Marcel Okeke, a practising economist and consultant in Business Strategy & Sustainability based in Lagos, is a former Chief Economist at Zenith Bank Plc. He can be reached at:; +2348033075697 (text only)

Apparently overwhelmed by the endless crashing of the Naira against the dollar (and other hard currencies) in the foreign exchange

Waiting for Godot is a play by Irish playwright, Samuel Beckett, in which two characters, Vladimir and Estragon, engage in a variety

In the past week or so, the media have been abuzz with news about the hiking of the exchange rate (the Naira against the dollar) at

The last few days in January 2024 saw Nigeria’s national currency —Naira— experience the worst crash ever in value against the US

From a level of 21.34 percent as of end-December 2022, Nigeria’s headline inflation maintained a consistent upwards trajectory,

Global oil giant, Shell, operating in Nigeria as Shell Petroleum Development Company (SPDC), on Tuesday, January 16, 2024, announced

The news is shocking, to say the least, that “no fewer than 157 incidents of crude oil theft were recorded in the Niger Delta between

Unarguably, the greatest challenge facing Nigeria today is its ‘collapsed’ economy, marked by acute shortage of foreign exchange

The World Bank, one of the Bretton Woods institutions, in its latest ‘Nigeria’s Development Update’ (NDU) publication, said “important

By every measure, the year 2023 has been one of the most challenging in living memory to operators in all sectors of the Nigerian