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Forex Remittances Crash By 48%

Figures obtained from the Central Bank of Nigeria have revealed that Nigeria’s total direct remittances dropped by $119.4 million. This is a drop to $130.12 million as of January 2022 from $249.52 million as of December 2021. The development indicates a 48 percent increase over a period of one month. Breakdown Analysis According to the […]Read More

Bank Deposits Rise To N16.89tn In Three Months

Figures obtained from the Central Bank of Nigeria revealed , banks’ demand deposits rose by N1.1tn in three months to N16.89tn as of the end of March 2022. According to the CBN, the figure, which stood at N15.81tn as of the end of January, rose to N16.17tn as of the end of February. Currency in […]Read More

Power Firms Owe Banks N861.14bn

According to the Central Bank of Nigeria data, the debt owed to Nigerian banks by operators in the power sector rose by 12.83 per cent in one year to N861.14bn in December 2021. This is coming amidst the lingering problems plaguing the sector since it was privatized over eight years ago. According to figures obtained […]Read More

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Reviewing Nigeria’s 2021 GDP Growth (1)

The National Bureau of Statistics has reported that the country’s Gross Domestic Product increased by 4.03 percent in the third quarter of 2021. This is contained in its Gross Domestic Product Report Expenditure and Income Approach report for Q3, Q4 2021. According to the report, in the third quarter of… You must be registered to […]Read More

External Reserves Gain $243.83m 

According to figures obtained from the Central Bank of Nigeria, Nigeria’s external reserves rose by $243.83m in 19 days. The CBN revealed in its data on movement in reserves that the value rose from $39.54bn as of April 1, 2022 to $39.78bn as of April 19, 2022. The external reserves fell by $313m in March, […]Read More

Forex Inflows Fall By $9.58bn

Foreign exchange inflows into the economy declined in the fourth quarter of 2021. This is not unconnected to lower receipts from the Central Bank of Nigeria and autonomous sources. This is an indication of a worsening crisis for a forex-strapped economy. The latest figures from the Central Bank of Nigeria’s quarterly report on “Foreign Exchange […]Read More

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How Bank Profitability Performed in Q1 2022 (1)

Findings by Twentyten Daily has shown that three Nigerian banks have recorded a cumulative amount of N104.8 billion in the first quarter of the year. Profit Before Tax (PBT) is the measure of the company’s profit before the payment of corporate income tax. It is listed on the income statement… You must be registered to […]Read More

Net Foreign Exchange Inflow Falls 27% 

Analysis of the fourth quarter 2021 statistical bulletin of the Central Bank of Nigeria has shown that the net foreign exchange (forex) inflow into the economy fell by 27 percent, Year-onYear. This is a drop to $52.46 billion in 2021 from $70.66 billion in 2020. The CBN data showed that forex inflow into the economy […]Read More

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Comparing Q1 Inflation Rate Across Five Years

According to the latest figures from the National Bureau of Statistics, Nigeria’s Consumer Price Index rose to 15.92 percent in March 2022. This new figure was the highest the country has recorded since November 2021. In the first quarter of the year,  Nigeria’s inflation rate grew from 15.60 percent in… You must be registered to […]Read More

Nigeria’s Economic Growth Slowed In February

According to the Central Bank of Nigeria’s report, the economy recorded slow growth in February. The CBN’s Monetary Policy Committee report showed that in February, the Manufacturing Purchasing Managers’ Index recorded slow growth, with the Non-Manufacturing PMI also contracting. It stated that, “The Committee, however, noted that although the Manufacturing Purchasing Managers’ Index, remained above […]Read More