Ebola and Extractives in Nigeria

CNN Lists Nigeria Among Top 5 Global Stock Markets of 2017

According to the report, the Nigerian index suffered mightily in 2015 and 2016 as low oil prices, militant attacks, currency troubles, elections and Ebola hit investor sentiment. But oil prices have moved higher, the central bank has made it easier to swap currencies and the economy has snapped out of …

Regional economic activity regaining momentum

Activity is also rebounding in countries hit by the 2015 Ebola outbreak (Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone). Ethiopia should remain Africa’s … Increased oil production thanks to stability in the Niger Delta (the country’s oil-belt) and good harvest led to growth revival in Nigeria. Reforms in the forex markets …

The Immolation Of Nigeria’s Agribusiness

Nigeria’s agricultural sector has witnessed series of dramatic events in … The ‘Tomato Ebola‘ experience will make easy reference as a case in point. … Put simply, if the country’s oil revenues tank for any reason, Nigeria will be right …

Asia-West Africa trade recovering in 2017

… attributed to recoveries in the aftermath of the Ebola crisis, and the rising oil market, since the trade is highly exposed to the oil market’s changes, with the major oil exporting nations in West Africa such as Nigeria and Angola being …