The market has been on its knees, but darkness ends now…Kayode Okunola

Kayode Okunola takes his stocking broking knowledge seriously, no more so than in these times of crippling recession when listed companies seem to be dropping market values like nine pins. Nevertheless, despite a year-to- date -6.09 per cent fall in the once towering Nigerian All Shares Index (ASI) Okunola remains unfazed. A stockbroker with a keen More...

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By Vera Olubi On Sunday, September 3rd, 2017
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The market has been on its knees, but darkness ends now – Kayode Okunola

Kayode Okunola takes his stocking broking knowledge seriously, no more so than in these times of crippling recession when listed companies seem to be dropping market values like nine pins. Nevertheless, despite More...

By Vera Olubi On Wednesday, August 30th, 2017
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We are all T-bill junkies now

Treasury Bills (government IOU’s) used to be obscure creatures small and fragile, hiding in the deeper recess of the economy. Indeed, as recently as the year 2000 the total value of T-Bills in issue was N898.3 More...

By Vera Olubi On Monday, August 21st, 2017
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Lafarge –Africa: Jumping a ditch

TESLIM SHITTA-BEY |   With the onset of recession last year several companies got punched and bloodied none so fiercely as those in the construction sector. Between 2015 and 2017 Nigeria’s construction industry More...

By Richard Aderounmu On Monday, August 7th, 2017
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Broad street Watch – UACN: Elegy for an octopus

By TESLIM SHITTA-BEY  | In the last two decade the company has unraveled like a poorly baked loaf of bread by plunging into a place reserved for corporate grandees and ancient marinas. Thankfully, however, in the More...

Nigeria's Finance Minister by AbdulRicho 2017
By Vera Olubi On Monday, July 31st, 2017
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Nigeria’s economic policy jam

Two things are clear about Nigeria’s fiscal and monetary policy options in 2017, one is that there are no easy choices and two; the choices available would require spandex tight collaboration between the fiscal More...

By Vera Olubi On Monday, July 17th, 2017
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SEC and its Renegades

Few feel comfortable with big brother (or perhaps big sister?) breathing down the neckline of their Curtis & Hawke shirts or Versace skirt suites. The experience could be disorienting. Apart from the considerable More...

By Vera Olubi On Monday, July 10th, 2017
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Economy’s Half year heart beat

TESLIM SHITTA-BEY |   This is a great time to take a second look at your shareholdings. How many shares do you own? In what companies? For how long have you held the shares? What do you know about the company, More...

By Vera Olubi On Monday, July 3rd, 2017
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Wanted: Shareholder Activism

Markets are like colonies of ants each ant milling around busy at its own unique orgy of activity. The sum of all ant activities gives life, vigour and purpose to the commune as a whole. The communes balance rests More...