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US-China feud can help grow jobs in Nigeria and other African countries

US-China feud can help grow jobs in Nigeria and other African countries

Debo Onifade is the author of “Liberating Nigeria: A Guide to Winning Elections and Reviving our Country”, and the founder of Nigeria Politics Online Forum: Liberating Nigeria. Though Mexico and Canada will continue to be the top two trading partners of the United States for many years, the rising US-China feud over trade and corona […] Read More

Cocoa, Plantain Farmers Beg Buhari For Financial Help, Farm Inputs

Cocoa, Plantain Farmers Beg Buhari For Financial Help, Farm Inputs

The presidency on Sunday described the Northern Elders Forum (NEF) as a mere irritant and a featherweight following the position the group took on the worsening insecurity in the north. The presidency was reacting to a statement Sunday signed by the group’s convener, Prof. Ango Abdullahi, which alleged that the insecurity in some northern states […] Read More

Nigeria, Data And The Path To Food Security – Smallholder Farmer Inclusion

Nigeria, Data And The Path To Food Security – Smallholder Farmer Inclusion

OVER the last couple of weeks, there have been a lot of conversations around the executive summary of the 2019 Poverty and Inequality in Nigeria report released by the National Bureau of Statistics. Coming at a time when the coronavirus pandemic has clearly shown the level of inequality that exists within the Nigerian society, this […] Read More

Experts proffer solutions on business operation in pandemic

Experts proffer solutions on business operation in pandemic

Global provider of consumer research, insights and analyses, Nielsen, has advised economies in rebound stage to reinstate marketing investment, adapt messaging/tone relevance to alter circumstances, and engage where audiences have migrated. According to them, for brands in rebooting economy stage, there is a need to repair relationships based on purpose and meaning, hone communication around […] Read More

Nigeria’s Fintechs project $543 million revenue growth in two

Nigeria’s Fintechs project $543 million revenue growth in two

The number of fintech companies in Africa grew at a yearly rate of 24 per cent between 2009 and 2019, fuelled mostly by Nigeria, Kenya and South Africa. This is even as is projected that Fintech revenues in Nigeria will grow from $153million in 2017 to $543million by 2022, driven by expanding payment services, the […] Read More

Nigeria has highest personnel cost in global petroleum industry

Nigeria has highest personnel cost in global petroleum industry

Stakeholders have raised concerns over the country’s production costs, noting that Nigeria has the highest personnel cost among global operators, thus making it difficult to produce oil at a profitable price of below $10/barrel. According to them, many operators in the country spend 50 per cent of their cash flow on personnel costs, thus accounting […] Read More

Rethinking what works for financing health, preventing disease outbreaks in Nigeria

Rethinking what works for financing health, preventing disease outbreaks in Nigeria

The current COVID-19 pandemic that the world is still dealing with has shown that a lot is still left to be desired when it comes to having enough funding streams to improve health systems and prevent infectious disease outbreaks. The pandemic is revealing a lot about health systems across the world including in Nigeria. It […] Read More

The opportunities in Africa’s $100 billion infrastructure deficit

The opportunities in Africa’s $100 billion infrastructure deficit

During a webinar recently organized by the American Business Council, which Nairametrics was in attendance, Secretary General, African Continental Free trade Area (AfCFTA), Wamkele Mene, explained that at the heart of the BIAT action plan is ensuring that Africa relies less on the export of primary commodities to develop markets by reconfiguring Africa as a […] Read More

Farmers find solace in CBN’s interest rate cut

Farmers find solace in CBN’s interest rate cut

To revive the Nigerian economy which has been battered by the COVID -19 outbreak and low oil price, the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) in its May Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) meeting slashed the country’s benchmark interest rate by 100 basis points to 12.5percent from 13.5percent, first easing since March 2019 and the largest since […] Read More

9Mobile’s hunt for growth pays off as April figures end one year decline in market share

9Mobile’s hunt for growth pays off as April figures end one year decline in market share

9Mobile is pushing the boundaries under a new leadership to attract subscribers back to its platform after going an entire year without growth in voice subscribers. April figures released in June showed that 9Mobile has broken its one year run of losses as voice subscribers rose to 12,568,088 from 12,123,185, adding 444,903 for the first […] Read More

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