A new mobile operator, ntel, commenced 4G LTE services in Lagos and Abuja in early April, increasing competition in the 170m-person telecoms market.
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Economic Update | Nigeria’s shifting telecoms landscape
24 Apr 2016
Economic Update | Nigeria launches restructuring of oil sector
30 Mar 2016
Far-reaching and long-awaited plans aimed at reforming Nigeria’s oil industry are gathering pace, though they have met with resistance from some stakeholders.
Economic Update | Nigeria to sharpen focus on transport infrastructure
28 Feb 2016
A multi-billion-dollar overhaul of Nigeria’s transport network is gaining pace as the country looks to plug infrastructure gaps and stimulate economic growth.
Economic Update | Nigeria Year in Review 2015
29 Jan 2016
As with many hydrocarbons producers elsewhere in the world, Nigeria endured a challenging 2015 as falling oil prices impacted the country’s exports and exchange earnings.
Economic Update | Nigeria’s power sector goes private
11 Dec 2015
The privatisation of Nigeria’s power generation and distribution assets has paved the way for an increase in electrification, although ongoing issues with gas supply and distribution are proving a...