Aigboje Aig Imoukhuede

This billionaire has a major deal in the works

Aigboje Aig-Imoukhuede during the ASEA conference gave a rare insight into how himself and Herbert Wigwe bought and transformed Acess Bank.
Emeka Emuwa, Group CEO Union Bank Plc

CEO Profile: Six years later, has Emeka Emuwa revitalised Union Bank Plc? 

It’s been six years since Mr Albert Chukwuemeka Emuwa was appointed the Group Chief Executive Officer of Union Bank Plc.

What you get if you buy this month’s FGN Savings Bond

The Debt Management Office (DMO) has released details for the December 2018 FGN Savings Bond offer.
Financial inclusion

Financial Inclusion: How the unbanked access financial services

Nigeria today has 21 commercial banks, 942 microfinance banks, and numerous financial technology (fintech) and mobile money operators, yet the Nigerian adult population is...
Beta Glass Plc

Focus: This company makes billions manufacturing the bottles for your drinks

Every time you sip from a bottle of cold soft drink or wine, do you ever wonder where the bottle comes from?
Stocks to watch

These two banking stocks should be on your watchlist

Stocks to watch comprises gainers and losers from the prior week.
United Capital Plc

Corporate Actions: Overdue results and a Buy In

Here is a review of corporate actions that took place on the Nigerian Stock Exchange last week and those expected this week.
Biola Alabi

Is Biola Alabi making Nollywood’s first Capital Market Movie?

Nollywood producer Biola Alabi may be working on Nigeria's first movie on the capital market. She disclosed this in an interview with Nairametrics on the sidelines of the just concluded 2018 ASEA conference.

A Diamond falls to the rough

November was a bearish month on the Nigerian Stock Exchange.
Inflation, private sector loans, NBS

Credit to the private sector hits N15.5 trillion as at Q3 2018 

Nigerian Bank’s total lending to the private sector from Q1 2018 to Q3 2018 stood at N46.4 trillion as at September.
Investment One Financial Services Limited

Investment One advocates investment in tech as it clocks ten

Investment One Financial Services Limited wants Nigerians to really think about some of the tech ideas that are shaping the future, and invest in them.

Buy/Sell/Hold: Fix your eyes on these stocks for next week

Stocks on our Buy/Sell/Hold list are picked from the gainers and losers of the previous week.
NSE fines

How stockbrokers are coping with a bear market

This article discusses the various strategies adopted by stockbrokers to stay afloat in a bear market that has seen the NSE All-Share index down 17.2% year to date.
Product Review: How brands are competing in Nigeria’s Biscuits market

Product Review: How brands are competing in Nigeria’s Biscuits market

The Nigerian consumer market remains an attractive space for investors, especially the biscuit makers.
Alcoholic drink

Are spirits, bitters eroding the value of beer makers? 

Alcoholic drink consumption among Nigerians is one of the common societal norms almost everyone now proudly associates with. This is because it is not forbidden,...
Reggie Middleton, Veritaseum, Stockbrokers, NSE, Blockchain, NSE, ASEA 2018

Could this be the end for stockbroking firms in Nigeria?

A blockchain is a growing list of records, called blocks, which are linked using cryptography.

CRe Nigeria may be delisting soon

Continental Reinsurance Plc has sent a notice to the NSE announcing a proposed acquisition of minority holdings by its key shareholder CRe Investments
Treasury Bills

How to bid for this week’s Treasury Bills sale

CBN is scheduled to hold a Treasury Bills (T-Bills) Primary Market Auction (PMA) on 28th November, 2018.
Ikeja City Mall, Black Friday

Black Friday: Long queues as local traders storm Ikeja City Mall

It is the season of Black Friday, where selected products are sold at ridiculously low prices.
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.
Nigeria Breweries Plc, Guinness, International Breweries

NB Plc leads as beer makers spend N32 billion on advertising and promotion

Nigeria Breweries Plc is outspending rival brands like Guinness and International Breweries in advertising and promotions.

As oil prices tank, these portfolios could go up in smoke

During the week, US President Donald Trump tweeted,  Oil prices getting lower. Great! Like a big Tax Cut for America and the World. Enjoy! $54, was...
United Capital Plc

Corporate Actions: Questions Answered, and $200 million in the bank

Corporate actions are decisions taken by companies’ boards of directors or management teams, that could have impacts on the firms themselves or shareholders. Examples of...
Gainers and Losers

Lafarge Africa hits 5 year low as NSE ends week in the red

This week was a bearish one on the Nigerian Stock Exchange, as the All Share Index opened at 32,058.28 basis points and closed at  31,678.70...
Cosmas Maduka

How Cosmas Maduka moved from an Underaged apprentice to a multi-billionaire

Across the African continent, there are several stories of successful business tycoons. Some had strong financial boosts from their already wealthy families, while for others,
Lagos traffic

Crazy Lagos traffic: The good, the bad and the frustrating

Despite its status as one of the world’s megacities, Lagos suffers major infrastructural deficits. Much like the rest of the country.
CACS, Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, anchor borrowers

CBN may tighten FX access for these items soon 

CBN may extend its anchor borrowers scheme to agricultural operators in the fish and oil palm sector.
Alcoholic bitters

Who’s winning the bitters brand battle in Nigeria’s bitter-sweet consumer market?

The market for bitters is gradually heating up in the Nigerian beverage market.
Inflation, private sector loans, NBS

Inflation shows surprise drop in October

NBS figures show inflation increased by 11.26 per cent (year-on-year) in October 2018.
CACS, Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, anchor borrowers

Will the MPC raise rates this week?

MPR is the interest rate at which CBN lends to the commercial banks.