CATEGORY: ANALYSIS




Short-Selling The Dollar Is Turning Into An Attractive Proposition

Nairametrics| Imagine that I borrowed $1000 from you when the exchange rate was $1/N520 with a promise to pay...


Nipco’s Plans For Mobil

Nairametrics|Independent oil marketer Nipco Plc has completed its acquisition of a 60% stake in Mobil Oil Plc. The company...


Suntrust Bank Cannot Be Everything

Nairametrics| Suntrust Bank, Nigeria’s premier Fintech bank recently released its financial statements. Profit after tax grew from N121.8 million...


Alternatives To Floating The Naira

In case you missed the first part of this article. You can get it here Nairametrics| At this juncture,...


A Case For And Against Floating The Naira

Nairametrics| On Friday, the Naira closed at N390/$ down from N520/$ in January. The development follows a change of...


The List Of Creditors Who Nigeria Owes $13 billion

Nairametrics| Nigeria has just concluded another $500 million Eurobond offer at an interest rate of 7.5%. This has now...


Simple Solution To Nigeria’s Power Problem

Nairametrics|The Managing Director of Egbin Power Plc, Mr. Dallas Peavey said the company may shut down operations due to...


Why The Odds Are Against The New Owners Of Keystone Bank

Nairametrics| Keystone Bank’s new owners Sigma Gulf-Riverbank consortium at the weekend took over the bank from the Asset Management...


Lagos State Vs Refuse PSPs; Why They Are At Loggerheads

Nairametrics| The Lagos State government is at loggerheads again with the private sector. Just recently the state introduced the...


What Next After Exchange Rate Drops Below N400 For First Time Since August 2016?

Nairametrics| The exchange rate between the naira and the dollar on the parallel market has dropped below N400 for...


CBN Admits Banks Need Help

I do not like to sound alarmist but some Nigerian banks are particularly not in a state of good...


Prodded by China Cash, CCECC Takes Over Rail Construction In Nigeria

Nairametrics| Chinese state-owned firm China Civil Engineering Construction Corp (CCECC) was recently awarded a three-year management contract worth $1.79...


Africa Center: Aliko Dangote Is Going ‘Global’, Just Like The Others

Nairametrics| Aliko Dangote, the richest African, according to Forbes, has always had global ambitions. He has taken his cement...


Nigeria’s ERGP Is Under Threat From A Familiar Foe

Nairametrics| Nigeria’s plan for economic resurgence, which was contained in the Economic Recovery and Growth Plan (ERGP), has one...



Lafarge Wapco Pays Dividends “On Tax Credits” 

Nairametrics| Shareholders of Lafarge Wapco Plc. have cause to smile as the company declared a dividend of N1.05 per share...


CBN Stays Pumping: Naira Now At 6 Months High

“You know what capitalism is? Getting f%&@!&” Scarface Nairametrics| A lot of words have been used to describe the recent...


The Many Problems Of RT Briscoe

Nairametrics| KPMG, auditors to RT Briscoe Plc highlighted, in a recent report, their worries about the going-concern status of...