Archive for: economy

Opinion: Nigeria, the strongest economy in Africa indeed

Opinion: Nigeria, the strongest economy in Africa indeed

by Abiola Oladimeji One does not even need any foreign comment in order to know that the pronouncement of Nigeria as the biggest economy in Nigeria is meant to serve as propaganda rather than...

 

Demola Rewaju: Rebase the GDP all you can but we are still poor

Demola Rewaju: Rebase the GDP all you can but we are still poor

by Demola Rewaju All that the announcement did was to make official something we’ve known all along but the way some are going on about it makes it seem as though poverty started under Goodluck...

 

Reno Omokri: Nigeria’s GDP rebasing adds value to every citizen

Reno Omokri: Nigeria’s GDP rebasing adds value to every citizen

by Reno Omokri The thing that they fail to understand is that any Nigerian who discredits the rebasing of Nigeria’s economy is discrediting himself. It was Nigeria’s value that was...

 

Simon Kolawole: Nigeria’s GDP rebasing – No, we haven’t arrived yet

Simon Kolawole: Nigeria’s GDP rebasing – No, we haven’t arrived yet

by Simon Kolawole Good news. Nigeria now houses the largest economy in Africa. We achieved this by simple arithmetic we changed the base year of measuring our Gross Domestic Product (GDP) from...

 

Opinion: Let’s talk about these new GDP numbers

Opinion: Let’s talk about these new GDP numbers

by Ifeanyi Uddin Evidently, despite the new ginormous size of our economy, there is an equally humongous opportunity for improvement. We could glory in the many upsides of the new numbers: a...

 

Frank Onuoha: Nigeria is the largest economy in Africa – why we should care

Frank Onuoha: Nigeria is the largest economy in Africa – why we should care

by Frank Onuoha We made history – I like to think it is for good – by beating the South Africans to the race of becoming Africa’s largest economy and the 23rd largest economy in...

 

Cheta Nwanze: What Nigeria needs to know about the ‘global economy’

Cheta Nwanze: What Nigeria needs to know about the ‘global economy’

by Cheta  Nwanze Today’s piece is about economic systems, the World Bank and the IMF, and whether they have they helped Nigeria or not. The reason I chose this particular topic for today...

 

Atiku Abubakar: What the National Conference should focus on

Atiku Abubakar: What the National Conference should focus on

by Atiku Abubakar I come from the north, and I can tell you that government’s reliance on oil revenues has virtually destroyed the economy of the north, and no part of Nigeria has been left...

 

Adaobi Okwy: The church and a certain type of ignorance (Y! Superblogger)

Adaobi Okwy: The church and a certain type of ignorance (Y! Superblogger)

by Adaobi Okwy The Holy Book says that we perish because of our lack of knowledge and I believe this to be true in every way. If God does not want us interested in OUR economy, why did Jesus...

 

Feyi Fawehinmi: Why Innoson’s Innocent Chukwuma is exciting (Warning: Long Read)

Feyi Fawehinmi: Why Innoson’s Innocent Chukwuma is exciting (Warning: Long Read)

by Feyi Fawehinmi But the early days were characterised by him doing all sorts of different things as the opportunities came to him. Whereas back then he was at the mercy of crazy government...