Kehinde Ogunyale

Freelance Investigative and Data Journalist

Banks’ Credit To Economy Up By 2.2%

Findings from the Money and Credit data of the Central Bank of Nigeria has shown that commercial banks’ credit to the economy rose by 2.17 percent to N61.2 trillion in August from N59.9 trillion in July, even as currency-in-circulation. This increased by 0.9 percent to N3.24 trillion in August,  from N3.21 trillion in July 2022.   […]Read More

FG, States, LGs Share N673.137bn For August

The Federation Account Allocation Committee, has said that N673.137 billion was shared among the three tiers of government as federation allocation for August 2022. In a statement issued by the Director Information and Press, Mr Phil Abiamuwe-Mowete, he revealed that the Federal Government received the larger share of N259.641 billion, the states received N222.949 billion, […]Read More

Customers Pay N45.9b As Account Maintenance Fees

Findings from the fees and commission data has shown that customers of leading commercial   banks in Nigeria paid N45.9 billion as account maintenance fees in the first half of the year (H1’22).  This represents a 26 per cent year-on-year (YoY) rise when compared to N36.29 billion paid in the corresponding period of 2021. The […]Read More

NPA Generates N172.3bn In H1’22

The Nigerian Ports Authority has generated a total revenue of N172.3 billion from its operations in the first half of 2022, H1’22. It also remitted N78.5 billion to the Consolidated Revenue Fund, CRF, of the Federation during the period. These were contained in the half-year 2022 operational reports of the Authority. The Managing Director and […]Read More

Nigeria Spends N6.16tn On Debt Servicing

According to the 2023-2025 Medium Term Expenditure Framework & Fiscal Strategy Paper, debt service gulped N6.16trllion in 16 months. In 2021, the Federal Government spent N4.22trllion on debt service, and further N1.94trllion between January and April 2022. A breakdown shows that domestic debt service cost N2.05trllion, while foreign debt service gulped N946.29billion in 2021. There […]Read More

Banks Deposits Rise By 24%

The total deposits in the banks rose by 24.17 percent from N33.85 trillion as of the end of June 2021 to N42.03 trillion in the corresponding period of 2022. This was disclosed by the Deputy Governor, Financial Systems Stability Directorate, Aishah Ahmad, at the last MPC meeting. According to Ahmad, “Key industry aggregates also continued […]Read More

 Domestic Flight Movement Drops By 215%

The domestic flight movement witnessed a significant decline of 215 percent in the first quarter of 2022, (Q1’22) to 23,599 from 74,537 recorded in the corresponding period of 2021. The number of cancelled flights across the country’s airports also declined to 14,130 in Q1’22, about 192.5 per cent from 41,328 flights cancelled in Q1’21. According […]Read More

Withdrawals From Pension Savings Rise 17%

Cash withdrawals by workers from their pension contributions jumped by 17.5 percent to N6.65 billion in the second quarter of 2022, Q2 ’22. This is an increase from N5.66 billion recorded in the corresponding period of 2021. According to the report released by the National Pension Commission, PenCom, the number of sacked workers that withdrew […]Read More

Nigeria’s Diaspora Remittances Rise By 20.3% 

Data from the Central Bank of Nigeria has shown that Nigeria’s diaspora remittances rose in the first quarter of the year, Q1’22, by 20.3 percent, Year-on-Year. This is an increase to $5.16 billion from $4.29 billion in the same period of last year, Q1’21. CBN’s data shows that remittances from Nigerians working abroad have been […]Read More

CBN Injects $7.6bn To Naira In Five Months

The Central Bank of Nigeria, in its banking regulator’s monthly economic reports on foreign exchange market developments, has said that it injected $7.6 billion into the economy to stabilise the value of the naira in five months. According to the reports, the CBN intervened in the markets with $1.65bn, $1.39bn and $1.82bn in January, February […]Read More