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News Niger » Economy: Nigerian economic body and state oil firm discuss gasoline price change

News channel or source: https://af.reuters.com/article/investingNews/idAFKCN1G00MB-OZABS
Publication date: hursday 15 February 2018

ABUJA (Reuters) - An economic body that advises Nigeria’s government is in discussion with the state oil company to determine whether gasoline is appropriately priced in the country, a state governor said on Thursday. The price of gasoline is a highly ...

News Niger » Economy: Nigerian startups raise a lot of foreign cash, but how much impact do they have on the economy?

News channel or source: https://techpoint.ng/2018/02/22/nigerian-startups-foreign-cash-impact-economy/
Publication date: hursday 22 February 2018

Nigerian entrepreneurs are known to be enthusiastic, hence the popular saying that if you can excel as an entrepreneur in Nigeria, you can excel anywhere else. However, the trait doesn’t come naturally. The hustle and bustle of the country sort of ...

News Niger » Economy: ‘7 Big Wins’, an Effective Tool to Navigate Economic Downturn

News channel or source: http://www.thisdaylive.com/index.php/2018/02/19/7-big-wins-an-effective-tool-to-navigate-economic-downturn/
Publication date: Sunday 18 February 2018

The economic downturn experienced in the last quarter of 2014 ... the Government to bring about positive and lasting solutions that will revolutionise the Nigerian Oil & Gas sector. In line with the ‘7 Big Wins’, and one of the key conversation themes ...

News Niger » Economy: Submission to the Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights concerning Niger

News channel or source: https://www.hrw.org/news/2018/02/11/submission-committee-economic-social-and-cultural-rights-concerning-niger
Publication date: Wednesday 14 February 2018

This submission relates to Articles 13 and 14 of the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights, and focuses on the protection of education during armed conflict. It proposes issues and recommendations that Committee members may wish to ...

News Niger » Economy: Nigerian view on SA’s economy after the Zuma administration

News channel or source: https://www.cnbcafrica.com/videos/2018/02/16/nigerian-view-on-sas-economy-after-the-zuma-administration/
Publication date: Friday 16 February 2018

After immense pressure from the African National Congress, South Africa’s President Jacob Zuma finally yielded and ended his 9 year tenure with his resignation from office. Deputy President, Cyril Ramaphosa, is now charged with salvaging the legacy of ...

News Niger » Economy: EU doubles Sahel force funding

News channel or source: https://www.yahoo.com/news/eu-doubles-sahel-force-funding-095512583.html
Publication date: hursday 22 February 2018

Europe hopes that spending money to improve the security and economic situation in the region will help stem ... in the troubled "tri-border" area where Mali, Niger and Burkina Faso meet. Intended to become fully operational in mid-2018, the G5 Sahel ...

News Niger » Economy: It may be a year of electioneering, but steady growth is expected for Nigerian economy in 2018

News channel or source: http://africanbusinessmagazine.com/latest/may-year-electioneering-steady-growth-expected-nigerian-economy-2018/
Publication date: uesday 13 February 2018

In a year likely to be dominated by electioneering, as the country gears up to the 2019 polls, the Nigerian economy is nonetheless expected to see growth of 2–5% – writes Rafiq Raji In Nigeria, the 2019 elections will be the big issue over the coming year.

News Niger » Economy: Nigerian State oil firm spent $5.8bn on fuel imports since late 2017

News channel or source: http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/nigerian-state-oil-firm-spent-58bn-on-fuel-imports-since-late-2017-2018-02-21/rep_id:4136
Publication date: uesday 20 February 2018

An economic body that advises Nigeria's government has been in discussion with the state oil company to determine whether gasoline is appropriately priced in the country, a state governor said last week. The relatively cheaper cost of Nigerian fuel ...

News Niger » Economy: MfBs critical to reviving Nigeria’s economy – CEO OSPOLY MfB

News channel or source: https://www.vanguardngr.com/2018/02/mfbs-critical-reviving-nigerias-economy-ceo-ospoly-mfb/
Publication date: Sunday 11 February 2018

If the MfB asks them if they owe any other bank, you can trust Nigerian borrowers, they will lie that they ... It is the MfB that is pivoting the economy of those countries. Microfinance is for the poor, we call them bankers to the poor.

News Niger » Economy: World Bank approves $486mn credit to Nigerian power grid work

News channel or source: https://www.brecorder.com/2018/02/16/399487/world-bank-approves-486mn-credit-to-nigerian-power-grid-work/
Publication date: Friday 16 February 2018

Nigeria’s dilapidated power sector is often criticised by economists for holding back the country’s economic growth. Businesses and households are subject to frequent blackouts, and many depend on their own generators that are expensive to run.