Tuesday, 5th December 2023
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15 Nov
The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has unveiled plans to create a new e-dividend portal that would help simplify the process of mandating accounts in the capital market.
17 Oct
The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has said the value of state bonds issued and registered by the commission from 1978 to 2022 has risen from N20 million to N1.13 trillion in the debt capital market.
29 Aug
Shareholders have lamented the rising unclaimed dividends in the capital market currently put at N190 billion, stating that unless the parties involved in the processing of the claims adopt robust technology infrastructure that would enable investors to process their unclaimed dividend at the comfort of their homes, the menace may not be eliminated in the capital market.
30 Jul
The Securities and Exchange Commission(SEC) has the onerus responsibility of regulating and developing the Nigerian capital market, especially in the areas of ensuring that the market provides an important channel of financing for the real economy, allocating risk, supporting financial stability as well as smoothening transmission of monetary policy.
11 Jun
The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has declared the activities of Binance in Nigeria illegal. According to a circular by the Commission, any Nigerian trading on Binance Nigeria Limited,....
8 Jun
The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) said it is partnering the Standard Organisation of Nigeria (SON) to develop standards that would make the nation's agricultural commodities more acceptable in the international market and generate foreign exchange (forex).
2 May
The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has blacklisted six online trading platforms in its latest crackdown on unregistered firms offering investment services in the country.
13 Apr
Lingering inflation and other socio-economic challenges have triggered a fresh call from investors whose funds, running into N700 billion, were trapped in private placement scams.
27 Feb
The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) said it is currently working with the Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON) to develop standards that would make the country's commodities acceptable in the international market.
15 Feb
The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has expressed its readiness to partner with the Nigerian Agricultural Insurance Corporation (NAIC) in a bid to further deepen the commodities trading ecosystem and generate foreign exchange for the country.
9 Feb
Efforts by the Nigerian Exchange Limited (NGX) to develop a focused strategy that would woo financial technology (Fintech) firms and millennials to the nation’s stock market may have yielded some progress with the appointment...
6 Feb
The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has expressed concerns about the prevalence of illegal fund managers' activities as well as the proliferation of unlawful investment outfits.


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Ashanti, aged 43, and Nelly, aged 49, are reportedly anticipating the arrival of their first child together, as disclosed by an insider to Us Weekly. A source informed the outlet, "Nelly and Ashanti are eagerly awaiting the birth of their first baby together." While this will be Ashanti’s inaugural experience as a parent, the "Dilemma"…
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MEDICAL experts and stakeholders have blamed the government over low production of vaccines in Nigeria, which will result in difficulty in eradicating the spread of contagious diseases in the country. This report, spearheaded by the Nigeria Network of NGOs (NNNGO), in collaboration with The People's Vaccine (PVA) and Global Call to Action Against Poverty (GCAP), focused…
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*It is time to take over leadership, Reps' Deputy speaker charges youths NO fewer than 170 youths development organisations across the country are to receive the sum of $1.2 million across the country. The package, which came through a private arrangement, initiated by LEAP Africa, with support from MacArthur Foundation and Ford Foundation, is aimed…
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THE enforcement team of the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC), yesterday, confiscated Schedule 1 Narcotic drugs and other unregistered drugs worth over N30 million from a wholesale pharmaceutical shop in Wuse 2, in Wuse District of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT). The team also raided another shop belonging to the same…
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ABIA State Governor, Alex Otti, has commended the Catholic Church for establishing the first university in Umuahia, the state capital. The institution, named Lux Mundi University, is located at the new Ndagbo City, IsiamaAfaraukwu/Ossah, Ibeku, in Umuahia North Council. Lux Mundi, an Italian word, which means ‘Light of the World,’ is one of the private…
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The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Dr Abbas Tajudeen has expressed grief over the killing of 30 persons at Tudun Biri community in Igabi Local Government Area of Kaduna State by a bomb said to have been inadvertently dropped by personnel of the Nigerian Army.
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The ruling All progressives Congress (APC) yesterday announced the indefinite postponement of the inauguration of its standing committees billed to take place tomorrow.
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Former Director General of the Progressives Governors Forum (PGF), Dr Salihu Lukman has called on President Bola Ahmed Tinubu to stop giving excuses over the excruciating pains and hardship being experienced by Nigerians.
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Wife of former Ekiti state Governor, Erelu Bisi Fayemi have emphasised the need for Nigeria to stop fueling practices, beliefs and stereotypes that undermine the physical and emotional well-being of women and girls to combat all forms of Gender Based Violence (GBV).
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A Federal High Court sitting in Sokoto has dismissed a suit filed by a former governor of Zamfara State, Bello Matawalle, over the ownership of vehicles he took away on leaving office in May 2023. In June, the police went to houses belonging to Matawalle to take possession of the vehicles as ordered by the…