QuickTakes

A cursory review of Nigerian businesses and the economy

Holding this stock is getting less attractive

Airline Services Limited (now known as Newrest ASL Nigeria) was incorporated as a private limited liability company on December 6, 1996. The company became...

PZ Cussons Plc to close its register from October 2-October 6 2017

The following companies will be issuing a bonus or closing their register this week PZ Cussons Plc PZ Cussons Plc will be closing its register from...

After NSE, is CAF Dangote’s next stop?

Given his love for the game, could a position in CAF be Dangote's next stop? For Africa’s richest man, almost nothing is impossible. The Nigerian...

These universities are now offering courses on cryptocurrencies

Several Russian universities have added courses on cryptocurrencies and blockchain technology to their syllabi. Saint Petersburg State University of Economics will add teaching on...

Eterna Oil Plc – strong revenue potential makes it an attractive stock to own

Eterna Oil Plc is a small cap company that operates in the downstream petroleum industry. Small cap companies are those with a share value...

5 Book-keeping tips every startup must know

A very essential part of starting a business is managing your finances. Keeping tracks of your books can be tedious especially for entrepreneurs without...

This DG claims her institute can create 5 million new jobs annually

Unemployed Nigerians can heave a sigh of relief as an industrial blueprint that can create 5 million new jobs annually has been developed by...

Corrupt senators are at fault for delayed passage of PIB, claims colleague

The Chairman, Senate Committee on Petroleum Resources (Upstream), Omotayo Alasoadura, has blamed the delayed passage of PIB, Petroleum Industry Bill, on the corruption of...

The following companies will be paying dividends and holding their AGM’s this week

The following companies will be paying a dividend/ holding their Annual General Meeting (AGM) this week. StanbicIbtc StanbicIbtc will be paying a dividend of 60 kobo...

FSDH Merchant Bank Ltd announces investment by AFIG Funds

LAGOS, Nigeria, 21 September 2017,-/African Media Agency (AMA)/- FSDH Merchant Bank, a financial services group in Nigeria, announced that Advanced Finance and Investment Group...

Significant concerns over copyright matters

Copyright is the legal protection given by law to authors of various literary and artistic works, sound recordings, cinematography and performances(work). Copyright protection also...

Success Strategies founders can learn from Ben Murray-Bruce

Ben Murray-Bruce is not only a politician but also a staunch business man. Alongside being the founder of Silverbird group, he is also a senator of...

These 2 term gov’s have grown their debt profile by at least 50% annually

Data from the National Bureau of Statistics reveal the following 6 states have grown their local debt profile by about 49% and above using...

Access Bank, PZ Cussons: Analysts differ on buy and hold recommendation

Leading stockbroking firms Meristem Securities and CSL Stockbrokers gave two different opinions on Access bank and PZ Cussons Plc in their stock recommendations released...

Chellarams Plc has a bleak future

Chellarams Plc is a company trading on the Alternative Securities Market (ASEM) of the Nigerian Stock Exchange. The company has operations in various sectors...

Coca-cola vs Pepsi: Higher sales for one as the other battles a damaged reputation

The news about Pepsi being contaminated, whether true or false, has resulted to an increase in sales for Coca-cola. Over the years the Coca-cola...

Buy/Sell/Hold: Nestle Plc

Nestle Plc is one of the country’s major Fast Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG) companies. The Company has had a swell year on the...

The following companies will be paying dividends/closing their register this week

The following companies will be paying dividends/closing their register this week Access bank Access Bank will be paying an interim dividend of 25 kobo per share....

These companies will close their share register and pay dividends this week

The following companies will be paying dividends and closing their register this week. Unity Kapital Assurance Kapital Assurance will be closing its register from the 11th-13th...

I’m Not Running For 2019 Presidency Says Aliko Dangote

Africa’s richest, Nigeria’s Aliko Dangote’s name has been making the rounds with the claims that he will be in the running for 2019 presidency....

Business Mogul Alakija and her New Project

Ranked amongst Forbe’s most influential women in the world with a $1.7billion net worth, Nigerian business mogul and Vice chairman of Famfa Oil Ltd.,...

The Electronic Tax System: A Step In The Right Direction?

The Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) earlier this year, announced the introduction of six new electronic tax services (e-services) in furtherance of its efforts...

One big setback from the latest GDP report and it’s ugly

The National Bureau of Statistics confirmed on Tuesday, September 5, 2017 that Nigeria was firmly out of recession, following a second quarter GDP growth...

Zenith bank has the lowest number of female board members among FUGAZ banks

A cursory look at tier one banks christened FUGAZ (First Bank, UBA, Guaranty Trust Bank, Access Bank and Zenith Bank ) shows Zenith Bank,...

Why you shouldn’t celebrate about being out of recession by @SBMIntelligence

Data released by the Nigerian Bureau of Statistics today shows that Nigeria’s economy is finally out of a recession. GDP growth for Q2 of...

Nigeria is out of recession as economy grows by 0.55% in Q2 2017

Nigeria is out of recession!!! Official report of the Second quarter 2017 GDP from the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) show the Nigerian economy grew...

This blue chip stock is trading at its year low and is still a...

The Nigerian Stock Exchange currently has about 76 companies trading at their year lows. A stock's year low is the lowest price the stock...

This move by China has affected cryptocurrency prices

Recent moves by China have lead to a drop in cryptocurrency prices. A committee set up by the Chinese Central Bank has placed an...

These companies will be paying dividends this week

The following stocks will be paying a dividend and closing their shareholders this week. Custodian and Allied Insurance Custodian and Allied Insurance will be paying an...

Why International Airlines in Nigeria increased airfares and how it affects you

International Airlines operating in Nigeria have increased their air fares following the instruction from IATA, the global body for airlines in the world. According...