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This category contains information about Treasury Bills in Nigeria.

Treasury Bills are short-term debt instruments issued by the Federal Government through the Central Bank to provide short term funding for the government. They are by nature, the most liquid money market securities and are backed by the guarantee of the Federal Government.

Treasury Bills

Treasury bills calendar for January-February 2019

The Central Bank of Nigeria Published its Treasury Bills program for January-February of 2019, indicating that it plans to raise about ₦1.5 trillion in...

How To Compute Capital Gains Tax In Nigeria – Beginners Guide

What is Capital Gains Tax and How do I compute it? Capital Gains Tax is a tax on the profit obtained from disposal or exchange...
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Fixed Deposits or Treasury Bills, Which Is Better?

I have received several emails and calls from my readers asking whether to buy treasury bills or fixed deposits. Whilst, both are very good...

Frequently Asked Questions: Nigeria’s New Exchange Rate Policy

Flexible Exchange Rate Policy; Frequently Asked Questions.   A new dawn in Nigeria's exchange rate policy was ushered in on Monday June 20th by the Central...
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Investment decisions that can ruin your savings

On this blog I preach a lot about investing. It is a habit everyone must inculcate and nurture as route to financial freedom. However,...
Treasury Bills

This is how to bid for the second Treasury Bills Sale of 2019

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) is scheduled to hold a Treasury Bills (T-Bills) Primary Market Auction (PMA) on 17th January 2019.

The Implication Of What Foreign Investors Just Admitted To Reuters

The excitement over the new flexible exchange rate policy announced by the Central Bank is gradually waning as the attention of local investors has...
NSE All Share Index

Daily Update: Investors Oversubscribe One Year T-Bill by 7 times Offer

Daily performance of major economic indicators and highlights from tradings sessions and key statistics such as Treasury Bills, bonds, FX rates, inflation, oil price.

Here is why your idle funds shouldn’t be in a savings deposit

Be wise enough not to save in a savings account
NSE All Share Index

Daily Update on Treasury Bills, Bond, Forex and Oil Prices.

Daily performance of major economic indicators and highlights from tradings sessions and key statistics such as Treasury Bills, bonds, FX rates, inflation, oil price.

A tale of two friends: One invested in stocks the other in forex

Two years ago and just when the Central Bank announced its first round of devaluation two friends talked about its impact on the Nigerian...
Skye Bank

Skye Bank Crisis: What It Means For Your Money

The Central Bank of Nigeria on Monday dissolved the Management and Board of Skye Bank Plc following months of speculation about the financial health...
Godwin Emefiele

These are the latest treasury bills Primary Market Auction results

Treasury Bills are government securities sold by the CBN to the general public in return for interest payments.

Three Reasons Why You Should Be Investing In Treasury Bills

For Nigerians with excess cash looking for where to invest can be nightmare. It's a bit ironic considering that those without cash typically have...
Nigerian Stock Exchange

Difference Between Trade & Settlement Dates

This is where the disparity between the trade and settlement date occurs.

CBN sells 1 year treasury bills at whopping 22% pa (Highest in 14 years)

The Central Bank of Nigeria has concluded its August 3rd sale of Treasury Bills borrowing about N120 billion at a whopping yield of about...
Treasury Bills

How to bid for this week’s Treasury Bills sale

CBN is scheduled to hold a Treasury Bills (T-Bills) Primary Market Auction (PMA) on 28th November, 2018.
Nigerian Stock Exchange

Daily Update: CBN cuts long tenor OMO rate by 10bps amid significant over-subscription

Daily performance of major economic indicators and highlights from tradings sessions and key statistics such as Treasury Bills, bonds, FX rates, inflation, oil price.
Financial statements

Daily Updates on Bonds, Treasury Bills, Forex and Oil Price.

Daily performance of major economic indicators and highlights from tradings sessions and key statistics such as Treasury Bills, bonds, FX rates, inflation, oil price.
Treasury Bills Yield

Implication For Stocks As Treasury Bills Rate Jump To 15%

The Central Bank of Nigeria has released results of its latest Treasury Bills auction. The CBN on June 22nd offered  N48.12 b, N69.b and...

Insurance As An Asset Class? Here Is How It Works

Over the past 8years, I have preached the message of multiple streams of income within my circle of influence. Like many financial advisers, I...
Treasury Bills

How to bid for the second February 2019 Treasury Bills auction

Buying treasury bills is one of the safest forms of investment.
Treasury bills

How to bid for this week’s Treasury Bills sale

CBN is scheduled to hold a T-Bills Primary Market Auction on 4th October, 2018.

Nigerian economy will be on the path to recovery when we cross these 4...

The National Bureau of Statistics announced a couple of months ago that the Nigerian Economy had contracted by about 0.3% for the first quarter...
Financial statements

Daily Updates on Bonds, Treasury Bills, Forex and Oil Price.

Daily performance of major economic indicators and highlights from tradings sessions and key statistics such as Treasury Bills, bonds, FX rates, inflation, oil price.
Treasury Bills

How to bid for this week’s CBN Treasury Bills sale

CBN is scheduled to hold a Treasury Bills Primary Market Auction on 19th July 2018.
Treasury Bills

Foreign Investors stake $1 billion on treasury bills

Despite the approaching elections, which has seen foreign portfolio investors exit Nigeria, some others apparently hold a contrarian view. Sources familiar with the transaction, revealed...
MTN listed on NSE

Daily update on Bonds, Forex, Treasury Bills, and Oil Price

Daily performance of major economic indicators and highlights from tradings sessions and key statistics such as Treasury Bills, bonds, etc.
CBN Gov Godiwn Emefiele

Emefiele Needs To Do This One Last Thing To Attract Foreign Investors

The Central Bank Governor, Godwin Emefiele is really one tough cookie.