Access Bank and Diamond Bank

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...

How to Know If It’s A Ponzi Scheme

If it is too good to be true then it really isn't true!
Severance package

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.
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. 
Nigerian business websites

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.

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...
Diamond Bank, Access Bank, Consolidation, Merger

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...
Side Hustle Business

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.
Access Bank and Diamond Bank

Can Access Bank actually buy Diamond Bank? How it could happen

The banking sector was rocked by a purportedly reported that Access Bank was considering acquiring Diamond Bank Plc.
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.
Money hawkers, Naira hawkers

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...
Valentine Ozigbo, CEO of Transcorp Hotels Plc

Valentine Ozigbo: The village boy who became a world-class CEO  

Lately, the Chief Executive Officer of Transcorp Hotels Plc, Mr Valentine Ozigbo, has been the recipient of numerous local and international awards – more than twelve of them.
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.
Peter Amangbo

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.  

Stiff competition shuts down P&G’s $300m diapers plant

Procter & Gamble (P&G) is in the process of shutting down its multi billion Naira Agbara plant.

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.
Nigerian Stock Exchange - nairametrics

20 Financial Terms You Need To Know In The Stock Market

Ever hear people use words relating to the stock market in a conversation or in the news?
National Financial Inclusion Strategy

Are these the banks with poor liquidity ratios?

This article has been taken down following a letter by Proshare to Nairametrics. In the letter, Proshare explained that "the tweet upon which this...
Reggie Middleton, Veritaseum, Stockbrokers, NSE, Blockchain, NSE, ASEA 2018

Could this be the end for stockbroking firms in Nigeria?

A blockchain is a growing list of records, called blocks, which are linked using cryptography.
Aigboje Aig Imoukhuede

This billionaire has a major deal in the works

Aigboje Aig-Imoukhuede during the ASEA conference gave a rare insight into how himself and Herbert Wigwe bought and transformed Acess Bank.
Access Merger deal

Access buys Diamond for its Carats

Whilst the press release describe this transaction as a merger, it is rather clear that Access is buying Diamond. However, what is still not clear to me is, who really got the better deal.
Xi Jinping and Buhari

Nigerian assets that may be taken over by China

In the past three years, Nigeria has gotten over $5 billion loan from the People’s Republic of China.
Oby Ezekwesili

Does Oby Ezekwesili have the economic solution Nigeria seeks?

Mrs Oby Ezekwesili has joined the list of those vying to occupy Nigeria's highest public office come 2019.

Under 40 children of billionaires, sitting on the boards of mega quoted companies (1)

There are many young Nigerian billionaires who cut across all sectors, both within and outside the shores of the country.
Jim Ovia

What we’ve learnt so far from Jim Ovia’s Africa Rise And Shine

What do you do when there is a new book written by one of Africa’s most successful businessmen?
CAP Plc

Focus on CAP Plc: Painting Nigeria since 1957 

This week's Nairametrics company focus, Chemical and Allied Products Plc, is one of the biggest paint manufacturers in Nigeria.

FIRS could seal your office if you get these two notices

FIRS has made it clear to businesses in Nigeria that it is serious about tackling tax evasion.

42% of Bank employees now contract staff as fresh graduates settle for less

Contract staffs are now on track to surpass the 50% mark in the next few months.
Akin Akinfemiwa

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.
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