financial security

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.
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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.
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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...
MTN Nigeria

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.
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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...

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...
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...
FirstBank

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.
How To Get Back Unclaimed Dividends & Process e-dividends

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...

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.
Canadian Permanent Residency

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.
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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...
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...
Investors closing the bell on the floor of the Nigerian Stock Exchange

How to invest in the Nigerian Stock Exchange

This article provides a step by step guide on how to invest in the Nigerian Stock Exchange. We will also highlight a number of...
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. 
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.
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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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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...
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...
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.
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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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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...
MTN Nigeria

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.

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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Analysts declare Jumia a “fraud” sinking its share price

Analysts declare Jumia a "fraud" sinking its share price
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Medview Airline in financial trouble as Airpeace, Private Jets seize market share

It was January 2017 and one of Nigeria's leading aviation company listed on the Nigerian Stock Exchange. Medview Airlines listing on the exchange was...
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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.
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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...

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CBN is set to recapitalise Nigerian banks again

The Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Mr. Godwin Emefiele, has announced that the apex bank is set to recapitalise Nigerian commercial banks.
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Meet Julian Osula, the billionaire who disrupted traffic with a helicopter

Finally, the identity of the billionaire that disrupted traffic along Lagos-Benin Expressway has been revealed.
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NPF Microfinance Bank loses N230 million to rogue staff

NPF Microfinance Bank in its 2018 financial statements disclosed a staff defrauded the bank of N230 million.