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Economic Update | Nigeria in full swing with rice production

11 Feb 2015
Nigeria rice
Investment in production and the rollout of higher-yield strains are helping put Nigeria on track for self-sufficiency in rice, potentially opening the possibility for exports further down the line.

Economic Update | Nigeria Year in Review 2014

13 Jan 2015
Falling oil prices and increased instability in the north impacted Nigeria’s economic growth in 2014, though a rebasing of GDP means that whoever wins the forthcoming presidential elections in 2015...

Economic Update | Nigeria targets gas production

18 Dec 2014
Nigeria gas
Nigeria is looking to improve and expand the supply of gas used by its power sector, as part of a comprehensive overhaul of electricity generation.  

Economic Update | Nigeria eyes private buy-in for transport infrastructure

14 Nov 2014
Nigeria infrastructure
Continuing the shift away from state dominance in infrastructure development that began with the power privatisation initiative, a drive to boost the private sector role in several of Nigeria’s big-...

Economic Update | Nigeria’s retail sector set to ring up sales

16 Oct 2014
Nigeria retail
With a huge consumer market, growing economy and increasingly urbanised population base, Nigeria represents one of the biggest opportunities for the retail sector in Africa. However lingering...

Economic Update | Nigeria gears up for ICT growth

18 Sep 2014
Information and communication technology (ICT) is set to become an integral part of daily life in Nigeria, following the pilot launch in August of a new nationwide electronic identity card programme...