Barton Heyman

July 18, 2018

Nigeria Update: ‘Lower purchasing power, fund costs, credit risks challenge economy’

It is not yet over, according to the officials of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), who came to Nigeria on economic assessment, as the touted non-oil […]
July 18, 2018

Nigeria Update: Buhari demands N242b for 2019 elections

“The aggregate cost of the 2019 elections is estimated at N242,445,322,600.00, but only N164,104,792,065.00 will be spent for urgent needs of the polls because of funds […]
July 16, 2018

Nigeria Update: First Bank restates commitment to agro-businesses financing (Nigeria)

The Managing Director First Bank of Nigeria Limited and Subsidiaries, Dr. Adesola Adeduntan, has expressed the commitment of the bank to continue in financing agricultural businesses […]
July 16, 2018

Africa Upadte: OPEC production hits 4-month high of 31.87 mb/d

Occasioned by increased global oil supply of 370,000 barrel per day (mb/d) in June, due mainly to higher outputs from Saudi Arabia and Russia, OPEC crude […]