Nigeria received capital inflows worth of $33.27 billion in 17 months

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), has revealed that Nigeria attracted total capital inflows worth $33.27 billion in the past seventeen months.

Money Metro Podcast Ep1: Ugodre and Smith’s takes on Buhari and Emefiele 2nd term, MTN, and Oando

On this spanking new podcast, @Nairametrics @ugodre and @walesmit discussed about Buhari and Emefiele's 2nd term, @MTNN on the @nsenigeria, and @Oando_PLC vs @SECNigeria. #MoneyMetroPodcast

Why the Federal Government is ruling out plan to return to the Eurobond market

The Federal Government said it has no plans to return to Eurobonds market this year. The Director-General of the Debt Management Office (DMO), Patience Oniha, disclosed this yesterday while speaking during the Islamic Finance Conference in Lagos.

Access Bank launches Womenpreneur Pitch-A-Ton 2019

@myaccessbank @access_more has announced the launch of its Womenpreneur Pitch-A-Ton 2019, if you think you have what it takes click to find out more.

NETCO, an NNPC subsidiary, records an impressive profit for FY 2018

The National Engineering and Technical Company Limited (NETCO), a subsidiary of the  Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), has declared the sum of N6.75 billion as profit before tax for the year ended 31st December 2018.

Stakeholders back SEC’s forensic audit against Oando Plc

Consolidated Capital Market Stakeholders Forum (CCMSF), has backed the released forensic audit the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has against Oando Plc.

Nigerian Eurobonds Surge on Trump-Xi’s Planned Meeting at G-20 Summit

Welcome to Nairametrics‘ summary of the daily performance of major economic indicators and highlights from trading sessions and key statistics such as Treasury Bills and Bonds. This is brought to you by Zedcrest.

Press Releases

Access Bank launches Womenpreneur Pitch-A-Ton 2019

@myaccessbank @access_more has announced the launch of its Womenpreneur Pitch-A-Ton 2019, if you think you have what it takes click to find out more.

We Must Join Hands to Lift Our Young Ones from Poverty to Prosperity – Tony Elumelu 

Tony O. Elumelu, Founder Tony Elumelu Foundation and Chairman UBA Group and Heirs Holdings charged everyone to join hands to lift Nigeria’s youth from poverty to prosperity.

Rubies Bank – The Future is here

Rubies is a fully digital banking platform, offering zero fee banking targeted at millennials, young professionals, SMEs, quasi-financial institutions and FINTECH companies.

UBA’s Tony Elumelu receives Honorary Doctor of Business from Bayero University

Come June 15, 2019, successful Nigerian businessman and Chairman of United Bank for Africa, Tony Elumelu, would be conferred with an Honorary Doctor of Business by the Bayero University, Kano.

TD shines in far-away Mauritius, claims Philips Partner of the Year award

Technology Distributions (TD) was the cynosure of all eyes at the Philips Partners Conference where the company claimed the 2018 Partner of the Year Award.

Diamond Business Advantage: A financial product to help MSMEs attain full potential

Lack of credit facility has, for long, been a limiting factor for entrepreneurs in Nigeria. But that can be fixed with the Diamond Business Advantage proposition powered by Access Bank.

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Nigeria received capital inflows worth of $33.27 billion in 17 months

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), has revealed that Nigeria attracted total capital inflows worth $33.27 billion in the past seventeen months.

Money Metro Podcast Ep1: Ugodre and Smith’s takes on Buhari and Emefiele 2nd term, MTN, and Oando

On this spanking new podcast, @Nairametrics @ugodre and @walesmit discussed about Buhari and Emefiele's 2nd term, @MTNN on the @nsenigeria, and @Oando_PLC vs @SECNigeria. #MoneyMetroPodcast

New facts behind the acquisition of Telluria Limited by Ellah Lakes emerge

On Friday, Ellah Lakes Plc announced the acquisition of Telluria Limited, a development that brought a major change in the Management of the former.

Why the Federal Government is ruling out plan to return to the Eurobond market

The Federal Government said it has no plans to return to Eurobonds market this year. The Director-General of the Debt Management Office (DMO), Patience Oniha, disclosed this yesterday while speaking during the Islamic Finance Conference in Lagos.

Access Bank launches Womenpreneur Pitch-A-Ton 2019

@myaccessbank @access_more has announced the launch of its Womenpreneur Pitch-A-Ton 2019, if you think you have what it takes click to find out more.

NETCO, an NNPC subsidiary, records an impressive profit for FY 2018

The National Engineering and Technical Company Limited (NETCO), a subsidiary of the  Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), has declared the sum of N6.75 billion as profit before tax for the year ended 31st December 2018.

SEC’s Mary Uduk explains how fintech will facilitate Nigeria’s financial inclusion bid

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), is committed to using fintech to grow financial inclusion. This is according to SEC's Acting DG, Mary Uduk.

Stakeholders back SEC’s forensic audit against Oando Plc

Consolidated Capital Market Stakeholders Forum (CCMSF), has backed the released forensic audit the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has against Oando Plc.

NIGERIA: Daily Parallel Market Exchange Rate (June 19th 2019)

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

Nigerian Eurobonds Surge on Trump-Xi’s Planned Meeting at G-20 Summit

Welcome to Nairametrics‘ summary of the daily performance of major economic indicators and highlights from trading sessions and key statistics such as Treasury Bills and Bonds. This is brought to you by Zedcrest.

The Federal Government is set to auction fresh N100 billion bonds

The Federal Government has offered for subscriptions another N100 billion bonds. According to a circular made available to the public, the Debt Management Office (DMO) disclosed that it has been authorised to receive applications for the bonds subscription.

Tribunal rules your voluntary pension contribution is tax deductible but…

Reports from KPMG indicates the Tax Appeal Tribunal has ruled that the Voluntary Pension Contribution “VPC” is tax deductible. This means those who contribute...

See some insurance covers you should have as a business owner

Unforeseen circumstances that occur anytime when it comes to running a business. However, with the right insurance covers, you can scale through such times without tears.

Does one’s fat salary automatically guarantee wealth?

We often determine how wealthy a person is by taking a look at what he earns and how he lives. However, as the saying goes, looks can sometimes be deceptive. So what does wealth accumulation entail? And what does it require? Let us find out.

What NSIA’s FY 2018 results has taught us about investment strategy

Not too long ago, the Nigeria Sovereign Investment Authority (NSIA), announced its results for the 2018 financial year.

Fixed Income expert explains why investors should diversify their investments

A Nigerian fixed-income expert, Igho Alonge, recently shared on Twitter reasons why investors should always embrace the idea of diversifying their investments.

Businessman makes a strong case against equity investment

Nigerian entrepreneur and business leader, Dr. Tayo Oyedeji, recently made a strong case against equity investment. According to him, not only are stocks riskier to invest in, good returns on investment cannot always be guaranteed compared to other diversified forms of investments.

How regulatory changes and tempered yield environment impacted Stanbic IBTC’s earnings

Stanbic IBTC grew its revenue by 2.27% to NGN58.69bn, supported by the 5.47% growth in interest income while non-interest income remained relatively flat at N27.00 billion.

MTN Nigeria gets a wildcard entry in this week’s watchlist

@MTNNG leads this week's watchlist due to record demand for the stock by investors, following its listing.

MTN’s listing by introduction: Should you buy, sell or wait and see?

MTN Nigeria has listed its shares on the Nigerian Stock market (NSE) as the telco-giant received regulatory approval from SEC and NSE to list 20.3bn units of shares at a price of N90 per share.

INSIGHT: Why you really should consider investing in mutual fund today

A Mutual Fund is a Trust or Company that pools money from many investors and invests in a specified class of securities such as stocks, bonds, real estate or a balanced mix of asset classes.

A Quiet Trading Session as Primary Market T-Bills Auction Takes Centre Stage

Welcome to Nairametrics‘ summary of the daily performance of major economic indicators and highlights from trading sessions and key statistics such as Treasury Bills and Bonds. This is brought to you by Zedcrest.

Daily updates on bonds, treasury bills, forex, and oil price

Welcome to Nairametrics‘ summary of the daily performance of major economic indicators and highlights from trading sessions and key statistics such as Treasury Bills and Bonds. This is brought to you by Zedcrest.

Market/Economic Insight (Monday June 3rd to Friday June 7th 2019)

The performance of the Nigerian Equity Market remained bearish last week with the index (NSE ASI) trending downward by 2.05% WTD to close at an index level of 30,432.13 and Market capitalization of N13.40 trillion.
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How to effectively respond to negative reviews about your business

Before we dive right into how to respond to negative reviews about your business, it is important to note that what you say and how you say it matters a lot.

Should Gokada and Max.ng be afraid of ORide?

ORide is fast penetrating the market by leveraging on the N100 bonus offer to any destination of any distance within Lagos. This move has attracted the competitors’ customers, at least if not for anything, till the promo offer ends. 

SMEs are suffering due to Nigeria’s epileptic power supply – MAN

The Manufacturers Association of Nigeria (MAN) has spoken out against the hardship Nigerian businesses (especially Small and Medium Scale Enterprises) are going through in recent times as a result of epileptic power supply.

Nigeria to benefit from AfDB’s 3.2 million Swiss francs

Nigeria is among the countries that will benefit from the 3.2 million Swiss francs that was recently donated to the African Development Bank (AfDB) by the State Secretariat for Economic Affairs of the Government of the Swiss Confederation (SECO).

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,...
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Corporate Profiles

M.K.O Abiola: From bank clerk to multi-millionaire CEO and national icon

The Abiola story is a tale of conviction, determination and demonstration of sagacity— how a young man who entered into business at the tender age of nine (selling firewood to neighbours) went on to study accounting, graduated with a first class degree and built a fortune worth millions of dollars doing business. #DemocracyDay

A Look back at Jay Z’s Road to Billionaire Status

Rappers have always been "singers" of truth. Little wonder when Jay-Z rapped in one of his songs that "I'm not a businessman, I'm a business, man", one could not but believe it.

Profiles of Nigeria’s 12 first-time Governors and their states’ recent IGRs

we are focusing on all the first time state governors and their states' Internally Generated revenue (IGR) figures. Will these men be able to manage the affairs of these states? Well, we will find out in the course of the next four years.

Segun Agbaje: The award-winning CEO building a great African institution through digital transformation

When is a bank not a bank? That is a question Segun Agbaje, the multiple award-winning CEO and Managing Director of Nigeria’s Guaranty Trust Bank (GTBank) has been getting to grips with as he forges a new path for banking in Africa.

Money Metro Podcast Ep1: Ugodre and Smith’s takes on Buhari and Emefiele 2nd term, MTN, and Oando

On this spanking new podcast, @Nairametrics @ugodre and @walesmit discussed about Buhari and Emefiele's 2nd term, @MTNN on the @nsenigeria, and @Oando_PLC vs @SECNigeria. #MoneyMetroPodcast

BHH: How do you spend $5.3 million? Gokada’s Co-CEO spills the beans

Business Half Hour (BHH Podcast) is a weekly podcast targeted at Startups and Entrepreneurs who are redefining the Nigerian business scene through innovation.

BHH: Utieyin of Redhanded has built a database of employment history of domestic workers

On this episode, Bukola and Taiwo had Co-founder of Redhanded discuss the solution to catalog the employment history of domestic workers.

BHH Podcast: Peace Obule has advice for entrepreneurs with dreams of venturing into Fintech

On this episode of the #BHHPodcast, Bukola and @Taioyewole had StrateCore Dynamics' @peaceobule gives tips on venturing into the world of fintech.