92018Apr
An Outlook on Africa 2018

An Outlook on Africa 2018

LEX Africa members from around the continent gathered at a seminar in Johannesburg to discuss Africa’s investment climate and private equity market, governance in Zimbabwe, and the future of Nigeria’s flourishing economy. Quality goods, policy reformation that addresses the challenges of doing business in Africa and a welcoming environment for foreign direct investors are just…

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152018Jan
Nigeria’s Hottest Investments

Nigeria’s Hottest Investments

Last year has been one of economic progress for Nigeria, with Africa’s largest economy managing to crawl back into growth territory in the second quarter of 2017. The Nigerian government has been working hard to brand the country as an attractive and lucrative destination for offshore investors to bring their capital, skills and business trade. For…

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32017Mar
US confirms Nigeria seeks Eurobond issuance

US confirms Nigeria seeks Eurobond issuance

As Nigeria’s inflation levels soar, the country is casting a wide net for international funds. Acting Nigerian President Yemi Osinbajo is going ahead with seeking approval from the country’s National Assemble,  to allow the country to issue a Eurobond debt instrument of $500 million. The money would be used to fund the capital expenditure plan…

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312017Jan
Mass support for kidnapping law passed in Lagos

Mass support for kidnapping law passed in Lagos

Lawmakers have passed the bill with the aim of deterring abductors, but, with at least 83 victims still being held hostage, several have called on government to implement the law on a national basis. The Lagos State House of Assembly has passed a law in which those accused of kidnapping, could face the death penalty…

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