‘How to reposition Nigeria’s manufacturing sector for increased GDP’
Stakeholders have raised concern on the parlous state of infrastructure at the ports, as well as the activities of multiple government agencies at the terminals, urging government to adopt a holistic strategy...
Nigeria’s debt service ratio falls to 45%
The nation’s debt-service-to-revenue ratio has recorded a new decline from about 66 per cent to 45 per cent, courtesy of the improving revenue mobilisation from both domestic and foreign sources.
Imperatives for industrialisation
I attended the annual conference of the Nigeria Economic Society last week. The conference was centred around Nigeria’s attempts to industrialize. Of course, this is not a new issue.
2014 National Conference and the benefits of restructuring
Fulani herdsmen have added another dimension to the state of insecurity. The impunity with which these graze their cattle continues to create conflict in local communities across the country.
Much ado about tax to GDP ratio
Now that the price of crude oil has stubbornly refused to go back where Nigeria wants it, the realisation is slowly dawning that maybe things will be like this for a while.
‘Stakeholders must position retail as next economic driver’
The experts, who gathered at the fourth edition of the Retail Leaders Conference in Lagos, insisted that a plethora of challenges have continued to cripple the growth of the sector thereby limiting projected opportunities, particularly in the areas of job creation and economic benefits.
Revisiting the fiscal purse
The success of the FGN’s expansionary fiscal agenda rests on its ability to release funds for capital programmes. Last year the (gross) federally collected revenue stood at N5.7trn, equivalent to 8.3% of total GDP in 2016. This was driven primarily by non-oil revenue collection.
‘We are rebranding to serve our clients better’
As the company marks 35 years of its existence in Nigeria, MD/CEO of INLAKS Computers, Mr Femi Adeoti, tells The Guardian about the company’s giant strides in the ICT industry...
Nigeria’s GDP drop responsible for decline in region’s economic activity, says ECOWAS
The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), yesterday revealed that significant decline in the economic activity of the West African region is primarily due to the sharp drop in the real Gross Domestic Product (GDP) of Nigeria.