Three years after the start of Nigeria’s power privatisation programme, the government is looking to burnish the attractiveness of the sector by providing a range of new incentives and guarantees.
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Economic Update | Nigeria rolling out investment incentives to improve power generation
30 Nov 2016
Economic Update | New roadmap to increase investment in Nigeria’s mining industry
31 Oct 2016
The Nigerian government is targeting $5bn in mining investments over the next 10 years under a new industry roadmap, as part of a broader drive to diversify revenue sources away from non-oil sectors.
Economic Update | Untapped potential in Nigeria’s insurance sector
27 Sep 2016
A potential increase in minimum capital requirements for Nigeria’s insurers is currently under discussion, which could have significant consequences for the domestic sector’s ability to underwrite...
Economic Update | Nigeria’s central bank floats the naira
30 Aug 2016
In mid-June the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) introduced a flexible interbank exchange rate market, effectively floating the naira in a major departure from historical policy.
Economic Update | Nigeria set to bolster cassava industry
25 Jul 2016
A push by Nigeria to boost the production of staple crops, with a particular focus on cassava, should help improve rural development and food security in the 170m-person country.