Going by a popular cliché, “One-man show is a show of arrogance” and that is the modus operandi of the capital market regulator- Securities and Exchange Commission...
Nigeria’s unending ‘hypocritical’ economic diversification
Nigeria’s economic diversification initiative has been more about political pronouncements than real efforts to not only broaden the base of the country’s resources...
Time is your biggest leverage in investing
When I started my first job 10 years ago at the age of 21, I had no savings culture or investment plan. This lingered for another five years. I had gone from zero salary to over 100,000 per month and my expenses surprisingly grew at the same pace.
‘We ensure that customers are satisfied with our products and services’
With stiff competition in the mobile technology space and the invention of new innovative communication devices, the Marketing Communications Manager, itel Mobile, Oke Umurhohwo...
Reality dawns as debts wobble under sustainability test
Nigeria failed the test conducted to determine its ability to sustain ongoing borrowings and their repayments in the next five and 10 years, an affirmation of the growing fears over increasing level of borrowings and huge costs incurred in servicing them.
Africa50 fund gathers momentum as new catalyst for continent’s growth
It must be music to the ears of anyone interested in the rapid growth and industrialisation of Africa’s economies.In just three years since its take-off with a mandate to mobilise public and private sector finance to build Africa’s all-important infrastructure, the Africa50 fund has gathered momentum, with a growing portfolio of projects and capital base.
Again, corporate profits take hit from socio-economic uncertainties
The continued tensed political environment, reported killings across the country, coupled with election fears are not assuring to both domestic and foreign investors and it is already telling on corporate performance.
Bargain hunting boosts indices marginally by 0.09%
As bargain hunters took advantage of the low equity prices, particularly those of interim dividend-paying companies, dominated by the banking sector, the All-Share Index and market capitalisation of the Nigerian Stock exchange appreciated by 0.09 per cent to close the week at 36,636.97 and N13.272 trillion respectively.
‘Visibility of products is our next goal’
Forever Living Products (FLP) recently celebrated its 40th anniversary with a global rally in Dallas, Texas, USA and a localised week-long celebration accompanied with a health walk in Lagos. The firm’s Country Sales Manager, Mr. Daniel Ikechukwu, spoke with BERTRAM NWANNEKANMA on the firm’s achievements among other issues. Excerpts: Forever Nigeria has always played a…
CBN holds monetary rates steady for two years
Foe the 12th consecutive time in two years, the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has retained all the monetary policy rates for the country.