Proposed NHF Law takes a twist, as top Nigerian experts differ on its impact

NHF Bill: Experts differ on implications for the economy

Nigeria's housing sector has been characterized by a housing deficit estimated at 18 million units.
US-China Trade War: Implication on Nigerian economy as the Asian romance lingers

US-China Trade War: Implications for Nigeria as its Asian romance lingers

Recently, the world has witnessed major events ranging from populism, the Brexit process, and of course the escalating US-China Trade War.
Gurara II Hydropower project

P&ID’s Hedge Fund purchase underscores fiscal and monetary risks to Nigeria

The Nigerian Government could be forced to pay the company, P&ID, US$9.0 billion, or otherwise face freezing of US dollars.
Visionscape Municipality Bond Default: An indictment on credit rating agencies?

Visionscape Municipality Bond Default Explained

Last week, reports confirmed that a subsidiary of Visionscape Sanitations Solutions Limited may have defaulted on N4.5bn coupon payment due on March 4th.
Massive jobs loss loom, as Buharinomics sanction WEMPCO Group's exit

Next Level: Exchange rate under Buhari by 2023

As President Muhammadu Buhari won Nigeria’s recently-concluded presidential election for his second term bid, Nigerians who voted-in the president again ‘surprisingly’ do not have...
Buhari speech

What President Buhari said to Nigerians on the eve of 2019 presidential election

President Muhammadu Buhari has, on the eve of the 2019 presidential election, address the nation. The president urged Nigerians to come out en masse...
INEC postpones 2019 general elections

INEC postpones 2019 general elections

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has postponed the 2019 general elections. Chairman of the commission Mahmud Yakubu made this known in a press briefing...
PMB vs ATIKU: The Same or Something Different?

PMB vs ATIKU: The Same or Something Different?

The two camps have since released their manifestos.
Nigeria's 2019 presidential election, Atiku vs Buhari, Nigeria's 2019 election

Whoever wins Saturday’s election has their job cut out for them

The most important presidential election in Africa in 2019 is finally about to happen. And as expected, many people are agitated.
e-Commerce in Nigeria, Nigeria Customs

How reforms by the Nigeria Customs are aiding e-commerce

At the just concluded Ease of Doing Business Forum in Lagos, which was attended by the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Industry, Trade, and...
Naira free float, Central Bank of Nigeria, Emefiele replies Atiku, Financial Derivatives Company Limited, Analysts

CBN’s Emefiele has a reply for Atiku Abubakar

The CBN Governor, Mr Godwin Emefiele, has argued that any move to float the naira will be tantamount to a disaster for the economy. 
minimum wage in Nigeria, How to save money in 2019, ATM, NIP, NBS, CBN, Inflation, Interest Rates

Nigeria ranks least on ‘surviving on minimum wage’ report

There has been a back and forth discussion between the Federal Government and the Nigerian Labour Congress (NLC) on the current minimum wage of N18,000. The unending negotiation has been about wage increment, which will see the workers receive N30,000 month end.
Process and Industrial Development, P&ID court case against Nigeria, President Muhammadu Buhari | Federal government

President Buhari’s thoughts on a new minimum wage

Some weeks after presenting the 2019 budget to the National Assembly, President Muhammadu Buhari addresses various major issues that pertains to the Nigeria economy...
FSDH Merchant Bank Ltd, Inflation rate, private sector loans, NBS

VAT revenue may have hit 4 year high in 2018

This marks a N91 billion increase from the N717 billion collected in the first three quarters of 2017.
2019, general elections, President Muhammadu Buhari

What President Buhari said in his 2019 new year’s day speech

It is my utmost pleasure to rejoice with all Nigerians as we enter the year 2019, which will be a very significant one for our country.

Details of President Buhari’s N8.83 trillion 2019 budget

President Muhammadu Buhari has presented an N8.8trn budget for 2019. According to the President, who gave the figure during the 2019 budget presentation before a joint session of the National Assembly,
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Nigeria’s unemployment rate hits all time high since 2014

The Nigerian Bureau of Statistics, NBS, has finally released the much anticipated unemployment report in the country, with the number of unemployed Nigerians at 20,927,648.
minimum wage in Nigeria, How to save money in 2019, ATM, NIP, NBS, CBN, Inflation, Interest Rates

This payment channel had the highest value of transaction in Q3 2018

The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) has released the Selected Banking Sector Data for Q3 2018.
FSDH Merchant Bank Ltd, Inflation rate, private sector loans, NBS

Credit to the private sector hits N15.5 trillion as at Q3 2018 

Nigerian Bank’s total lending to the private sector from Q1 2018 to Q3 2018 stood at N46.4 trillion as at September.
Central Bank of Nigeria

CBN may tighten FX access for these items soon 

CBN may extend its anchor borrowers scheme to agricultural operators in the fish and oil palm sector.
FSDH Merchant Bank Ltd, Inflation rate, private sector loans, NBS

Inflation shows surprise drop in October

NBS figures show inflation increased by 11.26 per cent (year-on-year) in October 2018.
Muhamadu Buhari

Highlights of Buharinomics ‘Next Level’ 2019 agenda

President Muhamadu Buhari who is also the Presidential candidate of the APC has unveiled his manifesto.
Atiku Abubakar, Atiku claims he has big plans for private sector investment in infrastructure

How Atiku plans to create 3 million jobs annually

Nairametrics was able to get a sneak preview of PDP Presidential candidate Atiku Abubakar's policy document.
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Corporate News Roundup: New Pioneer Industries revealed

Corporate News roundup is a weekly roundup of corporate news and action that took place the previous.
Purchasing Managers' Index, Manufacturing sector - biscuit industry

PMI remains positive for 19 consecutive months

CBN said the country's PMI continued to grow for the nineteenth consecutive month in October.
Xi Jinping and Buhari

Nigerian assets that may be taken over by China

In the past three years, Nigeria has gotten over $5 billion loan from the People’s Republic of China.

Nigeria earned N1.16 billion from rail in six months

FG has generated a total of N1.16 billion through the rail system of transportation in H1 2018.
Zainab Ahmed, Minister of Finance

FG, States and LGs share N698.71 billion as revenue falls

The Federation Account Allocation Committee (FAAC) has shared the sum of 698.71billion to Federal Government, State Governments and Local Governments as September allocation
Renaissance Capital

Analysts believe Capital Market will fare better after 2019 election

CEO of Renaissance Capital Nigeria, Temi Popoola stated the country's capital market after 2019 polls.
New Minimum Wage

FEC approves N8.73 trillion budget for 2019

The Federal Executive Council has approved a proposed budget of N8.73 trillion for the 2019 fiscal year.


Billionaires club: The current owners of MTN who need to sell for you to...

If you are one of those very active social media enthusiasts on WhatsApp, Twitter or Facebook, then you must have come across the image...

MTN Nigeria has signed a N200 billion loan deal that effectively shuts out any...

MTN Nigeria's debuted on the Nigerian Stock Exchange by listing over 20 billion shares at N90 per share. Since then the stock has gained 20%, increasing its market cap by over N360 billion to N2.2 trillion.
CBN begins process for proposed Payments System Vision 2030

CBN begins process for the proposed Payments System Vision 2030

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has begun the process of developing the Payment System Vision 2030 strategy, which will define the strategic agenda for the Nigerian Payments System for the next ten years.