Consumers are choosing repellents with awful odours over odourless Mortein and Raid

Consumers are choosing repellents with awful odours over odourless Mortein and Raid

The innovative advancement in the mosquito repellent market came about due to a need to combat the growing cases of malaria in Africa and around the world; albeit in a safe manner.
New Month, No Debts

New Month, No Debts

Now you have successfully applied for a kwikmoney loan, you’re wondering, ‘can I repay using my ATM card? Is cash payment allowed? Can I walk into any bank to make repayments?’
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CAREER TIPS: What you need to know to become an effective negotiator

The art of negotiation is an important skill you must learn if you wish to become an effective professional capable of maintaining good relationships. You also need to master it in order to be able to close satisfactory deals.
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BHH: Utieyin of Redhanded has built a database of employment history of domestic workers

On this episode, Bukola and Taiwo had Co-founder of Redhanded discuss the solution to catalog the employment history of domestic workers.
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Contract staff rise to record high 46,235 across Nigerian Banks

The latest data from the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) reveals that Nigerian banks now have a total of 46, 235 contract staff members as at Q1 2019. This compares to 45,238 in Q4 2018 and 32,013 in the first quarter of 2018.
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This is how much Access Bank saved for shareholders through early bond redemption

Access Bank Plc's board of directors seem to be making all the right decisions going by the corporate actions the bank has been embarking on recently.
This report makes a case for dumping stocks in this sector

This report makes a case for dumping stocks in this sector

If you are asked to name the leading food manufacturing companies in Nigeria at the moment, chances are that you will likely list out the biggest, oldest, and quoted ones among them.
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Oando Plc tops watchlist for the first trading week in June

@oando_plc leads this week's stocks to watch on the @nsecontact
Pension contributors hit 8.5m, but statistics still show worrying signs

Pension Funds lose N60 billion to Nigerian stock market as index return 12% loss

Nigeria's Pension Fund Index closed the Month of May in negative territory posting a return of -4.12%.
SEC Hammer: Oando share price crash to 5 month low

SEC Hammer: Oando share price crash to 5 month low

Oando's share price fell 9.6% to N4.20 on Friday as news made rounds of an imminent SEC ruling.
Oando Plc

Oando Plc issues response, challenges SEC’s investigation findings

Oando Plc has reacted to the conclusion of an investigation carried out by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) into its affairs which, among other things, recommended the resignation of the company's Chief Executive Officer, Wale Tinubu.
Oando Plc

Why SEC ordered Oando’s Wale Tinubu to resign

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), has ordered Wale Tinubu to resign from Oando Plc over serious infrastructures.
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.
Why your business should define its target market

Why your business should define its target market

Simply put, your target market is the group of people you’re making your products and services for. Other terms used to describe this group are "target audience" and "target customer."
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Next Level: Will Buhari go from “Baba Go Slow” to “Baba Gbese”?

As Nigerians brace up for what is widely termed "next level" in line with the ruling party's slogan, the focus will be on the performance of the economy; particularly government finance.
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Nigerians react as Buhari resumes for second term in office

Yesterday was May 29th, a day that has long been used for political inaugurations since Nigeria returned to democratic governance in 1999. As expected, it was a big day, especially for all the elected officials that were sworn in; including President Muhammadu Buhari.
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Q1 2019 Pension Funds Performance Ranking

The intensity with which pension funds in Nigeria generate gains for contributors seems to have slowed down towards the end of the first quarter of the year.
Europa League

Over €250 million up for grabs as English teams battle for Europe Silverware

According to the estimated figures earlier released by UEFA, the finalist in both UEFA Champions League and Europa League Cups will scoop over €250 million Prize. #UELfinal
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4 ways President Buhari can lift the capital market in his second term  

@mbuhari taking these four steps, would help deepen the @nsecontact in his second term
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How adequate investment in SMEs can unlock Nigeria’s economic potentials

For a long time, economic experts around the world have been reiterating the need for countries to harness the potentials locked in the SMEs sector towards boosting the GDP.
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See two key factors that can affect the value of your assets

An asset is any resource that is owned by an individual or by a business which is expected to produce positive economic value.
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Federal Government increases borrowing from Pension Funds

The way different people perceive and interpret the involvement of pension funds with financial products issued by the Federal Government has always been a battle of semantics or nomenclature.
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Children Day Special: Simple tips to train your kids on how to save money

Children's Day may have been yesterday, but all of us at Nairametrics are still in the celebration mode. We celebrate with the world's children because they are the light up our world and the hope for the future.
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The signed 2019 Budget is a Democracy Day gift, but there’s trouble ahead

President Muhammadu Buhari gave Nigerians the perfect gift when he appended his signature to the 2019 appropriation bill.
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Nigeria’s Pension Fund Asset Value Crosses the N9 trillion Mark

As more and more Nigerians begin to take their retirement planning more seriously thanks to growing awareness campaigns, the total asset value of pension fund assets has hit a new all-time high.
Startup Funding Rounds

From Pre-Seed to Series D: Startup Funding Rounds Explained

Raising equity funding for your startup is a long, difficult, and often demoralizing process. However, if you are successful, you walk away with money that will help your startup grow and become everything you hope it could become.

Nigeria’s new minimum wage could jack up cost for Uber, Taxify

Nairametrics Research believes the new minimum wage could have an impact on the cost of riding a cab or bike on any of the ride-sharing apps in Nigeria. 
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A look at 8 countries Nigerians can invest in

One of the best ways to diversify your investments is to invest internationally; be it investing in the stock market, startup, or simply setting up a business.
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About 160,000 more Nigerians registered to participate in Pension Plans in Q1 2019

Efforts by the National Pension Commission and other stakeholders through radio jingles and other enlightenment campaigns seem to be yielding results, as more and more Nigerians are joining the bandwagon of pension participation.
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Flour Mills trading close to 10 year low on the Nigerian Stock Exchange

@thefmngroup ended last week's trading session on the @nsecontact at N13.80, a price level last seen nearly 10 years ago.

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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.
NPF Microfinance Bank loses N230 million to rogue staff

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.