Tag: Nigerian economy

Nigeria Finmin: Economy to shrink 8.9% in worst case scenario

Nigeria’s Minister for Finance, Budget and National Planning, Zainab Ahmed says Nigeria's economy could shrink by as much as 8.9 per cent this year in a worst-case scenario without stimulus. Ahmed stated that the contraction could reach 4.4 per cent in a best-case scenario, without any fiscal measures. But with a stimulus, the contraction could be kept to just 0.59 per cent. Pabina Yinkere, Chief Investment Officer at Sigma Pensions joins CNBC Africa for more.

Here’s why Nigeria’s economy is expected to grow before the 2019 elections

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - Nigeria’s economy is expected to grow more slowly this year than previously forecast as investors hold off before elections in early 2019, a Reuters poll showed on Friday, while...

Forex inflow via investors, exporters’ window hits $10bn

Forex inflow via investors, exporters' window hits $10bn

Nigeria’s GDP grows by 0.83% in 2017

Nigeria’s GDP grows by 0.83% in 2017

Renaissance Capital upgrades Nigeria’s GDP growth forecast

Renaissance Capital upgrades Nigeria's GDP growth forecast

Nigerian economy grows 1.4% in Q3: stats office

Nigeria’s economy grew 1.4 percent year-on-year in the third quarter, the statistics office said on Monday, extending its slow climb out of its first recession in a generation. Africa’s largest economy returned to...

This is how Nigeria can unlock its economic potential

This is how Nigeria can unlock its economic potential

Tech start-ups to play crucial role in Nigeria’s growth story – Expert

Tech start-ups to play crucial role in Nigeria’s growth story – Expert
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