Tag: Finance

Ado AminuFebruary 17, 2021

Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala’s win is a reminder that we have huge untapped potential in Nigerian women

Former finance minister Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala (NOI) has attained another first. As is to be expected, a litany of congratulatory messages ...

SponsorMay 27, 2019

How Segun Agbaje changed the face of banking with GTBank

When is a bank not a bank? That is a question Segun Agbaje, the multiple award-winning CEO and Managing Director of ...

EditorNovember 22, 2017

The Film Blog: Ndani’s ‘Analyse This’ takes on the business of movie making

Ndani’s ‘Analyse This’ has had a spectacular season. They changed hosts, bringing on Honey Ogundeyi who does a stellar job ...

SponsorSeptember 8, 2017

Fidelity Bank posts impressive audited half year results as profits soar by 66% to N10.2bn

Top Nigerian lender, Fidelity Bank recorded a very strong financial performance in the first half of 2017, posting impressive growth ...

EzinneAugust 25, 2017

The Thread: This is the secret to securing your financial future

Wondering how to become the next Bill Gates? Investments are the next best thing. But if Bill Gates is too ...

SponsorAugust 14, 2017

Nigeria’s Mutual Funds attracts increased interest locally and internationally

Against the backdrop of increased interest and investments in Mutual Funds in Nigeria, Nigeria’s Securities & Exchange Commission (SEC) announced ...

SponsorJune 15, 2017

Union Bank launches UnionAccelerate, a zero-cost, high interest Savings account for medium-sized businesses

Union Bank has announced the launch of UnionAccelerate, a high-interest savings account with zero bank charges for medium-sized businesses. UnionAccelerate is ...

SponsorMay 16, 2017

Your tax, your child and the future

Nigeria is our motherland, but most Nigerians would have disowned their biological mothers if she did the same thing this ...

ToluFebruary 20, 2017

Stakeholders endorse TSA at anniversary retreat

Stakeholders drawn from all spheres of the Nigerian economy have pledged their support for the Federal Government’s Treasury Single Account ...

ToluFebruary 15, 2017

[The Legislative Blog]: Did the Senate just uncover padding in the 2017 budget?

First of all, it comes as no surprise that this irregularity was found in the budget proposal of the Ministry ...

Op-ed EditorOctober 29, 2016

Opinion: Why should we borrow our future?

by Owolabi Afeez Ashola Recently, the Federal Government sent a letter to the National Assembly  for matters classified as urgent ...

ToluOctober 29, 2016

$29.96 billion, 33000 | 5 numbers that mattered this week

$29.96bn – The amount of loan the Federal Government of Nigeria plans to borrow from the World Bank, African Development ...

Op-ed EditorOctober 25, 2016

Opinion: Why Nigeria Is Its Own Worst Enemy

by Calvin Ebun-Amu The IMF predicts a stronger Nigeria growing out of recession in 2017. Fitch Ratings projected growth of ...

Op-ed EditorOctober 17, 2016

Opinion: Planning your finances

by Oluwatosin Olaseinde The Nigerian Naira is the world’s worst performing currency against the US Dollar. So why are we starting ...

Op-ed EditorOctober 15, 2016

Opinion: What’s behind Africa’s growing love for digital finance?

by Calvin Ebun-Amu 2007, Kenya’s dominant cellular provider, Safaricom, launched M-Pesa. The service allowed users to send and receive digital ...

RoqeebahOctober 1, 2016

Dangote, Emefiele and 5 other people to blame if Nigeria actually goes broke

Remember how they want Nigeria to sell her assets? It started on September 17th with billionaire, Aliko Dangote saying it ...

Op-ed EditorSeptember 30, 2016

Opinion: A beginner’s guide to evaluating any investment

by Derin Adebayo So you have some free cash lying around (lol, I know…. let’s just pretend you do) and ...

Mazi EmekaSeptember 27, 2016

Entertainment Roundup: Lil Wayne gets minor victory in case against Birdman | Nollywood actor ‘arrested’ from his home and more

Here are some stories from yesterday and others that unravelled while you slept – and are now buzzing this morning ...

Op-ed EditorSeptember 22, 2016

The Thread: #TenCashCommandments

Every other day, a tweep puts out a thread on a subject matter of their contemplation. Today, it is Audu ...

Isime EseneSeptember 19, 2016

The Explainer: This is what is going on with the aviation industry

Arik, Nigeria’s largest airline, blamed the cancellation of all of its flights last week to a delay in getting insurance ...

Mazi EmekaSeptember 16, 2016

#30Days30Voices: ‘For days now, the economic situation has worsened’

In recent months several financial institutions have been in the news for either laying off workers or having financial difficulties. ...

Op-ed EditorSeptember 9, 2016

Manasseh Egedegbe: Recession is a word

by Manasseh Egedegbe Recession is a word. It is also a noun. It is a powerful noun that has thrown ...

YWriterSeptember 6, 2016

Incompetence is worse than actual corruption | 5 takeaways from how Kemi Adeosun became Public Enemy Number One

by Daniel Essien Nigerians have always had something of an issue with our Finance Minister, Kemi Adeosun, who before this ...

Mazi EmekaSeptember 2, 2016

Opinion: The real issue with Nigerian e-commerce companies

by Derin Adebayo Q: What is the addressable market for a technology start-up operating in Nigeria? A: Nobody knows. The NCC ...

Mazi EmekaAugust 30, 2016

Opinion: Buhari Administration And The Use of Emergency Powers

By Abdul Ajia Oga Sonala Olumhense as usual aptly captured the Nigerian situation over the last 15 months under the Buhari ...

Adebayo EmuleomoAugust 26, 2016

‘I can’t date a guy who can’t provide for me’ | Actress Lilian Afegbai speaks up on Moments (WATCH)

Moments in Nigeria explores the topic ‘No Romance Without Finance’ in this episode. Watch the beautiful actress, Lilian Afegbai give ...

Mazi EmekaAugust 17, 2016

Opinion: Buharinomics – Policy makers, economists and the rest of us

By Akachidike Kanu  Nigerians are currently experiencing tough economic times. The prevailing economic climate in Nigeria and the effect on ...

Isime EseneAugust 16, 2016

We can overtake South Africa as the continent’s largest ICT market – SystemSpecs

The Executive Director of SystemSpecs, Deremi Atanda, has urged the Federal Government to refocus its attention on Information Communication Technology ...

Mazi EmekaAugust 15, 2016

Interview: How BudgIT is bringing down the walls

In four years, BudgIT has revolutionized the Nigerian public data and budgeting system with easily accessible creatives such as infographics, ...

Isime EseneAugust 12, 2016

The Media Blog: Financial TV? Arese Ugwu is all over that

Arese Ugwu is a money blogger (sounds suspiciously like ‘money doubler’) and building a personal financial platform (Smart Money Africa) ...

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