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Buhari: His health and the markets

April 28, 2017 admin 0

The strange statements coming from the villa and Mr. President’s absence at key meetings this month have increased suspicion that all is not well with Baba’s health. Of course, this is not a new story. […]

Forex Insider

Mr. Godwin Emefiele – The Window Cleaner?

April 27, 2017 admin 0

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) under the governance of Mr. Godwin Emefiele has announced ANOTHER  FOREIGN EXCHANGE “window”. The market reaction has now settled and we can see the long term impact. This particular window […]

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Railway Robbery Update

April 27, 2017 admin 0

So instead of issuing Euro bonds, the Nigerian Government has managed to get the Senate to approve $1.25bn of debt from China’s Import Export Bank to fund Chinese companies to build or resuscitate Nigerian railways. […]

Economy Insider

Impact of US Steel Import Tariffs on Nigeria

April 21, 2017 admin 0

As United States President, Donald Trump shows, the first signs of imposing import tariffs on steel imports to the US there maybe a knock-on impact for Nigeria. This action was sign posted as part of […]

Companies Insider

The “return” of Chief Erisco

April 21, 2017 admin 0

It was hard to suppress the laughter as I read last night of the triumphant return to Nigerian production of Erisco, the tomato processing company. The news was trumpeted by the ever flamboyant and perpetually […]

Business Insider

Kemi “the village bean counter” Adeosun

April 21, 2017 admin 0

And so it begins. As predicted. The Federal Government has begun to say that any lift out of recession is due to its policies. Kemi “the village bean counter” Adeosun, Minister of Finance, claimed yesterday […]

Companies Insider

Please applaud Ecobank

April 19, 2017 admin 0

Let us take a minute to applaud Ecobank. Admittedly they are not wholly Nigerian (only 40% of their business is in Nigeria and one of the largest shareholders is South Africa’s Nedbank), but they appear […]

Economy Insider

Are we on the brink of an economic recovery?

April 19, 2017 admin 0

There is a growing list of optimistic global economic bodies predicting that Nigeria is now entering a period of economic growth and recovery from the recent recession. This could conceivably be true and, to use […]