Analysis and Data

Oil rig used to illustrate the story.

Oil price rises

United States oil prices rose above $70 a barrel for the first time since November 2014.


NSE market capitalisation rebounds by N40 billion

Nestle recorded the highest price gain to lead the gainers’ table with N4.90 per share to close at N1,595 per share.

National Assembly

Economists, activists review impact of non-passage of 2018 budget

Folasade Folarin with the News Agency of Nigeria

Fidelity Bank

Fidelity Bank declares N18.9 billion profit

The bank has over 3.8 million customers who are serviced across its 240 business offices and various other digital banking channels

President Muhammadu Buhari with APC Governors

Half of Nigeria’s 36 states insolvent – Report

Lagos State generated more than 30 states combined.

Nigeria Stock Exchange

NSE market capitalisation rises by N170 billion amid Nestle gain

Nestle led the gainers’ table with a gain of N46.80 to close at N1,615 per share.


Banker launches report on millennial employees, tasks leaders on innovation

The research was designed to arm business leaders with the winning strategies in engaging millennials in the workplace.


NSE moves 760.52 million shares valued N8.91 billion in positive trading

The figure is in contrast with 230.17 million shares worth N4.32 billion achieved in 4,090 deals on Wednesday.

Sterling Bank [Photo:]

Sterling Bank reports N8.5 billion profit in 2017

The figure is higher by 65 per cent when compared to N5.2 billion declared for the corresponding period of 2016

Nigerian Stock Exchange Trading floor [Photo:]

NSE closes for Easter holidays with 1.72% growth

Nestle led the gainers’ table during the day.


Nigeria capital market recovers, records 0.33% growth

The index closed at 41,633.79 against 41,495.43 achieved on Wednesday.


NSE market capitalisation dips N57 billion at Tuesday trading

The capitisation dipped despite N10.50 per share dividend declared by Dangote Cement

Nigerian Stock Exchange Trading floor [Photo:]

NSE market capitalisation loses N83 billion

A breakdown of the losers’ chart indicated that Nestle topped the table with a loss of N20.


GT Bank declares final dividend of N2.40 per share in 2017

The bank posted a profit after tax of N170.45 billion.

Nigeria Immigration generates N38.5 billion, $29.9 million in 2017 – Official

The NIS made a total payment of N38.531 billion in the year under review.

Nigeria Stock Exchange (NSE)

NSE trading opens for the week with a loss of 0.26%

The market capitalisation, which opened at N15.507 trillion lost N105 billion or 0.68 per cent to close at N15.402 trillion.

Nigeria Stock Exchange

NSE market capitalisation loses N236 billion at Wednesday trading

Dangote Cement and Total topped the losers’ chart.


ANALYSIS: The many twists, turns fuelling confusion in 9Mobile sale

The crisis rocking the mobile operator may linger for a while.

Akinwumi Adesina, President, African Development Bank

How AfDB is changing perspectives for Africa’s development – Adesina

Overall, Africa’s economies remain resilient despite the global economic headwinds, climate and regional shocks.

Takeaways From Paddy Adenuga’s Trojan Gambit For Chevron Netherlands, By Tope Fasua

“I also detected a few signs of naivety in Paddy’s gambit. Sounds great doesn’t it?”

Dollar and Naira bills [Photo credit: NairaFX]

ANALYSIS: Dollar stabilizes… but for how long? By Lukman Otunuga

From a technical standpoint, the Dollar Index still remains under pressure on the daily charts.

Nigeria Stock Exchange

Nigeria Stock Exchange 2017: How companies’ values fell, rose

Forte oil was the worst performing stock for two consecutive years.

A cargo ship used to illustrate the story

Oil price rises

There is expectation of lower US crude stocks.

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Digital money, bitcoin, crosses $15,000 threshold

Bitcoin is a cryptocurrency and controversial worldwide digital payment system.

Kenya Airways

African airlines to make small loses in 2019 – IATA

“While traffic is growing, passengers load factors for African airlines are just over 70 per cent.”