Time is ripe for rates cut, says Rewane as inflation slows further in Oct.

FELIX OLOYEDE Prof. Yemi Kale, DG, National Bureau of Statistics This is the appropriate time for the Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) to cut benchmark monetary rates after inflation rate slows down for the ninth consecutive time in October, said Mr Bismarck Rewane, Managing Director, Financial Derivatives. The National More...

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By Felix OLOYEDE On Wednesday, November 15th, 2017
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ELAN National Lease Conference Focuses on Revamping Nigerian Economy

FELIX OLOYEDE Andrew Efurhievwe, Executive Secretary, ELAN In furtherance of its objective of promoting the business of leasing in Nigeria, Equipment Leasing Association of Nigeria (ELAN) has concluded plans to More...

By Felix OLOYEDE On Monday, October 23rd, 2017
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Now is the time to diversify the economy – Bello, NEXIM Bank MD

Abba Bello, NEXIM CBN MD Mr. Abba Bello, Managing Director of Nigeria Export and Import  Bank (NEXIM), sees Nigeria’s dwindling oil fortune as an opportunity to develop other revenue resources and grow the More...

By Felix OLOYEDE On Monday, October 23rd, 2017
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Zenith, GTB Q3 results set industry  trends, excite shareholders

By FELIX OLOYEDE Segun Agbaje, GTBank GMD and Peter Amangbo, Zenith MD The prospect of better returns for investors at the end of the year was further reinforced by the financial performance of Zenith Bank and Guarantee More...

By Felix OLOYEDE On Tuesday, October 17th, 2017
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Ahmad’s appointment and the unending storms

FELIX OLOYEDE Aisha Ahmad Controversies surrounding the recent appointment of Mrs Aishah Ahmad as one of the deputy governors of Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) by President Muhammedu Buhari to fill the vacancy created More...

By Okey Onyenweaku On Monday, October 9th, 2017
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Banks to commence N26bn Agric SME fund disbursement this quarter

FELIX OLOYEDE Deposit money Banks (DMBs) will begin the disbursement of the N26 billion intervention fund set aside for the development of the agricultural Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) before the year runs More...

By Vera Olubi On Sunday, October 1st, 2017
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Four Charts and two theories: Explaining Nigeria’s economic dilemma

Godwin Emefiele, the usually taciturn Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), governor smugly remarked that the country could not afford an interest rate reduction because the economy was still fragile and that it was in More...

By Vera Olubi On Sunday, September 10th, 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 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...