A-Z for personal finance: E is for emergency fund
Life is full of uncertainties so it is important to set aside a sum of money, a cushion, to alleviate the shock of a completely unexpected event.
Banking rural women with agric initiatives
Nigeria is endowed with abundant natural resources such as solid minerals, oil and gas as well as arable land for agriculture, among others. But despite being the seventh most populous country in the world...
Expected N151b treasury bills maturity keeps rates steady
The interbank lending rates, which were earlier projected to trend northwards this week as the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) resumed its intermittent Open Market Operations (OMO), may be steadied with another monetary policy action, expected to run simultaneously.
‘There’s a lot of prospects in the petroleum and power sectors ’
Initially, when I came last month for the first time to Nigeria, my main focus was on education. We want to recruit students to study in our organization back in India.
Mobile West Africa holds in Lagos
Mobile West Africa, an annual business talk regarded as the leading technology event in the region, took place recently at The Wheatbaker Hotel in Lagos.
The Short-term mentality that keeps us poor
Every single conversation I have had in the last couple of months has begun with a tirade of complaints about how the economy is frustrating our lives but one particular conversation got me thinking...
Some of the ways our thinking is keeping us poor
One of the surest things in life is that there are ups and downs, economies have booms and recessions, the capital markets go up and down but regardless of these facts we are hardly ever prepared for the down turns as a country or as individuals.
Depleting external reserves as harbinger of anaemic growth
Recently the Central Securities Clearing System [CSCS] took a serious look at the country’s economy in its yearly economic outlook seminar held recently in Lagos.
Reshaping future of banking with financial literacy
A financial expert once said: “Bad business, as it sounds, makes no business sense in the ‘books’. It is an evil wind that blows no one no good...