CATEGORY: ANALYSIS

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...


Cadbury, Time For Change In Strategy And Management

Nairametrics|Cadbury Nigeria Plc,  released its audited Financial Statements for the year ended December 2016. An old rule of thumb...


Forte: In Otedola We Trust

Nairametrics| Imagine you had N1 million and decided to buy Forte Oil shares at N12 only to sell it about...


Why Black Market Is Not Going Away Even If We Float

Nairametrics| As at Friday, the 17th of March 2017, the exchange rate at the black market was about N455/$1 compared to...


FBN Money Market Fund Is At Its Highest Since 2013

Nairametrics| The yield on FBN Money Market fund rose to 17.21 percent on March 15th, the highest since 2013 when...


The Latest Drop In Inflation Rate Could Be A Blip?

Nairametrics| The National Bureau of Statistics released its 2016 February consumer price index confirming inflation rate for the month of...


NASD To List Nigerian Football Clubs in 3rd Quarter; These Are The Clubs

Nairametrics| The National Association of Securities Dealers (NASD), in collaboration with the League Management Company (LMC), has announced that eight...


Shea Butter Advantage: Lessons From Niger State

A quick search on Amazon showed that 1 pound of Grade-A unrefined Shea butter sells for $11.70. More than...


Analysis: What If ‘Buharinomics’ Is Right About Its Approach To Market Reforms

Nairametrics| Over the course of the last decade, most people in the world have felt the pains of neoliberalism’s...


Why GDP Growth Rate Drops Every Election Year In Nigeria

Nairametrics| The Federal Government released its 2017 National Economic Recovery Growth Plan (a Medium-Term Plan for 2017 – 2020),...


How Stanbic IBTC Mutual Fund Performed In 2016

Nairametrics| Stanbic IBTC Absolute Fund made an 11.5% return for the year ended Dec. 31 2016 and its asset...


How They Are All Connected To The Etisalat Web Of Debt

Nairametrics| With Etisalat, the duo of the Central Bank Of Nigeria (CBN) and the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) have a big...


Why GTB Did Better Than Zenith In 2016

Nairametrics| Zenith Bank and GT Bank are two of the most profitable banks in Nigerian history. They were both...


Analysis: Largest Mutual Fund Managers by Asset In Nigeria

Nairametrics| Not too long ago Quantitative Financial Analytics reported that FBN Capital Asset management lost its position as the...


Analysis: How Much GTB Made From Devaluation

Nairametrics| For a lot of Nigerians, the devaluation of the Naira in 2016 was painful, especially when you consider the negative...