Structure, Nigerian economy, Resource developments.


This paper examines various dimensions of Nigeria's structure, as well as its components and interrelatedness with a view to identifying the potentials for, and constraints to development. The paper is divided into four sections, ln section one, the resource base of the Nigerian economy is reviewed. This is followed in Section two by on appraisal of the pattern of Nigerian economic activities, given the structure of the resources. The third section examines the major structural weaknesses of the Nigerian economy while the fourth and final section summarises and concludes the paper.

Author Bio

The author is a Deputy Director of Central Bank of Nigeria.

Publication Title

CBN Bullion


No. 1


Volume 18



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