Nigeria

Nigeria Loses N585bn Annual Leather Revenue To Other Countries

Nigeria Loses N585bn Annual Leather Revenue To Other Countries   Nigeria loses at least N585 billion of yearly leather product revenue to other countries, an estimated 90 per cent of the N650bn revenue stream, the Minister of State for Science, Technology and Innovation, Barrister Mohammed Abdullahi, has said. Abdullahi disclosed this when the Nigerian Institute […]

Nigeria’s Daily Oil Production Falls Below 1.2m Barrels

Nigeria’s Daily Oil Production Falls Below 1.2m Barrels   Crude oil production in Nigeria fell below 1.2 million barrels per day in December 2021 from 1.28 million bpd in the previous month, according to the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries. The country produced 1.197 million bpd last month, based on direct communication, OPEC said […]

Nigeria’s Import Bill Rose To $8.92bn In Nine Months

Nigeria’s Import Bill Rose To $8.92bn In Nine Months   Nigeria’s total import bill for the period January to September 2021 rose to $8.92bn from $4.29bn in the same period of 2020, according to a report. This was disclosed by an economist and Chief Consultant, B. Adedipe Associates Limited, Dr Biodun Adedipe, while presenting the […]

Nigeria’s Debt Stock Hits N39.6trn In 11 months

Nigeria’s Debt Stock Hits N39.6trn In 11 months   The Nigeria’s total debt stock rose from N32.9tn as of December 2020 to N39.6tn in November 2021. The Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, Mrs Zainab Ahmed, in her presentation of the 2022 approved budget, disclosed that the government borrowed N6.7tn between January and November […]

CBN Says Nigerian Economy Contracted In November

CBN Says Nigerian Economy Contracted In November   The manufacturing and non-manufacturing Purchasing Manager’s Indices for November 2021 remained below the 50 index points at 47.3 and 47.5 index points. PMI readings above 50.0 signal an improvement in business conditions, while readings below 50.0 show a deterioration. The Deputy Governor, Financial Systems Stability Directorate, CBN, […]

Crypto Currencies’ Volatility Poses Financial Stability Risks For Nigeria – IMF

Crypto Currencies’ Volatility Poses Financial Stability Risks For Nigeria – IMF   The International Monetary Fund says crypto currencies’ high volatility and valuation, as well as their increasing co-movement with equity markets will soon pose risks to financial stability in countries with widespread crypto adoption. The IMF disclosed this in a blogpost titled, ‘Crypto Prices […]

Higher Oil Prices’ll Drive Nigeria’s Economy By 2.5% In 2022 – W/Bank

Higher Oil Prices’ll Drive Nigeria’s Economy By 2.5% In 2022 – W/Bank   The World Bank has projected a 2.5 per cent economic growth for Nigeria in 2022, and 2.8 per cent in 2023. This 2022 forecast is a slight upward review from the estimated 2.4 per cent growth in 2021. According to the bank, […]