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Census: Why Nigeria May Not Need To Spend N272 billion by @bdurojaiye

Census: Why Nigeria May Not Need To Spend N272 billion by @bdurojaiye

Nairametrics| It is no news that the planned Census exercise, scheduled for 2018 is estimated to cost about 272 billion naira. These official figures...


Adeosun Insists Govt Policies Not OPEC Will Get Us Out of Recession

Adeosun Insists Govt Policies Not OPEC Will Get Us Out of Recession

In order to fund the 2017 budget – its largest budget ever, Nigeria has borrowed extensively from foreign development institutions and the international capital...


Happy birthday Tompolo

Happy birthday Tompolo

Never attempt to win by force what can be won by deception.” ― Niccolò...



The ECOWAS Trade Liberalization Scheme – Myth or Reality?

The ECOWAS Trade Liberalization Scheme – Myth or Reality?

Deloitte| In 1979, the Heads of State and Governments of the Member States of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) established the...


PPP As An Anchor For Diversifying the Nigerian Economy

PPP As An Anchor For Diversifying the Nigerian Economy

Lagos Container Terminals Concession as a Case Study As at 2005, the Nigerian ports faced major challenges which made it one of the most...


Analysis: Are Expenses Incurred Outside Nigeria Tax Deductible?

Analysis: Are Expenses Incurred Outside Nigeria Tax Deductible?

Tax Deductibility Of Expenses Incurred Outside Nigeria: Are Days Of Arbitrary Awards Over? The increased pace of globalisation has not left Nigeria and Nigerian...


How Nigerian Law Enforcement Can Solve Burglary Incidents Right Now

How Nigerian Law Enforcement Can Solve Burglary Incidents Right Now

My car was recently burglarized. The right conditions for the crime were met: Dark parking spot, attractive-looking bag visible through the rear glass. I...


Opinion: A Welcome Back Message To Mr President

Opinion: A Welcome Back Message To Mr President

Nairametrics| I would like to send my good wishes to you Mr. President as you resume work after an extended medical vacation. The fact that...


Analysis: Stimulating Nigeria’s Economy Through Real Estate

Analysis: Stimulating Nigeria’s Economy Through Real Estate

With two months into 2017 and economic indices yet to take the desired turn, the reality of another year in recession is gradually dawning...


Nigeria and Oil: Looking Beyond Price Collapse Towards Post Recovery Savings (Part 2)

Nigeria and Oil: Looking Beyond Price Collapse Towards Post Recovery Savings (Part 2)

I will attempt to share the justification for this projection from the insights expressed by experts at various fora, and my own informed postulations....


Nigeria and Oil: Looking Beyond Price Collapse Towards Post Recovery Savings (Part 1)

Nigeria and Oil: Looking Beyond Price Collapse Towards Post Recovery Savings (Part 1)

The recurrent mistake we keep making as a Nation is failing to anticipate and plan for our oil windfalls. There have been many boom...


Why The Dollar May No Longer Be The Biggest Threat To The Naira By @LloydAtiku

Why The Dollar May No Longer Be The Biggest Threat To The Naira By @LloydAtiku

Nairametrics| Economists often disagree on everything including the best metrics that should be used to measure the intensity of a currency crisis, but all...


Rumble In Ibru Family Over Estate

Rumble In Ibru Family Over Estate

Barely six months after patriarch of the Ibru clan and billionaire, Michael Ibru passed on, peace seems to have eluded the Ibru family. Multiple...


Naira Struggles: And Another One

Naira Struggles: And Another One

Nairametrics| This is really becoming tiring but we must. The central bank announced yet another intervention program disguised as a policy yesterday. The policy...


What Govt. Should Do With The $9 million Loot. By Joseph Edgar

Nairametrics| It has been announced by the EFCC that they have recovered an estimated $9m and another £750,000 in the Kaduna house of a...


6 Leadership Principles Bola Tinubu Believes Any Aspiring Leader Must Have

6 Leadership Principles Bola Tinubu Believes Any Aspiring Leader Must Have

A few days ago, former Governor of Lagos State and APC Political leader, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu was a guest lecturer at the National Defence College...


How This Undergraduate Thinks Nigeria Should Combat Recession

How This Undergraduate Thinks Nigeria Should Combat Recession

On Nairametrics, we also provide platform for young Nigerians to express their views on the economy no matter how inexperienced they are. They are...


APC’s N5000 is Not A Bad Idea by @DoubleEph

APC’s N5000 is Not A Bad Idea by @DoubleEph

Nairametrics|There’s a story I like to tell. In 2003, I was working as an electoral agent for the National Conscience Party (NCP). The governorship...


Is Nigeria Closed for Business? By @TunjiAndrews

Is Nigeria Closed for Business? By @TunjiAndrews

Nairametrics|Friday welcomed more bad news for the Nigerian economy, as news filtered in that, MSCI (a US-based provider of equity, fixed income, and hedge...


Message To CBN: ‘Blockchain Is Taking Over, Swim or Sink’

Message To CBN: ‘Blockchain Is Taking Over, Swim or Sink’

Note: This article was culled from Coin Telegraph Concerned about the rapid encroachment of Blockchain into the country, Nigeria’s top bank chief has sounded...


Press Release From Okonjo Iweala Denying Any Presidential Bid

Press Release From Okonjo Iweala Denying Any Presidential Bid

OKONJO-IWEALA HAS NOTHING TO DO WITH FAKE 2019 CAMPAIGN POSTER AND POLITICAL SPECULATION   Our attention has been drawn to speculative media stories linking...


Monetization of Fiscal deficits: Is The CBN Above the law?

Monetization of Fiscal deficits: Is The CBN Above the law?

Back and forth on ‘ways and means’: Over the weekend, the former Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) governor, Emir Muhammad Sanusi II stated that...


On Garba Shehu’s Latest Lie…

On Garba Shehu’s Latest Lie…

Yesterday, a spokesman to the President told the media that we are the “largest producers of grain in Africa.” He also went on to...


​Supporting Nigeria’s Agriculture Evolution Through Financing Opportunities

​Supporting Nigeria’s Agriculture Evolution Through Financing Opportunities

The Nigerian banking system plays the important role of promoting economic growth and development through the process of financial intermediation. One of the more...


Supporting Nigeria’s Creative Industry Towards Sustainable And Persistent Growth

Supporting Nigeria’s Creative Industry Towards Sustainable And Persistent Growth

The contribution of the non-oil sector to Nigeria’s economy continues to expand relative to the oil sector due to a combination of lower oil...


Managing SME Cash Flow Challenges by Optimizing Use of Corporate Banking Products

Managing SME Cash Flow Challenges by Optimizing Use of Corporate Banking Products

Micro, Small and Medium Scale Enterprises (MSMEs) have long since been identified as the primary engine of growth. In Nigeria, according to a 2013...


… And the World Changed

… And the World Changed

  Nihil est incertius vulgo, nihil obscurius voluntate hominum. — Cicero About four years ago, I had an epiphany. It was during the election in Anambra...


President Trump: Top 6 Issues Companies Need To Know

President Trump: Top 6 Issues Companies Need To Know

Republican candidate Donald Trump was elected as the next US president on 9 November. His rival, Democrat Hillary Clinton, conceded the election overnight shortly...


What A Trump Win Could Mean For Nigeria

What A Trump Win Could Mean For Nigeria

2016 will go down as the year of the roll back. In Nigeria, we are going through our first recession in nearly two decades....


Opinion:This Is Why We Need A New Strategy For the PIB

Opinion:This Is Why We Need A New Strategy For the PIB

By December this year, the Petroleum Industry Bill (PIB) would have clocked sixteen years and eight months in the making, and more than eight...