Nigeria 2019

Nigeria 2019

For our fifth year in a row we enjoyed an exclusive partnership with the Presidency of Nigeria, and for the production of the two energy chapters and the roundtable event we forged a new collaboration with the Ministry of Petroleum Resources. In 2019, all eyes are on Nigeria, and The Business Year: Nigeria 2019 provides an inside look at the leaders, trends, and ideas shaping Africa's largest economy.

Sneak peek at what's inside:

TBY Analytics reviewed all of the interviews conducted for The Business Year: Nigeria 2019 and examines trends and sentiment among the country's business leaders.

What needs to be improved to overcome shortcomings in the gas value chain?

  • 29% Electricity supply
  • 21% Capital resources
  • 18% Gas pricing mechanism
  • 14% Investment support
  • 11% Infrastructure
  • 7% Technological development


Our economy chapters traditionally feature interviews with the executives of various entities and organizations whose operations are linked to or have effects on the general macroeconomic environment of the country. This year, as always, we tried to maintain relevant representation from the major players in the economy:

  • Babajide Sanwo-Olu, Lagos State Governor
  • Babatunde Fowler, Executive Chairman, Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS)
  • Olaleye Adebiyi, Managing Partner, Andersen Tax
  • Theophilus Emuwa, Managing Partner, ÆLEX


Interest in alternative tourism is on the rise, and Nigeria's awe-inspiring bio-diversity and untouched nature make it a good candidate for becoming the next eco-tourist magnet in Africa.

"The Abuja hospitality industry's trend is quite seasonal and responds differentially to government activities, religious festivities, and public holidays." - Ugo Ezeigwe, Managing Director, Belanova Apartments & Suites