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Economic Update | Nigeria’s banks set to tap eurobond market

20 Apr 2015
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Banks in Nigeria have been given additional time to implement stricter regulations, but challenging market conditions combined with higher capital adequacy ratios are pushing lenders towards the...

Economic Update | Nigeria’s film industry steps out of the shadows

26 Mar 2015
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The contributions of Nigeria’s film industry, the second-largest in the world in terms of number of films produced, to the national economy have become clearer after the rebasing of the country’s GDP...

Economic Update | Nigeria in full swing with rice production

11 Feb 2015
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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
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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
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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
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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-...