Thursday, 30th November 2023

Capital Market

26 Oct
The Vice President, Kashim Shettima has called for active involvement of capital market stakeholder in bridging Nigeria’s $3 trillion infrastructure deficit.
25 Oct
Sustained capital flight spurred by foreign exchange (Forex) crisis, insecurity and other macroeconomic challenges, exacerbated by inability of foreigners to repatriate their funds has triggered unprecedented capital flight in the nation..
4 Jul
Liquidity challenge in the foreign exchange (FX ) market has continued to worsen foreign investors' participation in the equities market as foreign transactions declined by 60 per cent to ₦62.18 billion in half year (H1), 2023.
3 Jun
With the assumption of office of President Bola Ahmed Tinubu, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has assured stakeholders of the readiness of the capital market to aid infrastructure development.
19 May
Market uncertainty, political risk and foreign exchange (FX) illiquidity and other headwinds have triggered an unprecedented drop in foreign appetite for the Nigerian capital market as total foreign transactions executed on the equities market declined by about 75 per cent in the last eight years.
26 Jan
Capital market experts have advocated a credible, free and fair election that willpave way for the incoming administration to tackle lingering macro economic challenges facing the economy especially the foreign exchange (forex) crisis.


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A Berlin court on Thursday ruled that the German government had failed to put forward sufficiently effective measures to meet its own climate goals in the transport and building sectors. A day before Chancellor Olaf Scholz was due to travel to the COP28 UN climate summit in Dubai, the judges said in their ruling that…
11 mins ago
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), has tasked its members of staff to be patriotic and dedicated to duty at all times. Mrs Rose Oriaran-Anthony, the secretary, INEC, said this at the send forth for eight retired staff of the commission in Abuja. Oriaran-Anthony urged the staff to emulate the retirees by adopting hard work…
28 mins ago
Kwara Commissioner for Social Development, Mrs Opeyemi Afolashade, said the ministry evacuated 88 mentally challenged persons and beggars from the streets of Ilorin. The commissioner told newsmen on Thursday in Ilorin that this was after the general evacuation carried out by the ministry within the state capital. She said the evacuation, which held between Nov.…
29 mins ago
Trial International has spent 20 years tracking down alleged war criminals so they can be brought before courts worldwide, such as the Gambian death squad member convicted in Germany on Thursday. Under the principles of universal jurisdiction, alleged perpetrators of such crimes can be brought to trial around the world, regardless of their nationality or…
30 mins ago
Bauchi State Governor Bala Mohammed has presented the sum of N300,219,705,820 as the 2024 estimated budget to the Assembly Thursday for scrutiny and passage. Mohammed said that he tagged the document as budget of "Budget Of Consolidation and Renewed Focus", comprises of recurrent expenditure of N121,341,193,343.11 (40.4%) while capital expenditure received the sum of N178,878,512,477.49…
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Three months after the political imbroglio that rocked Ondo State, which prevented the State Executive Council meeting from taking place, the exco meeting took place for the first time on Thursday with the deputy governor, Lucky Aiyedatiwa, presiding. The Guardian gathered that the development signified a potential resolution to the months-long political dispute between Aiyedatiwa…
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The Ondo State House of Assembly Assembly and its Speaker on Thursday withdrew its appeal filed before the Court of Appeal, Abuja Division against the ruling of the Federal High Court, Abuja which stopped the planned impeachment of the Ondo State Deputy Governor, Mr. Lucky Aiyedatiwa. The Ondo State House of Assembly and its Speaker…
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Al-Ittihad central defender, Ashleigh Plumptre, has revealed that her absence from the Super Falcons squad since June 2023 is more of a personal decision. Plumptre has not played for Nigeria since she featured in all four of the Super Falcons games during the 2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup which took place in Australia and New…
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President Bola Ahmed Tinubu on Thursday announced he met with King Charles of England with a view to strengthening the partnership between Nigeria and the United Kingdom (UK). Tinubu disclosed this in a statement on X 󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 ahead of the COP28 Climate Action Summit in Dubai, United Arab Emirates (UAE). "I had a productive meeting…
55 mins ago
Prof. Florence Obi, the Vice-Chancellor of the University of Calabar (UniCal), says Nigerian universities cannot be financially autonomous, so long as they are not allowed to receive tuition fees from students. Obi said this on Thursday in Calabar when she spoke with journalists to mark her third year in office as the first female VC…