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Nigerian Stock Market Gainers and Losers  (7/06/2017)

Nigerian Stock Market Gainers and Losers (7/06/2017)

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


Rumoured Globacom acquisition of Etisalat could be the new norm for telcos

Rumoured Globacom acquisition of Etisalat could be the new norm for telcos

Unconfirmed reports suggest Globacom Chairman Mike Adenuga may be interested in acquiring Etisalat Nigeria. Etisalat is currently in negotiations with a consortium of banks...


MCSI Index re-balancing could inject steroids into an already charged Nigerian stock market

MCSI Index re-balancing could inject steroids into an already charged Nigerian stock market

Rebalancing  of the Morgan Stanley emerging market index could have a positive effect on the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) this week. The All Share...



#PMBMid-term: 3.5 million join unemployed Nigerians during Buhari administration

#PMBMid-term: 3.5 million join unemployed Nigerians during Buhari administration

The effects of the recession were once again brought to the fore as the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) yesterday released the fourth  quarter...


CBN amends investor window rules: The nitty gritty

CBN amends investor window rules: The nitty gritty

More and more...


All the major economic news from Nigeria in 5 minutes – 1/6/2017

All the major economic news from Nigeria in 5 minutes – 1/6/2017

Summary of the top business, economic and political news in Nigeria. Health minister Isaac Adewole said that the government would begin enforcement of parts of the...


Household food survey: Ijebu Garri prices spike by 45% in two weeks

Household food survey: Ijebu Garri prices spike by 45% in two weeks

Bi-weekly prices of household food items in Lagos State....


MTN’s proposed acquisition of Multichoice Africa is deal and a half

MTN’s proposed acquisition of Multichoice Africa is deal and a half

Even though both parties are yet to issue a formal statement, sources close to South Africa based MTN communications have confirmed that discussions between...


An independent assessment of Nigeria’s Ease of Doing Business activities by @yomitheprof

An independent assessment of Nigeria’s Ease of Doing Business activities by @yomitheprof

On campus students have several strategies for academic success. For subjects that are easy to read, understand and pass, they may approach the examination...


[The Nigerian Economy Today 30/5/2017]- Finally, Shell Petroleum commences loading of crude oil from Trans-Forcados pipeline

[The Nigerian Economy Today 30/5/2017]- Finally, Shell Petroleum commences loading of crude oil from Trans-Forcados pipeline

Summary of the top business, economic & political news in Nigeria.   President Muhammadu Buhari’s approval of the withdrawal of Oil Prospecting Licences 2001,...


#PMBMidterm: How we scored Buhari administration on handling of the economy

#PMBMidterm: How we scored Buhari administration on handling of the economy

May 29, 2017 marks two years since President Buhari assumed power as the leader of the world’s most populous black nation and Africa’s largest...


Lagos State Government uses technology to be more efficient at tax collection

Lagos State Government uses technology to be more efficient at tax collection

Lagos state consistently ranks the highest amongst the states in terms of the IGR it generates, so it is curious to know what mechanisms...


Breakdown of N41 billion spent on “Social Investment Programmes”

Breakdown of N41 billion spent on “Social Investment Programmes”

The Buhari administration has so are spent about N41 billion on its various aspects of its four Social Investment Programmes (SIP). According to the office...


Ten things we learnt from the 2017 National Assembly Budget by @BudgIT

Ten things we learnt from the 2017 National Assembly Budget by @BudgIT

It’s over! The era of secrecy surrounding the details of budgetary allocations to the National Assembly is now well and truly over. The four-year-old...


INVESTING TIPS – When to Buy or Sell Stocks

INVESTING TIPS – When to Buy or Sell Stocks

Nairametrics| Whilst there is no sure way to determining when to buy and sell stocks several ideas and methodologies used by reputable investors all...


Taxify Reduces Rates In A Bid To Snap Up Customers From Uber

Taxify Reduces Rates In A Bid To Snap Up Customers From Uber

An innovative...


The Malabu Saga: Timeline Of Major Events (Updated April 14, 2017)

The Malabu Saga: Timeline Of Major Events (Updated April 14, 2017)

Follow it all...


IMF and the Naira Valuation: Hidden Intentions or Naive Estimation

IMF and the Naira Valuation: Hidden Intentions or Naive Estimation

Nairametrics| Last week, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) released its Article IV report on Nigeria, which essentially is the international agency’s review of key...


Simple Solution To Nigeria’s Power Problem

Simple Solution To Nigeria’s Power Problem

Nairametrics|The Managing Director of Egbin Power Plc, Mr. Dallas Peavey said the company may shut down operations due to a N110 billion debt owed it by...


Progress Report On Nigeria’s Ease of Doing Business Initiative

Progress Report On Nigeria’s Ease of Doing Business Initiative

Nairametrics| Nigeria ranked 170 out of 189 countries according to the World Bank Ease of Doing Business Report 2016. In this regard, the FG...


Understanding CBN’s Battle Against Speculators 

Understanding CBN’s Battle Against Speculators 

Nairametrics| In the popular book 48 laws of Power, author Robbert Greene writes in the 15th law that you crush your enemy totally!  It appears the...


CBN Revalues Dollar Rate for Invisibles to N357, Orders Banks to Retail At N360

CBN Revalues Dollar Rate for Invisibles to N357, Orders Banks to Retail At N360

Nairametrics| According to a tweet from the CBN, and a statement from its spokesperson Isaac Okorafor, the CBN will sell forex to banks at...


Nigeria’s ERGP Is Under Threat From A Familiar Foe

Nigeria’s ERGP Is Under Threat From A Familiar Foe

Nairametrics| Nigeria’s plan for economic resurgence, which was contained in the Economic Recovery and Growth Plan (ERGP), has one primary cause for concern. As...


MPC Policy Decision Has “Zero Impact” On Rates

MPC Policy Decision Has “Zero Impact” On Rates

ARM| A few minutes ago, the monetary policy committee of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) voted to leave all policy parameters unchanged—in line...


Bizarre: Emefiele Explains His Version Of “Naira Float”

Bizarre: Emefiele Explains His Version Of “Naira Float”

Nairametrics| At the press briefing following the conclusion of the Monetary Policy Meeting, the CBN Governor, Godwin Emefiele tried as much as he can to...


How NSA’s Abuja Directive Highlights 3 Unfortunate Theories About Decision Making In Nigeria

How NSA’s Abuja Directive Highlights 3 Unfortunate Theories About Decision Making In Nigeria

And they are probably the reasons why we are in this...


It’s Here: Details of The FGN Savings Bond That Will Be Sold This Week

It’s Here: Details of The FGN Savings Bond That Will Be Sold This Week

Nairametrics| The Debt Management Office has released details of its debut FGN Saving Bonds. The Bond is expected to start trading today, March 13,...


Analysis: Largest Mutual Fund Managers by Asset In Nigeria

Analysis: Largest Mutual Fund Managers by Asset In Nigeria

Nairametrics| Not too long ago Quantitative Financial Analytics reported that FBN Capital Asset management lost its position as the second largest mutual fund manager...


Bailout? Etisalat Owes IHS Too And Has Defaulted In Payments

Bailout? Etisalat Owes IHS Too And Has Defaulted In Payments

Nairametrics| Despite the temporary reprieve from what was an imminent commencement of receivership activities by a consortium of Nigerian Banks, the journey to financial freedom...


Opinion: A Welcome Back Message To Mr President

Opinion: A Welcome Back Message To Mr President

Nairametrics| I would like to send my good wishes to you Mr. President as you resume work after an extended medical vacation. The fact that...