12 Oct 2019
The Funding Space held its 3rd Annual Convening on September 12 -13, 2019 at the Federal Palace Hotel, Lagos. This year’s theme was Social Change Intersections in Africa and had in attendance...
21 Aug 2019
As the world counts down to 2030, the United Nations’ projection for sustainable cities, Lafarge Africa has called for entries from professionals and students for the 6th International LafargeHolcim awards for sustainable construction.
19 Aug 2019
Shareholders of Lafarge Africa Plc have expressed optimism that the sale of its 33.82 million ordinary shares in Lafarge South Africa Holdings Proprietary Limited
24 Jul 2019
After several weeks of persistent bearish trend, the Nigerian stock market rebounded yesterday, amid bargain-hunting in bellwether stocks, as the All-share index appreciated by 1.2 per cent.
22 May 2019
In a bid to reduce the growing manpower deficit, especially semi-skilled labour in the Nigerian manufacturing industry, Lafarge Africa Plc has graduated a new set of students from its technical and industrial training institute in Ewekoro, Ogun State.
12 Apr 2019
The Nigerian equity market trading session extended positive outlook, as investors' wealth increased by N58 billion on high capitalised stocks. Yesterday, the All- share Index (ASI) gained 154.20 absolute points, representing a growth of 0.53 per cent to close at 29,347.62 points. Similarly, the market capitalisation rose by N58 billion to close at N11.023 trillion.…
18 Mar 2019
A significant shortfall in availability of cash at the disposal of money market operators, occasioned by increased post-election apathy, has continued to fuel persistent sell pressure on the equities sector of the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE), causing investors’ wealth to plunge further by 2.5 per cent as at Friday. A review of market performance last…
12 Mar 2019
Despite improved corporate performance, the bears strengthened their hold on the equity sector of the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) yesterday, as the All-share index (ASI), plunged further by 0.9 per cent. Specifically at the close of transactions, ASI depreciated by 287.85 absolute points, representing a dip of 0.90 per cent to close at…
23 Jan 2019
On January 28, 2019, Lafarge Africa’s N89.2 billion rights issue will close. So investors have a few more days to pick up this offer.
23 Jan 2019
BRUNO BAYET is the Chief Financial Officer, Lafarge Africa. Last month, the building materials and solutions firm kicked off the process to raise N90 billion via a Rights Issue in a bid to restructure outstanding short term shareholder loans and strengthen the company in Nigeria. In this interview with FEMI ADEKOYA, he provides insight on…
10 Jan 2019
As part of its Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR), cement giant, Lafarge Africa, has spent N168 million on projects in the Ewekoro Local Government in Ogun State, where one of its factories is located. Among the projects are health centres, block of classrooms, and electricity transformer sub-station. In addition, the company has given bursary awards of…
20 Dec 2018
Stock market reversed previous day’s gains at the end of yesterday’s transactions, occasioned by price losses suffered by most highly capitalised stocks, as market capitalisation plunged by N39 billion. At the close of the transactions, the All Share Index (ASI) shed 109.21 absolute points, representing a dip of 0.35 per cent to close at 30,814.19…