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 Nigeria's MPC concludes meeting today

Video / Tue, 24 Jan 2017 10:56:30 GMT

Nigeria's MPC concludes meeting today

Markets in Nigeria are eagerly awaiting the outcome of the monetary policy committee meeting which began on Monday. There are mixed views among analysts, with many predicting the MPC will maintain the status quo.

 MTN is operating as a bank

Video / Tue, 24 Jan 2017 10:44:35 GMT

MTN is operating as a bank

Stephen van Coller has a background in banking; we asked if he MTN plans to move into the fintech space.

 Growth of organised retail in Nigeria

Video / Mon, 23 Jan 2017 11:08:43 GMT

Growth of organised retail in Nigeria

In the last couple of years, Nigeria has seen a growth in the number of retail malls established across the country. According to experts, these malls are crucial for the continued growth of the organised retail market.

 Nigeria bourse show mixed performance

Video / Mon, 23 Jan 2017 10:50:43 GMT

Nigeria bourse show mixed performance

The NSE sectorial indices at Nigeria's local bourse recorded mixed performance last week with the banking index emerging the biggest winner with a 1.8 per cent gain while the consumer goods sector dropped the most, shedding over 2 per cent.

 Top West Africa news stories of the week

Video / Fri, 20 Jan 2017 11:26:58 GMT

Top West Africa news stories of the week

A number of economic news made headlines this week. Top on the list was the approval of President Buhari's Medium Term Expenditure framework and Fiscal Strategy Paper by the National Assembly.

 Lagos top list of revenue earners for first-half 2016

Video / Fri, 20 Jan 2017 11:14:20 GMT

Lagos top list of revenue earners for first-half 2016

Nigeria's statistics office earlier this week released the 2016 half year data on the internally generated revenue of states across the country. Lagos state took the lead with 150.5 billion naira. A total of 317.7 billion naira in revenue.

 Understanding Nigeria's debt management strategy

Video / Thu, 19 Jan 2017 11:09:27 GMT

Understanding Nigeria's debt management strategy

Nigeria's National Assembly on Wednesday approved the federal government's Medium Term Expenditure Framework and Fiscal Strategy Paper, and also signed off on President Muhammadu Buhari's 2.3 trillion naira borrowing plan.

 Nigeria's market fall into negative territory

Video / Wed, 18 Jan 2017 11:18:29 GMT

Nigeria's market fall into negative territory

Trading at Nigeria's local bourse turned negative on Tuesday, as the broad index shed 0.36 per cent to 26,278.20. According to ARM, Nigeria's forex shortage challenge will continue to impact on consumer goods companies this year.

 Nigeria's power sector woes

Video / Wed, 18 Jan 2017 11:17:57 GMT

Nigeria's power sector woes

Frequent system collapse incidences continues to plague Nigeria's power sector as operators struggle with gas shortages and low profit margins, among other things.