Nigeria Articles & Analysis

With Africa’s largest economy and its biggest population, Nigeria is the continent’s heavyweight. The country has been blessed with resource-rich lands, areas of great agricultural fertility and favourable demographics, but it has also had its fair share of challenges.

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Higher levels of energy production, supported by rising prices, underpinned a recovery in Nigeria’s economy in 2017, with further gains expected this year.

The Nigerian government has announced plans for a multibillion-dollar sell-off of state assets in the energy sector, in a push to boost cash flows and improve efficiency across the sector.

Articles & Analysis | Nigeria's Hotel Listings from The Report: Nigeria 2017

 

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ETIQUETTE: Relationships are very important within the business community. Meetings typically open with a handshake, followed by a casual conversation about family, health and travel. In the Muslim north, wait for a woman to extend her hand before offering yours. The business discussion begins at...

 

Over the past three years the Nigerian economy and public finances have been dealt a heavy blow by the fall in oil prices and depleted foreign exchange reserves. With the decline in oil revenue, focus has shifted to taxation as a source of income.

 

Micro-, small and medium-sized enterprises (MSMEs) are the driving force for economic activity and innovation. They contribute to growth through job creation, investments, exports and taxation. In Nigeria the economy is largely dominated by MSMEs, with an estimated 96% of all businesses falling in this category. MSMEs account for 84% of the...