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The Term Capital Structure

Capital structure is the mix of the long-term sources of funds used by a firm. It is made up...


What the Terms Capital Gains and Investment Income Mean

The terms Capital Gains and Investment Income are explained via clear and easy to understand...


Why You Should Not Invest Like Warren Buffet

  Warren Buffet is one of the richest men in the world and is also one of the most...



Investing in Nigerian Bonds – A Beginners Guide

I’m sure you’ve probably come across the word “Bonds” before. Either in the news, online or on the pages...


Why it was a Hellish Week for These Nigerian Banks

July has come and gone and investors are still trying to figure out what exactly happened. For those who...


Why Warren Buffet invests in companies with strong brand value

As an investor several factors determine whether or not you should invest in a company or business. Some look...


This is the meaning of an FGN Bond

A bond is a fixed income debt instrument issued by the government (federal or state government) or corporate institutions...


[INVESTING 101] Meaning of a Commercial Paper

A Commercial Paper (CP) is basically an instrument that a company issues to the public when it wants to...


What is dividend yield?

Dividend Yield Dividend yield is the dividend per share of a company divided by the market price per share....


What is dividend per share?

Dividend per Share The dividend per share of a company basically refers to the total dividend the company pays...


What is Net Assets Per Share

Net Assets per Share This Net Asset Per Share also known as Book value per share is calculated by dividing...


What is Price Earnings Ratio?

Price Earnings Ratio The Price Earnings Ratio (P.E ratio) represents the price of a share relative to its earnings...


What is Earnings Per Share?

Earnings per share Earnings per Share refers to the profit a company makes after deducting tax divided by its...


Beginners Guide To Dividends and Steps to Revalidating Expired Dividend Warrants

What are dividends?  Dividends are returns paid to shareholders of a company out of the profits by the company. They...


Beginners Guide – How Insurance Companies Make Money In Nigeria

Insurance Companies in Nigeria and around the world operate in the financial services sector. The business of insurance involves...


Beginners Guide For Investing In Nigerian Treasury Bills

  What are Treasury Bills? Treasury Bills are government guaranteed debt instruments issued by CBN on their behalf to...


Beginners Guide For Investing In FGN Bonds

    What is a Bond? A bond is a contract between a lender and a borrower, whereby the...


Beginners Guide to Pension Fund Contribution And Withdrawals In Nigeria

  The current pension act includes ensures your pension funds remains one of the most regulated investable funds in...


A-Z Of Withholding Tax In Nigeria – Beginners Guide For Small Businesses

  What is a Withholding Tax? A withholding tax is basically an advance and  indirect source of taxation deducted...


Beginners Guide To Investing In The Nigerian Stock Exchange

  I got a call from my friend Nneka asking me how to invest in stock exchange and what...