Chart of the day: Real Estate based funds vs Equity Based Funds

The chart below depicts the growth in Net Asset Value of Real Estate Based funds versus Equity Based funds in Nigeria every month since...
Investors closing the bell on the floor of the Nigerian Stock Exchange

Chart of the day: Amount raised from IPOs, Rights, PP, PO etc. since 1999

Companies listed on the Nigerian Stock Exchange have raised a total of about N6 trillion from the equities market since 1999. This is according...

Capital Importation (FDI and FPI) Into Nigeria By Sector (2014 – 2017 Q1)

This data includes capital importation every quarter from 2013.

Chart: MPR vs Treasury Bills Rates in Nigeria

The Monetary Policy Rates is the rates at which the CBN lends money to commercial banks. It is the benchmark interest rate in Nigeria. Treasury...

Crude oil produced under every Nigerian President since 1960

The National Bureau of Statistics released data on Nigeria's crude oil production value and volume from 1961 to 2014. The data shows Nigeria had a...

Latest: Top ten agricultural exports from Nigeria

Latest data from the National Bureau of Statistics list cashew nuts as the top of the most exported agricultural products in Nigeria for the...
Inflation Rate

Inflation rate declines for 7th consecutive month

The National Bureau of Statistics reported last week that Nigeria's inflation rate rose 16.01% for the month of August 2017. This compares to the...

One big setback from the latest GDP report and it’s ugly

The National Bureau of Statistics confirmed on Tuesday, September 5, 2017 that Nigeria was firmly out of recession, following a second quarter GDP growth...

THE BIG CORRECTION: Why the stock market sells off every August

Every August most investors expect a "ghost" to appear and scare everyone away. The ghost in the real sense is the bang on belief...

The gap between savings and lending rate is officially at a 10 year high

The disparity between lending and savings deposit rate in Nigeria is at a 10 year high of 26%, according to latest data from the...

Nigeria relied on these 6 countries for 81% of its foreign investments

Data from the National Bureau of Statistics reveal Nigeria has attracted about $2.7 billion in capital importation in the first 6 months of 2017. Nigeria...

Nigeria’s foreign exchange reserve grows by 4.17%

Despite the fact that Nigeria has been in recession since August last year due to lowered global prices, decrease in oil production and poor...

4 signs that could indicate when small business borrowing cost will drop

Nigeria's maximum lending rates topped 30% in June for the fourth consecutive month in 2017. Maximum lending rates in Nigeria tipped 30% in March...

Achieving Vision 2020: Constraints to Increasing Financial Inclusion in Nigeria

The Central Bank of Nigeria has lofty goals heading towards 2020 According to the governing body’s National Financial Inclusion Strategy (NFIS) - a document outlining...

What is money laundering?

Money laundering is the process of making money obtained from illegitimate means appear to have been earned in legally. It can also be defined...

Credit to Public Sector hit all time high as borrowing spree continues

Data from the Central Bank of Nigeria reveals Nigeria's credit to the private sector as a percentage of credit to the Federal Government is...

Approaching N1 trillion, should we be worried about Lagos State’s rising debt?

Data from the National Bureau of Statistics reveals Lagos State is by far the most indebted state in Nigeria. The state owes about $1.3...

Worrying signs as Nigerians under 30 miss out on pension contributions

Data from the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) shows that about 7.5 million Nigerians contribute pensions via the Retirement Savings Account contributors scheme, under...

Oando’s Share Price recovers after alleged SEC investigation

Shares of Oando Plc have fallen just 1.5% since news of an investigation by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) broke two Fridays ago.   See...

Seasamum Seeds, now number 1 Agric Exports from Nigeria (2017 Q1)

Seasamum Seeds rose to the top of Nigeria's Agricultural exports for the first quarter of 2017 according to data from the National Bureau of...

Local Palm Oil prices spike in latest food price survey

The latest Nairametrics Household Food index reveals prices of items under our watchlist rose 1.9% for the fortnight ended July 8th 2017. Nairametrics Food...

Official: Nigeria’s consumer spending tops N11.3 trillion in the 3rd quarter of 2016

Data from the National Bureau of Statistics show Nigerians spent a N11.3 trillion in the third quarter of 2016 as household consumption expenditure. This...

Taxes paid by Nigerian Banks in 2016

Nairametrics| Deposit Money Banks (DMB's) in Nigeria reported a total of N137.29 billion in taxes for the financial year 2016. The figure represents a...

Nigeria’s Historical Annual Real GDP Growth Rate (From 1982) – Updated Feb 28, 2017

This data displays a trend of Nigeria's Real Gross Domestic Product (GDP) Growth Rate from 1982 to 2015. The data was obtained from various...

Nigeria’s Inflation Rate Rises For The 14th Consecutive Month

The National Bureau of Statistics on Friday revealed Nigeria's inflation rate for the month of December 2016 was 18.55% (November 2016 18.48%). This is...

Chart: Maximum vs Prime Lending Rates in Nigeria

Prime and Maximum Lending rates are considered the two major types of lending rates in the Nigerian financial sector. Prime lending rate refers to...
Diesel (AGO) prices

Data: Historical AGO (Diesel) Prices In Nigeria

Nairametrics| The National Bureau of Statistics latest Automotive Gas Oil (AGO) diesel price watch for the month of November reveals diesel price sold on an...

Data: POS Transactions in Nigeria (From 2010)

The Central Bank of Nigeria data shows total POS transactions in Nigeria for the month of October was about 6.3 million valued at about...

Data: Internet Web Transactions in Nigeria (From 2010)

Internet web pay transactions has been on the rise over the years following the liberalization of the financial sector less than a decade ago....

Nigeria’s Historical Federal Government Revenue (From 1981)

President Buhari presented the 2017 Federal Budget with an ambitious revenue target of about N4.9 trillion. This is a 28% increase from a year...