Questions and Answers Segment with the Founders of SCALE
Being the transcript of the questions and answers segment of the discussions with the founders of SCALE which was held at the GIFTEDANALYSTS WhatsApp group chat on 20th March 2021.
How to Analyze the Financial Statement of Banks
Like any other companies, financial institutions prepare financial statements for regulatory purpose and assist their users in making economic decisions. However, banks' business models are different from other companies. Thus they attract a…
The Unholy Union Between the Naira and Devaluation
In 2020, the Naira lost 25% and 27% of its value at the NAFEX and parallel exchanges, respectively. This quickly disrupted my plans, as I had planned to upskill and purchase some courses…
A Beginner’s Guide to CBN’s Ways and Means to the Federal Government of Nigeria
CBN’s financing of the FGN deficits seems to be a structural one and not a one-off event. This is because historical data has shown that the CBN has been financing a huge part…
Policy Trilemma and Interest Rate Behaviour in Nigeria
Policy makers face trade-off in dealing with exchange rate management, monetary independence and concerns about capital mobility simultaneously. This study empirically examines the effects of Nigeria’s trilemma policy path on interest rate using…
Implication of the Forex Ban on Food Items
With 84% of Nigeria’s export (as at Q2’2020) as oil products, we reiterate that Nigeria does not really have an import problem. Nigeria has an export problem and until that problem is solved,…
[Archive] From Recession to Growth: The Story Of Nigeria’s Recovery from the 2016 Economic Recession
Being a Paper presented by Godwin I. Emefiele, Governor, Central Bank of Nigeria at the Special Convocation of the University of Nigeria, Nsukka, on Friday, May 17, 2019 at the Princess Alexandra Auditorium,…
Towards a Unified Foreign Exchange Rate System in Nigeria
In a bid to increase access to Forex, the CBN created the I&E FX (Investors and Exporters Forex Window) in 2017 for importers in order to ease the pressure faced by the businessmen…
Continuous Increase in Inflation Rate: What will the CBN Do?
Nigeria's Headline inflation increased by 12.4% (year-on-year) in May 2020, 6bps (0.06%) higher than the rate recorded in the previous month (12.34%), marking a ninth consecutive month of increase in inflation since August…
The Economics of Printing the Naira
This article explains why the idea of printing more money is unfounded given the state of the Nigerian economy.