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Comprising major food and consumer staples producers, Africa’s largest cement manufacturers, and a handful of heavy industries and light manufacturing, Nigeria has a diversified industrial sector. According to data from the Nigerian Investment Promotion Commission (NIPC), the country is home to the largest manufacturing sector on the continent...

 

As Africa’s largest and most populous economy, with a vibrant private sector and vast natural resources, Nigeria has strong potential for growth. However, that potential is consistently hindered by an underdeveloped utilities sector. Providing utilities remains one of Nigeria’s greatest challenges, as a sizeable portion of the population is...

 

How successful has the privatisation of the power generation and distribution segments been?

 

What are the biggest constraints to investment in Nigeria’s power generation sector?

Chapter | Industry & Mining from The Report: Nigeria 2017

Comprising major food and consumer staples producers, Africa’s largest cement manufacturers, and a handful of heavy industries and light manufacturing, Nigeria has a diversified industrial sector. According to data from the Nigerian Investment Promotion Commission (NIPC), the country is home to the largest manufacturing sector on the continent and, along with Egypt, South Africa and Morocco,...

Chapter | Utilities from The Report: Nigeria 2017

As Africa’s largest oil producer, Nigeria is a key member of the Organisation of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) and the world’s fourth-largest exporter of liquefied natural gas. Policy moves over the past two decades have enabled young Nigerian companies to acquire and develop oil and gas blocks, build pipelines and distribution networks, and soon, based on the current project...