National Bureau of Statistics disclosed that Nigeria generated a…

Pension: Low RSA balances – a subtly growing concern

Not less than 109,284 workers within the Nigerian labour force have quit the Contributory Pension…

Why you should be worried about the latest drop in external reserves

The CBN confirmed the external reserves stood at $39.8 billion, the first time it has…

Dangote Sugar Refinery: Revenue recovers but cost pressures remain

Dangote Sugar in its recently released 9M 2019 financials reported a marginal y/y growth in…

Government reviews stamp duty charge

Federal Government has reviewed the N50 stamp duty charge on electronic payments in the country…

The diaspora holds the key to improvement in Africa

The staggering revenues and the Human Capital bring to the table the value of the…

Budget: Bill to compulsory 40% allocation to capex passes second reading

Yesterday, at the lower chamber of the National Assembly, legislation a Bill to compulsory 40%…

How the Chinese are taking over Nigeria’s economy

The investments of Chinese companies in Nigeria worth over $20 billion because the country is…

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