CATEGORY: ANALYSIS

Analysis: Heirs Holdings Is Rejigging Transcorp

Nairametrics| Heirs holding, owned by billionaire Tony Elumelu has taken moves to reverse the losses in Transcorp. It has decided...


THE CREDIT CRUNCH: A Study On Financial Literacy in Nigeria

Nigeria is an entrepreneurial economy with an estimated 37 million micro-, small-, and medium-sized companies in the country, and...


Why Private Equity Firms Are Interested In Nigerian Aviation

Nairametrics| Finance minister, Kemi Adeosun on a recent trip to Washington stated that some private equity investors, were interested in...



Nigerian Pension Funds Continue to Reduce Exposure to Equities

Nairametrics| In a bid to bolster their performance, strengthen their risk management strategies and in response to the lack...


Why The Nigerian Stock Market Is Rallying

Nairametrics|The Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) yesterday rallied by a massive 2.21%. The positive move has reduced the negative year...


The 10 Bank Directors That Have Earned the Highest Dividends in 2016

Nairametrics| Given the woeful performance of the economy in 2016, several industry experts were expecting similarly woeful results for...


Crony Capitalism: Is Erisco Foods Overly Dependent On Government?

Nairametrics| The ban on import of tomato paste and increase in tariff for tomato concentrate has started yielding positive...


Why MTN Nigeria Recharge Card Sellers Jacked Prices Up

Nairametrics| The last two years have been difficult for MTN Nigeria. From the N1.04 trillion (later reduced to N330 billion)...


Sale of Dangote Noodles: Will History Repeat Itself ?

Nairametrics|Dangote Flour Mills on Tuesday, announced that it has exited its noodles business and has sold the assets of...


Analysis: Taxation Of High Net-worth Individuals; Is This Chasing After Shadows?

Deloitte| The current economic landscape has forced several State Governments hitherto dependent on Federal Government allocations to look inwards...


Nigerian Pension Funds Post ‘Strong’ First-Quarter Return

Nairametrics| RSA Pension funds, on the average, returned 2.84% while Retiree Funds had an average return of 3.4% in...


Flashback: Emefiele’s 2015 FT Interview (Banks Still Full of Dollars)

Nairametrics| In 2015, Central Bank Governor, Godwin Emefiele had an interview with the Financial Times. This was at the height...


An Ugly Data Showed Up In March Inflation Report

Nairametrics| The National Bureau of Statistics released its 2017 March Consumer Price Index showing inflation rate rose 17.26%. This...


Average Fuel Prices Across States Are Creeping Up; Possible Implications

Nairametrics| Last week the National Bureau of Statistics released its monthly PMS/Petrol price watch. The price watch takes an...


Analysis: Thoughts On Unilever’s Planned Rights Issue

Nairametrics| Last Wednesday, Reuters reported that Unilever Nigeria Plc revealed plans to raise a whopping N63 billion through a right...


Our Experience Buying Forex At N360/$1

Nairametrics| The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has instructed that commercial banks sell the dollar to customers at no more...


IMF and the Naira Valuation: Hidden Intentions or Naive Estimation

Nairametrics| Last week, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) released its Article IV report on Nigeria, which essentially is the...


ACAP Canary Growth Fund Delivers 13% Return in 2016

Nairametrics| ACAP Canary Growth Fund returned 13.74% in 2016, 19.91 percentage points above its benchmark, the Nigeria All Share...


Why China is Reducing Its Stake in The Lagos Ibadan Rail Project

Nairametrics| The Chinese Exim Bank which was billed to fund 85% of the Lagos Ibadan Rail Project will now...


CBN Lending To The FG Hit All Time High of N5 trillion

Nairametrics| Old habits do die-hard. Last year, the former CBN Governor and Emir of Kano, Sanusi, Lamido, Sanusi, ruffled...