B.O.C. Gases Plc leads this week’s gainers as losses mount on the NSE

The Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) has continued to perform negatively, as the market maintained its downward slope throughout the week.

Nigerian Stock Market ends the week Negative

The Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) ended Friday’s trading session in negative territory. The All-Share Index closed at 26,925.29 basis points, down 0.47%.

EMM Podcast: Ugodre’s take on how FG’s FX restriction is going to affect local manufacturers

On this episode of the #EMMPodcast, @Ugodre discussed how @NGRPresident's FX restriction is going to affect local manufacturers.

Nigeria’s Inflation drops to 11.08% in July 2019, slowest in 3 years 

Nigeria’s consumer price index, which measures inflation, dropped to 11.08% in July 2019. This was revealed in the latest inflation report released by the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS). 

The Nigerian Stock Market closes Thursday’s trading in negative territory

The Nigerian Stock Market ended Thursday's trading session in negative territory. The All-Share Index closed at 27,052.93 basis points, down 0.11%. 

The Nigerian Stock Market closes in negative territory

The Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) ended Monday’s trading session in negative territory. The All-Share Index closed at 27,083.11 basis points, down 0.82%.

List of Dividends announced so far in 2019 (August 2019)

List of Dividends announced so far in 2019 (July 2019)

Press Releases

With Firstbank’s Spark, Glad Tidings Echo For Less Privileged Children

The visit to Wesley School for the Hearing Impaired was part of the 2019 CR&S Week activities by FirstBank. The Bank had its maiden CR&S week in 2017.

Access Bank Unveils Smartphone Device Financing Scheme

@myaccessbank continues to lead the way in innovative economic digital finance solutions, providing more Nigerians with access to credit as it unveils the Device Finance scheme.

The Investment Society, Unilag set to hold the largest students’ Investment Conference in Sub-Saharan Africa

The Investment Society, University of Lagos, a multi-disciplinary and academically diverse student organization will on the 2nd of September hold their annual students’ investment conference called The Colloquium at the J.F AdeAjayi Auditorium, University of Lagos.

Sahara Foundation restates commitment to driving inclusive education

As the world marks the 20th International Youth Day, @SaharaPCSR, the vehicle for @iamsaharagroup's Personal and Corporate Social Responsibility (PCSR) initiatives, has reiterated its dedication to promoting inclusive education through...

Going cashless this summer with Firstbank Travel Kits

If you have not jetted out yet due to the stress of travelling, especially the trouble of settling your travel bills, tickets and sundries, you can now do so and seamlessly too with the @FirstBankngr Visa Multicurrency card, which allows you to go full cashless this summer in anywhere in the world.

Making Nigeria a credit-driven society – Pt 2

While Stakeholder Honest Active Participation, Improved Identity Management & Data Validation as well as Active Legislation and Law Enforcement are critical to driving credit in the economy (as discussed in the first part of my article), there are yet several factors that should be addressed to create the ideal environment for achieving a credit-driven country.

Latest Posts

Ondo State Government boosts SMEs with N166 million disbursement.

Ondo State Government has disbursed N166 million soft loans to help boost Small and Medium-scale Enterprises (SMEs) in the State.

Circumstances that forced the closure of Enugu Airport until further notice

With the danger lurking around the Akanu Ibiam International Airport in Enugu State, the Federal Government has decided to shut the airport until further notice starting from August 24, 2019.

Why FG is planning to audit Customs’, FIRS’ revenues

The Office of the Auditor-General of the Federation is set to for the auditing of the FIRS and NCS in order to boost government's revenue.

NNPC announces 15 companies as winners of Direct Sale and Purchase contract 

NNPC has announced 15 companies as winners of its 2019/2020 Direct Sale of Crude Oil and Direct Purchase of Petroleum Products (DSDP) arrangement. 

EFCC resumes investigation of FIRS officials over more than N1.2b fraud.

The EFCC has resumed investigations on the members of staff of the FIRS over the N1.2bn duty tour allowance (DTA) fraud.

Masters Energy appoints new MD/CEO as Ucheh Ogah steps aside

Following the resignation of Dr. Uche Oga as Masters Energy's President, the company announced the appointment of Patience Dappa as MD/CEO.

DPR goes hard on oil marketers

Eight illegal filing stations operating in Uyo, Akwa Ibom capital have been completely sealed off by the Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) for failing to renew their licenses.

B.O.C. Gases Plc leads this week’s gainers as losses mount on the NSE

The Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) has continued to perform negatively, as the market maintained its downward slope throughout the week.

Governor Fayemi explores investment options with the capital market

The @ekitistategov and Chairman of the Nigeria Governors Forum, Dr Kayode Fayemi (@kfayemi), was at the @nsenigeria, yesterday, to present the Facts Behind Ekiti State’s economy. He also used the occasion to ring the NSE’s closing bell at the end of the day’s trading session.

FG moves to appeal judgement on $9 billion Nigerian assets forfeiture

The Federal Government of Nigeria (FGN) has declared its preparedness to appeal Friday’s judgment delivered by an English court in favour of Process and Industrial Development Limited (P&ID).

Pension plan participation among Nigerians increases

Pension plan participation among Nigerians increases as evidence from available data from the National Pension Commission shows that 108,259 more people registered to participate in pension funds in the months of April and May 2019.

FRAUD: FBI’s arrest of Invictus Group’s Okeke stirs controversy

The FBI's arrest of Forbes-celebrated Invictus Group CEO, Obinwanne Okeke, has stirred controversy in the media space.

Pension plan participation among Nigerians increases

Pension plan participation among Nigerians increases as evidence from available data from the National Pension Commission shows that 108,259 more people registered to participate in pension funds in the months of April and May 2019.

Difference between FGN Savings and Treasury Bills

Difference between FGN Savings and Treasury Bills

Inflation rate, rise and fall explained

Inflation rate, rise and fall explained

Investing in Nigerian Bonds – A Beginners Guide

Investing in Nigerian Bonds – A Beginners Guide #Bonds

B.O.C. Gases Plc leads this week’s gainers as losses mount on the NSE

The Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) has continued to perform negatively, as the market maintained its downward slope throughout the week.

How to read stock market tables

It is important for any investor to understand how the stock market functions, specifically how to read the daily market tables and thus placing orders with a stockbroker

ASI falls below 28,000 points due to sustained sell offs

The Nigerian Stock Exchange maintained its downward trend as the All Share Index (ASI) fell below the 28,000 psychological mark to settle at 27,864.49 points.

Why Warren Buffet prefers not to pay Dividends

@WarrenBuffett explains a more reliable method to earn big as a #shareholder of a #company. The sell-off approach


Pension Fund Assets hits N9.3 trillion as investment in FGN securities drops

The latest report released by the National Pension Commission (PenCom) shows that Nigeria's Pension Fund assets in June 2019 hit N9.32 trillion. There was an increase of N294.9 billion within the space of three months

These poor investment decisions has ruined lives

On this blog, we preach a lot about investing. It is a habit everyone must inculcate and nurture as route to financial freedom. However, investing can also lead to financial ruin if

Relationship talks: Money questions you must ask

Money questions you must ask in relationship talks

How to avoid borrowing to pay school fees

How to avoid borrowing to pay school fees
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Ondo State Government boosts SMEs with N166 million disbursement.

Ondo State Government has disbursed N166 million soft loans to help boost Small and Medium-scale Enterprises (SMEs) in the State.

Between loan and equity funding, which is best for startups?

Loan and equity are both viable means of funding businesses. Entrepreneurs choose either or the bother of them, depending on what works best for them.

O’Concept, the QSR reengineering snack-on-the-go to flip the market

O’Concept, the QSR reengineering snack-on-the-go to flip the market

Businesses boom as South-West States rank top on SMEs in Nigeria

The latest report released by the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) has revealed that three South-Western States in Nigeria have the highest number of Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) in the country.

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 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.

Akintola Williams, doyen of accountancy in Africa clocks 100 years

Akintola Williams is the doyen of accountancy in Nigeria. As a seasoned entrepreneur, he set up a chartered accountancy firm which gained markets in Nigeria.

Meet Abdulwasiu Sowami, the silent billionaire who acquired Forte Oil

Although, Femi Otedola’s decision to divest his shares in Forte Oil came as a surprise to many Nigerians, it was more surprising that it was acquired by Nigerian company, Prudent Energy & Services Limited, owned by a Nigerian businessman and oil mogul.

Meet Moses Babatope, the “frontliner” of Filmhouse Cinemas and FilmOne

Both FilmOne and Filmhouse Cinema were co-founded by Babatope in December 2012. Ever since then, the companies have been major players in the Nigerian film industry.

EMM Podcast: Ugodre’s take on how FG’s FX restriction is going to affect local manufacturers

On this episode of the #EMMPodcast, @Ugodre discussed how @NGRPresident's FX restriction is going to affect local manufacturers.

BHH Podcast: Mayowa Okegbenle on how WePrototype Technologies is bridging the mobile app development gap

On this episode of the #BHHPodcast, @bukola23 and @taioyewole had the CEO of @weprototype_app talk about how they are bridging the mobile app development gap.

BHH Podcast: Transfurd’s Tolulope Oginni talks about how he intends to create wealth through agriculture

On this episode of the #BHHPodcast, @bukola23 and @taioyewole had the CEO of @transfurdfarms talk about how to use agriculture to create wealth.

EMM Podcast: Ugodre ponders on why Garri and other food prices fell this week

On this episode of the #EMMPodcast, @Ugodre ponders on why #Garri and other food prices fell this week and how to invest in securities outside Nigeria.