This summer promises to be an exciting one for holiday makers with First Bank’s bouquet of Dollar denominated cards.  Convenience, security, flexibility and improved spend are the key defining features of these Dollar cards. To delight customers, wherever they travel this summer, First Bank offers three Dollar card products...
Ideally, you should pay yourself at least 10% of your monthly income first and foremost, then live off the remaining 90%. These accumulated savings should then be invested in earning assets that will form another brick in your pillars of financial freedom. I use the phrase “pay yourself” deliberately...
Against the backdrop of increased interest and investments in Mutual Funds in Nigeria, Nigeria’s Securities & Exchange Commission (SEC) announced that total Asset Under Management (AUM) of mutual funds in Nigeria topped N300 billion for the first time ever. This has been attributed to various factors not excluding the current...
FBN Merchant Bank will team up with the global research and consultancy firm, Oxford Business Group (OBG) to produce the financial chapter of The Report: Nigeria 2017, highlighting the pivotal part Nigeria’s banks are playing in the country’s broader diversification efforts by boosting lending to the private sector. The...
Transnational Corporation of Nigeria Plc (Transcorp), is back to profitability, after it declared a profit after tax (PAT) of N4.2 billion for the half-year ended 30th of June 2017 from a loss of N12.19 billion recorded in the corresponding period in 2016. According to the President and Chief Executive Officer, Transcorp Plc.,...
On Thursday, July 27, 2017 at Villa Toscana, Oniru, Lekki, Okhai Akhigbe & Co. (OAC)—a Lagos-based legal services firm—will be hosting small- and medium-size businesses to a free legal workshop: SME Legal Clinic. Sound legal health is a crucial part of business success. SME Legal Clinic aims to unravel the...
It’s been said that eCommerce is the future. If you’re thinking about venturing into this virtual retail world, here are five reasons why now might be the best time to start your own online business. Ecommerce is growing at a remarkable rate worldwide The eCommerce market is growing at...
Andersen Tax makes its debut in Africa as the former Partners of WTS ADEBIYI & Associates, a tax firm based in Nigeria, adopt the Andersen name. The firm, which joined as a collaborating firm in May of 2017, has locations in both Lagos and Abuja. This week they become...
Aligning with its values of being a catalyst to create an enabling environment for small businesses to thrive in Lagos State, the Lagos State Employment Trust Fund (LSETF) has launched its Programme Application Loan Management – Portal. With the LSETF Online Application Portal, the loan application process is now fully...
The creativity, capacity, tenacity and resilience of Nigerian youths can make a difference in enhancing development across the nation if adequately harnessed, Tonye Cole, Executive Director and Co-Founder Sahara Group has said. Cole made the above submission whilst speaking to State House Correspondents in Abuja on Sahara’s new initiative tagged...
Top Services Limited (TSL), one of Nigeria’s leading property development company with specialty in providing “neighbourhood” Malls has announced it will float a N20 billion Real Estate Investment Trust (REIT). The close-ended TSL REIT offer, consisting of 20 million units for subscription at N1, 000 per unit and opens...
Kano: January 26, 2017. The series of customer fora organised by First City Monument Bank (FCMB) Limited on export trade has been described as laudable and an impressive initiative as it will go a long way to assist the growth of businesses and activities of the government, particularly in its...
Fuel subsidy, fertilizer subsidy, power sector subsidy etc. We have all heard about them and how some people believe it is the right of Nigerians. But have you ever wondered why subsidy should always be about economic interest? Some will tell you to subsidise production and not consumption. But what...
Sponsored On Saturday, the 23rd of November 2013, Kono247 launches the biggest I.T. shopping mall to hit Nigeria. Sales of all sorts of gadgets and gizmos go live. 24 hours a day trading of Servers, Laptops, Desktops, Printers, Tablets, Phones, Cameras, Camcorders, Screens, UPS's and a whole lot of other...