Buhari’s first year: Five ways Nigeria has changed
22-06-2016 | 10:35:00
President Muhammadu Buhari came to power promising Nigerians "change". Novelist and writer Adaobi Tricia Nwaubani gives five examples of what has changed in Nigeria since 29 May 2015 when he was sworn in.
Five ways naira flotation will affect Nigeria - BBC
22-06-2016 | 08:40:00
Nigeria is allowing its struggling currency, the naira, to trade freely in a move to tackle the financial crisis in Africa's most populous nation. Financial blogger Feyi Fawehinmi looks at how it will affect people's lives.
Investing in science and research has massive benefits for Africa’s economy - AfDB President, Akinwumi Adesina
20-06-2016 | 10:17:00
The Bank’s President Akinwumi Adesina was speaking at the 7th Agriculture Science Week (AASW) and the Forum for Agricultural Research in Africa (FARA), where he was awarded the FARA Leadership Prize for advancing agricultural science, technology and innovation in Africa.
FirstBank Deepens SME Capacity through Radio Programme – The Economy & You!
13-06-2016 | 08:40:00
Barely a year after the commencement of the SME Radio programme, The Economy & You, First Bank of Nigeria Limited has empowered millions of SMEs across the nation.
Nigeria’s Buhari Reassures Investors on Naira, Restive Delta
30-05-2016 | 10:22:00
Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari tried to reassure investors that he has the country’s currency and oil-rich Niger River delta region in hand one year after taking office.
I think people are under estimating the economy of Nigeria – Dangote
21-03-2016 | 09:57:00
Africa's richest man and President, Dangote Industries, Alhaji Aliko Dangote, yesterday, dismissed fears about the impact of the fall in crude oil prices on the Nigerian economy, saying the decline would not translate to doom for the economy.
U.S Companies Invest $10.9bn in Nigerian Economy
09-02-2016 | 10:13:00
The United States (US) secretary of commerce, Penny Pritzker, has disclosed that out of over 70 large American companies operating in Nigeria, a survey showed that the cumulative amount of direct investment committed to the country by just 11 of them since 2011 totaled $10.9 billion.
AfDB high-level mission to Nigeria offers support for country’s economic growth and social development priorities
01-02-2016 | 09:22:00
The African Development Bank conducted a high-level mission from Wednesday January 27 to Friday, January 29 to engage in policy dialogue with the Federal Government of Nigeria in order to ascertain its key development priorities.
Lagarde Urges Nigeria to Diversify its Economy away from Oil
06-01-2016 | 11:23:00
Christine Lagarde, Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund, is in the Nigerian capital, Abuja, for a visit aimed at strengthening the body's partnership with the West African country.
FirstBank Promotes Food Economy Initiative
26-11-2015 | 09:33:00
Given the economic diversification in the face of dwindling oil revenue, a lot of attention has been given to the business of food, the very crux of the nation’s economy before the oil boom.