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)

The Manufacturers Association of Nigeria (MAN) announced recently a set of plans to increase the output of the manufacturing sector

The content of a brief to the diplomatic community on recent monetary policy decisions of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) presented

During the last week of January 2023 and several months after acute fuel or Premium Motor Spirit (PMS) scarcity in the country,

Moody’s, one of the world’s leading rating agencies, a few days ago, in its latest report, downgraded Nigeria over its deteriorating

The United Nations’ agency — Food and Agricultural Organisation (FAO) — a few days ago warned that some 25 million Nigerians stand the

For the first time since the COVID-19 pandemic swept the globe in 2020, the World Economic Forum (WEF) has been held in full

One of the ironies of the Nigerian economy is the fact that at a time that it should be reaping sustained windfalls from high oil

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday, January 3, 2023, signed the Federal Republic of Nigeria Appropriation Bill 2023 into law with a

By every dispassionate consideration, the Nigerian economy in 2022 experienced a mix of the bad, the ugly and the unexpected — all

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