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CBN Gov Godiwn Emefiele

The New Flexible Exchange Rate Policy Details Explained

Today, the CBN jumped the shark and went for a float. This article explains what this all means.

This Is The Full 2015 Nigerian Budget Speech (Updated)

The Budget office finally released the full transcript of the 2015 Budget speech which is much more comprehensive than the one earlier put up...
Access Bank and Diamond Bank

Why Access Bank is acquiring Diamond Bank

Nairametrics confirms that a merger deal between Access Bank Plc and Diamond Bank will be announced on or before Close of Business Monday, December...

CBN to lose N7.6 billion in tax payers money for selling dollars to Hajj...

The Central Bank of Nigeria has issued a circular instructing commercial banks to sell dollars to Pilgrims going to the Hajj at an exchange...
CBN Gov Godiwn Emefiele

It’s Official: CBN Floats The Naira, The Implications For You And I

The Central Bank Governor has just announced a full float of the Naira in a press conference in Abuja. The CBN Governor informed a...
Side Hustle Business

15 Lucrative businesses one can own as a side hustle

Many people are looking to leave their 9 to 5 job for something that feeds their passion or something that supplements income from their regular jobs.
Diamond bank

This Should Give You Sleepless Nights If You Have Anything To Do With Diamond...

Ratings Agency S&P Global has issued its latest opinion on the financial health of Nigeria's Diamond Bank Plc. The bank was basically downgraded to...

Nigeria: Daily Official Exchange Rate Tracker (Updated 16/9/2016)

Official exchange rate of the Naira and three major world currencies.

Why Our Result Was Disappointing – Dangote Flour Mills

  Dangote Flour Mills released its 2013 9 months results with the company posting a pre-tax loss of N8.4billion. The results was as disastrous as...

Is Nigeria really practising Democracy?

Democracy ought to refer to ‘government of the people, by the people and for the people. By this simple definition, a layman can easily...
How young Nigerians 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. 

NIGERIA: Exchange Rate Today (20/6/2016)

The price didn't drop as expected as the new floating regime took effect today.

Here is How Much You Pay as Electricity bill in Your State

The Federal Government in January 2016, introduced new electricity tariffs raising rates by a whopping 40%. The government explained that this was necessary to...

On The Brink: First Bank’s Latest Results Confirms Our Worst Fears….

FBN Holdings Plc, Nigeria’s largest lender is at the brisk of collapse as Non Performing Loans (NPLS) hits 18.90 percent, crossing the 5.0 percent threshold set by the regulators.

Nigeria’s vehicle population data reveals towering opportunities

The National Bureau of Statistics revealed that as at the third quarter of 2017, Nigeria had about 11,547,236 motor vehicles...

List Of Banks That Meet CBN’s Criteria For Primary Market Dealers (FXPDs)

The Central Bank revealed guidelines for its new flexible exchange rate policy on Wednesday following the press conference by the CBN Governor, Godwin Emefiele....
Nigerian business websites

Websites of biggest Nigerian companies ranked worst to best 

In Nigeria, business owners who understand the importance of good websites are willing to spend millions of naira to get one.

Frequently Asked Questions: Nigeria’s New Exchange Rate Policy

Flexible Exchange Rate Policy; Frequently Asked Questions.   A new dawn in Nigeria's exchange rate policy was ushered in on Monday June 20th by the Central...

These Are The Nigerians Benefiting From The Fall Of The Naira

The Naira has plunged more than 70% in the black market when compared to the parallel market since the Central Bank adopted its "managed...

What My Aboki, Buzu, Said I Should Do If I have Dollars

We have been inundated with messages from our readers asking about what they should do with the forex they currently have considering the new...
CBN Gov Godiwn Emefiele

Oops: Buhari Approved N250 to $1

According to an exclusive report from Reuters

8 Bogus Expenses suggests why Wapic shareholders may be stuck at 50kobo

Wapic Plc, a Nigerian Insurance Company recently declared dividends of 3kobo per share out of an earnings per share  of about 10 kobo. The...
Access Bank and Diamond Bank

Can Access Bank actually buy Diamond Bank? How it could happen

The banking sector was rocked by a purportedly reported that Access Bank was considering acquiring Diamond Bank Plc.

What We Now Know About The CBN ‘Email Fraud’

It is becoming clearer how the recently suspended Deputy CBN Governor was scammed by fraudsters. Last Friday, the CBN issued a press release that...

How Brexit Affects Nigeria…

People talk about political earthquakes. The UK's decision to end its relationship with the European Union is not so much an earthquake, just for...

Difference Between WDAS & RDAS

The Central Bank recently introduced sweeping Foreign Exchange guidelines that is expected to eliminate or drastically reduce money laundering as we approach another election...

Analysis: GTB’s Cost Cutting Compared To Other Tier 1 Banks

If there is one thing Guaranty Trust Bank is very good at, it is their remarkable ability to be very cost efficient. For several...

Household food survey: Ijebu Garri prices spike by 45% in two weeks

Bi-weekly prices of household food items in Lagos State.

Here Is Why Devaluation Could Be Catastrophic For First Bank

Another round of devaluation of the naira will compound the woes of Fist Bank Plc as over 50 percent of the lender’s spiralling non...
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This is the best Mutual Fund in Nigeria this year so far

Data from the Security and Exchange Commission (SEC) says there are 73 Mutual Funds in the country as at March 29, 2018. The Mutual Funds...
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