Lafarge, Nigeria investment outlook

This is why you should think twice before subscribing to Lafarge Africa Plc rights...

Following Lafarge Africa Plc’s notification to the Nigerian Stock Exchange of the clearance by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) to open its announced N89.2 billion Rights Issue
Nigerian healthcare system

A Glance at the HealthTech and Healthcare startup space in Nigeria

It almost goes without saying that, the Nigerian healthcare system is in an abysmal state. 
Tyre brands

Tyre brands in Nigerian market battle for market share 

The Nigerian market has become the most sought after for international tyre manufacturers on the continent because of its huge market potential.

Details of President Buhari’s N8.83 trillion 2019 budget

President Muhammadu Buhari has presented an N8.8trn budget for 2019. According to the President, who gave the figure during the 2019 budget presentation before a joint session of the National Assembly,
Forbes best countries for business 2018

Nigeria’s unemployment rate hits all time high since 2014

The Nigerian Bureau of Statistics, NBS, has finally released the much anticipated unemployment report in the country, with the number of unemployed Nigerians at 20,927,648.
BHH Podcast, 2019 Business outlook for SMEs

BHH Podcast: 2019 Business outlook for SMEs

Business Half Hour is a podcast targeted at Startups and Entrepreneurs.
Moving averages

Moving average cross over alert

The author of this article holds investments in AIICO plc and Fidelity Plc, none of which has been the motivation for this article.

Marketing expenses have cut into this MFB’s profit

NPF Microfinance Bank Plc (Formerly NPF Community Bank Ltd) was incorporated on 19th May, 1993.
Diamond Bank, Access Bank, Consolidation, Merger

Access Bank Plc and Diamond Bank Plc merger, a lofty deal or a damp...

In our recently published equity commentary on Diamond Bank, we had stated three options the bank’s management will adopt to keep the bank operational.
Moving averages

Using moving averages cross over to pick stocks

In my last article on moving averages, I discussed how moving averages can be used to make stock selection decisions.
Diamond Bank, Access Bank, Consolidation, Merger

How Nigerians reacted to Diamond Bank’s potential merger with Access Bank Plc

Nigerians have reacted to the impending merger/acquisitio of Diamond Bank Plc by Access Bank Plc.
FGN Savings Bond

This is what you get if you buy the latest FGN Reopening Bond 

The Federal Government of Nigeria, through the Debt Management Office, (DMO) will start auction of the new Federal Government Bond Reoffer for the month of December
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...
Diamond Bank, Access Bank

OFFICIAL: Diamond Bank finally confirms ongoing merger with Access Bank Plc

Diamond Bank Plc has finally disclosed that it would merge with Nigeria's tier-1 lender, Access Bank Plc, to form  Sub-Saharan Africa's biggest retail bank.
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.

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...
Red Star Express Plc

Focus on the opportunities and competition this logistics firm faces this season

For many years, Red Star Express Plc has been facilitating the overall business/commercial activities in the country and other countries.
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...

Corporate Actions: Half a billion ‘frozen’, retirements and a New ED

Corporate actions are decisions taken by companies’ boards of directors or management teams, that could have an impact on the firms themselves or shareholders. Examples...
Access Bank Plc

How people doubted us because we were young – Herbert Wigwe

Herbert Wigwe, in an interview with Peace Hyde on My Worst Day, touches on a wide variety of issues.
Highlights of the 2018 NEDG/BON Vice Presidential debate

Highlights of the 2018 NEDG/BON Vice Presidential debate

Yesterday, the Nigerian Electoral Debate Group held its Vice Presidential debate. The Vice Presidential candidates of five political parties were present, namely: Allied Congress Party of Nigeria (ACPN): Ganiyu Galadima Alliance...

Oil companies top gainers and losers for the week

The NSE All-Share Index depreciated by 0.63%, opening at 30,866.82  and closing at 30,672.79 basis points.
How to save money in 2019, ATM, NIP, NBS, CBN, Inflation, Interest Rates

This payment channel had the highest value of transaction in Q3 2018

The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) has released the Selected Banking Sector Data for Q3 2018.
Inflation, private sector loans, NBS

Inflation rises by 11.28% year on year in November

Figures from the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) Consumer Price Index (CPI) report show Nigeria's inflation rose by 11.28% year on year in November...
Nigerian stocks, Buy Sell Hold

This is why AIICO Insurance is a HOLD

Stocks on our Buy/Sell/Hold list are drawn from the gainers and losers of the previous week.
Seplat Petroleum

This oil and gas billionaire has plotted his exit

Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Seplat Petroleum Development Company (commonly known as Seplat), Austin Avuru, seems to be planning ahead of his retirement. In an interview with Thisday Style Magazine,...

Foreign Direct Investment nears 2015 high in Q3 2018

Capital imported into the country fell by 48% to $2.8 billion.
CMB economic outlook for 2019, Nigerian Pension Fund, Non-Performing Loans, Inflation, Unemployment, CBN, Naira

Nigeria leads Africa in Non-Performing Loans

A non-performing loan (NPL) is a loan that is several months overdue or in default.

Product Review: The Nigerian Cigarette market has only one winner

Figures from the World Health Organization show that over 1.1 billion people light up cigarettes worldwide
NAHCO appoints acting GMD

NAHCO has surmounted 2017 headwinds

NAHCO Aviance commenced operations on April 4, 1979, with operations at the Muritala Mohammed International Airport (MMIA).