financial security, Financing for Small Business, Financing for Small Business

If you’re in your 20s & 30s, here are some ideal investments

It struck me that I have peers who are struggling and confused about how and what to invest in while young, in order to ensure financial security at old age. So, I wrote this article...

CBN reports it has “floated” the Naira

@centbank signaled it has floated naira, which implies that the Naira exchange rate will now be fully determined by market forces of demand and supply.
Canada invited 3,357 Express Entry candidates with scores as low as 300

Canada invited 3,357 Express Entry Candidates with scores as low as 300

Canadian province, Alberta, has issued a total of 3,357 invitations to apply for a provincial nomination for Canadian Permanent Residency (PR) to Express Entry candidates with Comprehensive Ranking System scores as low as 300.
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.
Treasury Bills

Official: Treasury Bills Calendar (Updated 2018 Q4)

Nairametrics| The Central Bank of Nigeria quarterly Treasury Bills Issuance Calendar is released to the public periodically as a guide for investors to know...
How to avoid taxes in Nigeria - Tax remittances

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...
Access Bank and Union Bank, Securities and Exchange Commission Nigeria, SEC might nullify Access Bank and Diamond Bank merger, Access Bank and 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...
First Bank, Global transactions get easier with Firstbank’s Card Offerings

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.
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.

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....
Side Hustle Business

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.
Canada

Applications for Canadian Permanent Residency hit 35,100 in 5-months

The total number of Invitations to Apply (ITAs) issued so far to Express Entry Candidates who applied for the Canadian Permanent Residency in 2019 has hit 35,100.
Tony Elumelu

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...
CBN Gov Godiwn Emefiele

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...
Top 10 high-yield money market funds that beat inflation in Nigeria

Top 10 high-yield money market funds that beat inflation in Nigeria

Sometimes, the fear of poor stock market performance forces conservative and risk-averse investors to sit on their cash...
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. 
Femi Otedola is so proud of his daughter after she did this 

DJ Cuppy rings bell on NY Stock Exchange

@cuppymusic, the celebrity daughter of Nigerian billionaire, @realFemiOtedola, rang the opening bell for the @NYSE.
MTN Nigeria Listing

LIVE UPDATE: Events from MTN Nigeria’s listing on the NSE

@Nairametrics is live at the Nigerian Stock Exchange (@nsenigeria) covering the listing of @MTNNG, which was done by introduction. The listing places MTN Nigeria among the league of Trillion Naira Club.
Money hawkers, Naira hawkers

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...
GTBank announces close period ahead of Q3 2019 results

GTBank in acquisition talks

Chief Executive Officer of GTBank Segun Agbaje has said that the bank is making plans to expand its market base beyond its present locations.
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.
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Mouka Foam Vs Vitafoam; We have one clear winner

In Nigeria today, there are two main brands of mattresses that are competing for market pre-eminence – Vitafoam and Mouka Foam mattresses. The competition...
Businesses in Nigeria | Make money from a single product

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.
Chief Kensington ‘Baba Ijebu’ Adebutu

Sales Boy to Lotto Magnate: The story of Chief Kensington ‘Baba Ijebu’ Adebutu

The advent of internet has increased the penetration of online sports betting in Nigeria with both young and old
Cold Room Business in Nigeria - nairametrics

My Hustle: How I make money from operating a cold room business

Cold room business is one of the most lucrative in the SMEs sector. Every day, many businessmen and women work hard to take advantage...
Williams Babatunde Fowler

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...
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.
CBN Gov Godiwn Emefiele

Explained: Bank Charges, Fees & Interest Rates approved by the CBN

Explaining The New Bank Charges, Lending And Deposit Rates Announced By The CBN The Central Bank on Nigeria released a new set of guidelines to...

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...
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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.
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