Are Nigerians better off with a pension plan?

premium

10 AUG 2022

Are Nigerians better off with a pension plan?

Nigerians struggle to see the benefit of their dwindling pensions.

Adesola Afolabi

Will higher interest rates encourage Nigerians to save more?

premium

09 AUG 2022

Will higher interest rates encourage Nigerians to save more?

With the Monetary Policy Rate (MPR) raised to 14%, savings as opposed to spending excess income should be more attractive.

Should Nigerian banks be worried about decentralised finance?

premium

08 AUG 2022

Should Nigerian banks be worried about decentralised finance?

A look at how the DeFi revolution will affect Nigeria's banks through the lens of lending.

Nnamdi Ifechi-fred

What happens if Nigeria doesn't stop borrowing?

premium

05 AUG 2022

What happens if Nigeria doesn't stop borrowing?

It’s time to consider options for Nigeria if it cannot repay its loans.

Gbemisola Alonge

How can NNPC Limited succeed?

premium

04 AUG 2022

How can NNPC Limited succeed?

Inefficient business practices and weak corporate governance plagued the old NNPC, will the new one fare better?

Noelle Okwedy

Can the CBN’s interest rate hike improve investor confidence?

premium

02 AUG 2022

Can the CBN’s interest rate hike improve investor confidence?

How the efficacy of interest rates and resultant monetary policy success is threatened.

Yomi Ajayi

premium

29 JUL 2022

What's next for Nigeria's looming debt crisis?

Going by the current estimates, Nigeria’s liquidity is drying up fast.

Gbemisola Alonge

premium

27 JUL 2022

Why does the federal government struggle to meet its revenue targets?

Nigeria’s budget determines how the lives of over 200 million people will fare for at least 365 days, so how do projections get so wrong?

Adesola Afolabi

premium

26 JUL 2022

Should Africa be worried about slower VC funding?

With an 82% growth in year-on-year funding for H1 2022 African startups seem to be bucking the trend of global funding winter.

Jonathan Ntege Lubwama

premium

22 JUL 2022

Why is government borrowing a problem for Nigerians?

The federal government now spends more than it earns on debt servicing. Total debt service is over 120% from January to April 2022.

Gbemisola Alonge

Are banks better off running electricity firms?

premium

19 JUL 2022

Are banks better off running electricity firms?

Despite chronic debt defaults and huge losses, electricity companies are still essential assets for Nigerian banks.

Yomi Ajayi

Why are Nigerian electricity companies so unprofitable?

premium

18 JUL 2022

Why are Nigerian electricity companies so unprofitable?

Eight out of 11 Nigerian electricity companies have either been sold or taken over by banks due to poor financial performance.

Noelle Okwedy

Can African startups scale using VC subsidies?

premium

12 JUL 2022

Can African startups scale using VC subsidies?

Startups scramble for growth strategies as it's no longer sustainable for VCs to subsidise customer acquisition costs.

Jonathan Ntege Lubwama

What is the impact of CBN charges on banks' profits?

premium

07 JUL 2022

What is the impact of CBN charges on banks' profits?

For the banks, the fear of the CBN is the beginning of wisdom, but are all regulatory policies wise?

Yomi Ajayi

Will Nigerian banks survive another global recession?

premium

24 JUN 2022

Will Nigerian banks survive another global recession?

Global shocks such as persistently high inflation negatively impact banks, the businesses they serve, and their ability to remain afloat.

Yomi Ajayi

Why investors are bullish on Seplat

premium

23 JUN 2022

Why investors are bullish on Seplat

Seplat is benefitting from the oil and gas boom. But, Nigeria's challenging environment poses risks. Will it remain investors' choice for the future?

Noelle Okwedy

More Articles