Tag: GDP

SponsorApril 9, 2018

Jim Ovia speaks to the BBC on Fintech and the future of the Nigerian banking industry

With the saturation of the mobile phone market in Nigeria and the advent of Financial Technology startups (Fintech) in the ...

Omoleye OmoruyiNovember 20, 2017

The Late 5: NBS’ report on Nigeria’s GDP, the death of Alex Ekwueme and, other top stories

These are the top five stories that drove conversation today. A former vice president, Alex Ekwueme is dead. He is ...

Adegbite AdedotunSeptember 29, 2017

We have just begun! | Trump boasts about GDP increase

President Trump is basking in the feeling arising from the growth in GDP for the last quarter. Trump attributes the ...

Op-ed EditorSeptember 5, 2017

GDP: what can be done to make Agriculture contribute more?

by Alexander O.Onukwue Agriculture was third in terms of sector contributions to the GDP according to the NBS number published ...

AzeezAugust 1, 2017

I will speak with Nnamdi Kanu and he will listen – Kalu

Former governor of Abia State, Dr Orji Kalu, has said the agitation for a sovereign state of Biafra is affecting ...

Oludolapo AdelanaMarch 11, 2017

Buhari inherited a bad economy – Soludo

by Dolapo Adelana A former Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Professor Charles Soludo, has said that the ...

Isime EseneDecember 13, 2016

YNaija Analysis: Like Jonathan, Buhari has become a very dangerous president

In the months prior to the 2015 general elections, the wind of ‘change’ swept through Nigeria. Almost everyone was excited ...

YWriterOctober 7, 2016

The Media Blog: It’s not only DStv and StarTimes that Nigerians watch on Cable o

What’s the reason why many people are shocked – SHOCKED – by the huge success of platforms like Linda Ikeji ...

Isime EseneSeptember 28, 2016

Waziri Adio: Recession as opportunity for reversing resource curse

And, sadly, it came to pass. It is well predicted that most countries blessed with natural resources, even in the ...

Op-ed EditorSeptember 28, 2016

Ayokunle Odekunle: The NES and the way out of Nigeria’s economic problems

by Ayokunle Odekunle While Nigeria is heating up in its economic turmoil, the Nigerian Economic Summit couldn’t have come at ...

Op-ed EditorSeptember 22, 2016

Manasseh Egedegbe: Can improved oil production lift us out of recession?

by Manasseh Egedegbe I don’t like assumptions, but when you don’t have enough data, and when you also have no ...

Mazi EmekaSeptember 18, 2016

Opinion: Buhari, APC and the road to 2019

by Abiodun Komolafe All things considered, I think Nigeria has been punched into coma and only God can bring her ...

Mazi EmekaSeptember 16, 2016

Opinion: Buhari, APC and the road to 2019

by Abiodun Komolafe All things considered, I think Nigeria has been punched into coma and only God can bring her ...

ToluSeptember 12, 2016

Emir Sanusi is talking and talking but is he making any sense?

When the Emir of Kano, Emir Sanusi Lamido Sanusi shared an Instagram post with a caption: “Truth is coming, and ...

AzeezAugust 31, 2016

Buhari is completely destroying Nigeria – PDP

The Peoples Democratic Party on Wednesday said President Muhammadu Buhari is “completely destroying the country.” In a statement released by ...

Mazi EmekaAugust 31, 2016

6 key observation from NBS data on the economy

by Joachim MacEbong The Nigerian Bureau of Statistic on Wednesday released a slew of new data on the economy covering GDP, ...

AzeezAugust 19, 2016

PDP wants John Oyegun and his party members to know this… (READ)

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Friday responded to comments made by the national chairman of the All Progressives Congress ...

Isime EseneAugust 17, 2016

Mary Olushoga: NGO Regulatory Bill – Why the Nigerian government has it all wrong again

by Mary Olushoga When has the Nigerian government ever gotten anything right? BudgIT a civic technology company focused on promoting ...

Isime EseneAugust 15, 2016

Expect trillion naira investments in the transport sector – APTCON

Private transport company owners, under the aegis of Association of Private Transport Companies of Nigeria (APTCON), have called on stakeholders ...

Isime EseneAugust 15, 2016

Opinion: Digital Rights & Freedom Bill – Laying the foundation for Nigeria’s digital future

by Hon. Chukwuemeka Ujam, Titi Akinsanmi, and ‘Gbenga Sesan Something exciting is brewing in Nigeria. Just coming from a period ...

Mazi EmekaAugust 11, 2016

According to Adeosun, this is why Nigeria should change its tax laws

The Minister of Finance, Kemi Adeosun, on Wednesday, said that Nigeria’s tax policy needs to be overhauled because of the ...

Op-Ed EditorJune 22, 2016

Oluwatosin Olaseinde: You are fired! – Nigerian banking sector (Y! Naira&Kobo)

The economy has been contracting and is on its way to an inevitable recession in the 2nd Quarter GDP. Although ...

Isime EseneJune 7, 2016

Oluwatosin Olaseinde: On nation building during a recession (Naira&Kobo)

by Oluwatosin Olaseinde What do you see? Nigeria is at a brink of officially slipping into a recession. For that ...

Op-Ed EditorMay 24, 2016

Opinion: Agricultural revolution – Time to make a bold move

By Adekunle Smart Renowned physicist and Nobel Laureate, Albert Einstein once quipped, “In the middle of difficulty, lies opportunity.” A ...

Adebayo EmuleomoMay 23, 2016

Feyi Fawehinmi: The horror movie that is Nigeria’s GDP numbers

Written by Fawehinmi Feyi Nigeria’s GDP figures were released yesterday. For people who like to watch horror movies, the numbers ...

Isime EseneMay 23, 2016

SPECIAL REPORT: Agriculture can’t save Nigeria, but agribusiness might

by Mazi Emeka As the Nigerian economy slowly descends into full blown recession, and the national currency nose dives to ...

Op-Ed EditorMay 23, 2016

Morning Devotion: Eco-no-my, P-D-P, &  In-di-mi

This Monday, Joachim looks at Nigeria’s shrinking GDP, the opposition PDP in turmoil one year after losing power, and the ...

Op-Ed EditorMay 21, 2016

Opinion: Dear Mr President, it’s the economy that really matters

Today, there is this issue that really bothered me and got me thinking so much I already had an article ...

YWriterMay 20, 2016

Just in: Nigeria’s GDP is the lowest in 25 years

by Chi Ibe The Nigerian Bureau of Statistics (NBS) today issued Nigeria’s gross domestic product (GDP) Report, and it doesn’t ...

Mazi EmekaMay 17, 2016

In one photo, an argument that Nigeria is not really a mono-economy

A popular opinion is that Nigeria’s economy is a mono economy that is tied directly to the petroleum industry. While this maybe ...

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