accountant

Akintola Williams, doyen of accountancy in Africa clocks 100 years

Akintola Williams is the doyen of accountancy in Nigeria. As a seasoned entrepreneur, he set up a chartered accountancy firm which gained markets in Nigeria.
Abdulwasiu Sowami, Forte Oil, Femi Otedola

Meet Abdulwasiu Sowami, the silent billionaire who acquired Forte Oil

Although, Femi Otedola’s decision to divest his shares in Forte Oil came as a surprise to many Nigerians, it was more surprising that it was acquired by Nigerian company, Prudent Energy & Services Limited, owned by a Nigerian businessman and oil mogul.
Zenith Bank's ‘StylebyZenith'

What you should know about Zenith Bank’s forthcoming ‘Style by Zenith’

All is set for the Zenith Bank’s 2019 ‘StylebyZenith’, as the lender announced the second edition of its lifestyle fair.
startups

4 reasons why some entrepreneurs succeed when they build their startups at this age

4 reasons why some entrepreneurs succeed when they build their startups at this age #Entrepreneurs #Business #StartUps
Moses Babatope

Meet Moses Babatope, the “frontliner” of Filmhouse Cinemas and FilmOne

Both FilmOne and Filmhouse Cinema were co-founded by Babatope in December 2012. Ever since then, the companies have been major players in the Nigerian film industry.
Travel Destinations

Top 5 travel destinations this Summer

Trying to plan a last-minute trip this summer? Check out some interesting locations you can visit on a budget with lots of exciting activities to add to your itinerary.
Julian Osula, Julian's Luxury

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.
June 12

M.K.O Abiola: From bank clerk to multi-millionaire CEO and national icon

The Abiola story is a tale of conviction, determination and demonstration of sagacity— how a young man who entered into business at the tender age of nine (selling firewood to neighbours) went on to study accounting, graduated with a first class degree and built a fortune worth millions of dollars doing business. #DemocracyDay
It would cost you N1.2 billion to have lunch with Warren Buffett

It would cost you N1.2 billion to have lunch with Warren Buffett

Ever wondered what it would be like to have lunch with Warren Buffett, the fourth-richest person in the world? That would make for a very exciting adventure, not to talk of the many business lessons you would surely learn while at it.
A Look back at Jay Z's Road to Billionaire Status

A Look back at Jay Z’s Road to Billionaire Status

Rappers have always been "singers" of truth. Little wonder when Jay-Z rapped in one of his songs that "I'm not a businessman, I'm a business, man", one could not but believe it.
Profiles of Nigeria's 12 first-time Governors and their states’ recent IGRs

Profiles of Nigeria’s 12 first-time Governors and their states’ recent IGRs

we are focusing on all the first time state governors and their states' Internally Generated revenue (IGR) figures. Will these men be able to manage the affairs of these states? Well, we will find out in the course of the next four years.
Mother and child

Children Day Special: Simple tips to train your kids on how to save money

Children's Day may have been yesterday, but all of us at Nairametrics are still in the celebration mode. We celebrate with the world's children because they are the light up our world and the hope for the future.
GTB declares dividend

Segun Agbaje: The award-winning CEO building a great African institution through digital transformation

When is a bank not a bank? That is a question Segun Agbaje, the multiple award-winning CEO and Managing Director of Nigeria’s Guaranty Trust Bank (GTBank) has been getting to grips with as he forges a new path for banking in Africa.
Universal Music Group, Mavin Records, Don Jazzy writes farewell speech to Tiwa Savage

Don Jazzy pens a farewell note to Tiwa Savage as she leaves Mavin Records

@MAVINRECORDS boss, @DONJAZZY fair message to @TiwaSavage got her emotional.
Shoprite, Growth outlook

Beware of these five set of people who influence your spending habits

Beware of these 5 set of people who influence your spending habits
hidden cost of clutter

The hidden cost of clutter in your home and office

It is important to bear in mind that the accumulation of clutter is a 'financial sin'. This is because clutter ties up cash that could be meaningfully invested. Let this article help you understand how to avoid committing this 'sin'.
Nigerian SMEs

It often helps to look back at where we’ve come from – Sim Shagaya

Nigerian entrepreneur and business mogul, Sim Shagaya, took to his Twitter page to reflect on how far technology has come.
Young Nigerians

Why the Nigerian dream might be “in the abroad”

A young Nigerian man identified as David Hundeyin ( @DavidHundeyin) on Twitter, has shared a thought-provoking post about the increasing rate at which young Nigerians are leaving the country. See below:
Thriving businesses around Allen Avenue’s commercial sex hub

Thriving businesses around Allen Avenue’s commercial sex hub

Apart from the notorious sex work that Allen Avenue is known for, Nairametrics understands that there are other activities people engage in at night to chase survival.
A lady's guide to commanding executive presence in Nigeria

A lady’s guide to commanding executive presence in Nigeria

This is a mistake that executive women make all over the world, especially in Nigeria. And it affects how people perceive us.
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.
International Women's Day

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.
Nigerian Cinemas delay “Captain Marvel” due to Gubernatorial elections

Cinemas delay release of “Captain Marvel” due to gubernatorial elections

Nigerian cinema enthusiasts looking forward to seeing the highly-anticipated “Captain Marvel” on Friday, March 8th, will have to wait another week.
Ohara Pharmaceutical increases take in Fidson, Fidson and Ohara signs partnership, Fidson Healthcare Plc, Fidson list additional shares Fidson and GSK business partnership

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.
Valentine's Day gift box

4 incredible financial gifts for your partner on Valentine’s Day

Here are 4 financial gifts you can get your significant other this Valentine's Day.
Valentine's day business ideas

Businesses that will profit from Valentine’s Day

Valentine's day, a day when many people exchange romantic gifts with their lovers is fast approaching.
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.
Lionheart

Corporate Life: A banker’s critique of Genevieve Nnaji’s “Lionheart”

Genevieve Nnaji generated quite the buzz last year when she announced that Netflix had acquired content rights to her latest film - Lionheart.

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Meet Chinedu Echeruo, whose company was bought by Apple for $1bn

Meet Chinedu Echeruo, whose company was bought by Apple for $1 billion

Amidst the heated controversy that surrounds the FBI list of fraudulent Nigerians, Chinedu Echeruo has been identified as one of the many Nigerians who are doing the country proud.
FG warns banks, others

FG to sanction banks, oil companies, as employment opportunity becomes family affair

The Federal Government has warned Deposit Money Banks, other financial institutions and oil companies against unjust termination of workers' contracts.
Total loans in Nigeria's banking sector hits N15.35 trillion

Total loans in Nigeria’s banking sector hit N15.35 trillion

The total loans in Nigeria's banking sector hit N15.35 trillion as at the end of March 2019. This is according to the NBS.