6 posts categorised "Nigeria"

20 October 2016

Raising Money in the Nigerian Capital Markets

By Darrell McGraw, Omobolanle Adekoya, Toyin Ogunlowo and Alice Tomdio, PwC Nigeria According to Nigeria’s National Bureau of Statistics (NBS), Nigeria’s GDP for the second quarter of 2016 contracted by 2.06% to record its lowest growth rate in three decades. This negative growth has caused companies to seek ways to...

14 July 2016

Brexit uncertainty: What implications for Nigeria?

By Dr. Andrew S. Nevin, Partner and Chief Economist at PwC Nigeria Brexit caught the world unawares. How will this impact Nigeria? We believe there will be both short term and medium term impacts. In the short term: Brexit is bad timing for Nigeria. Just as they have addressed the...

23 February 2016

Impact of Corruption on Nigeria's Economy

By Dr. Andrew S. Nevin, Partner and Chief Economist at PwC Nigeria Corruption is a pressing issue in Nigeria. It affects public finances and business investment, as well as the standard of living in Nigeria. Recent corruption scandals have highlighted the large sums that have been stolen and/or misappropriated. There...

08 September 2015

Hospitality Outlook

By Pietro Calicchio, PwC Partner, Hospitality & Gaming Industry, Southern Africa Good growth prospects ahead for the African hospitality industry amidst security concerns and the new SA immigration visa regulations The South African hospitality industry is expected to grow further in the next five years, with most growth expected to...

02 June 2015

What next for Nigeria’s economy?

By Dr. Andrew S. Nevin, Partner and Chief Economist at PwC Nigeria Nigeria in the eye of the storm In the months leading up to January 2015, the price of oil fell by 60% driven down largely by booming shale oil production, the drop in energy demands from emerging markets...

26 April 2015

Business in Nigeria Post Election

By Mary Iwelumo, Partner and Head of Strategy and Operations, PwC West Africa Finally, Nigeria’s presidential election is over! Free, fair and peaceful were some of the words the global community used to describe the elections which made history when the incumbent administration conceded defeat. However, a long road still...