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Federal govt to issue bonds to finance projects

Ms. Patience Oniha, the Director-General, Debt Management Office (DMO), says the Federal Government is planning to issue N10.6 billion green bonds to finance renewable energy projects to protect the environment.

President Buhari’s farming is bad propaganda

To President Muhammadu Buhari’s ardent followers, certain spectacles are heartwarming emblems of his simplicity, but, they are in fact, bad PR. The image of the President of Nigeria watching a 32-inch TV, for instance, should be nobody’s idea of austereness neither should it deserve the fuss it attracted.

Nigeria remains investors’ choice – IMF

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has said Nigeria remains investors’ choice, saying, it was pleasantly surprised to receive numerous indication of interest by investors eager to invest in Nigeria.

Global firms snared in South Africa’s corruption scandal

South Africa's biggest corruption case since the end of apartheid has entangled not only the president and ruling party but also some major international companies, including U.S. firm McKinsey and KPMG.

Oando drags SEC to appeal court

Oando Plc has headed for the Court of Appeal in its bid to lift the technical suspension imposed on its shares on the floor of the Nigerian stock market by the Securities and Exchange Commission.

SEC, DMO, others move to deepen capital market

Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), Debt Management Office (DMO) and other stakeholders have said that for the nation’s capital market to grow, there must be mechanism for efficiency, accountability and transparency across major economy players including the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN).

Capital market operators seek single license from CBN, SEC

The capital market operators on Sunday called on the Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, and the Securities and Exchange Commission, SEC, to grant them single dealing license to access discount window.

Nigerian capital market issuances hit N1.55trn in September – SEC

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) on Sunday said that the total value of issuances in the Nigerian capital market amounted to N1.55 trillion in September.

Suspended SEC chief awarded contracts to his companies, family members – Kemi Adeosun

Minister of Finance, Kemi Adeosun, says she cannot be blackmailed over her suspension of the Director-General of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), Mr. Mounir Gwarzo due to alleged fraud, saying that the suspended SEC boss awarded contracts to companies related to him and members of his family.

No order to halt probe of Oando – finance minister

Nigeria’s finance minister said on Friday the government had not ordered a halt to an investigation of oil company Oando after she suspended the head of the Securities and Exchange Commission last week.

Suspended SEC chief Mounir Gwarzo tried to blackmail me – Kemi Adeosun

The Minister of Finance, Kemi Adeosun, on Thursday said her decision to suspend the embattled Director General of the Securities and Exchange Commission, Mounir Gwarzo, followed his attempt to blackmail her over the ongoing probe of Oando Plc.

Federal workers back govt on suspension of SEC chief Mounir Gwarzo

Federal workers under the auspices of the Association of Senior Civil Servants of Nigeria on Wednesday thrown its weight behind the Federal government over the suspension of Mr Mounir Gwarzo as Director-General Securities and Exchange Commission.

Festus Keyamo warns against politicizing investigation of suspended SEC chief

Festus Keyamo, Senior Advocate and Human Rights lawyer, on Wednesday warned against politicizing the investigation of suspended Director General of the Securities and Exchange Commission, SEC, Mounir Haliru Gwarzo.

Shareholders task acting SEC chief on market integrity

Shareholders on the Nigerian capital market on Wednesday urged the newly appointed Director-General of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), Abdul Zubair, to step up measures aimed at safeguarding market integrity.

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Federal govt to issue bonds to finance projects

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