There is a broad gulf between the reality of Nigeria’s financial system and its undisputed potential however closing the gap is achievable in line with the Buhari administration. This administration’s ‘Change” agenda consists of the implementation of strategies to “close the distance” to the brilliant future of Africa’s largest economy.
Nigeria Market Research’s gross home product and inhabitants are projected to achieve $3.3 trillion and 399 million respectively by 2050,
Over the past three and a half years, Nigeria had to cope with security challenges, disruptions in oil manufacturing, exports and devastating floods. They continue to be optimistic because they survived and have been able to make progress on many fronts.
For growth, stability and prosperity the government is selling a diverse, productive and competitive economy while using fewer resources. The federal government had additionally reclaimed management over the North East territory from the Boko Haram terrorists as well as tackled grand corruption and improved transparency and accountability in public fund management.
The economy has had six quarters of growth after a recession. Nigeria’s gross domestic product grew by 1.eighty one p.c within the third quarter of 2018 which is higher than the 1.17 percent growth rate in the same interval of 2017.
Foreign exchange reserves elevated from $28.57 billion in May 2015 to $42.92 billion by mid-December 2018. The inflation rate also went down from 18.72 percent in January 2017 to 11.28 percent in November 2018. The increase in non-oil exports and the lower in imported meals and different gadgets turned the 290.1 billion naira trade deficit in 2016 to a 681.27 billion naira surplus as of the third quarter of 2018.
The country has allocated its largest capital spending of 3 trillion naira ($8.3 billion) for essential construction of roads, energy stations and railways to attach individuals and items throughout the country, as well as direct investments in people development — Africa’s largest social program.
The government continues to deal with creating and enabling a favorable enterprise surroundings for small and medium-sized enterprises. The reforms raised Nigeria’s rating by 24 places within the World Bank’s Doing Business report in the past three years. For 2019 and past, the plan is to harness the energies of young entrepreneurs within the development of agriculture and agro-based industries, solid minerals, technology and innovation and the artistic sector