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NIGERIA: Daily Parallel Market Exchange Rate (January 23rd 2019)

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

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.

McNichols has lost its shine

McNichols Plc has hit a 5-year low of N0.39 in yesterday’s trading session at the Nigerian Stock Exchange.

BHH Podcast: How to raise capital for your idea

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

Are Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs) dead?

Initial Coin Offerings also called ICOs are a crowdfunding model popularised by blockchain startups to raise funds for their project.

Time for A Nigerian To Preside Over the World Bank

Nigeria has been known all over the world for various reasons, the good, the bad and at times, the ugly.

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NSE CEO urges higher governance standards at WEF, commends Sahara Group on SDGs

Oscar Onyema has called on African businesses to embrace higher governance standards to facilitate the inflow of funds needed to position the continent.

World Economic Forum: Globalisation and the African entrepreneur

Every year, business, political, and other leaders gather in the picturesque town of Davos, Switzerland to discuss and shape global regional and industry agendas...

Curbing the housing deficit in Nigeria: Hall 7 commissions state of the art residential apartments

Real estate company, Hall 7 Real Estate Ltd has commissioned one of its much-anticipated facility; ‘’The Bridge Peridot’’ in Abuja.

#FirstBankIssaVybe is a case study for any brand – Folake Ani-Mumuney

FirstBank promoted a social media campaign tagged #FirstBankIssaVybe, #DecemberIssaVybe. It involved massive ticket giveaways to premium events in Lagos.

Konga, Visa Partner to Drive Value Offerings in E-Commerce Sector

E-commerce giant Konga has partnered with Visa, the world’s leader in digital payments to revolutionize the e-commerce sector in Nigeria.

Kanu’s Hardley Apartments: True Position by AMCON

The attention of AMCON has been drawn to some inaccurate stories on the media meant to mislead the public.
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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.

McNichols has lost its shine

McNichols Plc has hit a 5-year low of N0.39 in yesterday’s trading session at the Nigerian Stock Exchange.

Are Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs) dead?

Initial Coin Offerings also called ICOs are a crowdfunding model popularised by blockchain startups to raise funds for their project.

This FMCG penny stock has hit a 5 year low

Northern Nigeria Flour Mills hit a-5 year low in last week’s trading session on the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE). The stock opened the week at...

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.

Time for A Nigerian To Preside Over the World Bank

Nigeria has been known all over the world for various reasons, the good, the bad and at times, the ugly.

Warri Port set to go operational as FG concessions terminal

The concession of Terminal B of Warri Old Port has been awarded to Ocean & Cargo Terminal Services Limited following the approval from the National Council on Privatisation on June 18, 2018.

AMCON to sell Polaris Bank to new investors

Jude Nwauzor, spokesman of Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON), has made known the corporation's plan to sell Polaris Bank to new investors. Nwauzor who was...

NSE CEO urges higher governance standards at WEF, commends Sahara Group on SDGs

Oscar Onyema has called on African businesses to embrace higher governance standards to facilitate the inflow of funds needed to position the continent.

NAICOM confirms FBN Insurance’s new Executive Director

The National Insurance Commission (NAICOM), has confirmed Moruf Apampa as FBN Insurance's new Executive Director, Business Development.

Ikike Project set to commence in 2019

The Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Total, Patrick Pouyanne, has agreed to consent to the plans of proceeding with the Ikike project in Nigeria...
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Latest Posts

Warri Port set to go operational as FG concessions terminal

The concession of Terminal B of Warri Old Port has been awarded to Ocean & Cargo Terminal Services Limited following the approval from the National Council on Privatisation on June 18, 2018.

NIGERIA: Daily Parallel Market Exchange Rate (January 23rd 2019)

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

CBN’s Emefiele has a reply for Atiku Abubakar

The CBN Governor, Mr Godwin Emefiele, has argued that any move to float the naira will be tantamount to a disaster for the economy. 

CBN raises alarm over Nigeria’s rising debts profile

Governor Godwin Emefiele has cautioned the Federal Government against Nigeria's rising debts profile. Emefiele said the country's debts profile is alarming. The CBN Czar made...

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

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.

Why Access Bank has a SELL recommendation

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

Why Forte Oil is a HOLD

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

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The author of this article holds investments in AIICO plc and Fidelity Plc, none of which has been the motivation for this article.
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Mutual Funds

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.

This is why you should be consistent with your investment and retirement account

When it comes to consistency in investment, it is not only the consistency of fund or investment performance that matters

Nigeria’s alternative investment assets grow at a slower rate

The Nigerian alternative investment space represented by pension and mutual funds saw their assets increase at a slow rate.

The 4 mutual funds to count on for consistent returns

A consistent fund is one that delivers returns that are above its benchmark almost all the time. Consistency of returns is one of the things smart investors

Financial Literacy

How to Save More In 2019

2018 has come and gone and some of us are still wondering what we did with all the money we got in 2018.

Have you prepared your 2019 budget yet?

Budgeting is the process of creating and following an explicit plan for spending and investing the resources available to you.

How you can shop on a budget this Christmas season

A visit to some of the major shopping hotspots in Lagos, revealed just how much Nigerians are willing to splash money all in the name of Christmas

How does the capital restructuring of C&I Leasing affect me as a shareholder?

Following the proposed and ongoing capital restructuring and the subsequent suspension of trading on the shares of C&I Leasing Plc,

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

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.

These Nigerian business executives shaped the business environment in 2018 

The Nigerian business environment witnessed a lot of events in 2018. As always, major deals were signed; some of which facilitated growth and others, not so much.

How people doubted us because we were young – Herbert Wigwe

Herbert Wigwe, in an interview with Peace Hyde on My Worst Day, touches on a wide variety of issues.

Podcast

BHH Podcast: How to raise capital for your idea

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

BHH Podcast: Things to avoid as a startup in 2019

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

EMM Podcast: Should I use my 80k for shelter or business?

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

BHH Podcast: How my need to dispose unwanted items birthed Dclutterng by Tayo Lekan-Agbaje

Business Half Hour is a podcast show targeted at Startups and Entrepreneurs. On the show, we feature some of the most exciting small businesses...