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Municipality Waste Management Contractors Limited, promoted by Visionscape Sanitation Solutions Limited, has failed to pay the N4.5 billion coupon interest
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GTBank, Zenith rake in over N30 billion from Electronic Business fees

Two of Nigeria's biggest banks, Zenith Bank and GTBank, reported record-high profits of N193 billion and N184.6 billion in 2018.
2018 financial results

Corporate Actions: N184 billion and Double Rs

Corporate actions are decisions taken by companies’ boards of directors or management teams, that could have an impact on the firms themselves or shareholders.  Examples...
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Visionscape Municipality Bond Default Explained

Last week, reports confirmed that a subsidiary of Visionscape Sanitations Solutions Limited may have defaulted on N4.5bn coupon payment due on March 4th.
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Wema Bank takes the top spot this week

 The Nigerian Stock Exchange closed this week’s trading session in positive territory, albeit marginally. The All Share Index ended this week's trading session at...
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African Alliance Insurance Plc has unveiled a new corporate identity with a new logo and strategic direction that targets the youths.
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On this day, we celebrate top Nigerian women in business

Today is International Women’s day, a global, annual event specially dedicated to celebrate women and their many accomplishments.
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Phone Swap: Phone retailers losing business segment to black market

Before you walk into a phone retail shop for a phone swap, ensure that you are not quick to anger and you are an individual with few words, because the response of the staff in charge will probably push you over the edge.
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How to Apply for Canadian Permanent Residency from Nigeria on Your Own

We live in a world where we have many more opportunities today than we did yesterday. So many people can move, travel and build...
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JPM coin: What it is and what it means for Cryptocurrency

The introduction of JPM Coin is a win for cryptocurrency, as it lends legitimacy to Bitcoin.
FGN Bonds, 2019 FGN Savings Bond

This is what you get if you buy the March 2019 FGN Savings Bond

You can subscribe for as little as ₦5,000
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Day-light robbery behind Apapa gridlock

What used to be a friendly gesture has now metamorphosed into daylight robbery.
Visionscape Municipality Bond Default Explained

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There are more than a hundred companies whose securities are listed on the Nigerian Stock Exchange. But not all of them generate wealth for investors.
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Access and Diamond Bank head this week’s watchlist

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2018 financial results

CORPORATE ACTIONS: N901 Billion and a Little Sugar

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Nigerian stocks exchange

Japaul switches positions this week

This week was a bearish one on the Nigerian Stock Exchange, as the All Share Index shed 2.12%. 26 equities appreciated in price during the...
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“Worst is behind us” Research sees improving economy under Buhari second term

If external shocks in the coming period 2019-23 are not as great as those during 2015-19, then the nascent economic recovery might give this administration an opportunity to address pressing domestic issues.
Naira Exchange rate under Buhari, Implication of APC victory, Buhari Valentine's Day Speech, Nigerian Election, Nigeria Election and GDP, Nigerian GDP

Next Level: Exchange rate under Buhari by 2023

As President Muhammadu Buhari won Nigeria’s recently-concluded presidential election for his second term bid, Nigerians who voted-in the president again ‘surprisingly’ do not have...
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Presco Plc has a HOLD recommendation

Stocks on our Buy/Sell/Hold list are picked from the top gainers and losers of the prior week as well as various analyst reports  Presco Plc:...
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Foldable Phones: Is Nigeria ready for the new mobile innovation?

Samsung Galaxy Fold and Huawei Mate X are the new kids in the block.
Fidson Healthcare Plc, Fidelis Ayebae

Fidson’s plan to dominate the pharmaceutical space in the next 10 years

Fidson Healthcare Plc held a breakfast meeting with shareholders to provide details of a N3 billion rights issue. Nairametrics had an exclusive interview with the Founder/Managing...
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How to bid for the second February 2019 Treasury Bills auction

Buying treasury bills is one of the safest forms of investment.
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6 quick wins for an Atiku presidency

The winner of Nigeria’s most contested election is set to be announced by Tuesday the 26th of February 2019.
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How much longer would this pharmaceutical company remain listed on the NSE?

Some companies continually disobey the rules, and one of them is Evans Medical Plc, Nairametrics’ company focus for the week.
Stock to watch this week

FUGAZ Banks lead this week’s stocks to watch

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Corporate Actions: Revivals and a Merger

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...
Nigerian stocks exchange

Penny stocks dominate gainers in a bearish week

This week was a bearish one on the Nigerian Stock Exchange, as the All Share Index opened at 32,715.20 and closed at 32,515.52 basis...
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Who becomes Nigeria’s next “CEO” after this weekend?

After a controversial one week delay, Nigeria's 2019 elections will finally commence tomorrow as the people elect their next president.
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What President Buhari said to Nigerians on the eve of 2019 presidential election

President Muhammadu Buhari has, on the eve of the 2019 presidential election, address the nation. The president urged Nigerians to come out en masse...
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Sterling Bank upgraded to a HOLD

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