Financial Literacy

Articles and analysis on Financial Literacy from a Nigerian perspective

How 6 Of The World’s Wealthiest People Built Their Empires

No doubt the world’s richest people live in opulence and splendor, they can afford to buy multiple houses and cars and luxuries that most...

NNPC Commence Recovery Of $7b Over – Deducted Tax

The Nigeria National Petroleum Cooperation (NNPC) has begun the process of recovering over $7 billion in over-deducted tax benefits from...

[TAX] See How Much Nigeria Looses On Waivers

A startling revelation was made at the weekend with the reported loss of N577billion (about $2.9 billion)  Nigeria on tax...

[WATCH OUT] FG, States Approves Hotel & Restaurant Tax, Parking Permit and Other...

The Government in May without much fanfare gazette an approved list of taxes and levies collectible by the three tiers of Government. The Schedule...

FIRS Will Ground Airlines Over Tax Evasion

The Federal Inland Revenue Services (FIRS) is set to stop airlines that have failed to pay their Value Added Taxes...

Tax Collectors – FIRS Generates N1.97Trln In H1

The Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) says it generated N1.97 trillion in revenue in the first half of this year. ...

Here is The New Plan FIRS Wants To Use To Catch Tax Evaders

Nigeria's Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) said on Friday it would crack down on tax evaders by denying access to...

Why it was a Hellish Week for These Nigerian Banks

July has come and gone and investors are still trying to figure out what exactly happened. For those who have shares in banks it...

Why A Share Price Is Not The Same As Its Value

The value of a stock is not the share price attached to it. A share price is basically the unitary price of a share...

Why Warren Buffet invests in companies with strong brand value

As an investor several factors determine whether or not you should invest in a company or business. Some look at profitability, revenue growth, dividend...

How to transfer your shares from a suspended stockbroking firm to an approved one

The Nigerian Stock Exchange has released approved steps of transferring your shares from a suspended, expelled or inactive stockbroking firm to an active one....

This is the meaning of an FGN Bond

A bond is a fixed income debt instrument issued by the government (federal or state government) or corporate institutions with a definite date of...

[INVESTING 101] Meaning of a Commercial Paper

A Commercial Paper (CP) is basically an instrument that a company issues to the public when it wants to borrow money. Commercial Papers are...

Terrorists Threaten to Release Ebola in Czech Republic Unless They Get €1m in Bitcoin...

Now this is really crazy. Terrorists have threatened to use the deadly Ebola virus as a biological weapon unless the Czech Republic pays a ransom...

What is dividend yield?

Dividend Yield Dividend yield is the dividend per share of a company divided by the market price per share. For example, a company paid a...

What is dividend per share?

Dividend per Share The dividend per share of a company basically refers to the total dividend the company pays divided by the total shares it...

What is Net Assets Per Share

Net Assets per Share This Net Asset Per Share also known as Book value per share is calculated by dividing the Net Assets or equity of a...

What is Price Earnings Ratio?

Price Earnings Ratio The Price Earnings Ratio (P.E ratio) represents the price of a share relative to its earnings per share . To calculate the Price...

What is Earnings Per Share?

Earnings per share Earnings per Share refers to the profit a company makes after deducting tax divided by its total outstanding shares. It is calculated...

What Is Zero Rated Vat in Nigeria?

Summary VAT is a consumption tax levied at 5% on the supply of goods and services. You can claim VAT by deducting your Input Vat from...

Top 40 Warren Buffet Quotes You Must Know

Warren Buffet is a role model to a lot of value investors world wide and that is because of his consistency and ability to...

This Is The Not So Smart Way We Calculate Dividend Yields

Dividend yield is probably the most popular valuation metrics used in assessing the value of a stock. It relative simplicity is also akin to...

What You Need To Know About Value Added Tax (VAT) In Nigeria

  VAT is a tax on the supply of goods and services which is eventually borne by the final consumer but collected at each stage...
NSE Rules

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...

DON’T MISS These Reports If You Invest In Shares or Plan To Someday

  Emma is an avid football fan and a supporter of Arsenal football club. Every morning, afternoon and night he gets alerts via a number...

Debt or Equity? Tax Consideration For A Foreign Investor In Nigeria

Whether in starting out in business or in seeking to expand, business owners often look for different sources of secondary capital. Capital can be...

How Bitcoins Work?

If you've been wondering what the hell Bitcoin is and how it works then the link below should help. It's a two and a...

B-E-W-A-R-E: The Following Taxes Must Be Filed Before June 30th, 2014

It's definitely that time of the year again where we get to file our tax returns. Considering that most people prepare their accounts in...

How To Predict A Stock Market Crash in Nigeria

The stock market like most advanced form of trading platforms are not immune to ups and downs. During the boom years the stock market...
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...

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FG has explained the underlining reasons for the planned demolition and rebuilding of the 40-year-old Murtala Muhammed International Airport in Lagos.
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By this new policy by @AsoRock, LPG consumers are not longer allowed to own gas cylinder.