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MTN Nigeria shares, Airtel Afrrica shares, Glo subscribers, 9mobile subscribers, Internet speed, Data war heightens, as 311,183 subscribers dump Glo, 9mobile 

Data war heightens, as 311,183 subscribers dump Glo, 9mobile 

Telcos in Nigeria are trying hard to offer quality services and affordable plans in a bid to outdo one another.  
MTN Nigeria, MTN gets CBN licence

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.

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...
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.
Access Bank and Union Bank, Securities and Exchange Commission Nigeria, SEC might nullify Access Bank and Diamond Bank merger, Access Bank and Diamond Bank, Access Bank to acquire Kenyan bank seven months after merger with 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...
Xenophobia, MTN Nigeria’s shares drop on NSE following attack on its centres in Nigeria

MTN loses 667,245 internet subscribers, as Airtel records highest growth

The latest data released by the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) shows that Nigeria’s telecommunication company, MTN, lost a record of 667,245 internet subscribers in just one month.

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...
Why Airtel's IPO is not for you.

Analysis: Airtel is winning the data war

Through aggressive and appealing advertising, it reported that “during the period, 4G data usage increased by almost 20 times.” Airtel’s Data revenue now accounts for 31% of Airtel Nigeria revenue, compared to 22% in the prior year.
Nigerian Immigration Service NIS jobs, National Information Technology Development Agency, NITDA begins investigation of Banks and NIS over data breach

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...
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. 
Disrupting Nigerian banks, Evolution of Nigerian banks in 59-years , GTB, UBA, Zenith, Access Banks’ salary advance loans, Can a company operate without a website in 2019? , Banks refund N3.09 billion to customers over claims on excess charges, fraud, others  , Bank CEOs applaud NCC’s decision to suspend USSD charges, GTBank, Zenith, Access, FBN, 10 others spend over N8 billion on CSR, Banking: Evolving trends in the bankers’ market

GTBank, Zenith, Access, FBN, 10 others spend over N8 billion on CSR

GTB, Zenith Bank, Access Bank, FBN, UBA and 10 others spent over N8 billion on their Corporate Social Responsibilities in 2018.
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...

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...
Rise and fall of Med-View Airline 

Rise and fall of Med-View Airline 

Med-View commenced domestic operations in November 2012, now the airline has decided to spread its wings beyond the shores of Nigeria.

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...
Accion Venture offers 30% of investment fund to African Fintechs driving financial inclusion

Fintech companies to watch out for in 2019  

The disruption fintechs have brought about is certainly undeniable, even as their effectiveness is one of the qualities that have distinguished them.
C & I Leasing Plc The NSE’s best performing stock in 2019 was just struggling last year; what changed? 

The NSE’s best performing stock in 2019 was just struggling last year; what changed? 

Between December 2018 and October 18th, 2019, the share price of C & I Leasing Plc has leaped by as much as 310% to N7.30, up from N1.78
Sesame Seeds

Sesame seeds: Small seeds that could be Nigeria’s black gold

Sesame seeds is a flower plant that has a variety of relatives spread across Africa.
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Nigerian Stock Exchange explains why you can’t buy MTN shares

The Nigerian Stock Exchange has addressed growing frustrations from retail and portfolio investors about their inability to lay their hands on MTN shares.
Muhamadu Buhari

This is Nigeria’s 2018 Budget Breakdown

Capital expenditure (excluding transfers) higher by 22% from N2.36 trillion in FY2017 to N2.87 trillion.
Behold! Some NSE’s oldest firms, A look at the secret behind Chinese companies’ success in Nigeria

A look at the secret behind Chinese companies’ success in Nigeria

China’s economic exploits across Africa have continued to fascinate observers.
A Jumia warehouse, Police, Castle Logistics

Analysts declare Jumia a “fraud” sinking its share price

Analysts declare Jumia a "fraud" sinking its share price
CBN OMO ban could give stocks a much-needed boost , CBN’s N132.56 billion T-bills auction records oversubscription by 327% , Nigeria pays $1.09 billion to service external debt in 9 months , Implications of the new CBN stance on treasury bill sale to individuals, Digital technology and blockchain altering conventional banking models - Emefiele  

Implications of the new CBN stance on treasury bill sale to individuals

CBN has directed banks and other financial institutions to stop selling treasury bills to individuals and small firms with effect from November 29th.
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.
Medview Airlines to increase aircraft fleets, Medview Airlines get bank loan, Air Peace Boeing 737 Max

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...

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.
How So Fresh founder dumped oil money to sell fruits and salads 

How So Fresh founder dumped oil money to sell fruits and salads 

Balogun's decision to quit a high paying job to sell fruits was a rational move because the job did not bring him contentment.
CBN’s, OMO, Gimmickry, CBN blows $2.04 billion to defend the Naira in May as Reserves deplete

CBN’s OMO Gimmickry explained 

CBN's latest circular restricting OMO to foreign investors and Nigerian banks explained including its implication for the economy.

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....
price of rice, Scarcity of imported rice hits major markets, as dealers pack local rice in foreign bags 

Scarcity of imported rice hits major markets, as dealers pack local rice in foreign...

Some rice dealers in major markets in Lagos State are reportedly packing locally-manufactured rice into foreign bags, as prices jump higher.
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