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Oando shares rebound by 5.26% as stock market ends in negative territory

@Oando_PLC share price bounced back by 5.26% at the end of the week after a frustrating seven days ushered in by the corruption and market abuse report of @SECNigeria
the value of your assets

A look at 8 countries Nigerians can invest in

One of the best ways to diversify your investments is to invest internationally; be it investing in the stock market, startup, or simply setting up a business.
pension plans

About 160,000 more Nigerians registered to participate in Pension Plans in Q1 2019

Efforts by the National Pension Commission and other stakeholders through radio jingles and other enlightenment campaigns seem to be yielding results, as more and more Nigerians are joining the bandwagon of pension participation.
Misery Index

Dear Nigerians, how happy or sad are you in this economy?

According to the Misery Index, Nigeria is among the top ten saddest countries in the world, no thanks to its high level of unemployment (Q3-2018: 23.1%) and stubbornly high inflation (April 2019: 11.37%).
EFCC raif of MTN Nigeria

MTN issues statement in reaction to EFCC’s purported raid on its head office

@MTNNG has released a statement denying any wrongdoings hours after @officialEFCC and some officials of the @PoliceNG purportedly laid siege on its head office in Falomo, Victoria Island.

Purported EFCC raid on MTN Nigeria head office might be false

There were wild media reports, late Friday night, purporting that the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (@officialEFCC) raided the head office of @MTNNG. This might be wrong.
Tomatoes Price

Household Survey: Prices of tomatoes jump, as local rice stock piles up

As the Ramadan season gradually comes to an end, some households in Lagos and elsewhere may find it difficult to celebrate because the prices of some food items keep increasing.

New report casts doubt over future funding for small businesses in Nigeria

Over $1 billion has been lost to Micro, Small, and Medium Enterprises-related corruption in the last five years, a new report has shown. Some of the corruption-prone schemes include constituency projects and @cenbank development fund.
Understanding Mutual Fund Fees

ATTENTION: DV Balanced Fund to become a Money Market Fund

Vetiva Asset Management Company has requuested unitholders of DV Balanced Fund to attend a meeting in Lagos on May 28th by 11:00 am.
Canada invited 3,357 Express Entry candidates with scores as low as 300

Canada invited 3,357 Express Entry Candidates with scores as low as 300

Canadian province, Alberta, has issued a total of 3,357 invitations to apply for a provincial nomination for Canadian Permanent Residency (PR) to Express Entry candidates with Comprehensive Ranking System scores as low as 300.
game of Chess

12 lessons on business strategy from the game of Chess

Are you a chess player? Well, not a lot of people are. Therefore, if your answer is no, you really need to try it. After all, it is called “the game of kings and queens” for a reason.
Stanbic IBTC Shari’ah Fixed Income Fund

What You need to know about Stanbic IBTC’s Shari’ah Fixed Income Fund (“SFIF”)

Stanbic IBTC Asset Management Limited is offering 10 million units of the Stanbic IBTC Shari’ah Fixed Income Fund (SFIF) through an Initial Public Offer (“IPO”) at a par value of N100 per unit.
Bleach market, Hypo, Harpic products, OMO products, Jik

Hypo wipes out rivals in a market determined by price and media campaign 

The bleach category in the hygiene and households cleaning products segment has always been a monopolised market in Nigeria, with every new entrant backed by deep-pocketed investors always making the market their fortress.
Stock to watch this week

MTN Nigeria gets a wildcard entry in this week’s watchlist

@MTNNG leads this week's watchlist due to record demand for the stock by investors, following its listing.
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CORPORATE ACTIONS: An Exit and a Yhello landing

@MTNNG listing on the @nsecontact premium board was the highlight of activities on the Nigerian bourse last week.
Central Bank of Nigeria

CBN blows $36 billion defending the naira in 2018, up 130% from 2017.

The Central Bank of Nigeria sold a whopping $36.6 billion in forex in 2018 according to a report released during the week on its website. This compares to $15.8 billion sold in 2017, a whopping 130% rise.
MTN Nigeria Listing

LIVE UPDATE: Events from MTN Nigeria’s listing on the NSE

@Nairametrics is live at the Nigerian Stock Exchange (@nsenigeria) covering the listing of @MTNNG, which was done by introduction. The listing places MTN Nigeria among the league of Trillion Naira Club.
MTN Nigeria Plc

MTN’s NSE-listing, what you need know, and analysts’ forecasts

The most anticipated and biggest listing on the Nigerian Stock Exchange is happening right now in Lagos, Nigeria. We are talking about none other than the MTN Nigeria listing.
Nigeria's Inflation

Nigeria’s inflation rose to 11.37% in April, after 3 months decline

The consumer price index, which measures inflation, rose to 11.37% in April 2019, according to the monthly inflation report released by @nigerianstat. The rise in April's inflation rate represents the first time inflation increased in three months.
EFCC raif of MTN Nigeria

One bad info from MTN’s incredible result

Telecom Giant, MTN Nigeria, released its 2019 first quarter results ahead of its planned listing on the Nigerian Stock Exchange later this week.
MTN Nigeria

How to buy MTN shares on the Nigerian Stock Exchange

It's official, Nigeria's largest GSM Company, MTN Nigeria, will be listed on the Nigerian Stock Exchange on Thursday 16th of May 2019.
MTN listing

MTN will join these 3 stocks in the Trillion Naira Club (TNC)

As MTN prepares to list on the Nigerian Stock Exchange later this week, the stock is expected to catapult straight into the trillion naira club list.
Treasury Bills

How to bid for the second Treasury Bills auction in May 2019

@centbank is scheduled to hold a Treasury Bills (T-Bills) Primary Market Auction (PMA) on 16th May 2019 and this is how you can participate.
Understanding Mutual Fund Fees

Understanding Mutual Fund Fees: Miscellaneous Fees

In my first article on the issue of understanding mutual fund fees, I expounded on what management fee is, how to calculate it and how to reduce the burden by negotiating better rates if you are in a position to do so.
Money Market

How to calculate interest on a money market fund investment

I recently received an email from one Stephen A (last name withheld), who asked if I can shed more light on how investors can calculate interest on their money market fund investment.
investment bias

Understanding Investment Bias: What influences investors’ decisions?

The benefit of behavioural finance is that investors are able to recognize these behavioural biases and take corrective actions to avoid financial losses.
Ellah Lakes acquire Telluria, Telluria major stakeholder in Ellah Lakes, Telluria largest stakeholder in Ellah Lakes, Ellah Lakes listing on Nigerian Stock Exchange, 2018 financial results

CORPORATE ACTIONS: Rocky Results and Markdowns

@lawunionrock was the only firm that released its results on the @nsecontact last week
Shoprite, Growth outlook

Beware of these 5 set of people who influence your spending habits

This article isn’t about saving money, investing or becoming wealthy. It is more about your self-awareness and the psychology behind what influences your spending habits.
Muhammadu Buhari

The crowding out effects of rising States’ debts: Why Nigerians should worry

The impact of government's debt size on a country's growth has been widely debated and this has generated rows among economists and policymakers.
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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.


Rubies Bank

Rubies Bank – The Future is here

Rubies is a fully digital banking platform, offering zero fee banking targeted at millennials, young professionals, SMEs, quasi-financial institutions and FINTECH companies.
Should Gokada and be afraid of ORide?

Should Gokada and be afraid of ORide?

ORide is fast penetrating the market by leveraging on the N100 bonus offer to any destination of any distance within Lagos. This move has attracted the competitors’ customers, at least if not for anything, till the promo offer ends. 
Airtel Nigeria

Airtel eyes a £3.6 billion IPO valuation on the LSE and NSE

Airtel Africa Limited has declared its intentions to float his shares simultaneously on the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) and London Stock Exchange (LSE)