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This is who will benefit from the planned listing of government assets on the stock exchange

This is who will benefit from the planned listing of government assets on the stock exchange

As part of efforts to stimulate the Nigerian capital market, the Federal Government will...


A troubling pattern is emerging as CBN designates Etisalat as “systemically important telco”

A troubling pattern is emerging as CBN designates Etisalat as “systemically important telco”

The Central Bank of Nigeria earlier in the week took the reigns at embattled...


Cement cabal wants to “reduce” cement prices “soon”

Cement cabal wants to “reduce” cement prices “soon”

During a visit to the Presidential villa to invite Acting President Yemi Osinbajo to...


7UP reports N10b loss and won’t pay dividends for first time in 5 years

7UP reports N10b loss and won’t pay dividends for first time in 5 years

A spike in raw materials cost has caused 7UP Nigeria Plc to record  a N10.7...


This is a copy of the FG approved National Gas Policy

This is a copy of the FG approved National Gas Policy

Last week the Federal Government approved the new National Gas Policy. The new Gas...


FYI: These are so far the 3 best (and worst) stocks in Nigeria in 2017

FYI: These are so far the 3 best (and worst) stocks in Nigeria in 2017

Take a bow or take your...



Did MTN just drop hint of an impending IPO in Nigeria?

Did MTN just drop hint of an impending IPO in Nigeria?

MTN Nigeria’s planned listing on the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE)may open a new chapter...


Transcorp Hotels, poised to benefit from Heirs Holding $100m Afrexim Facility

Transcorp Hotels, poised to benefit from Heirs Holding $100m Afrexim Facility

Heirs Holding Ltd, the investing vehicle owned by Nigerian Billionaire, Tony Elumelu last week...


What Dangote Cement could do with the Afrexim $1 billion facility

What Dangote Cement could do with the Afrexim $1 billion facility

Last Friday (June 30th 2017), AfreximBank announced that it had reached an agreement to...


Twitter Nigeria erupts with tales of woe about the Nigerian Stock Market

Twitter Nigeria erupts with tales of woe about the Nigerian Stock Market

A thread started by Nairametrics founder Ugo Obi-chukwu @ugodre erupted into a tale of...


This is a comprehensive report on the state of African Hotel market

This is a comprehensive report on the state of African Hotel market

Hotel development activity in Africa is still rising in the face of the continent’s...


Another Bailout? CBN/NCC said to take up board position in “New Etisalat”

Another Bailout? CBN/NCC said to take up board position in “New Etisalat”

In what appears to be yet another twist in the Etisalat Nigeria saga, the...


Are foreign investors avoiding Nigeria’s hotel sector?

Are foreign investors avoiding Nigeria’s hotel sector?

Recent reports of a “crash” in foreign investments into Nigeria’s hotel sector are rather...


Could these be why Chellarams is pivoting into milk production   

Could these be why Chellarams is pivoting into milk production   

In a notice sent to the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) today, Chellarams Plc announced...


Unilever has revealed details of its rights issue, so we did a quick take on whether to buy, sell or hold

Unilever has revealed details of its rights issue, so we did a quick take on whether to buy, sell or hold

Unilever Nigeria Plc finally released details of its N58.8 billion rights issue on Wednesday,...


Looks like these factors may have brought the bulls back

Looks like these factors may have brought the bulls back

The Nigerian Stock Exchange closed on Wednesday, the first trading day after the holiday...


PWC, KPMG, E&Y, Deloitte earn N 6.4 billion in audit fees from Nigeria’s biggest companies

PWC, KPMG, E&Y, Deloitte earn N 6.4 billion in audit fees from Nigeria’s biggest companies

Data from some of the biggest quoted companies by market capitalization in Nigeria reveals...


Atlas Mara is bullish on Union Bank

Atlas Mara is bullish on Union Bank

Atlas Mara, an investment bank promoted by Bob Diamond and Asish Thakkar appears bullish...


‘Mareva’, How ‘Etisalat 13’ plans to checkmate Mubadala

‘Mareva’, How ‘Etisalat 13’ plans to checkmate Mubadala

The consortium of 13 banks that lent Etisalat Nigeria $1.2 billion have decided to...


Something is not right with the latest review of Nigerian stock market indices

Something is not right with the latest review of Nigerian stock market indices

The Nigerian Stock Exchange during the week announced the expected review of the NSE...


4 reasons why Nigerian stocks are suddenly falling again

4 reasons why Nigerian stocks are suddenly falling again

The Nigerian All Share Index fell for the second straight day on Thursday to...


Likely effect of an Etisalat solvency on the profits of these banks

Likely effect of an Etisalat solvency on the profits of these banks

Summary: An equivalent of 49% of the profits made by Fidelity Bank in 2016...


SBM Jollof Index shows Nigerians are spending more

SBM Jollof Index shows Nigerians are spending more

The SBM Jollof index is a composite index that tracks the prices of the...


Travis Kalanick Fall, experts share lessons for Nigerian start-ups

Travis Kalanick Fall, experts share lessons for Nigerian start-ups

Travis Kalanick founder of ride sharing app Uber, yesterday resigned from his post as...


Christmas comes early for Nigerian ETF investors

Christmas comes early for Nigerian ETF investors

The Nigerian stock market has been showing great improvement since the beginning of May...


Nigeria’s pension fund assets surge to a record N6.5 trillion

Nigeria’s pension fund assets surge to a record N6.5 trillion

The total assets of Nigerian Pension funds grew by 3 per cent between March...


Sequence of events that led to the exit of Etisalat UAE

Sequence of events that led to the exit of Etisalat UAE

Nigeria’s fourth largest GSM service provider Etisalat Nigeria announced on Tuesday that its parent...


Currency futures Trading volume wanes as rates converge

Currency futures Trading volume wanes as rates converge

The volume of trade in the Nigerian currency futures market has dropped dramatically since...


Either of these events could end the best stock market run ever

Either of these events could end the best stock market run ever

The Nigerian stock market is currently and arguably on its best bullish run on...


7 funding options available to Etisalat to avoid going bust

7 funding options available to Etisalat to avoid going bust

Etisalat UAE, the largest shareholder in Nigeria’s third largest GSM Network, Etisalat Nigeria, may...