Nigeria, Equipment leasing, Capital lease, Operating lease, Ownership..


This paper seeks to appraise the development of equipment leasing in Nigeria. To this end, the paper is divided into four sections. Section 1 discusses the evolution and historical background to equipment leasing as well as its trend in Nigeria. Section 2 states the types of leases and the structure of assets leased in Nigeria. Sections 3 examines the advantages and disadvantages of leasing in general, and the major constrains to the development of this industry in Nigeria. Section 4 recommends policies and concludes the paper

Author Bio

The author is a staff of Central Bank of Nigeria.

Publication Title

CBN Bullion


No 3


Vol. 19

Included in

Economics Commons


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