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Breaking: Senate confirms Emefiele's re-appointment for second term

BIG TROUBLE: CBN’s N650 billion ‘crisis’ explained

Last week, the Central Bank of Nigeria scrambled to respond to a leaked tape that alleged a huge fraud had occurred at the apex...
MTN Nigeria

MTN Nigeria has signed a N200 billion loan deal that effectively shuts out any...

MTN Nigeria's debuted on the Nigerian Stock Exchange by listing over 20 billion shares at N90 per share. Since then the stock has gained 20%, increasing its market cap by over N360 billion to N2.2 trillion.
Central Bank of Nigeria

CBN blows $36 billion defending the naira in 2018, up 130% from 2017.

The Central Bank of Nigeria sold a whopping $36.6 billion in forex in 2018 according to a report released during the week on its website. This compares to $15.8 billion sold in 2017, a whopping 130% rise.
EFCC raif of MTN Nigeria

One bad info from MTN’s incredible result

Telecom Giant, MTN Nigeria, released its 2019 first quarter results ahead of its planned listing on the Nigerian Stock Exchange later this week.
MTN Nigeria

How to buy MTN shares on the Nigerian Stock Exchange

It's official, Nigeria's largest GSM Company, MTN Nigeria, will be listed on the Nigerian Stock Exchange on Thursday 16th of May 2019.
MTN listing

MTN will join these 3 stocks in the Trillion Naira Club (TNC)

As MTN prepares to list on the Nigerian Stock Exchange later this week, the stock is expected to catapult straight into the trillion naira club list.
Emefiele’s reappointment

What Emefiele’s reappointment means for Nigerian economy 

What Emefiele’s reappointment means for Nigerian economy 
Arik Air, AMCON

Local Nigerian airlines record 54% delayed flights in Q1 2019

Local Nigerian airlines record 54% delayed flights in Q1 2019
A Jumia warehouse, Police, Castle Logistics

Analysts declare Jumia a “fraud” sinking its share price

Analysts declare Jumia a "fraud" sinking its share price
Product Review: Irish Spring is thriving in a soap market dominated by economy prices

Product Review: Irish Spring is thriving in a soap market dominated by economy prices

Four brands are dominating the Nigerian soap market. These are: Irish Spring, Premier Cool, Extract, and Delta soap. These top brands are readily available on supermarket shelves and neighbourhood stores.
Gurara II Hydropower project

The crowding out effects of rising States’ debts: Why Nigerians should worry

The impact of government's debt size on a country's growth has been widely debated and this has generated rows among economists and policymakers.
Medview Aircraft

Medview Airline in financial trouble as Airpeace, Private Jets seize market share

It was January 2017 and one of Nigeria's leading aviation company listed on the Nigerian Stock Exchange. Medview Airlines listing on the exchange was...
Young Nigerians

Pension contributions from Nigerians under 30 dwindling at an alarming rate

Pension Fund contributors aged less than 30 years now make up a smaller number of pension contributors, going by the data released by the National Pension Commission.
Dangote Cement Plc

Dangote Cement’s Q1 Result: Weak topline and higher OPEX drive weak earnings

Dangote Cement Plc has reported a marginal decrease of 0.8% y/y in revenue to N240.2bn in Q1 2019 from N242.1bn in Q1 2018.

Inflation rate up 207% since 2009 as bad economic policies ravages naira.

Nigeria's Consumer Price Index increased by more than 207% between 2009 and 2019 according to an analysis from Nairametrics research. Nairametrics took the difference...
FBN Holdings, FBN Holdings Annual general Meeting, FBN General Insurance Limited CEO Bode Opadokun, FBN General Insurance Limited 2018 financial result

Quick take: Non interest income lifts FBN Holdings’ pre-tax profit marginally

FBN Holdings Plc's latest financial report for Q1 2019 showed that Interest Income grew 1% y/y to N112.0bn. 
As fears rise over the sustainability of America’s Social Security Fund...

As fears rise over the sustainability of America’s Social Security Fund…

The path to extinction seems to be the route on which the famous Social Security Trust Fund of America is on as at moment.
Samsung Galaxy Fold screen malfunction, Samsung launch Galaxy Fold, Foldable phones

Samsung’s N712,000 foldable ‘Galaxy Fold’ can break without falling

Dear future owners of Galaxy Fold, there is one thing you need to know before you purchase the new innovation which is valued at N720,000.
FUGAZ Banks

FUGAZ Banks gross earnings decline marginally in FY 2018

Nigeria's five largest banks made a total of N2.63 trillion as gross earnings in the 2018 financial year
Nine Nigerian youths on the 2018 Forbes' 30 under 30 Africans

Must entrepreneurs be in their twenties in order to succeed?

Nowadays, it seems like the sermon everyone is preaching is “entrepreneurs shall inherit the earth’’.
blockchain technology

Blockchain is on its way to making the world a better place

How could blockchain technology work towards the betterment of the world as we know it? Well, let's find out by clicking the link below.
Mutual Fund fees

Is Nigeria’s mutual fund industry a duopoly dominated by two fund managers?

There is no doubt that the Nigerian mutual fund industry has come of age. Until 1991, there was no mention of mutual funds in the country.
Paga

Tayo Oviosu shares his entrepreneurial experience as Paga clocks 10

Tayo Oviosu, the Founder and Chief Executive Officer of the mobile payments company Paga, took to Twitter, yesterday, to share his entrepreneurial experience. In a question...
Sterling Bank Plc FY 2018 results

Quick Take: Sterling Bank’s earnings momentum slows on cost inefficiencies

Sterling Bank's (Sterling) FY 2018 results showed that Gross Earnings grew 14% y/y to N152.2bn, slightly below our FY 2018 estimate of N153.2bn.
Nigeria’s only listed waste management company serves a very specific market

Nigeria’s only listed waste management company serves a very specific market

There are firms dedicated to the managment of industrial waste. One of such is the little-known, NSE-listed The Initiates Plc.
Access Bank Plc holds Signing Ceremony for N15 Billion Green Bond Issuance

EXPLAINED: What Access Bank and Diamond Bank merger means for shareholders

Very recently a high court sitting in Lagos State sanctioned the merger between Access and Diamond banks. The court sanction, more or less, put...
Proposed NHF Law takes a twist, as top Nigerian experts differ on its impact

NHF Bill: Experts differ on implications for the economy

Nigeria's housing sector has been characterized by a housing deficit estimated at 18 million units.
Blue BRT Takeover: How Primero is transforming Nigeria’s transportation system

Blue BRT Takeover: How Primero is transforming Nigeria’s transportation system

Three years ago, Primero came onboard with its blue BRT buses and changed the transportation game.
Nigeria spent N161 billion to import used Vehicles from US in 2018

Nigerians spent N161 billion to import used Vehicles from U.S in 2018

There is the need to revive the automobile industry in Nigeria to encourage local production of vehicles in Nigeria.
Mavin Records

Mavin Records signs a new artist, few months after Kupanda partnership

Mavin Records' boss, Don Jazzy, announced via his social media pages that the label just signed its newest artist.

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Canada invited 3,357 Express Entry candidates with scores as low as 300

Canada invited 3,357 Express Entry Candidates with scores as low as 300

Canadian province, Alberta, has issued a total of 3,357 invitations to apply for a provincial nomination for Canadian Permanent Residency (PR) to Express Entry candidates with Comprehensive Ranking System scores as low as 300.
EFCC raid MTN

Purported EFCC raid on MTN Nigeria head office might be false

There were wild media reports, late Friday night, purporting that the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (@officialEFCC) raided the head office of @MTNNG. This might be wrong.
Treasury Bills

Daily Update: T-Bills Market turns bearish as CBN resumes OMO sales

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.