Why single digit inflation goal may not be possible till after 2019

The National Bureau of Statistics on Tuesday released its Consumer Price Index report for revealing an inflation rate of 15.13% for the month of...

Buharinomics: Fuel price across Nigeria is now at an all time high

Nigerians now pay an average of N191/Litre for fuel compared to the official pump price of N145/Litre. This is based on the latest PMS...

An Analysis of the Lagos State Land Use Charge Law 2018

The combined effect of the rapid quest for property, increasing demand for provision of urban and rural infrastructures, and the dwindling federal revenue allocations...

Latest: Top 10 Agricultural Exports from Nigeria (2017 Q3)

Latest data from the National Bureau of Statistics list cashew nuts as the top of the most exported agricultural products in Nigeria for the...

Palm oil prices drop in latest Household Food Price Survey

Nairametrics biweekly household food prices recorded an average drop in prices in the items included in the basket for the fortnight ended February 10th...

If you are looking for what bank stock to buy, then this is for...

Nigerian Banks have enjoyed a bullish ride on the Nigerian Stock Exchange for the past one year. The gains have cut across Tier 1...

Explained: Adding Naira to list of currencies used to pay for imports from Britain

Nigeria's currency, the Naira, is to be added to the list of “pre-approved currencies”, by the British Export Finance Agency. UK’s export credit agency UK...

“Ó Wà óóó!” — Another view through the Bus Conductor’s lens

This is the second part of the “Changing Lenses” series. After writing about my experience and lessons from being a conductor for 1 day, I...

Nigerian Millennials are Not Making Pension Contribution

Nigerian millennials may not be taking retirement savings seriously. The latest release from the National Bureau of Statistics reveals that out of the 7...

This is why your pension funds are now used to buy Sukuk and Green...

Following Nigeria’s endorsement of the Paris Agreement on Climate Change on September 21, 2016, the federal government of Nigeria issued its first Green Bond...

Stocks to buy and sell this February

The Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) closed January up at 15.95%, buoyed by improved macroeconomic fundamentals and renewed interest from foreign investors. To date, the...

Zinox Technologies acquires Konga: Sim Shagaya sends well wishes

Zinox Group, popularly known for its Information Communication Technology innovative solutions has acquired Konga, one of the largest e-Commerce sites in Nigeria. The news...

Defending your Turf – Providing value for your Customers

I moved to Gbagada, Lagos Nigeria, a few years ago and I still remember clearly what “The Prince Superstore” was. The Prince used to...

5 rules that Dangote has Adopted from The 48 Laws of Power

“If the world is like a giant scheming court and we are trapped inside it, there is no use in trying to opt out...

10 fastest growing business opportunities in Nigeria

There are profitable business opportunities available to any smart investor in Nigeria, and these opportunities can be found both online and offline. Online business...

“Ó Wà óóó!” —  What I learnt being a bus conductor for one day

The sun was out when I set out after noon on Wednesday. A friend had visited earlier and was just about to leave. I...

No more 50kobo price floor from Monday; See how it affects your portfolio

On Monday, the 29th of January, the Nigerian Stock Exchange will officially yank off the 50kobo minimum floor or par value for stocks trading...

The Future of Africa’s Online Travel Agency; Likely mergers and acquisitions

Introduction The market was thrown into shock at the report that Nigeria’s leading online travel agency (OTA),  Wakanow, might be in some financial crises due...

REVIEW: Guide to the Best Mobile Banking apps in Nigeria today

You would agree that the number of Nigerians keying in to the use of mobile banking apps keeps growing by...

These are the top money lending apps to watch in 2018

Access to loans from traditional Nigerian financial institutions is difficult for individuals and small entrepreneurs, if not almost impossible. On rare occasions where available,...

Top Nigerian Fintech Apps to watch in 2018

Fintech is relatively new in Nigeria but as with all technology driven sectors, it has become a necessity. As we get to understand...

Wakanow facing ‘financial challenges’ as IATA ‘threatens to pull the plug’

Reports reaching Nairametrics suggest Nigeria's largest travel agency, Wakanow may be facing financial challenges following an economic recession that has ravaged the aviation sector. Reliable...

These Nigerian Startups may not ‘make it’ to 2019, If….

These Nigerian Startups may not 'make it' to 2019, if they don't change their business model. Disclaimer! This is not a death sentence and we do...

Side hustles you can try out in 2018

It is no more advisable to be solely dependent on monthly stipends got from our 8-5 jobs as standard of...

These Stocks made money for people last week

The Nigerian Stock Exchange All Share Index appreciated last week by 10%, with the index closing at 42,898.90 basis points. Year to date, the...

Words of advice for Finance Forecasters in 2018

Formidable Forecasting for Finance Forecasters in 2018 Forecasting is dangerous business; was once said by many a wise philosopher a long time ago. The start...

SureRemit: A token for zero-cost non-cash remittances

Through traditional Money Transfer Operators such as MoneyGram and Western Union, friends and relatives in the diaspora sent home $429 billion as remittance in...

[Making money] This is what you get if you buy the latest FGN Savings...

The Eleventh tranche of the FGN Savings Bond has begun. Kindly find the Summary of January 2018 Offer below: 2-Year FGN Savings...

Explained: How startups are valued – Part 2

Depending on who you ask, there are a number of ways to value your startup. I will however categorise them into 2 broad segments:...

QFAC Stock Pick of the week – United Bank for Africa Plc

Though its share price fell from N11.24 to N11 during the last trading day, this week’s Qfac pick is United Bank for Africa, (UBA)...