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How to obtain an Income Tax Clearance Certificate for your company

In this article I am going to take you through a practical way of obtaining a tax clearance certificate from the Federal Inland Revenue...
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Investing in Nigeria’s FGN Bonds Explained

This articles explains what an FGN Bond is and how you can invest in one. What is a Bond? A bond is a contract between a...
How To Get Back Unclaimed Dividends & Process e-dividends

How To Get Back Unclaimed Dividends & Process e-dividends

  As an investor in shares it is very likely that you may have come across incidences of unpaid dividends either due to the dividend...

How To Compute Capital Gains Tax In Nigeria – Beginners Guide

What is Capital Gains Tax and How do I compute it? Capital Gains Tax is a tax on the profit obtained from disposal or exchange...
Avoid paying taxes

How to avoid paying excessive taxes in Nigeria

Taxes are statutory obligations of every citizen and businesses in a country. It is thus a major factor in determining how much income you...
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How to invest in the Nigerian Stock Exchange

This article provides a step by step guide on how to invest in the Nigerian Stock Exchange. We will also highlight a number of...
Pension

Guide to Nigerian Pension Fund Contribution

This article explains what you need to know about Nigerian Pension Fund Contribution. It addresses; How much to contribute ...
Here are 10 actions that can make you a successful investor

Investment decisions that can ruin your savings

On this blog I preach a lot about investing. It is a habit everyone must inculcate and nurture as route to financial freedom. However,...
Shares

How Not To Invest In Shares

Meet Bright, the “intrepid" investor  Bright thought it was time to get into the stock market business and decided to open an account with a...
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Beginners Guide – How Insurance Companies Make Money In Nigeria

Insurance Companies in Nigeria and around the world operate in the financial services sector. The business of insurance involves the insurance company guaranteeing replacement...
Managing "emotional returns" in investments is key to staying on track

Here are some 3 investment options you really should consider

Since there are different investment options out there, you need to weigh all your options carefully before laying down a kobo of your hard earned money.
Here are 10 actions that can make you a successful investor

Here are 10 actions that can make you a successful investor

Investors will tell you different stories containing contrasting investment strategies, multiple inspirations and different risk appetites.
Real Estate in Lagos

Everything you need to know to become a real estate investor

If you are looking for a way to invest your savings, why not consider real estate? See details how by clicking the link below-
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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...
Central Bank of Nigeria

How to get the Central Bank of Nigeria to credit your account

Doesn’t it feel good to be a lender of money? Yes, it does, especially if you know the borrower is creditworthy and would repay you with interest as at when due. The Central Bank of Nigeria could always borrow money from you and repay you when the time is due.
Nigerian Bonds

Investing in Nigerian Bonds – A Beginners Guide

I’m sure you’ve probably come across the word “Bonds” before. Either in the news, online or on the pages of a newspaper. I can...

How To Monetize Old Share Certificates and Locate Missing Stocks

  Are you one of those people with dozens of share certificates and dividend warrants stashed in a drawer or safe in your house? Perhaps...

Investing & Gambling: Differences and Where They Intersect

An investment is a sacrifice of current money or other resources for future benefits. There are numerous avenues of investments available, such as bank deposits,...
Share reconstruction

What Is A Share Reconstruction and How It Affects You

Share Reconstruction A Share Reconstruction otherwise known as a reverse stock split is a process whereby a company reduces the total number of outstanding shares it...
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This Is How Share Prices Are Determined On The Nigerian Stock Exchange

Investors in the Nigerian Stock market often check prices of stocks at the close of trading everyday. The information is published in a price...
Retirement Savings Account

Everything you should know about the Retirement Savings Account

The Retirement Savings Accounts are powerful accumulators of compounded investment returns because they have a tax-exempt advantage for cash contributions and investment returns.
Nigerian Stock Exchange

Difference Between Trade & Settlement Dates

This is where the disparity between the trade and settlement date occurs.
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Things to consider when investing in shares (Part 2)

Last week, we discussed the intrinsic value of a share compared to its market price. Today, we continue the analysis.
Investing in FGN Bonds

Frequently asked questions about investing in FGN Bonds

I'm sure you've probably come across the word "Bonds" before. Either in the news, online or on the pages of a newspaper. I can...
WorldRemit for Business

Why you need emotional intelligence to successfully run a business

Basically, emotional intelligence (EQ) is the ability to recognise, understand, and manage one’s feelings and emotions, as well as those of others.

How Nigerian Stock Exchange Indexes Are Calculated

  The Nigerian bourse began publishing The NSE 30 Index in February 2009with index values available from January 1, 2007. On July 1, 2008, the...

What the terms ‘Capital Gains’ and ‘Investment Income’ mean

The terms Capital Gains and Investment Income are explained via clear and easy to understand illustrations.
Pension funds

Conditions For Nigerian Pension Funds (PFA) To Invest In Shares

The Pension Reform Act of 2014 allows Pension Fund Administrators (PFA's) to invest funds in companies listed in the Nigerian Stock Exchange or any...
WorldRemit for Business

6 easy ways to market your new business on the internet

Internet marketing is a necessity for every business that wants to go far. Having an online presence will help you establish your expertise.
dividend

A case for investing in dividend stocks

This articles explains some of the advantages an investors can get when they invest in dividend stocks from companies quoted on the NSE.

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Understanding Mutual Fund Fees

INSIGHT: Why you really should consider investing in mutual fund today

A Mutual Fund is a Trust or Company that pools money from many investors and invests in a specified class of securities such as stocks, bonds, real estate or a balanced mix of asset classes.
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NSE has placed these 34 companies on red alert

Authorities of the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) has placed red alerts on some 34 quoted companies as a disciplinary measure for breaching some of its extant rules.
Mile 2 Road

Why Lagos is closing Mile-2 Road inward Tin Can Island for 48 hours

Mile 2 road inward Tin Can Island ports corridor will be closed by the Lagos State Government (@followlasg) for 48 hours, the Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Transportation, Taiwo Salaam has revealed.