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PWC, KPMG, E&Y, Deloitte earn N 6.4 billion in audit fees from Nigeria’s biggest companies

Data from some of the biggest quoted companies by market capitalization in Nigeria reveals the big 4 audit firms earned...


NIGERIA: Daily Parallel Market Exchange Rate (June 28, 2017)

Parallel market exchange rate between the Naira and three of the world's major...


Atlas Mara is bullish on Union Bank

Atlas Mara, an investment bank promoted by Bob Diamond and Asish Thakkar appears bullish on one time banking giant...



‘Mareva’, How ‘Etisalat 13’ plans to checkmate Mubadala

The consortium of 13 banks that lent Etisalat Nigeria $1.2 billion have decided to seek legal action against Mubadala...


Something is not right with the latest review of Nigerian stock market indices

The Nigerian Stock Exchange during the week announced the expected review of the NSE 30, and the six sectoral...


4 reasons why Nigerian stocks are suddenly falling again

The Nigerian All Share Index fell for the second straight day on Thursday to 1.6%. The stock market snapped...


Likely effect of an Etisalat solvency on the profits of these banks

Summary: An equivalent of 49% of the profits made by Fidelity Bank in 2016 could be lost Access Bank...


SBM Jollof Index shows Nigerians are spending more

The SBM Jollof index is a composite index that tracks the prices of the main ingredients used to prepare...


Travis Kalanick Fall, experts share lessons for Nigerian start-ups

Travis Kalanick founder of ride sharing app Uber, yesterday resigned from his post as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of...


Christmas comes early for Nigerian ETF investors

The Nigerian stock market has been showing great improvement since the beginning of May 2017 with most of the...


Nigeria’s pension fund assets surge to a record N6.5 trillion

The total assets of Nigerian Pension funds grew by 3 per cent between March and April 2017 to a...


Sequence of events that led to the exit of Etisalat UAE

Nigeria’s fourth largest GSM service provider Etisalat Nigeria announced on Tuesday that its parent company, Etisalat UAE has decided...


Currency futures Trading volume wanes as rates converge

The volume of trade in the Nigerian currency futures market has dropped dramatically since the CBN came up with...


Either of these events could end the best stock market run ever

The Nigerian stock market is currently and arguably on its best bullish run on record. It has gained a...


7 funding options available to Etisalat to avoid going bust

Etisalat UAE, the largest shareholder in Nigeria’s third largest GSM Network, Etisalat Nigeria, may have discretely agreed to pull out...


Minority Shareholders of these foreign owned companies are about to get roasted

The recent spate of rights issues and forex loans being converted into equity by multinational companies could leave minority...


These states have the highest inflation rate in Nigeria

The National Bureau of Statistics reported earlier in the week that the inflation rate for May was 16.25%. This...


5 reasons why the CBN may not meet its 11% inflation target

Central Bank Governor, Godwin Emefiele speaking at a hearing organized by the Senate, said the CBN was targeting 11%...


YUGE: PwC report forecast Nigeria will be fastest growing Entertainment & Media Market in the World

The most rapid growth rates in E&M revenues over the coming five years will be in less-developed markets and...



Fitch gives Emfiele’s signature FX Policy pass mark

After so much criticism for its forex policies from international analysts, the Central Bank of Nigeria has finally received...




There is something fishy going on with Nigerian Treasury Bills market

The Central Bank of Nigeria on Thursday released results of its latest treasury bills auction. As has been the...


An independent assessment of Nigeria’s Ease of Doing Business activities by @yomitheprof

On campus students have several strategies for academic success. For subjects that are easy to read, understand and pass,...




Lagos State Government uses technology to be more efficient at tax collection

Lagos state consistently ranks the highest amongst the states in terms of the IGR it generates, so it is...


Some grey areas in CSCS 2016 annual report.

CSCS plc, the clearing house of the Nigerian capital market recently released its annual report for the financial year...


Top Nigerian Banks spend N6.1 billion as executive compensation for 2016

Ten of the largest quoted commercial banks in Nigeria incurred a total of about N6.1 billion in executive compensation...