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How to Apply for Canadian Permanent Residency from Nigeria on Your Own

We live in a world where we have many more opportunities today than we did yesterday. So many people can move, travel and build...
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Snippets of the 5 newly licensed banks emerge

Titan Trust Bank and Globus Bank are two of the five new commercial institutions reportedly licensed by the Central Bank of Nigeria
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Nigerian Stock Market Gainers and Losers (Updated 12/20/2018)

Nigerian stocks closed trading on a positive note as the all share index rose by 0.32%.
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.
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.
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List of successful applicants for TEF 2019 announced

See the complete list of the shortlisted applicants for the 2019 Tony Elumelu Entrepreneurship Programme.
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How to Know If It’s A Ponzi Scheme

If it is too good to be true then it really isn't true!
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Why Access Bank is acquiring Diamond Bank

Nairametrics confirms that a merger deal between Access Bank Plc and Diamond Bank will be announced on or before Close of Business Monday, December...
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If you have N1m today, how would you invest it?

21-year old Ade, was gifted N1m by his rich aunty. He wants to save this to fund his wedding in 10 years. How should he deploy this fund? Find out via the link below...
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Corporate Life: A banker’s critique of Genevieve Nnaji’s “Lionheart”

Genevieve Nnaji generated quite the buzz last year when she announced that Netflix had acquired content rights to her latest film - Lionheart.
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15 Lucrative businesses one can own as a side hustle

Many people are looking to leave their 9 to 5 job for something that feeds their passion or something that supplements income from their regular jobs.
How young Nigerians invest

Exclusive: A look at how young Nigerians invest their money nowadays 

As his phone finally buzzed with the notification of his salary payment, John pondered whether to stick to his investment plans or cheat for the last time. 
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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.
Top 10 high-yield money market funds that beat inflation in Nigeria

Top 10 high-yield money market funds that beat inflation in Nigeria

Sometimes, the fear of poor stock market performance forces conservative and risk-averse investors to sit on their cash...
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Where to make money from in 2019

The start of a new year is a period of stocktaking and goal setting for many individuals. Living in a developing country like Nigeria means making...
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How to make $1bn from a single product in Nigeria

Nigerian businesses owned by foreign nationals have thrived. Here's a look at how they did it.
Diamond Bank's merger with Acess Bank

Access Bank merger: This is what will happen to your Diamond Bank Deposit

Echoes of banking failures in the past have left many Nigerians wary of news concerning a merger.
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Investment options for the salary earners

Since salary is assumed to be the only source of income for the salaried, it is advisable that such an individual fortify himself financially before investing.
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What you should not do when you just receive a severance package

Through the experiences of people who have squandered their severance packages and those who made very good use of it, we provide you a step by step guide.
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Websites of biggest Nigerian companies ranked worst to best 

In Nigeria, business owners who understand the importance of good websites are willing to spend millions of naira to get one.
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This is Nigeria’s 2018 Budget Breakdown

Capital expenditure (excluding transfers) higher by 22% from N2.36 trillion in FY2017 to N2.87 trillion.
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My Hustle: How I make money from operating a cold room business

Cold room business is one of the most lucrative in the SMEs sector. Every day, many businessmen and women work hard to take advantage...
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How Akin Akinfemiwa climbed the corporate ladder to become Forte Oil’s CEO 

In today’s Nigerian business community, some CEOs are quite prominent; including Mr. Akin Akinfemiwa, the man who is currently Group CEO of Forte Oil Plc.

Fintech companies to watch out for in 2019  

The disruption fintechs have brought about is certainly undeniable, even as their effectiveness is one of the qualities that have distinguished them.
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What might be your fate as a Diamond Bank Staff

As the news of Access Bank’s likely merger with tier two lender, Diamond Bank continues to filter into the financial system, one thing that...
Skye Bank

CBN takes over Skye Bank, announces a new name

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has revoked the operating license of Skye Bank Plc with immediate effect.
Chima Anyaso

Meet billionaires seeking to change Nigerian politics

Nigeria’s political season is almost upon us. Already, we know most of those who will be running for different political posts and those whose political ambitions have lost momentum prematurely.
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Eurobonds in Nigeria: What they are and how to invest in them

eurobonds are bonds that are denominated in a currency other than that of the issuer.

Deal: Access Bank to merge with Diamond Bank to form Nigeria’s largest bank

It was celebrations galore at Access Bank over the weekend as the Nigerian Tier 1 bank hosted its annual Xmas party for staff, business...
Peter Amangbo, Why Nigerian banks fail

How Peter Amangbo became the CEO of one of Nigeria’s biggest banks

When Zenith Bank Plc recently released its third quarter 2018 financial report, Nairametrics was quick to associate it wirh Mr. Peter Amangbo.  

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FG’s new minimum wage implementation does not apply to everyone

President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered the immediate implementation of the N30,000 new minimum wage, but it is not for everyone.
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Staff of @MTNNG have reportedly been told to stay back at home after the company received a warning of a planned protest by Nigerian students.