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Tech roundup: Africa’s fastest train not in Nigeria

Nairametrics’ weekly tech news roundup brings you a compilation of the major tech events and activities that made the news. 

A tale of two banks as NSE ends this week in the red

This week was a bearish one on the Nigerian Stock Exchange.

This woman turned her little pharmacy shop into one of the biggest Pharmaceutical companies in Nigeria

On this week’s edition of founder’s profile, we take a look at Dr. Mrs. Stella Chinyelu Okoli, Founder of Emzor Pharmaceutical.

NSE ends Friday in the green as GT Bank tops volume chart

The Nigerian Stock Exchange ended trading for today on a positive note, up 0.61%

Nigerian Stock Market Gainers and Losers (Updated 11/16/2018)

Nigerian stocks closed trading on a positive note as the all share index rose by 0.61%.

What you should not do when you just receive a severance package

Through the experiences of people who have squandered their severance packages and those who made very good use of it, we provide you a step by step guide.

NM Partners

Diamond Bank wins women’s market champion awards

Nigeria’s leading retail bank, Diamond Bank plc has been awarded the prestigious Women’s Market Champion honours by the Global Banking Alliance for Women.

FCMB partners WSBI to boost financial inclusion and savings in Nigeria

First City Monument Bank (FCMB) is set to substantially increase its support to agribusiness, its value chain and growth of the Nigerian economy

The FirstBank 57th Lagos amateur golf open championship set to tee-off

Nigeria’s premier bank and leading financial services provider, First Bank of Nigeria Limited, has announced its sponsorship of the 57th edition of the Lagos Amateur Golf Open Championship.

WISCAR to hold its 2018 annual leadership and mentoring Conference

WISCAR has become known for its bold initiatives aimed at helping to bridge that gap through its mentoring programme.

E-Settlement Partners Seriate for acquisition and deployment of 20,000 mPOS

Nigeria’s fastest growing agency banking provider, E-Settlement has partnered Seriate Limited.

Metrofile Group appoints Babatunde Osho as Nigerian CEO

Metrofile Group has announced the appointment of Mr. Babatunde Osho as it’s new Managing Director for Nigeria. 

A tale of two banks as NSE ends this week in the red

This week was a bearish one on the Nigerian Stock Exchange.

NSE ends Friday in the green as GT Bank tops volume chart

The Nigerian Stock Exchange ended trading for today on a positive note, up 0.61%

Nigerian Stock Market Gainers and Losers (Updated 11/16/2018)

Nigerian stocks closed trading on a positive note as the all share index rose by 0.61%.

Buy/Sell/Hold: Analysts differ on Diamond Bank

Stocks on our Buy/Sell/Hold list are picked from the gainers and losers of the previous week.

These companies will pay N127.2 million for delaying their financial reports

The four companies were fined for failing to release their financial results on time.

CBN responds to critics of Agriculture Credit Scheme

Perhaps the CBN is responding to criticism, that its Commercial Agriculture Credit Scheme (CACS) had been a failure.

Courteville announces appointment of new Director

Courteville Business Solutions Plc changes board

Diamond Bank wins women’s market champion awards

Nigeria’s leading retail bank, Diamond Bank plc has been awarded the prestigious Women’s Market Champion honours by the Global Banking Alliance for Women.

FCMB partners WSBI to boost financial inclusion and savings in Nigeria

First City Monument Bank (FCMB) is set to substantially increase its support to agribusiness, its value chain and growth of the Nigerian economy

The FirstBank 57th Lagos amateur golf open championship set to tee-off

Nigeria’s premier bank and leading financial services provider, First Bank of Nigeria Limited, has announced its sponsorship of the 57th edition of the Lagos Amateur Golf Open Championship.

Latest Posts

CBN postpones last MPC meeting for the year

The Central Bank of Nigeria has moved the last MPC meeting for the year, earlier scheduled to begin on Monday the 19th of November, to Wednesday the 21st of November 2018.

Tech roundup: Africa’s fastest train not in Nigeria

Nairametrics’ weekly tech news roundup brings you a compilation of the major tech events and activities that made the news. 

CBN responds to critics of Agriculture Credit Scheme

Perhaps the CBN is responding to criticism, that its Commercial Agriculture Credit Scheme (CACS) had been a failure.

A tale of two banks as NSE ends this week in the red

This week was a bearish one on the Nigerian Stock Exchange.

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: Analysts differ on Diamond Bank

Stocks on our Buy/Sell/Hold list are picked from the gainers and losers of the previous week.

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.

Buy/Sell/Hold: Why you should HOLD FBN Holdings stocks

Stocks on our Buy/Sell/Hold list are drawn from the top losers and gainers of the prior week.

Fewer nuts to crack this year for Presco

The company’s activities include the cultivation of oil palm as well as the extraction

Mutual Funds

September mutual fund performance ranking

The Nigerian stock market continued its lacklustre performance in September by recording a month to date, MTD, negative performance of 6.05% to bring its Year to date, YTD, performance to minus 14.39%.

Pension fund multi fund structure performance

There is no doubt that the multi fund structure has begun with the right foot forward.

RSA and retiree pension fund ranking for August 2018

Among the RSA funds the highest positive return for the month was recoded by Veritas Glanvills RSA Pension.

‘Best and worst’ performing mutual funds in August

The selection is based on analysis conducted by Quantitative Financial Analytics.

Financial Literacy

What you should not do when you just receive a severance package

Through the experiences of people who have squandered their severance packages and those who made very good use of it, we provide you a step by step guide.

Investment options for the salary earners

Since salary is assumed to be the only source of income for the salaried, it is advisable that such an individual fortify himself financially before investing.

PenCom releases guidelines on voluntary contribution under the contributory pension scheme

The National Pension Commission (PenCom) recently released guidelines (the Guidelines) to provide clarity on voluntary contributions (VCs) under the Contributory Pension Scheme (CPS).

Understanding dirty vs clean price in bond investing

Most Nigerian bonds quoted on FMDQ website are priced or quoted clean.

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

This woman turned her little pharmacy shop into one of the biggest Pharmaceutical companies in Nigeria

On this week’s edition of founder’s profile, we take a look at Dr. Mrs. Stella Chinyelu Okoli, Founder of Emzor Pharmaceutical.

How Peter Amangbo became the CEO of one of Nigeria’s biggest banks

When Zenith Bank Plc recently released its third quarter 2018 financial report, Nairametrics was quick to associate it wirh Mr. Peter Amangbo.  

Special focus on Nigeria’s outstanding professionals: Nonso Okpala, GMD/CEO, VFD Group

create a niche for VFD Group in the corporate world. Nonso Okpala’s experience and intelligence has driven his entrepreneurial passion into national reckoning

Tara Fela Durotoye, selling the dreams of beauty to the world 

Several years ago, the makeup industry in the country was virtually non-existent, or at least not at the level of sophistication witnessed in recent times

Podcast

BHH Podcast: The story behind Printivo Oluyomi Ojo

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

EMM Podcast: How new minimum wage affects you

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

BHH Podcast: How my Graphics design business need turned me to a Professional Photographer by Jide Odukoya

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

EMM Podcast: How can one survive with a minimum wage of N22,500

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