Elections! Economically speaking…
The run-up to Nigeria’s presidential elections garners interest from both the domestic and international communities. Given that the macro environment is closely linked to politico-economic activities and the general notion is that elections bring a loss of macro discipline, examining economic trends during election periods is necessary. An extensive look at inflation reports during these…
‘Our mission is to inspire, empower women to attain leadership positions in business, management and public service’
The reputable platform for women empowerment in Nigeria, Women in Management, Business and Public Service (WIMBIZ) is organizing its 17th Annual Conference...
Inspired by Glory 2017 #WomenSupportingWomen #Powerlist
To commence the New Year, Inspired by Glory, came up with its Powerlist of women supporting other women in their different endeavours.
Housing, still on the priority list
Homeownership in Nigeria remains a struggle. Given the choppy macro terrain, purchasing power has been severely eroded, making it difficult for income earners to purchase houses.
Towards a business-friendly environment
Nigeria is currently ranked 169 out of 190 in the ease of doing business index by the World Bank. There are eight focus areas within the plan; ‘starting a business’ features at the top.
Facelift required to grow the economy and shore up the naira
Besides cost-cutting, diversification of revenue sources should be at the front burner of any struggling economy. The lingering macro challenges caused by the current global oil price regime should stimulate economic activity.....
Several sore thumbs sticking out
Nigeria’s exit from recession depends heavily on its expansionary fiscal stance. The headline figure in the proposed budget for 2017 is total FGN spending of N7.30trn compared with N6.06trn in the 2016 budget.
Power sector in need of better coordination
Steady power supplies are a basic necessity for growth and development in any economy. A study carried out about three years ago showed that if “full power” is attained and made routinely available to businesses and households, it could add two percentage points to annual GDP growth.