Barton Heyman

December 6, 2017

World Update: Bitcoin surges above $12,000 to record high on relentless demand

Bitcoin extended its eye-popping rally on Wednesday, breaking above $12,000 to a record high despite questions about the cryptocurrency’s real value and worries about a dangerous […]
December 6, 2017

Nigeria Update: U.S. businesses in Nigeria paid N34.4b tax in 2016

A recent Economic Impact Survey of United States companies in Nigeria has shown that such business interests have contributed over N34.4 billion to the nation’s tax […]
December 6, 2017

Nigeria Update: Reserves hit $38.2b as FDI crosses $10 billion

Nigeria’s foreign exchange (forex) reserves jumped from $23 billion in October 2016, to $38.2 billion yesterday, a development that signals the country’s return to favourite international […]
December 5, 2017

Africa Update: Kachikwu: Nigeria Can Maximise OPEC Exemption with Low Production Cost

The Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Dr. Ibe Kachikwu, has said that Nigeria could make the most of her exemption from oil production cap agreed […]