Despite the prevailing recession Nigeria is still seen as Africa’s largest economy and one of the fastest-growing in the world. Yet, more than half of the Nigerian population still grapples with extreme poverty, while a small group of elites enjoys ever-growing wealth.
Nigerian women have been encouraged to imbibe a strong savings and investment culture, in order to be well position to build financial legacies for their children. The Wife of the Vice President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Mrs Dolapo Osinbajo made this assertion as the keynote speaker at the fourth series of the FSDH Merchant Bank Roundtable Series in Lagos.
Analysis of SSA’s foreign exchange condition showed that the performance was broadly divergent in H1-19. However, contrary to the broad base decline seen in 2018, the dovish global monetary policy stance provided support for some currencies in region in H1-19.