Forbes best countries for business 2018

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.
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.
Inflation, 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.
National Financial Inclusion Strategy

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.
Inflation, 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

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.
Business, Corporate News Roundup

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, Nigeria's Population

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.
CMB economic outlook for 2019, Nigerian Pension Fund, Non-Performing Loans, Inflation, Unemployment, CBN, Naira

Nigerians project Inflation and Unemployment Rates to worsen in 2019

Nigerians have expressed their belief that they expect inflation and unemployment rates to rise in the next 12 months.
Nigerian Economic Summit

The 24th Nigerian Economic Summit kicks off in Abuja

Nigerian Economic Summit is a platform dedicated to stirring up conversations that will position Nigeria on the right path to economic development.
International Monetary Fund IMF

IMF says its GDP growth and Inflation rates are more reliable than FG’s

IMF has brought down its 2018 economic growth projection for Nigeria to 1.9%.

Nigeria makes u-turn on borrowing

Nigeria’s total debt stock as at the end of June 2018 (36 States and Federal Government debt) stood at $73.21 billion.
NAICOM, Bancassurance, Microfinance banks

NAICOM suspends insurance firms’ recapitalisation

NAICOM has announced the suspension of the implementation of its Tier-based Minimum Solvency Capital policy.

Oil drops below $80, contradicting initial forecasts

Crude oil prices have declined, currently trading below $80 per barrel.

A look at projects in Lagos State that may suffer after Ambode’s exit

It is no longer news that Lagos State Governor Akinwumi Ambode failed in securing his party’s ticket to contest in next year’s gubernatorial election
Peter Obi

Peter Obi’s antecedents suggest what he could do with the Economy

Peter Obi is not new to the Nigerian economic terrain.

How FAAC allocation is hindering agriculture

A N50 billion Export Promotion Fund has been launched for Nigerian exporters, in the bid to promote exports of made-in-Nigerian goods,
minimum wage, VAIDS, VOARS, Muhammadu Buhari

FG set to go after Nigerians with foreign assets with VOARS

President Muhammdu Buhari this week signed the Voluntary Offshore Assets Regularisation Scheme.
Atiku vs Buhari, Donald Duke

Atiku vs Buhari: Who can manage the economy better?

Atiku Abubakar will be President Buhari’s main challenger come February 16, 2019.
Oby Ezekwesili

Does Oby Ezekwesili have the economic solution Nigeria seeks?

Mrs Oby Ezekwesili has joined the list of those vying to occupy Nigeria's highest public office come 2019.
Atiku Abubakar

Atikulated Economy: What to expect from Atiku if he wins 2019 elections

On Sunday, former Vice President of the country, Atiku Abubakar, won the presidential primaries of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) with 1532 votes, beating...
Nigerian people

World Bank cut down Nigeria’s growth for 2018

The 2018 economic growth forecast for Nigeria and other sub-Saharan countries has been cut down to 2.7% by the World Bank
World Bank

World Bank cites Nigeria and others as causes of slowed growth in Africa

The World Bank, yesterday, disclosed how slowed economic growth in some key African economies - Nigeria, South Africa, and Angola - is affecting the rest of the continent.
Bayo Adelabu

Former CBN Deputy Governor, Bayo Adelabu wins APC primaries

Bayo Adelabu wins APC's Oyo primaries.