Tag: Union Capital Markets

DMO: $22.7bn borrowing request consistent with debt strategy

An International Monetary Fund (IMF) team on a technical assistance mission recently met with Nigeria's Debt Management Office to discuss Nigeria's Medium Term Debt Management Strategy. Meanwhile, Nigeria is aiming to earn at least 80 per cent of revenues from non-oil sources in the next three years. Egie Akpata, Director of Union Capital Markets joins me to discuss these stories and more.

Understanding Nigeria’s debt management strategy

An International Monetary Fund (IMF) team on a technical assistance mission recently met with Nigeria's Debt Management Office to discuss Nigeria's Medium Term Debt Management Strategy. Meanwhile, Nigeria is aiming to earn at least 80 per cent of revenues from non-oil sources in the next three years. Egie Akpata, Director of Union Capital Markets joins me to discuss these stories and more.

Nigeria, South Africa work to bolster trade relations

Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari is currently in South Africa where talks on trade, human capital development, security and more are being held with South African President Cyril Ramaphosa. To assess Nigeria and South Africa’s trade relations Egie Akpata, Director at Union Capital Markets and CNBC Africa reporter Karabo Letlhatlha give insight into this state visit.

Does Nigeria have a debt problem?

Despite concerns on the state of Nigeria’s debt, the country’s Finance Minister Zainab Ahmed, has said that Nigeria has a revenue problem and not a debt problem. Egie Akpata, Director of Union Capital Markets joins CNBC Africa for more.

Key takeaways from Nigeria’s MPC meet

Nigeria’s Monetary Policy Committee says tightening the monetary policy should not be an option right now, as all members voted unanimously to hold the benchmark interest rate at 13.5 per cent. Egie Akpata, Director of Union Capital Markets joins CNBC Africa for more.

MPC urges CBN to develop debt recovery framework

Nigeria’s Monetary Policy Committee has asked the Central Bank of Nigeria to design a comprehensive, legal and regulatory framework that will improve the recovery of non-performing loans in the banking system. Egie Akpata, Director at Union Capital Markets joins CNBC Africa to discuss this story.

How can Nigeria’s capital market spur growth?

MTN Nigeria’s planned listing will be one of the few big-ticket listings on the Nigerian Stock Exchange in a while. Egie Akpata, Director at Union Capital Markets joins CNBC Africa to evaluate the growth of Nigeria's capital market.

Medium-term financial stability risks remain elevated – Report

The IMF Global Fiscal Stability report notes that the tightening in global financial conditions has led to somewhat higher near-term risks to global growth and financial stability. Egie Akpata, Director at Union Capital Markets joins CNBC Africa to discuss this report.
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