Why Seven-Up Nigeria is going private by @Ugodre

Seven-Up Nigeria is going private if things go according to plan The company signaled its intention after it...

Transcorp block sale of 11.2 billion shares explained

Transcorp reported a block sale of 11.2 billion shares on Thursday November 30, 2017 This sent shock...

Fund raising is not an achievement by @AremoFisayo

Maybe it's time we rethink the excitement of fund raising capital An entrepreneur (E1) was trying to introduce another entrepreneur (E2) to me. E1 believed...

Nigeria’s Shashe Banking by @DoubleEph

It was recently reporting season for Nigerian banks and they trotted out, one after the other, to tell us how they had performed in...

The fear of zero growth by @Nonso2

The risks to the Nigerian economy have been clear for a while now. Prior to the oil price collapse, it was clear the dominance...

Govt. policies push non-oil sector into triple dip recession

The National Bureau of Statistics reported on Monday that Nigeria recorded a Real GDP Growth rate of 1.4% for the 3rd quarter of 2017,...
Gratitude

Diary of a working mother: A season of gratitude

I am thankful for small things, big ones and the often likely to be forgotten ones that are comfortably seated in the middle. A...

How these Nigerian companies used offline strategies to create success online

Let’s get this clear; it is extremely difficult, if not practically impossible, to build a solely online consumer internet business in Nigeria and by...

Corporate Stories: The back story behind the UBA & STB Merger

In this month's episode, we tell the story of how one of the biggest deals in Nigeria's corporate history was executed with the heart...

Nigeria’s inflation rate is falling, but at the slowest rate in years

The National Bureau of Statistics on Wednesday reported that Nigeria's inflation rate for the month of October was 15.91% making it the 9th consecutive...

These banks have spent N19.5 billion on business travel this year

Nigeria’s tier one banks christened by Nairametrics as FUGAZ (FBN Holdings, UBA Plc, GT Bank, Access Bank and Zenith Bank ) have spent a...

Product Review: Lenovo vs Dell vs HP Computers in Nigeria

When it comes to choosing what computer brand to use, it might be a tough decision considering factors such as, your pocket size and...
Gratitude

Diary of a working mother: Of multiple income streams and the paradise of a...

It has been a truly exciting and somewhat light last week for me considering that most weeks are usually busy. The bulk of the...

Moody’s latest downgrade of Nigeria and how it affects you

Rating Agency, Moody, downgraded Nigeria the Government long-term issuer and senior unsecured debt rating to B2 from B1. The rating outlook remains stable. This follows...

Why most Nigerian Startups can’t get funding – Size of the Opportunity

Welcome back to the episode 2 of the ongoing series on why most Nigerian startups are not getting funded. I had discussed the role...

How to make money investing in Foreign Stock Markets

The ultimate goal of embarking on any investment activity is to maximize the highest possible return by taking the least amount of risk. It...
Gratitude

Diary of a working mother: Ready, steady, go!

Parenting is quite exciting and the fun part is usually when the kids are grown enough to be sent on  on “silly adult” errands. You...

Buhari’s ‘doomed’ 2018 budget in 5 quick takes

President Muhammad Buhari presented the 2018 Budget of N8.6 trillion to the National Assembly on Tuesday, 7th November 2017 tagged, Budget of Consolidation. Major highlights...

Full Transcript Of President Muhammadu Buhari’s 2018 Budget Speech

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday presented the 2018 Appropriation Bill to a joint session of the National Assembly. The executive proposed a budget of N8.6...

A business case for Private Equity Investment in Nigeria’s Entertainment Sector

The Entertainment and Media (E&M) industry has become a gold mine in the most advanced economies and other developing markets are just beginning to...

The cyber ecosystem has been weaponised; N127 billion lost to cyber crime

Nigeria’s very first Legislative Stakeholders Conference on ICT and Cyber security held on Monday in Abuja. it was during this conference that the President...
Want to venture into poultry farming- Here’s what you should consider-Nairametrics

Want to venture into poultry farming? Here’s what you should consider

Agriculture remains one of the most lucrative sectors of the economy with poultry farming at the top part of the list. Poultry products are...
The Pension Transitional Arrangement Directorate (PTAD) is to recover a total of about N25 billion owed them by nine life insurance companies.

PTAD to recover N25 billion legacy pension funds from 9 life insurance companies

The Pension Transitional Arrangement Directorate (PTAD) is to recover a total of about N25 billion owed them by nine life insurance companies. These nine...

Nigeria’s Falling Yield could lead to shift in Investment Strategy

Traditionally, investors’ appetite and need for income comes from fixed income instruments like treasury bills and bonds. Until recently, 10-year Nigeria treasuries have delivered...

5 things you must know before you turn your lover to spouse

Most Nigerians strongly believe the misconception that marriage often brings misfortune. This statement is not only untrue but bias. It is common practice (especially...

This Week; What to expect from the Nigerian economy

This is Ugodre's weekly outlook for the week ending November 11, 2017. The Week from the rear view; The Central Bank of...

5 Nigerian States with the highest inflation rate

Data from the National Bureau of Statistics for the month of September 2017 reveals Nigeria's inflation rate currently stands at about 15.98%, the lowest...

Much Ado About Nothing – The Andela Uproar!

Let me start with an apology. I was meant to publish the second episode of the ongoing series on capital raising, however, I got...

This two minute test can determine if you are cut out to be an...

In the world today, there seems to be an ever-present yearning for entrepreneurship. “Be your own boss” and “Become an entrepreneur to fulfill your...

Tier One Nigerian banks rake in N452 billion from treasury bills and bonds

This article highlights how much Nigerian Banks raked in from investing in Treasury bills in the first 9 months of 2017. The 2017 9 months...