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Articles and analysis on Financial Literacy from a Nigerian perspective

The Term Capital Structure

Capital structure is the mix of the long-term sources of funds used by a firm. It is made up of debt and equity securities...
co-founder, startup

Nigerian start-ups can learn from this American start-up that raised $9million using 9 slides

Nigerian start-ups can learn from this American start-up that raised $9million using 9 slides.
counter-party

The Term ‘Counter-party’

A counter-party is described as an entity or other party that participates in a financial transaction. In the financial world, every transaction must have...
co-founder, startup

A Theory Of Share Allocation For Startups

A theory on how to determine who gets what in a startup is proposed.

A-Z Of Investing In Bitcoins From Nigeria

Finally, a Nairametrics take on the world's leading Crypto currency.
Avoid paying taxes

Nigeria’s Excess Dividend Tax Explained

It is typical for companies in a particular year, to pay dividends out of retained earnings and/or current year profits. But it could come at a cost.

Who is a Custodian?

When you think of a custodian in layman’s terms, you think of someone who has responsibility for taking care of or protecting something. In...

What is a Coupon Rate?

Bonds are issued by governments and companies to raise money to finance their operations or for capital projects. When an investor buys a bond,...
Credit Rating

What is Credit Rating?

A credit rating is an evaluation of the credit risk of a prospective debtor (an individual, a business, company or a government), predicting their...
market maker

Who is a Market Maker and how they influence stock prices. 

The term Market Making is the act of entering bid and offer prices in the automated trading system for a specified security under the...
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...

Bellwether Stocks In Nigeria And What It Means

Bellwether stocks are key stocks that serve as a gauge of general market performance or general economic performance. Investors view these stocks as key...
Nigerian Economy: Solution To Fixing Buharinomics

How To Know When Nigeria’s Economy Is In A Recession

The Gross Domestic Product (GDP) of an economy is the value of goods and services produced in an economy like Nigeria. GDP is basically...

What The Term “Blue Chip Company” Means

Here are the Features of a Blue Chip Company Blue chip companies are widely known for good financial performance, product acceptance, high quality management and...

Why Companies Issue Commercial Papers

When you invest in a commercial paper, you purchase at a discount to receive the full value at maturity.

How Per Capita Income Of A Country Is Calculated

Per capita income measures the average income earned per person in a given area (city, region, country, etc.) in a specified year. It is...

Keywords To Selling Faster Online

Everyone is becoming tech savvy. Businesses are going online. Being in front of a computer in a 9-5 job environment doesn’t guarantee all the...

Force Majeure: What This Term Means

I am so sure most readers have heard these words Force majeure being used by oil companies over and over when trouble looms,...

Contractors Must Be Tax Compliant Before They Get Paid – Buhari

Any contractor that is unable to present evidence of tax payment to the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) will henceforth not be paid by...

REVEALED: This Is The Man Who Created Bitcoins

Craig Wright who Gizmodo and Wired reported as the man behind digital currency, Bitcoins had finally confirmed to the world that he indeed is...

Why You Should Not Invest Like Warren Buffet

  Warren Buffet is one of the richest men in the world and is also one of the most talked about, respected and followed investor...

How To Explain Why You Left Your Old Job

  A friend of mine was very crossed with himself following an interview he just attended. After doing so well answering questions ranging from his...
Here are 10 actions that can make you a successful investor, portfolio diversification

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,...

FIRS Says NNPC Is Owing Over $300 Million In Tax

Chairman of the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS), Babatunde Fowler, disclosed yesterday that the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has an outstanding tax debt...

[Revealed] 363,000 Companies Never Paid Any Tax In Nigeria – Adeosun

The Federal Government has said that 363,000 companies doing business in Nigeria have never paid tax. Minister of Finance, Mrs. Kemi Adeosun, made this disclosure...

FIRS Boss Says Agency Is Targeting Revenue Of N4.9 Trillion In 2016.

Chairman of the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) Babatunde Fowler on Monday, announced that the agency is targeting a revenue of N4.9 trillion...

Investment Opportunities Available In This Bad Economy

The Nigerian Economy is currently in a tailspin and there is panic everywhere. Investors, both local and foreign are selling off their investments as...

Start Your Own Home Based Fish Farming Business for Profit

Fish is a delicious and nutritious protein source that is also rich in nutrients like omega-3 Fatty acids that improves our heart health and...

Man Buys $27 Of Bitcoin, Forgets About Them, Finds They’re Now Worth $886k

The meteoric rise in bitcoin has meant that within the space of four years, one Norwegian man’s $27 investment turned into a forgotten $886,000...

Nigeria’s Economy Will Not Grow If Companies Keeps Evading Tax – CITN Boss

The Chartered Institution of Taxation of Nigeria (CITN), has said that Nigerians should not expect the economy to grow as long as companies in...