Broad Street Watch: What really is Nigeria doing right?

  Teslim Shittay-Bey  | It is almost cliché that Nigeria is the sick man of Africa. All things dark and ugly have gradually found a nestling home in Africa’s largest black nation.  Ranging from bloody insurgency, human trafficking, nepotism, ethnic irredentism to grand larceny and political misconduct, Nigeria has been punched into a squared More...

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By Vera Olubi On Monday, August 7th, 2017

UACN: Elegy for an octopus

UACN use to be a giant. In another life it was the most highly capitalized company on the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE), if any stock qualified to be called a blue chip UACN was the bluest of them all; but that 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

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

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...

By hallmarknews On Monday, August 1st, 2016

Broad Street Notes

Analyst: Teslim K. Shitta-Bey, Economic Overview It is not news that Nigeria’s economy is tanking with admission by the finance Minister that the economy has skidded into a recession More...