business executives who ventured into politics

Notable businessmen who changed the political game in 2019

In retrospect, we look back at the 2019 election, with special focus on some of the business executives who ventured into politics by running for various elective positions.
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On this day, we celebrate top Nigerian women in business

Today is International Women’s day, a global, annual event specially dedicated to celebrate women and their many accomplishments.
Fidson Healthcare Plc

Fidson’s plan to dominate the pharmaceutical space in the next 10 years

Fidson Healthcare Plc held a breakfast meeting with shareholders to provide details of a N3 billion rights issue. Nairametrics had an exclusive interview with the Founder/Managing...
Chief Executive Officers of NSE-listed companies

CEOs of some NSE companies that may declare losses for 2018 – Part 2

Last week, we brought you the first part of a list of some Chief Executive Officers of NSE-listed companies that may end up declaring losses for full-year 2018.
CEOs of NSE companies

CEOs of some NSE companies that may declare losses for 2018 (Part 1)

It is the dream of every shareholder to earn dividends at the end of every financial year. In fact, the whole essence of investing is to earn returns on investments.
Muhammad Amir Shamsi

Who is the CEO of Cadbury Nigeria Plc?

Ever wondered who the Chief Executive Officer of Cadbury Nigeria plc is? Well, he is Nairametrics’ CEO of the week. Get to know him.
Notable CEOs of Nigerian companies whose shares are below listing standard - Emeka Emuwa

Notable CEOs of Nigerian companies whose shares are below listing standard

Last week, the NSE announced that 18 companies are free float deficient and for that reason, have been classified as "below listing standard".
Africa's wealthiest billionaires

Nigerians occupy top spots on Forbes Magazine’s wealthiest African billionaires’ list

Forbes Magazine has published its 2018 list of Africa's richest billionaires. And as always, the list is consisted of regular names.
Top Nigerian business executives in 2018

These Nigerian business executives shaped the business environment in 2018 

The Nigerian business environment witnessed a lot of events in 2018. As always, major deals were signed; some of which facilitated growth and others, not so much.
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.
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,...

Meet the CEO of Nigerian company with the highest share price

A typical example of such stocks is Nestle Nigeria Foods Plc, which yesterday ended trading on the Nigerian Stock Exchange at N1,485. The company's CEO is Mauricio Alarcon.
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.
Emeka Emuwa, Group CEO Union Bank Plc

CEO Profile: Six years later, has Emeka Emuwa revitalised Union Bank Plc? 

It’s been six years since Mr Albert Chukwuemeka Emuwa was appointed the Group Chief Executive Officer of Union Bank Plc.
Biola Alabi

Is Biola Alabi making Nollywood’s first Capital Market Movie?

Nollywood producer Biola Alabi may be working on Nigeria's first movie on the capital market. She disclosed this in an interview with Nairametrics on the sidelines of the just concluded 2018 ASEA conference.
Chang Yun Chun

Story of the world’s oldest billionaire will inspire you a lot

The world's oldest billionaire is 100-year old Chang Yun Chung. He is a shipping magnate who lives a private life and keeps away from the press.
Akin Alabi, Nairabet

Akin Alabi shows off multi-million naira Nairabet office building

Akin Alabi shares Nairabet office pictures to motivate Nigerian youths
Cosmas Maduka

How Cosmas Maduka moved from an Underaged apprentice to a multi-billionaire

Across the African continent, there are several stories of successful business tycoons. Some had strong financial boosts from their already wealthy families, while for others,
billionaire watch

Billionaire Watch: Billionaire families on the NSE

Here is a list of some dynasties on the Exchange and how they are faring succession-wise.
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.
Stella Okoli Founder of Emzor Pharmaceutical

This woman turned her little pharmacy shop into one of the biggest Pharmaceutical companies...

On this week’s edition of founder’s profile, we take a look at Dr. Mrs. Stella Chinyelu Okoli, Founder of Emzor Pharmaceutical.
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.  
NONSO OKPALA

Special focus on Nigeria’s outstanding professionals: Nonso Okpala, GMD/CEO, VFD Group

create a niche for VFD Group in the corporate world. Nonso Okpala’s experience and intelligence has driven his entrepreneurial passion into national reckoning
Tara Fela Durotoye

Tara Fela Durotoye, selling the dreams of beauty to the world 

Several years ago, the makeup industry in the country was virtually non-existent, or at least not at the level of sophistication witnessed in recent times
Nigerian CEOs

Meet Tomi Somefun, the woman in charge of Unity Bank Plc 

As is the case all over the world, there are few women heading top executive positions in Nigeria’s corporate space.
24th Nigerian Economic Summit

The day Nigeria’s business elites gathered in Abuja for something nice 

It was the first day of the 24th Nigerian Economic Summit and as you can expect, Nairametrics was there keeping an eye out for the CEOs and other corporate personalities.  
Biola Alabi

Meet Biola Alabi, a crusader changing the African narrative through entertainment

After several interactions via e-mail, Nairametrics secured a phone interview with Biola Alabi.
Felix Ohiwerei

Dr. Felix Ohiwerei: From Boardroom Guru to the Pulpit

It is widely believed that one of the biggest challenges the continent faces is the dearth of leadership.
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.
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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CBN is set to recapitalise Nigerian banks again

The Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Mr. Godwin Emefiele, has announced that the apex bank is set to recapitalise Nigerian commercial banks.
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Meet Julian Osula, the billionaire who disrupted traffic with a helicopter

Finally, the identity of the billionaire that disrupted traffic along Lagos-Benin Expressway has been revealed.
NPF Microfinance Bank loses N230 million to rogue staff

NPF Microfinance Bank loses N230 million to rogue staff

NPF Microfinance Bank in its 2018 financial statements disclosed a staff defrauded the bank of N230 million.