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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...


NDIC Calls Bitcoins, Block Chain “Ponzi Schemes”

Nairametrics| The Nigeria Deposit Insurance Corporation, NDIC, has cautioned Nigerians against investing their hard earned funds in certain cooperative...


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...




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...


Is The London Stock Exchange Tapping Nigerian Companies?

Nairametrics| The London Stock Exchange (LSE) recently released a list of the top 50 firms in Africa to watch...


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...


The Nigerian Stock Exchange Needs To Stop This “Ritual”

Nairametrics| Every year, the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) announces that it would fine companies who delay in submitting their results...


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...