Nigeria Articles & Analysis

Combining oil and gas wealth with the entrepreneurial efforts of its predominantly young population, Nigeria has developed a business-friendly environment over the past two decades of civilian rule. The country has effectively leveraged its abundance of natural resources and harnessed the strength of its 193m-strong population to become a key nation both on the African continent and beyond.

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To bridge gaps in transport and utilities, Nigeria is set to invest up to $20bn in nationwide infrastructure plans over the next decade, paving the way for broad-based economic expansion.

How do you expect Nigeria’s foreign reserves to evolve in the short to medium term?

How has the free zone scheme developed since its inception in 1992?

Nigeria has continued its economic recovery in 2018 on the back of an increase in oil revenue; however, fluctuating energy prices, increasing debt and an election in early 2019 could pose challenges moving forward.

What are federal and state agencies doing cooperatively to streamline investment in gaming?

 

The UN Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) reports that Nigeria is Africa’s leading rice consumer and one of its largest rice producers. It describes rice as an “essential” cash crop for Nigeria, with small-scale farmers accounting for 80% of production but just 20% of consumption. Shifting consumption trends have seen domestic rice demand...