Top Stories

Corporate Actions: A change of Guard and sins forgiven

Corporate actions are decisions taken by companies’ boards of directors or management teams.

Dangote Cement rebounds as insurance stocks dominate top gainers

The Nigerian Stock Exchange ended the week on a positive note as the All Share Index closed at 32,841.69 basis points, up 1.19%. Year...

Tech Roundup: FirstBank, Facebook, and Youtube all in the news this week

This week, as always, we bring you a compilation of the major tech events and activities that made the news.

Dr. Felix Ohiwerei: From Boardroom Guru to the Pulpit

It is widely believed that one of the biggest challenges the continent faces is the dearth of leadership.

Abuja, Niger, Kaduna ranked best destination to do business in Nigeria

Abuja came top as the number one state to do business in Nigeria in 2018, with a DTF score of 85.61

Nigerian Stock Market Gainers and Losers (Updated 10/19/2018)

Nigerian stocks closed trading on a positive note as the all share index rose by 0.54%.

NM Partners

Free fuel Friday with Firstbank verve card

FirstBank, Nigeria’s premier financial institution is set again to reward customers for Verve Card usage in its Free Fuel Fridays Promotion.

Anticipation rises for TD’s Celebrating You 2018

Anticipation and excitement is on the rise for the 2018 edition of Celebrating You, an annual year-end awards/dinner party organized by Technology

UBA shows resilience as gross earnings hit ₦375 billion, with Group profit of ₦79 billion

United Bank for Africa Plc (UBA), the pan African financial institution with presence in 20 African countries has announced its unaudited 2018 Third Quarter Financial Results, with impressive growth in Gross Earnings

CFA Society Nigeria hosts Nigeria Investment Conference 2018

CFA Society Nigeria will host a 2-day conference on 8-9 November 2018 at Eko Hotel Convention Centre, Victoria Island, Lagos, with the theme, “Let’s Measure Up”.

FirstBank named best bank in Nigeria at the Global Finance World’s best banks 2018

First Bank of Nigeria Limited, the premier Bank in West Africa and the leading banking services solutions provider in Nigeria

Transcorp Group Announces New Executive and Non-Executive Appointments

Transnational Corporation of Nigeria Plc (Transcorp), Nigeria’s leading diversified listed conglomerate has announced new appointments to its Board and executive management.

Corporate Actions: A change of Guard and sins forgiven

Corporate actions are decisions taken by companies’ boards of directors or management teams.

Dangote Cement rebounds as insurance stocks dominate top gainers

The Nigerian Stock Exchange ended the week on a positive note as the All Share Index closed at 32,841.69 basis points, up 1.19%. Year...

Nigerian Stock Market Gainers and Losers (Updated 10/19/2018)

Nigerian stocks closed trading on a positive note as the all share index rose by 0.54%.

Buy/Sell/Hold: Three reasons to sell Wema Bank

Buy/Sell/Hold is picked from the top gainers and losers of the previous week.

Daily update on Treasury Bills, Bonds, Forex, oil price and more

Daily performance of major economic indicators and highlights from tradings sessions and key statistics such as Treasury Bills, bonds, FX rates, inflation, oil price.

Nigeria – Norway trade Volume hits $30 billion

Trade volume between Nigeria and Norway recorded a new high of $30 billion.

MTN, CBN court case gets hearing date

The CBN had accused MTN of illegally repatriating $8.1 billion.

Free fuel Friday with Firstbank verve card

FirstBank, Nigeria’s premier financial institution is set again to reward customers for Verve Card usage in its Free Fuel Fridays Promotion.

NNPC moves against seasonal fuel scarcity

The corporation is currently the sole importer of petrol products.

Visionscape, Lagosians react over directive to bring back PSP operators

Visionscape Sanitation Solutions is the waste management utility company contracted by the Lagos State Government to provide residential solid waste management.

As Lagos Assembly dumps Ambode’s Visionscape, what next?

The Lagos State House of Assembly has ordered PSP operators in the state to resume refuse collection in the state.

Latest Posts

CBN’s new financial inclusion drive – payment services bank

Recent data suggests that the Central Bank of Nigeria has been lagging in its drive to achieve 80% financial inclusion in Nigeria.

Paris Club Refund: Workers threatens to embark on strike

Labour union to commence strike in Ondo State

Corporate Actions: A change of Guard and sins forgiven

Corporate actions are decisions taken by companies’ boards of directors or management teams.

MTN, CBN court case gets hearing date

The CBN had accused MTN of illegally repatriating $8.1 billion.

How to invest

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.

How To Cut Your Losses in a Bearish Market

Consult an investment advisor or broker before taking investment decisions.

How to Know If It’s A Ponzi Scheme

If it is too good to be true then it really isn't true!

What you need to know about Portfolio Diversification

You may have heard the statement, don’t carry all your eggs in one basket.

Stock Ideas

Buy/Sell/Hold: Three reasons to sell Wema Bank

Buy/Sell/Hold is picked from the top gainers and losers of the previous week.

Stocks to watch: Q3 2018 results are on their way

Stocks to watch this week comprises the top gainers and losers of the previous week.

Three reasons you should not buy Cadbury shares

Buy/Sell/Hold is picked from the top gainers and losers of the previous week.

Too early to dive into Portland Paints

Portland Paints Plc has struggled over the years, largely due to finance costs.

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

Understanding stock trading orders

Stock investing is so different from going to the market to buy groceries or electronics.

Why do I need an insurance

5 years ago, one Saturday morning, I climbed a 27 feet ladder to clean the gutters on the roof of our house after the fall,...

What You Should Know About i-invest, the First Treasury Bills App In West Africa

Nairametrics has received a whole lot of mails pertaining to Sterling Bank's I-invest app.

Difference Between Trade & Settlement Dates

This is where the disparity between the trade and settlement date occurs.

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 mighty...

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 of...

#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, was...

Corporate Profiles

Dr. Felix Ohiwerei: From Boardroom Guru to the Pulpit

It is widely believed that one of the biggest challenges the continent faces is the dearth of leadership.

Valentine Ozigbo: The village boy who became a world-class CEO  

Lately, the Chief Executive Officer of Transcorp Hotels Plc, Mr Valentine Ozigbo, has been the recipient of numerous local and international awards – more than twelve of them.

Meet billionaires seeking to change Nigerian politics

Nigeria’s political season is almost upon us. Already, we know most of those who will be running for different political posts and those whose political ambitions have lost momentum prematurely.

The life and times of NSE Ex-DG, Hayford Alile

Hayford Alile was a DG of the Nigerian Stock Exchange.

Podcast

EMM Podcast: Understanding how mortgage works

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

BHH Podcast: Noble Igwe, the Igbo man with money running in his vein

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

EMM Podcast: how effective is the CBN war on money hawkers?

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

BHH Podcast: The story behind Endive Projects by Debo Ajayi

On this thrilling episode, Ugodre hosted Debo Ajayi, CEO, Endive Projects. Endive Projects is a Creative Design, and Digital Marketing Agency based in Lagos, Nigeria. Endive has...