How I Would Invest My Mother’s Retirement Funds

My mum, who has worked hard all her life and is about to retire after 35 years in active service, is bothered about what to do with the windfall of cash she is about to receive.

Eurobonds in Nigeria: What they are and how to invest in them

Eurobonds in Nigeria: What they are and how to invest in them

Bail-out Fund: FG negotiates with States Governors as NEC approves 100 billion for NLTP 

The Federal Government has negotiated with States Governors on the initially planned bulk deductions of bail-out funds.

Stock Market: 52.5% of firms failed to pay dividend in 2019 

Eighty-seven, out of the 170 quoted companies on the Nigerian Stock Exchange failed to pay dividends to their shareholders in 2019.

The stock market ends Thursday’s trading session in negative territory

The Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) ended Thursday’s trading session in negative territory. The All-Share Index closed at 27,646.15 basis points, down by 0.13%. Year to date, the index is down by 12.04%.

Nigeria approaches World Bank for another $2.5 billion loan

Nigeria's debt profile is set to hit another height as the World Bank confirmed that it is in talks with the Nigerian government to offer another loan to the tune of $2.5 or N767.3 billion

$9 billion UK judgement: Malami, Sylvia to face 17-man panel 

Abubakar Malami and Timipre Sylvia will face a 17-man Adhoc panel to answer questions concerning the P&ID contract.


Press Releases

Euphoria, as Access Bank opens new branch in Osun

Access Bank has opened its new branch in the sleepy community of Ipetu-Ijesha, in Oriade Local Government of Osun State.

Eko Innovation Centre Pledges $5 Million to #Ekotraffic Trend

#Ekotraffic hashtag was created and it trended heavily, viewed over 48 million times across Nigeria by over 12 million tweeps

OPINION: What’s Next at LSETF?

The response to the challenge of unemployment was what led to the establishment of the Lagos State Employment Trust Fund (LSETF) in 2016.

FirstBank supports educational institutions with FirstEdu

Nigeria’s premier and leading financial services provider, First Bank of Nigeria Limited, has announced its educational solution – FirstEdu -

Access Bank targets 65m customers, set to deepen financial inclusion

Access Bank Plc has designed a campaign tagged Awoof Berekete to promote its Access Mobile Wallet service.

All set as Lagos awaits Zenith Bank’s Aspire Music Festival

All is now set for the “Zenith Bank Aspire Music Festival” holding on Saturday, September 21, 2019, at the Harbour Point Event Centre, Victoria Island, Lagos by 5pm.

Latest Posts

Late budget cycles, food price hike fuel MPR retention – Experts 

Some economists and financial experts have attributed the retention of the MPR at 13.5% by the CBN to late budget cycles.

Access Bank lists N30 billion bonds on NSE 

Access Bank Plc has listed N30 billion, 7-Year 15.5% Fixed Rate Subordinated Unsecured Bonds on the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE).

Euphoria, as Access Bank opens new branch in Osun

Access Bank has opened its new branch in the sleepy community of Ipetu-Ijesha, in Oriade Local Government of Osun State.

CBN Cashless Policy: Emiefele regrets decision, insists on the policy 

Central Bank Governor, Godwin Emefiele has tendered an apology over the inconveniences generated by the introduction of the cashless policy.

Twitter suspends 10,000 accounts globally 

Twitter has suspended 10,000 accounts globally for sharing disinformation and causing political unrest.

Transcorp Hotels announces close period ahead of Q3 2019 results 

The Board of Directors of Transcorp Hotels Plc has declared a closed period from September 30, 2019.

The Nigerian Stock Exchange ends the week bullish

The Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) ended Friday’s trading session in positive territory. The All-Share Index closed at 27,698.69 basis points, up 1.19%.

Tripple Gee to pay final dividend, appoints new MD 

Tripple Gee and Company Plc has resolved to pay a final dividend of 5 kobo per ordinary share of 50 kobo to its shareholders.

CBN to restrict foreign exchange on more food imports  

The CBN has announced that it would start to restrict foreign exchange for the importation of cassava, and other products into Nigeria.

Wapic Insurance seeks NSE’s approval to list 15.6 billion rights issue 

Wapic Insurance Plc seeks approval to list a Rights Issue of 15,613,194,623 ordinary shares of N0.50 each at N0.38 per share.

CBN’s MPC votes to hold all parameters

The Central Bank of Nigeria's Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) has voted to retain all key rates.

How Diaspora Bonds Work and Benefits

All you need to know about Diaspora Bond and how you can tap into it to make more money. #Bonds #Money #Diaspora

How Diaspora Bonds Work and Benefits

All you need to know about Diaspora Bond and how you can tap into it to make more money. #Bonds #Money #Diaspora

How I Would Invest My Mother’s Retirement Funds

My mum, who has worked hard all her life and is about to retire after 35 years in active service, is bothered about what to do with the windfall of cash she is about to receive.

Eurobonds in Nigeria: What they are and how to invest in them

Eurobonds in Nigeria: What they are and how to invest in them

Understanding Optional Dividends

An optional dividend is a dividend where shareholders have the ability to choose between two or more forms of payment.

Stock Market: 52.5% of firms failed to pay dividend in 2019 

Eighty-seven, out of the 170 quoted companies on the Nigerian Stock Exchange failed to pay dividends to their shareholders in 2019.

With $1 million, a delivery startup could acquire Trans-Nationwide Express Plc 

It may even interest you to know that out of the 170 companies on the Nigerian bourse, only about six of them account for as much as 68% of the entire market capitalisation of the NSE.

The stock market begins the week bearish

The Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) ended Monday’s trading session in negative territory. The All-Share Index closed at 27,574.32 basis points, up 0.74%.

Nigerian Banks stocks are bleeding but these two banks are soaring

Two banking stocks, in particular, are posting double-digit growth in their stock prices this year to date.


Understanding Optional Dividends

An optional dividend is a dividend where shareholders have the ability to choose between two or more forms of payment.

Here’s How To Determine Your Net Worth

Here's How To Determine Your Net Worth

Relationship talks: Money questions you must ask

Money questions you must ask in relationship talks

A guide to how Mutual Funds work in Nigeria

A guide to how Mutual Funds work in Nigeria
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MSMEs get N50 billion business support from Sterling Bank

In a bid to provide support for MSMEs in Nigeria, Sterling Bank has set aside a sum of N50 billion in loans.

Here are ways to ask family and friends to fund your business – PART 1

Many entrepreneurs are so passionate about their new idea that they are surprised when family and friends don’t line up to invest in their new ventures.

FairMoney secures EUR 10 million seed funding, to widen mobile banking services in Nigeria 

A Paris-based fintech, FairMoney has just secured the sum of 10 million euros in seed funding to widen the company’s online lending services to more customers with the aim of becoming a holistic financial platform for underserved customers, in Nigeria. 

7 Tips for Financing Your New Business

If you want to start your own business but don’t have the funding, you can still get it off the ground.

Cement Wars: The battle for Cement dominance between Ibeto vs Dangote

A story of the battle for Cement dominance in Africa's largest economy, Nigeria.

Corporate Story: The rise and fall of HiTV

In this latest installment of Corporate Stories, we are going to tell the story of a young man, who dared to take on a...

Corporate Stories: The back story behind the UBA & STB Merger

In this month's episode, we tell the story of how one of the biggest deals in Nigeria's corporate history was executed with the heart...

#CorporateStories: Tiger Brands’ misadventure into Dangote Flourmills

This is a short account of the activities that underpinned Dangote Flour Mills’ remarkable 288% share price rally in 2016. The precursor to this,...

Corporate Profiles

Meet the woman winning in a male-dominated paint market 

Omolara Elemide was recently appointed as the Acting Chief Executive Officer of CAP Plc, the paint manufacturing subsidiary of Nigerian conglomerate, UAC of Nigeria Plc.

How Sim Shagaya revolutionalised the traditional method of commerce in Nigeria

@SimShagaya is one of the few discerning people who have been able to use the opportunities provided by internet technology to become success stories in the Nigerian e-commerce space. 

Meet Mark Essien, the founder of Nigeria’s biggest hotel booking site

Mark Essien has since successfully managed hotels.ng to become the biggest hotel booking portal in Nigeria. Get familiar with his journey.

Meet Bet9ja’s Kunle Soname, whose firm officially sponsors BBNaija

@Bet9jaOfficial founder, Kunle Soname is a sports enthusiast, who is an erudite investor in sporting activities in the country.

BHH Podcast: How I started made in Nigerian shoes business with just N10k

Business Half Hour (BHH Podcast) is a weekly podcast targeted at Startups and Entrepreneurs who are redefining the Nigerian business scene through innovation.

EMM Podcast: Ugodre gives five qualities you need to avoid being poor.

On this episode of the EMM Podcast, Ugodre delved into a number of conflicting personal finance questions and issues making round in the economy. The 30-minute stretch is explosive and I enjoin you to hit play.

BHH Podcast: Abimbola Alawode explains how Rhabe foods is providing innovative food security solutions.

On this episode of the BHH Podcast, Bukola and Taiwo had the CEO of RHABE FOODS discuss on opportunities and challenges of food processing and packaging business in Nigeria.

BHH Podcast: Uche Egele on opportunities and challenges of small scale leather business in Nigeria

On this episode of the BHH Podcast, Bukola and Taiwo had the CEO of MarteeGele Uche Egele discuss on opportunities and challenges of small scale leather business in Nigeria.