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Who becomes Nigeria’s next “CEO” after this weekend?

After a controversial one week delay, Nigeria's 2019 elections will finally commence tomorrow as the people elect their next president.

NIGERIA: Daily Parallel Market Exchange Rate (February 22nd 2019)

Parallel market exchange rate between the Naira and three of the world's major currencies.

Nigerian Stock Exchange to launch mutual funds trading platform

The NSE is set to start listing of mutual funds.

Nigerian graduates face further dilemma as 43% of Bank employees now contract staff

The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS), yesterday, released the report for selected banking sector data for the last quarter of 2018. A section of the...

How well has President Buhari delivered on his empowerment promises?

This is arguably the first time that the Federal Government is involving the very bottom of Nigeria’s economic pyramid.

Why the proposed Fidson Rights Issue is a good deal

The Board of Directors of Fidson Healthcare Plc have notified the Nigerian Stock Exchange and by so doing, the investment public, that the company...

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Coronation Research analysis of Zenith Bank’s FY 2018 results

Zenith Bank Plc is a tier 1 Nigeria Bank.

Coronation Merchant Bank, JP Morgan, Barclays, Citi Bank, Morgan Stanley ranked amongst World’s best investment banks

The Bank's achievements over the years have led to numerous accolades in recognition of excellent service delivery.

I-Invest generates over N2 billion transaction in less than 6 months

Sterling Bank and Parthian partners have come up with an app called I-Invest to solve this problem.

CcHUB launches Africa’s first ‘Design Lab’ in Kigali

CcHUB has built a community of over 13,000 technologists, entrepreneurs and thought-leaders.

Transcorp sets record performance with Profit After Tax of N20.6 billion

Transcorp is a publicly quoted conglomerate with a diversified shareholder base of about 300,000.

Axxela achieves initial issuer rating of BBB+(NG); outlook stable

Axxela is a Helios Investment Partners LLP portfolio company, and a designated natural gas shipper on the West African Gas Pipeline.
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Nigerian Stock Exchange to launch mutual funds trading platform

The NSE is set to start listing of mutual funds.

Why the proposed Fidson Rights Issue is a good deal

The Board of Directors of Fidson Healthcare Plc have notified the Nigerian Stock Exchange and by so doing, the investment public, that the company...

Elections postponement: History might just repeat itself like 2015 on the NSE

Precedence shows the market could close in the red.

Will this be the first company to delist from the NSE this year?

The Management and Board of Newrest ASL Nigeria Plc has notified all stakeholders of its decision to voluntarily delist from the Nigerian Stock Exchange. 

First Aluminum Plc hits 5 year low

Amidst the rebound in yesterday’s trading session at the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE), First Aluminium Plc hit a 5 year low. The stock opened...

Nigerian Stock Exchange to launch mutual funds trading platform

The NSE is set to start listing of mutual funds.

IOCs are owing Nigeria $20bn, and FG wants them to pay now

Major international oil companies in Nigeria owe a collective tax arrears of about $20 billion, money the Government is now demanding that they pay.

Green Bond: SEC approves Access Bank’s book building

Nigeria's apex regulatory institution, Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), has approved Access Bank Plc's book building as the lender is set to issue the first corporate green...

Linde Plc welcomes BOC Gases Nigeria into its family

BOC Gases Nigeria Plc has released a notification, alerting its shareholders and the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE), that by the virtue of a merger between...

United Capital Plc announces dividend payout

The management and board of United Capital Plc, have announced to pay a dividend of 30 kobo per 50 kobo ordinary share for the...

Growing demand pushes Huggies manufacturers to consider expansion

Manufacturers of Huggies and Kotex brands of diapers have announced the decision to shut down its factory in Lagos for expansion.
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Latest Posts

NSE closes in the red on eve of rescheduled elections

The Nigerian Stock Exchange ended today’s trading session on a negative note. The All Share Index closed at 32,568.66 basis points, down 0.12%. Year...

Glitch at Google leads to display of N184 /dollar rate

The world's most popular search engine Google may have encountered a glitch in its operations. The company is currently quoting the Naira at N184...

Accounts Freezing: FIRS confirms payment of N23 billion by tax defaulters

Chairman, Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS), Babatunde Fowler has disclosed that the agency has generated over N23 billion in unpaid taxes. While speaking at the Manufacturers...

Who becomes Nigeria’s next “CEO” after this weekend?

After a controversial one week delay, Nigeria's 2019 elections will finally commence tomorrow as the people elect their next president.

IOCs are owing Nigeria $20bn, and FG wants them to pay now

Major international oil companies in Nigeria owe a collective tax arrears of about $20 billion, money the Government is now demanding that they pay.

Ibom Air expecting 3rd aircraft after second delivery

Nigeria's first-owned airline, Ibom Air floated by Akwa Ibom government, is expecting the delivery of its third (3rd) aircraft after taking the delivery of...

NIGERIA: Daily Parallel Market Exchange Rate (February 22nd 2019)

Parallel market exchange rate between the Naira and three of the world's major currencies.

Green Bond: SEC approves Access Bank’s book building

Nigeria's apex regulatory institution, Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), has approved Access Bank Plc's book building as the lender is set to issue the first corporate green...

Nigerian Stock Exchange to launch mutual funds trading platform

The NSE is set to start listing of mutual funds.

NCC is not a fan of Google’s free Wi-Fi

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has taken step to frustrate Google's free Wi-Fi scheme in Nigeria.

What President Buhari said to Nigerians on the eve of 2019 presidential election

President Muhammadu Buhari has, on the eve of the 2019 presidential election, address the nation. The president urged Nigerians to come out en masse...

Transcorp Plc tops volume chart today

The Nigerian Stock Exchange closed in the red for the second day this week. The All Share Index ended today’s trading session at 32,568.66...

How to Invest

Exclusive: A look at how young Nigerians invest their money nowadays 

As his phone finally buzzed with the notification of his salary payment, John pondered whether to stick to his investment plans or cheat for the last time. 

Market/economic insight: the weekly brief ( November 5th – 9th 2018)

The performance of the Nigerian Equity Market returned bullish last week with the index (NSE ASI) up by 0.23% WTD to close at an index level of 32,200.21 and Market capitalization of N11.76 trillion.

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

eurobonds are bonds that are denominated in a currency other than that of the issuer.

How I Would Invest My Mother’s Retirement Funds

After weighing all the pros and cons, this is how I have decided to invest her money.

STOCK IDEAS

Buy/Sell/Hold: This why you should SELL Sterling Bank and UAC of Nigeria

Stocks to Buy/Sell/Hold are picked from the top gainers and losers of the prior week.

Place a HOLD on these stocks in the coming week

Stocks to watch are picked from the top gainers and losers of the previous week.

These stocks have a HOLD recommendation

Stocks on our Buy/Sell/Hold are drawn from the top gainers and losers of the prior week, as well as various analyst’s reports. Dangote Cement: HOLD Recent...

Linkage Assurance may fall short in 2018

Linkage Assurance Plc was incorporated in Nigeria on 26th of March 1991 as a private limited liability company domiciled in Nigeria.
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Mutual Funds

Nigerian Stock Exchange to launch mutual funds trading platform

The NSE is set to start listing of mutual funds.

Nigerian mutual funds made an estimated N1.9 billion gain in 2018

Nigerian mutual funds generated an estimated gain of N1.9 billion in 2018, to bring its total Net Asset Value to N648.2 billion.

Stanbic IBTC Guaranteed made 14.41% in 2018

There is no doubt that 2018 was quite a challenging year for investors all over the world. The global market remained very volatile for...

Mutual fund investments success in American and what Nigeria can learn from this

The popularity of mutual funds and the part they play in retirement savings has long been embraced all over the world except in Nigeria.

Financial Literacy

A look at some financing options for small business owners

Statistics show that 80 per cent of small businesses started in Nigeria fail within the first five years. This alarming rate of business failure...

4 incredible financial gifts for your partner on Valentine’s Day

Here are 4 financial gifts you can get your significant other this Valentine's Day.

Impress on a budget: Don’t break hearts or the bank this Thursday

REMEMBER: Don't break hearts or the bank this Thursday!

Businesses that will profit from Valentine’s Day

Valentine's day, a day when many people exchange romantic gifts with their lovers is fast approaching.

Corporate Stories

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

CEOs of some NSE companies that may declare losses for 2018 – Part 2

Last week, we brought you the first part of a list of some Chief Executive Officers of NSE-listed companies that may end up declaring losses for full-year 2018.

Who is the CEO of Cadbury Nigeria Plc?

Ever wondered who the Chief Executive Officer of Cadbury Nigeria plc is? Well, he is Nairametrics’ CEO of the week. Get to know him.

Notable CEOs of Nigerian companies whose shares are below listing standard

Last week, the NSE announced that 18 companies are free float deficient and for that reason, have been classified as "below listing standard".

Nigerians occupy top spots on Forbes Magazine’s wealthiest African billionaires’ list

Forbes Magazine has published its 2018 list of Africa's richest billionaires. And as always, the list is consisted of regular names.

Podcast

BHH Podcast: How do SMEs navigate the digital marketing landscape?

https://soundcloud.com/user-433895412/building-a-brand-in-the-digital-age Business Half Hour is a podcast targeted at Startups and Entrepreneurs who are changing the way to do business through innovation in Nigeria.

BHH Podcast: Farmcrowdy, Putting all their eggs in the ‘AgriTech’ basket

Business Half Hour is a podcast targeted at Startups and Entrepreneurs.

EMM Podcast: $140m in cryptocurrencies lost, plus, transferring T-bills to another person

Everyday Money Matters is a Financial Literacy and Personal Finance Podcast powered by Nairametrics.

BHH Podcast: The goldmine in Nigerian Cinemas by Moses Babatope

Business Half Hour is a podcast targeted at Startups and Entrepreneurs. On the show, we feature entrepreneurs who are changing the way to do...