With Saudi Aramco, Oil is not Dead Yet

On Wednesday 11 of December, the World’s largest integrated oil and gas company (and fourth largest integrated refiner in the world) officially listed on the Saudi Stock Exchange after its IPO by selling 1.5% (equivalent to 3 billion shares) of the company’s share capital ($1.7 trillion at valuation) to the public, thereby making it surpass the amount Alibaba raised in 2014 ($25 billion) as it raised a record $25.5 billion- Largest IPO in the history of mankind.

The FG Records N3.67 Trillion Deficit in the First 9 Months of 2019; Total Revenue at 48% of Total Expenditure

This analysis provides a look into the financial operations of the government in the first 9 months of 2019, as well as ranks the revenue sources to provide knowledge of the sources that contribute more to the entire gross revenue. The analysis therefore ends by providing more data on the monthly performance of the government in terms of revenue and expenditure.

Macroeconomic Analysis and Comparison of Some Selected Countries in Africa

With an estimation that over half of global population growth through 2050 will come from Africa (UN Estimates), the continent has the world’s fastest growing population. The continent is a 2.49 trillion dollars economy in terms of GDP (a total of 54 countries) and it houses around 1.2 billion people. The aim of this research is therefore to provide macroeconomic analysis of four countries (Nigeria, Kenya, Egypt and South Africa) given the fact that they constitute the largest markets of Financial Technology in Africa.