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A tracker and analysis of some of the key macroeconomic and financial indices from Nigeria.

Used Cars and Motorcycle importation

Nigeria’s auto-policy in tatters as Cars and Motorbike importation hit N1 trillion

Recent data obtained from the NBS show that between the first quarter of 2018 and the second quarter of 2019, Nigeria had spent the total sum of N1.03 trillion to import used vehicles and Motorcycles in less than 2 years
Mortgage lending

Analysis reveals Nigeria’s mortgage lending rate is about the highest in the world

One of the problems that is bedeviling Nigeria is that of housing shortage as the Mortgage lending Rate is About the Highest in the World.
Nigeria's Agricultural sector records highest growth in Q1 2019, Central Bank disbursed N299 billion

Top 10 Agricultural Products Export from Nigeria

Top 10 Agricultural Products Export from Nigeria according to NBS [@nigerianstat]
Nigeria's top 10 exports, Top trading partners

Top trading partners for Nigeria’s exports and imports in 2019

Top trading partners for Nigeria's exports and imports in 2019
Rams sell as low as N21,000 in major markets as sellers witness mixed turnouts

Rams sell for as low as N21,000 in major markets as sellers witness mixed turnouts   

Eid-El-Kabir celebration is here and Nigerians are already enjoying the fanfare that comes with the season. Findings from major markets visited by the Research Team show that the prices of rams dropped.
Nigeria's top 10 exports, Top trading partners

Nigeria’s top 10 exports in Q1 2019 | Nairametrics

According to a recent data released by the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS), Nigeria's total trade grew by 2.5% in the first quarter of 2019, and 7.5% relative on a year on year basis, with exports valued at N4.5 trillion.
Highest Paid CEOs, MTN completes listing with SEC, registers 20.3bn shares

Highest paid CEOs in Nigeria earn N5.4bn as salaries in 2018

CEO's of some of the largest publicly quoted companies on the Nigerian Stock Exchange earned a whopping N5.459 billion in 2018

Top 10 items imported and exported from Nigeria

The latest trade data recently released by the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS), contains some interesting information about the products that were imported and exported by Nigeria during the first quarter of 2019. 
BREAKING: FG's VAT charges on online transactions to commence, firs, Illegal Tax Deduction: FIRS to refund General Electric, Arco $2 million 

Nigeria’s Value Added Tax collection dips slightly in Q1 2019

Nigeria generated a total sum of N289.04 billion Value Added Tax (VAT) in the first quarter of 2019, a 3% decline when compared to the N298 billion generated in the fourth quarter of (Q4) 2018.
Arik Air, AMCON

Local Nigerian airlines record 54% delayed flights in Q1 2019

Local Nigerian airlines record 54% delayed flights in Q1 2019
Guinness Nigeria AGM

List of Dividends announced so far in 2018 (Updated March 25th 2019)

List of Dividends announced so far in 2018
licensed cars on Nigeria’s roads

Number of cars on Nigerian roads hit 11.8m in a year

Latest figures from the Nigerian Bureau of Statistics have shown that there were 11.8 million licensed cars on Nigeria’s roads as at Q4 2018.
the Max Yield Savings Account

Stanbic IBTC FY 2018 results: Strong profitability and growth in several key areas

Stanbic IBTC released its FY 2018 results today and, at least in terms of loan growth and Net profits, the report looks stellar. Net...

Boost for Nigeria’s economy as Mobile Internet Subscribers hit 113.9m

Mobile Internet users in Nigeria increased marginally to 113.9 million in January 2019, data from the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has revealed.
Nigerians hit with over 60% delayed and cancelled domestic flights in 2018

Nigerians hit with over 60% delayed and cancelled domestic flights in 2018

No fewer than 36,350 cases of delayed flights were recorded in 2018 from domestic airlines operating in Nigeria, the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority said.
Nigerians are responsible for rising unemployment and economic woes-Buhari

“Worst is behind us” Research sees improving economy under Buhari second term

If external shocks in the coming period 2019-23 are not as great as those during 2015-19, then the nascent economic recovery might give this administration an opportunity to address pressing domestic issues.
ABCON shakes the table, Nigeria imported, Petrol import drops as importation of cooking gas increases by 21% 

FG to pay ₦39.9 billion monthly Subsidy as Petroleum Import declines

The importation of refined petroleum products will decline in March 2019, even as Nigerians consume an average of 53.2m litres of PMS daily.
Central Bank Continues intervention in Forex market to stabilize Naira

CBN’s intervention in FX market hit $39 billion in 2018

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN)stabilized the Naira in 2018 by injecting $39.9 billion into the foreign exchange market (Forex). This is according to the...
Nigeria's Value Added Tax (VAT) inches up to ₦1.108 trillion in 2018

Nigeria’s Value Added Tax (VAT) inches up to ₦1.108 trillion in 2018

Nigeria's Value Added Tax (VAT) increased to ₦1.108 trillion in 2018 from ₦972.3 billion recorded in 2017. This is contained in the National Bureau of...
Transactions on e-Payment Platforms in Nigeria increases to ₦138.67 trillion

E payment transactions rise by 32% in 2018

The report on data for Electronic Payment (E-payment) Channels in the Nigeria Banking Sector has been released by the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS)....
Contract staffing in Nigeria Banks, Nigerian Banks

Nigerian graduates face further dilemma as 43% of Bank employees now contract staff

The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS), yesterday, released the report for selected banking sector data for the last quarter of 2018. A section of the...
taxes, tax, business, FAAC disbursed N617billions in April, as South-South scoop N72billions, VAT, Finance Minister, Zainab Ahmed says Nigeria VAT collection rate is low, NBC, Rite Foods, others to pay new tax as FG identifies new revenue streams 

FAAC disbursement drops by 25.2% in January

The National Bureau of Statistics has released the report for the Federation Account Allocation Committee (FAAC) disbursements, covering January 2019. The report shows that the...
prices of major goods

Household Survey: Good times for Nigerian as Food Prices record drop

House hold food prices drastically fell in some of the major markets in Lagos, according to data tracked by Nairametrics...
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Tracker: Nigeria’s External Reserve now at $43.08billion as at 20th December 2018

Nigeria's External Reserve was $43,084,864,561 as at December 20th, 2018.
Goldlink Insurance Plc, Free float deficient companies

How stockbrokers are coping with a bear market

This article discusses the various strategies adopted by stockbrokers to stay afloat in a bear market that has seen the NSE All-Share index down 17.2% year to date.

Focus on CAP Plc: Painting Nigeria since 1957 

This week's Nairametrics company focus, Chemical and Allied Products Plc, is one of the biggest paint manufacturers in Nigeria.
Lagos traffic

Crazy Lagos traffic: The good, the bad, and the frustrating

One of the worst things that can happen to anyone is being stuck in Lagos traffic during early morning rush hour.
How young Nigerians invest

Exclusive: A look at how young Nigerians invest their money nowadays 

As his phone finally buzzed with the notification of his salary payment, John pondered whether to stick to his investment plans or cheat for the last time. 
Nigerian Equity Market

Market/Economic Insight: The Weekly Brief (October 15th – 19th 2018)

The performance of the Nigerian Equity Market remained bullish last week with the index (NSE ASI) up by 1.19% WTD to close at an index level of 32,841.98 and Market capitalization of N11.99trillion.
Nigerian Stock Exchange

Daily update on Treasury Bills, Bonds, Forex, oil price and more

Daily performance of major economic indicators and highlights from tradings sessions and key statistics such as Treasury Bills, bonds, FX rates, inflation, oil price. PMA...
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