Barton Heyman

January 23, 2018

Nigeria Update: Nigeria loses N1.74 trillion to absence of petroleum law

  Nigeria lost N1.74trillion to the absence of the Petroleum Industry Governance Bill (PIGB) in 2013, according to the Nigeria Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (NEITI). NEITI […]
January 23, 2018

Nigeria Update: Sell pressure drags market capitalisation by N65 billion

Sell pressure arising from profit taking by investors on the floor of the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) yesterday, depressed market indices by N65billion.  Specifically, at the […]
January 23, 2018

Africa Update: Africa remains stable as global FDI falls to $1.52 trillion

Although global Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) fell from $1.81trillion in 2016, to an estimated $1.52trillion in 2017, investment into Africa, and other developing countries stood almost […]
January 22, 2018

World Update: US Senate leader urges shutdown brinksmanship end by Monday

US President Donald Trump’s top Senate Republican urged lawmakers Sunday to “step back from the brink” and fund the government, before a two-day shutdown extends into […]