Nigeria’s Unemployment Rate Jumps To 9.9% (Youth Unemployment up 17.8%)

Nigeria's Unemployment rate increased to 9.9% for the third quarter of 2015 according the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS). The NBS in its latest...

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...

[ANALYSIS] Nigerian Tech & E-Commerce valuations soar higher than ever

Technology and E-Commerce firms operating in Nigeria are seeing valuations soar as investors take positions ahead of them becoming profitable. Analysts say investors are betting...
CBN Gov Godiwn Emefiele

CBN Says Dollar Restrictions Will Remain Till Reserves Rise To $200billion

The Central Bank has revealed that it has no plans to loosen the controls it placed over foreign currency transactions until our reserves rises...

This week: The BIG RESULTS expected

This is a preview of what to expect in the Nigerian Economy for the period March 4th to  10th, 2018. As usual, we begin this...
Buy Sell Hold Stocks

Place a HOLD on these stocks in the coming week

Stocks to watch are picked from the top gainers and losers of the previous week.
Peter Amangbo, Why Nigerian banks fail

How Peter Amangbo became the CEO of one of Nigeria’s biggest banks

When Zenith Bank Plc recently released its third quarter 2018 financial report, Nairametrics was quick to associate it wirh Mr. Peter Amangbo.  

Buy, Sell Or Hold: Diamond Bank Plc

  Two months ago I reviewed Diamond Bank Plc 2013 Q1 results and suggested I'd decline to buy if a buy opportunity was presented to...
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...

Bad Loans Bought By Amcon Is Now N6.6 trillion

The Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON), yesterday revealed before the House of Representatives that its debt profile had risen to N6.6 trillion. An ad-hoc...

[10, 9, 8….]The coming Nigerian recession

Nigeria has not had a recession (defined as two consecutive quarters of negative growth) since 1999. However all that may change in the coming months...

How Buhari can save Nigeria’s economy from its ‘deep trouble’

Slowing growth in Africa’s largest economy is the elephant in the room that few people are talking about. As has been noted by analysts, the...

20 Year Ban: BGL Accuses SEC Of Illegality In This Open Letter To Its...

Nigerian Investment and Security firm, BGL Security has responded to the 20 year ban imposed on some of its directors by the Securities and...

FIRS Releases H1 Figures, Records N2.13 Trillion Taxes

FIRS releases its first half collection figures, with the Service recording boosts in non-oil collections to the tune of N2.43 trillion
Nigerian stocks March

Nigerian Stock Market Review: What To Expect This Week

A review of the Nigerian Stock market for the week ended September 16, 2016.

When Will Nigerian Businesses Start To Offer Coupons?

    Coupons are very common abroad and in countries where trading is formalised and structured. For example, shopping malls, free trade zones, large supermarkets etc...
Funso Aina, MTN, Public Investment Corporation

MTN Ghana listing sparks activities on the Ghanaian Stock Exchange 

A total of 128,152 investors participated, comprising 127,653 retail investors subscribe.

Professor Of Literature Explains Why Nigerians Can’t Innovate

Nigeria will be getting set to manufacture its first set of pencils in 2018, at a time when pencils are fast becoming a relic...

Breakdown of severance payment to Lawmakers who lost reelection bids

In Nigeria, losing an election has its own financial benefit. You are assured of getting severance from the government and people who you have...

[TICK TOCK] How Iran’s deal could blow Nigeria’s Economy Apart

Iran coming to the market could be the “mother of all bears” for Nigeria. Starting from Dec. 15, the U.S. and the EU will allow any...

How to avoid wardrobe malfunctions during online interviews

Online interviews are becoming increasingly popular as employers are getting attuned to the fact that they may be losing potentially valuable employees due to...

Here Is A Chilling View Of Nigeria’s Economic & Political Outlook For 2016

2016 is one year a lot of Nigerians are probably not looking forward to. The current government also believes things are not likely to...

PharmAccess Proffers Solution To Poor Health Investment In Nigeria

PharmAccess is trying to rectify the re;luctance of banks to provide loans to healthcare businesses through these initiatives
Tomato processing in Nigeria

Round Shaped Tomatoes prices rise sharply in latest Household Food Price Survey

Nairametrics Research on Household Food Items conducted from major markets in Lagos State reveals a general increase in prices for the week ended May...

Corporate Story: The rise and fall of HiTV

In this latest installment of Corporate Stories, we are going to tell the story of a young man, who dared to take on a...

Julius Berger’s fortunes are tied to crude oil

Construction giant, Julius Berger, recently released its financial statements for the year ended December 2017. Revenue increased from ₦138 billion in 2016 to ₦141...

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
NAICOM, Bancassurance, Microfinance banks, Guinea Insurance

NAICOM suspends insurance firms’ recapitalisation

NAICOM has announced the suspension of the implementation of its Tier-based Minimum Solvency Capital policy.
Gainers and Losers

ABC Transport Plc tops gainers chart on the NSE

This week’s trading was a negative one the Nigerian Stock Exchange, as the All Share Index closed in the red, down 2.51%. The All Share...


hidden cost of clutter

The hidden cost of clutter in your home and office

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'.
Dangote Flour Mills Plc

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.
Stock to watch this week

Watch two of these FUGAZ banks this week

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