mutual fund fees

Nigerian mutual funds made an estimated N1.9 billion gain in 2018

Nigerian mutual funds generated an estimated gain of N1.9 billion in 2018, to bring its total Net Asset Value to N648.2 billion.
Nigerian Pension funds - Best Performing Pension Fund in January 2919

Best Performing Pension Fund in January 2019

Nigerian pension funds continued their winning streak in January defiling the odds of stock market volatility to post positive gains.
Mutual Fund fees

Stanbic IBTC Guaranteed made 14.41% in 2018

There is no doubt that 2018 was quite a challenging year for investors all over the world. The global market remained very volatile for...
Retiree fund, pension funds, mutual funds

Stanbic IBTC Pensions Is best performing retiree fund in 2018

In a year When the World’s largest pension fund, the Japanese Government Pension Investment Fund loses 9.1% or 14.8 trillion Japanese Yen, amounting to...

This is how Cryptocurrency works

Cryptocurrencies are decentralised, encrypted digital assets that may be exchanged over a public ledger and verified through a process known as mining.
Customer service, customer satisfaction, brand loyalty

why customer service is the new marketing strategy for your brand

All these companies pay out for customer service because they believe that it pays off. And it does.
Aisha Dahir-Umar, PenCom, National Pension Commission, Pension Fund Assets in Nigeria, PenCom, National Pension Commission, Deals, Pension scheme, Pension funds, National Pension Commission, Retirement Savings Accounts

PenCom moves to deepen pension fund investment participation

PenCom has out doored yet another radio programme entitled, “PenCom on the radio”.
PENCOM, Pension Funds

Premium Pensions RSA fund tops 2018 pension fund performance

All Retirement Savings Accounts in the Nigerian pensions ecosystem ended the 2018 fiscal year in the green.

Blockchain: A 3 minutes explanation

Let me first start from what I think the problem Blockchain solves. Think about the files on your computer, the digital files on your...
Naira free float, Central Bank of Nigeria, Emefiele replies Atiku, Financial Derivatives Company Limited, Analysts

Nigeria’s Naira: To float or not to float

The presidential candidate for the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar recently advocated for the floating of the Nigerian currency, the Naira.
Quidax, Blockchain,

7 terms associated with blockchain that you should know

The Blockchain is a decentralized or a distributed ledger technology that allows a number of participants to maintain the ledger verifying and authenticating transactions
World Bank

Time for A Nigerian To Preside Over the World Bank

Nigeria has been known all over the world for various reasons, the good, the bad and at times, the ugly.
Mutual fund investments

Mutual fund investments success in American and what Nigeria can learn from this

The popularity of mutual funds and the part they play in retirement savings has long been embraced all over the world except in Nigeria.
Lafarge Africa Plc, Nigeria investment outlook - Lafarge rights issue

4 things to consider about the Lafarge Africa rights issue

Following the consolidation of Lafarge’s operations in Nigeria and South Africa, the company has reported negative earnings.
9mobile court case. Investors sue 9mobile, Owners of 9mobile, Teleology, 9mobile, KPI, NCC, CBN

What Teleology Nigeria must do to save 9mobile

This article seeks to highlight five areas of 9Mobile's business that will require urgent attention to turn the network's fortunes around in the shortest time possible.
Setraco Nigeria Limited

Setraco tops 2018 pension contribution tally

135 companies are in compliance with the conditions set by the commission and have been issued with compliance certificates for 2019.
Value Added Tax modification order for power sector

Insufficient power supply remains the greatest business constraint in Nigeria

The survey which was carried out with a sample size of 1,050 businesses comprising of small, medium and large organisations.
PENCOM, Pension Funds

FG borrows additional N166 billion from Pension Funds

Pension funds investment in FG issued securities increased in the month of October.
Nigerian American Business Forum, Nigerian Banks and corruption, CMB economic outlook for 2019, Nigerian Pension Fund, Non-Performing Loans, Inflation, Unemployment, CBN, Naira

Recent data shows Nigerians are taking their retirement seriously

It appears that the radio program started recently by PenCom is already paying off.

Have you prepared your 2019 budget yet?

Budgeting is the process of creating and following an explicit plan for spending and investing the resources available to you.
Lafarge Africa Plc, Nigeria investment outlook - Lafarge rights issue

This cement stock has dropped to a 5 year low

Cement giant, Lafarge Africa, hit a 5-year low of N11.50 in yesterday’s trading session on the Nigerian Stock Exchange.
Nigerian Stock Exchange

These were the best and worst performing stocks in 2018

2018 was a bearish one on the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) as the All Share Index closed in the red.
Buhari and the Banks

Economy on backburner in President Buhari’s new year message

Forthcoming elections seem to be uppermost in the mind of President Muhammadu Buhari, going by his 2019 New Year message. The President, made no mention...
Abbey Mortgage Bank Plc

The Abbey is going down again

Abbey Mortgage Bank (formerly known as Abbey Building Society) last week hit a 5-year low of N0.98.
C&I Leasing Plc, Nigerian Stock Exchange, NSE, Suspension

How does the capital restructuring of C&I Leasing affect me as a shareholder?

Following the proposed and ongoing capital restructuring and the subsequent suspension of trading on the shares of C&I Leasing Plc,
Nigerian healthcare system

A Glance at the HealthTech and Healthcare startup space in Nigeria

It almost goes without saying that, the Nigerian healthcare system is in an abysmal state. 
Moving averages

Moving average cross over alert

The author of this article holds investments in AIICO plc and Fidelity Plc, none of which has been the motivation for this article.
Moving averages

Using moving averages cross over to pick stocks

In my last article on moving averages, I discussed how moving averages can be used to make stock selection decisions.
Nigerian American Business Forum, Nigerian Banks and corruption, CMB economic outlook for 2019, Nigerian Pension Fund, Non-Performing Loans, Inflation, Unemployment, CBN, Naira

Nigeria leads Africa in Non-Performing Loans

A non-performing loan (NPL) is a loan that is several months overdue or in default.
Understanding the dynamics of Interest rates on loan

Understanding the dynamics of Interest rates on loan

One important issue when giving out loans that cannot be overemphasised is the issue of interest rate.


hidden cost of clutter

The hidden cost of clutter in your home and office

It is important to bear in mind that the accumulation of clutter is a 'financial sin'. This is because clutter ties up cash that could be meaningfully invested. Let this article help you understand how to avoid committing this 'sin'.
Canadian permanent residency

Canada invited 3,350 Express Entry Candidates to apply for PR in its April draw

Canada invited 3,350 Express Entry candidates to apply for Canadian permanent residency (PR) in a new draw held on April 17. This is contained in the country's recently released monthly newsletter.
2018 financial results

CORPORATE ACTIONS: Q1 2019 results and Rumours dispelled

@ubagroup and several other financial service firms will be holding their Annual General Meetings in the week to come.