June 18, 2013

Job Creation In Nigeria: Challenges, Opportunities And The Role Of Micro, Small And Medium Enterpris

This
paper identifies the challenges of job creation in Nigeria and examines
governments approach using the Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises to support
Economic reforms.

Download Label
March 13, 2018 - 4:00 am
application/pdf
314.93 kB
v.1.7 (stable)
Read →

Delivered By:MUHAMMAD NADADA UMAR

Publication Date:December, 2011

Document Size:25pages


The issues of MSME development and job creation are key in the present administration?s economic development efforts. This is one way of delivering the dividends of democracy and thereby stemming the tide of restiveness and insecurity in the nation. In realizing this, the Government has been trying to establish structures to ensure that the business environment is conducive for the private sector to thrive and create jobs. Entrepreneurs/MSMEs must be encouraged to drive the process of job creation as they are known, all over the world, as aggregate generators of employment.




Related

 

Nigeria Economic Update (Issue 44)

Latest Doing Business report by the World Bank ranks Nigeria as one of the top 10 economies that showed notable improvements in doing business in 2016/2017. Precisely, the report which presents quantitative indicators on business regulation compared across 190 economies and ranked Nigeria 145th - up by 24 positions from the previous report ranking, to reach its highest rank since 2013. This may not be unexpected, given that it is consequent upon various business environment reforms in 2016. Particularly, the Presidential Enabling Business Environment Council (PEBEC) set up in 2016 enacted 31 reforms to improve business(such as improving credit to small and medium-size businesses) all of were enacted into law in May 2017.

Public Debt Stock And Debt Servicing

Public Debt Stock and Debt Servicing: Public debt stock has steadily increased overtime; reaching over N12, 000 billion naira by 2015Q4. With the persistent fall in crude oil price and the attendant d

Capital Importation And Budgetary Allocation (Oil And Gas)

Capital Importation: Investment in the oil and gas sector has remained low since 2009. However, investments into the sector fell more deeply in 2015, on the account of persistent global and domestic c

Nigeria Economic Update (Issue 32)

Available data from the National Bureau of Statistics indicates a decline in oil and other petroleum production between 2015 and 2016. Crude oil production fell by 16 percent, from 777.5 million barrels in 2015 to 656.8 million barrels in 2016. This is also indicative of the number of exploratory rig count that fell from 15 rigs to 8 rigs in 2016. Similarly, Gas production declined by 10 percent to 2,711 million one thousand standard cubic feet (mscf) in 2016. The significant decline in crude oil and petroleum production, brings to perspective the extent of the damage caused on production pipelines by militants in the Niger Delta region in 2016. It is therefore important to invest national resources in maintaining domestic peace and security, especially in resource-rich regions of the country.