Financial Tips For Catering For Dependent Parents

  My dad recently decided it was time for him to retire to the village after living with the hustle and bustle...

Should Your Spouse Should Know What You Earn?

   Mr Jike recently got a promotion in his work place, a reward that comes with a status car, housing allowance and off course a...

HONEYWELL FLOUR MILLS Q1 RESULTS

  Honeywell Flour Mills Plc released its Q1 Financials back in June 2012. The company posted major improvements from this quarter compared to the same...

TOP 5 NIGERIAN BANKS REVIEW: SEE WHO CAME TOPS

  The results for the top five commercial banks in Nigeria has now been made known. Whilst UBA, First Bank, and Zenith had published theirs...

GUINNESS NIGERIA 2012 FY REVIEW: PROFITS CURRENTLY LACKING GREATNESS

Guinness Plc released its Full Year Financials with bottom line pointing south when compared to the same period last year. The company is one...

Why You Need An Online Will

A certain young lady on her way to her National Youth Service Corps got involved in a road accident and unfortunately lost her life....

H1 REVIEW: NIGERIAN PHARMACEUTICAL INDUSTRY, HIGH ON DEBTS LOW ON MARGINS

As an Investor looking to diversify portfolio in the vastly shallow Nigerian Stock Exchange, the pharmaceutical industry is one that an outsider will look...

My Wife Earns More Than Me!!! 5 Ways Of Coping With It

Does your wife earn more than you? Do you feel like you need to get another job?  Do you get home early before her...

Lost His Job, But He Makes More Than What He Earned By Being A...

Jide has always dreamt of a career in banking back in University and so when during NYSC he had an opportunity to join a...

THE NNAJI ERROR – THE LESSON FOR TECHNOCRATS IN GOVERNMENT

Minister of Power Prof Barth Nnaji bite the dust yesterday as he resigned from the GEJ Government following his business interest in firms that...

WHY NOT NIGERIA? HERE IS WHY ZARA, TOPSHOP, THOMAS PINK ALL OPENING SHOPS IN...

Zara recently opened its second shop in Sandton South Africa following their february opening of its first ever shop in South Africa and indeed...

THE NEW N5,000 NOTE, A “CURE” FOR A DYING NAIRA…?

Yesterday, the CBN announced yet another plan to coin lower denominations, introduce higher denominations and enhance the quality and appearance of some notes. This has...

How Insurance Can Help Reduce The Fear Of Being Sacked

I've seen a lot of people loose their jobs either due to corporate downsizing as some call it or due to the company having...

Oil Industry Review H1: Despite Jump In Revenue, Oil & Gas Majors All Trade...

The Oil and Gas industry has had its fair share of troubles over the last six months. From the removal and partial reinstatement of...

Earnings Review H1: Nigerian Breweries Shares Make Me Thirsty !!!

Nigerian Breweries has in recent years remained one of the most consistent performers in the Nigerian Stock Market. It has continued to improve on...

Earnings Review H1: Thanks To Tb’s, First Bank Earns In 6 Months, 31% More...

First Bank has been under pressure to boost earnings and bottom line this year following their less than impressive 2011 financials which put them...

WHY I AM FRUSTRATED ALREADY- FOR THE 1OTH MONTH STRAIGHT, CBN HOLDS MPR AT...

The Central Bank yesterday held MPR at 12% for July 2012. This was announced after the conclusion of their Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) meeting...

Oando Q2 Results Fails To Impress Me, What About You??

On the 24th of July, Oando hosts its Investors Conference Call in Edingburg Scotland with the hope of giving Investors an insight into the...

YAM & ELECTRICITY TARRIF INCREASE JUNE INFLATION TO 12.9%

The Bureau of Statistics announced in its monthly Consumer Price Index for June that inflation rate year on year had increased from 12.7% in May to...
How to avoid taxes in Nigeria

How To Calculate Vat Remittances In Nigeria

Value Added Tax is an indirect form of taxation that is based on the consumption pattern of individuals and companies. In Nigeria VAT is...

SKYE BANK 2012 Q2 REVIEW, TIME TO BUY THIS STOCK?

Skye Bank released its Q2 earnings and gladly did not disappoint. The bank kept up with impressive results recently released by Diamond Bank, UBA growing...

Why You Could Pay Tax For Using Your Computer To Stream Videos

  In Nigeria as is most countries in the world, people are mandated to pay TV/Radio Licensing as a form of tax. In Nigeria, that...

Stock Picks – Top Ten Bank Stocks That May Rise 49% By Year End

I find the recent top ten Banking Stock Review by StanbicIBTC Stock Brokers quite instructive. They highlight the risk the banks face if the Naira...

How To Value Your Business Using Ebitda Multiple

Supposing you own a business that you have nurtured for years and finally now decided it was time to sell it or have some...

ARE WE BUCKING THE TREND? NIGERIA NOW EXPORTS MORE THAN IT IMPORTS

According to the recently released Economic Outlook for Nigeria, trade in 2011 grew  Nigeria grew 47.9% higher than the 2010 figures. It also grew...

GDP – CHINA VS NIGERIA (1960-2008)

Its  no news Nigeria's decline began in the mid eighties when the military took over. What is interesting however is when you realize that...

Are We Getting Any Better? May Inflation Rate Rises Year On Year To 12.7%

The National Bureau of Statistics recently reported that the Consumer Price Index which measures the rate of inflation rose 12.7% year on year. It...

Taxation For Nigerian Musicians…..A Simple Guide

  In this blogpost we are going to get specific and take you through how taxation affects musicians and how best to avoid/reduce taxes. Remember...

Choose 1, Owning Facebook Vs Owning All The Stocks On The Nigerian Stock Exchange?

  Last week Friday, I featured on the popular BBC Radio Four Programme More or Less, where my blogpost about how at $104b facebook was...

WHY I BELIEVE THE PROPOSED CBN ACT AMENDMENT IS GOOD FOR YOU AND I

  I have read with great interest the calls by various stakeholders for the National Assembly to STOP its plan to amend the Central Bank...
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