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How to Apply for Canadian Permanent Residency from Nigeria on Your Own

We live in a world where we have many more opportunities today than we did yesterday. So many people can move, travel and build...

Difference Between Interim Dividend and Final Dividend

Companies at the end of a reporting period may choose to declare dividends to its shareholders as part of the distribution of profits that...
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How To Calculate Vat Remittances In Nigeria

Value Added Tax is an indirect form of taxation that is based on the consumption pattern of individuals and companies. In Nigeria VAT is...
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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...
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Former Zenith Bank Investment Guru, Michael Anyimah, moves to rival First Bank

Michael Anyimah's departure to First Bank of Nigeria Limited could lead to an uptick in trading income for the tier-1 bank.

GUESS WHICH NIGERIAN BEER HAS THE HIGHEST VOLUME OF ALCOHOL?

  Alcoholic drinks in Nigeria are very popular and have for decades served as a profitable business for the likes of Guiness and Nigerian Breweries....
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How To Get Back Unclaimed Dividends & Process e-dividends

  As an investor in shares it is very likely that you may have come across incidences of unpaid dividends either due to the dividend...
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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.
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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...
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. 
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Exclusive: How Babatunde Fowler Is “Destroying The FIRS”

Information reaching Nairametrics about activities at the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS), suggests that the new chairman of the Federal tax agency Babatunde Fowler...
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Where to make money from in 2019

The start of a new year is a period of stocktaking and goal setting for many individuals. Living in a developing country like Nigeria means making...
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How to make $1bn from a single product in Nigeria

Nigerian businesses owned by foreign nationals have thrived. Here's a look at how they did it.
Diamond Bank's merger with Acess Bank

Access Bank merger: This is what will happen to your Diamond Bank Deposit

Echoes of banking failures in the past have left many Nigerians wary of news concerning a merger.

8 Things You Absolutely Need To Know About Okechukwu Enelamah

Okechukwu ‘Okey’ Enelamah emerged as a surprise addition to President Buhari’s list of ministers.  His emergence has sent waves of enthusiasm and a sense of...

Thinking Of Getting A Mortgage In Nigeria? 10 Important Things You Must Know

  A friend of mine recently bought a nice three bedroom duplex in the Lekki Suburbs and invited friends over for his house warming. As...
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.

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...
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What might be your fate as a Diamond Bank Staff

As the news of Access Bank’s likely merger with tier two lender, Diamond Bank continues to filter into the financial system, one thing that...
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Nigerian Stocks: All The Dividend Declared On The Nigerian Stock Exchange In 2014

As audited accounts start to trickle in companies will propose dividend payments to their shareholders as recommended by their respective board of directors. It...
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Mavin Records secures multimillion-dollar equity investment

Mavin Records, Africa’s industry-leading music label, announces its multimillion-dollar equity investment partnership with Kupanda Holdings.

Deal: Access Bank to merge with Diamond Bank to form Nigeria’s largest bank

It was celebrations galore at Access Bank over the weekend as the Nigerian Tier 1 bank hosted its annual Xmas party for staff, business...
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Nigerian Stock Market Gainers and Losers (7/06/2017)

All share index rose by 1.88% as trading closed on a positive note.

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...
Problems with Nigeria's banking sector

If your bank is on this CBN list, your money is safe

CBN has released the list of banks operating in Nigeria, as at the 30th of September, 2018.

Investment decisions that can ruin your savings

On this blog I preach a lot about investing. It is a habit everyone must inculcate and nurture as route to financial freedom. However,...
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Best Performing Mutual Funds in Nigeria, Q2 2018

2018 has so far proven that past performance does not guarantee or is not a guarantee for future performance. This has especially been so...
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If you have N1m today, how would you invest it?

21-year old Ade, was gifted N1m by his rich aunty. He wants to save this to fund his wedding in 10 years. How should he deploy this fund? Find out via the link below...
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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...

List Of 23 Tough Conditions States Must Fulfill Before They Get The N90 billion...

We doubt many states will be able to meet these conditions in such a limited time.

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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'.
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UPDATE: Dangote announces impending sale of Dangote Flour Mills Plc to Olam

The Board of Dangote Flour Mills Plc has notified the NSE and the investing public about the acquisition of its shares by Olam International Limited.
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Watch two of these FUGAZ banks this week

@firstbankngr and @ubagroup top Nairametrics stocks to watch on the @nsecontact for this week.