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CAP has been a piggy bank to the UACN group, but at a severe...

CAP Plc, a subsidiary of UACN Plc is in the paintings and coatings business. The company was established originally as ICI investments limited in...

5 issues Konga needs to deal with, as it scales

“Konga.com is Nigeria’s largest online mall. We launched in July 2012 and our mission is to become the engine of commerce and trade in...

This is why Nigerians are angry with the NGO Bill

Not more than a year ago, the Federal Government set up a committee to review the Orosanye Report. In case you forgot, the Orosanye...

3 occasions when you should say no to freelance gigs

Freelance jobs are quickly topping the chart on the most common job opportunities list recently. There are so many freelance gigs available and with...

An African Development Hypothesis – Corporates as Change Agents

“Large firms are more productive and more profitable than their more modestly-sized counterparts. They also pay higher wages and are more competitive in international...

Don’t lose the plot – agriculture in the right context

Here is something you’ve probably not heard regarding agriculture in Africa, African farmers are old. Think about it for a second. Do you know...

Why the M-Pesa miracle has failed to work in Nigeria

Funds transfer in Nigeria has come a very long way. Today, if you want to transfer money to your kid in a University located...

[Analysis] CBN’s deficit financing; A word of caution on interpretation

As is customary ahead of the start of its two day monetary policy retreat for September 2017, the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) released...

On Nigerian Banks, Loans and the Economic Recession By @teniakeju

I watched the movie, The Big Short, a while ago. The movie piqued my interest in Finance particularly in how the unorthodox manoeuvers in...

Reformed pioneer status incentive in Nigeria: Any contradiction to tax revenue drive?

The Federal Government of Nigeria recently approved the eligibility of 27 additional industries for possible grant of pioneer status incentive (PSI). This move is...

ADR as a preferred choice in settling disputes

In today's business world, you are trying as much as possible to protect your own interests as a businessman. When those interests are not...

#CorporateStories: NSE and the 14.29 protocol

This is a narration on a stock market phenomenon called 14.29. It explains how the stock prices of some listed companies act suddenly to achieve...

The Naira’s Hide and Seek game with currency analysts

That Nigeria has one of the most complex currency systems in the world is an open secret to professionals. However, up until now, analysts...

Here is how Nigerian stocks could perform this week

The Nigerian stock market closed the week ended September 15th on the losing end shedding about 2.65%. This was the worst week in about...

#CorporateStories: Eko Hospital and the ‘Barbarians’ at its gate

This story delves into the world of corporate mind games, maneuvers and one of the deftest company takeovers ever seen in Nigeria It all began...

A certificate of occupancy (C. of O) is not all it is.

Picture the guy who sells handkerchiefs and face towels in traffic? Ever wondered why he is still sweating profusely with so much amount of...

NON-DISCLOSURE AGREEMENTS: Contracts that can save you from putting your ideas in the wrong...

What is a Non-Disclosure Agreement (NDA)? A non-disclosure agreement is a written contract between two parties that prohibits the sharing of confidential information that has...

Corporate Story: Under siege, the battle for Oando

This is a story of Nigeria's biggest indigenous oil and gas company, a 61-year-old entity that was morphed over the years by a combined...

St Louis Vs Dangote Sugar – Beyond their sweetness, are they really the same?

There have been debates among consumers regarding what brand of sugar leads the pack in terms of quality and value for money. To the...

The importance of a side hustle

Finding a job in Nigeria is no easy feat – and it's often hindered by limited experience and high competition, particularly for recent graduates....

Oando and IAS 24: What the law cannot do by @Doubleeph

When you prepare a set of accounts to International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS), one of the things you are required to do is disclose...

ANALYSIS: Recovery at mercy of telecoms ‘Wild’ Card

Nigeria’s economic recovery stalled in the second quarter in spite of an improvement in oil production. A sharp decline in telecoms output explains a...

TechFriday: How not to build an App

Investor: Can you share your idea? Entrepreneur: I want to revolutionize the transport system in Lagos. I want to “disrupt” all these danfos Investor: So how...

Oando vs Volpi vs Mangal explained

After a series of vague press releases, Oando Plc and its aggrieved shareholders have revealed the details of their disagreement contained in a petition...

Analysis: Unity Bank must raise equity to maintain convalescence

Unity bank is one of the tier 2 commercial banks in the country, but has lagged behind its counterparts for several reasons. Here's a...

Nigeria’s exit from recession is ‘pedestrian’ – Rencap

Nigeria grew 0.5% YoY in 2Q17 vs -1.5% YoY a year earlier. The oil & gas and financial services sectors pulled the economy out...

Hurray, we exited recession without reforms by @nonso2

Hurray, we are finally out of recession. The NBS announced this morning that the economy grew by 0.55% year on year in the second...

APP for the week: Cowrywise Personal Finance

Cowrywise is a personal finance app that enables people save by making automated deductions from their account. Money saved is then invested in money...

3 important findings from UBA’s half year results

UBA Nigeria Plc, one of Nigeria's top banks released its 2017 half-year results indicating pre-tax profits rose 65% to N57.5 billion (2016 HY N42.3...

Buhari’s return could impact the economy in these areas

Nigeria President Buhari returned on Saturday after being away in the United Kingdom for over 100 days on medical vacation. His return has been cheered...

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