Nigeria has made some big advances in strengthening its economic infrastructure, but even as it emerges from recession it is still a long way from escaping its dependence on oil.
In January, officials from the Republic of Congo announced the country’s application for membership of OPEC.
Nigeria’s economy grew by 1.92% in the last quarter of 2017 compared with a 1.73% contraction in the same period of the previous year. The …
Since taking office in September, President João Lourenço has introduced economic reforms and made some bold political moves. Could this mark a new course for Angola?
In a year likely to be dominated by the 2019 elections, the Nigerian economy should see growth of 2–5%.
Nigeria’s economy is projected to grow to over US$650bn by 2022, but is it a good time for investors to put money into the country?
Nigeria’s banks have avoided crisis in the aftermath of the 2014 oil price crash, but the central bank is keeping a close watch on them.
Low demand and competition from shale are causing problems for OPEC, but some recent trends may provide Africa’s oil-producing countries with grounds for hope.
Nigeria has come out of recession, but the volatility of the oil revenues on which the country is still so dependent are a cause of uncertainty.
In the absence of decisive leadership, Nigeria’s economic and security problems are being left to fester.