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Ugo Obi-chukwu http://nairametrics.com

Ugo Obi-chukwu "Ugodre" is a chartered accountant with over 16 years experience in financial management, corporate finance and financial analysis. He is also a retail investor and a personal finance advocate with over a decade experience investing in the Nigerian stock market. Ugo is the founder of Nairametrics and blogs regularly on the website.

Niger Delta Crisis: Osinbajo To Visit Oil Communities From Monday

The Nigerian Government has stepped up efforts to address the unrest in the Niger Delta. In a press release...


SEC Nigeria Issues Press Release Against Bitcoins And Other Cryptocurrencies

The Security and Exchange Commission of Nigeria has issued a press release warning against investments in Crypto Currencies. In...


Two Classic Examples of How FRCN Corporate Governance Codes Conflicts With CAMA

The Executive Secretary of the FRCN, Jimi Obazee was sacked yesterday following the controversy surrounding the corporate governance codes....



Wigwe Boasts Access Bank Is “Extremely Liquid” As Stock Hit One Year High

Access Bank shares closed the first week in January 2017 as the third best gainer. Its share price rose...


Why Two Chinese and a Nigerian Are About To Be Jailed for Exporting from Nigeria

Nairametrics|Mr. Shu Xiang Quan and Mr. Wu Sheng, two Chinese men and a Nigerian,  Mr. Ugochukwu Frank, were arraigned...


Verbatim: Nigeria’s Minister of Aviation on Launching National Airline Before end of 2017

In another confirmation of the socialist driven policies of the current government, the Minister for Aviation Hadi Sirius has...



NNPC Announces These 39 Companies As Winners Of 2017/2018 Crude Oil Lifting Contracts

The NNPC just tweeted the names of 39 companies that won bids to lift crude oil contracts on behalf...


Abuja Airport Closure: Two Reasons Why Kaduna Airport Is Being Rejected

The Federal Government announced it was closing the Nnamdi Azikiwe airport for repairs between February and March and will...


Are Banks Allowed To Charge Stamp Duty On Savings Account?

A recent report from the Punch Newspaper claims commercial banks of charging stamp duty on bank deposits. According to...


Bitcoins Surge Past $1k, Post 124% Return in 2016

Nairametrics| Bitcoins on Monday January 2 surged passed the $1k mark making it one of the best performing asset...


These Businesses Were Recession Proof During The Holidays

Just like in most parts of the world, Xmas and New Year holidays in Nigeria are a period for...


How These Three Stocks Gained Over 100% In 2016

2016 by all accounts was not a memorable year for stock market in Nigeria. In a year where Nigerians...


Former Aide Explains Why Abacha Handled The Economy ‘Better’ Than Buhari Is Doing

Sometime in February 2016, our research team looked at the capital and recurrent expenditure profile of successive Nigerian Governments...


What African Startups Can Learn From African Currencies Floating Against The Dollar

This year will perhaps go down in history as one of the worst for emerging markets and one that...


Aliko Dangote “I’m Buying Arsenal In 3-4 Years time” 

Africa’s richest man, Aliko Dangote has said that he plans to buy Arsenal in   “3-4 years”. He made...


LSETF Says First Batch of Beneficiaries Will Begin Receiving Offer Letters December 22nd 

                Press Release  Lagos Nigeria: The Lagos State Employment Trust Fund (LSETF)...


“Difference Between Lake Rice and Imported Rice” – Ambode

In case you are wondering what the difference between Lake Rice and Imported rice is, we have an explanation...


How Remita Has Helped Treasury Single Account

The Managing Director of SystemSpecs (owners of Remita), Mr. John Tani Obaro was featured in an interview with Thisday...


Fayemi: 13% Derivation For States Approved

The Minister for mines and steel, Kayode Fayemi has said that the government has approved 13% Derivation for states...


What You Should Not Do When You Just Receive A Severance Package

Have you recently lost your job and got a payoff? Did you just decide to retire ahead of time...


Forex: May & Baker CEO Tells Buhari, “We Can Not Survive This Anymore”

It’s no longer news that companies in Nigeria are in the midst of one of the toughest economic turmoil...


The List Of Companies That Take “Forever” To Pay Dividends

Money earned today is better than money earned tomorrow....



N4.4 Trillion And Counting….Buhari Adds Another N2.2 trillion Debt, Blames PDP

The Buhari led government claims it has discovered a sum of N2.2 trillion in new debts owed by past...


Read Between The Lines: 4 Red Flags From MMM Founder’s Letter To Nigerians

The founder of alleged ponzi scheme MMM, Sergey Mavrodi  has written to the Nigerian Government in what critics see as a...


Moody’s Stable Outlook for Nigeria: Implication for Equities Market

Ratings Agency, Moody’s has released its latest rating on Nigeria. In a press releases dated December 9, 2016, Moody’s...


See What’s happened To Dangote Cement Share Price Since It Shut Down Tanzania Operations

Dangote Cement operations in Tanzania is currently facing a tough time as it battles with skyrocketing diesel costs. The...


11 Business Ideas Sharp Guys can Make Money From This Holiday

The holiday season is here again! This is a period where people celebrate the birth of Christ and look...


Banks Now Using Forex Allocation To Threaten Loan Defaulters

There is a lot one can do with forex these days, especially when you consider how scarce it is....