Nigeria to Trump S Africa as Leading Economy?
Projections that Nigeria will soon race ahead as the continent's leading economy underplay serious instabilities in the country's economic and political systems and regional insecurity, writes Simukai Tinhu for Think Africa Press.
ThinkAfricaPress, 4 February 2013
Projections that Nigeria's economy will be more important than South Africa's by 2020 underplay serious instabilities in Nigeria's economy, political systems and surrounding ... read more »
A Nigerian oil refinery.
This Day, 2 February 2013
Imo State Governor, Chief Rochas Okorocha has warned against over dependence on oil revenue, pointing out that the economy would remain stagnant if not diversified. read more »
This is Africa, 1 June 2012
With Nigeria's GDP set for re-basing this year, South Africa's economic dominance is under pressure read more »
This Day, 23 December 2012
Amid the slowdown in economic activities and the attendant fall in people's purchasing power, some major retailers from South Africa have decided to increase their sphere of ... read more »
Vanguard, 17 December 2012
The recent take-over of majority stake in two of Nigeria's leading food manufacturing companies - UAC Foods and Dangote Flour Mills- by a South African company, Tiger Brands, could ... read more »
This Day, 29 June 2011
Nigeria's economy may reach about $400 billion by the end of the decade and could overtake South Africa by 2025, economist at Morgan Stanley said in a research note. read more »
This Day, 14 October 2011
The Standard Bank Group said Thursday it had designed various strategies to ensure that it increased its market share in the Nigerian banking space through its subsidiary - Stanbic ... read more »
This Day, 14 September 2011
Nigeria will soon overtake South Africa as China's biggest trading partner, Nigeria's ambassador to the Peoples Republic of China, Alhaji Aminu Bashir Wali, told THISDAY in ... read more »
Africa: Climbing the Value Chain
This is Africa, 5 July 2012
Processing natural resources will help African countries maximise the economic impact of rich endowments. read more »