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Mary Uduk

SEC: Nigeria’s infrastructure deficit to hit $878 billion by 2040

Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) says Nigeria’s infrastructure deficit would hit 878 billion dollars by 2040 and called for active utilisation of green bond for infrastructural gap
Mary Uduk

SEC: E-dividend registration will boost liquidity

The Securities and Exchange Commission, SEC, has enjoined more Nigerians to take advantage of the on-going e-dividend registration in a bid to reduce the unclaimed dividends profile as well as increase liquidity in the capital market and the economy.

Enugu Assembly confirms two commissioner-nominees

The Enugu State House of Assembly, on Tuesday, screened and confirmed the two commissioner-nominees sent to it by Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi.
Mary Uduk

SEC tasks Nigerians to use Green Bonds to tackle infrastructure gap

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) on Tuesday said the nation’s huge infrastructure gap could be addressed with investments in sustainable finance initiatives such as Green Bonds.
Mary Uduk

SEC launches green bonds issuance rules

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) on Monday officially launched the Green Bonds Issuance Rules to support the development of a Non-Sovereign Green Bond market in Nigeria.

Court to hear SEC’s counter-claim in suspended Mounir Gwarzo’s suit Jan. 30

The National Industrial Court, Abuja, on Thursday adjourned until January 30, 2019, hearing of counter-claim and other pending applications filed by the Securities and Exchange Commission and two other defendants.
Nigeria Stock Exchange

Stock market: Foreign investors pulled out N44 billion in September

Following sell pressure in the Nigerian stock market arising from growing political tension and security challenges in the country, foreign investors pulled out about N43. 78 billion from the local bourse last September.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo

Yemi Osinbajo: Federal government partners AfDB on $500 million innovation fund for ICT

The Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, on Monday, says that the Federal Government is working with African Development Bank (AfDB) to establish a 500-million-dollar innovation fund for technological growth.
Mary Uduk

SEC: Financial Inclusion’ll aid economic growth

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has restated its desire to pursue initiatives that would aid financial inclusion of Nigerians as this is capable of growing the nation’s economy.
Muhammadu Buhari

Muhammadu Buhari: I’ll allow credible elections in 2019

President Muhammadu Buhari says his administration is committed to the conduct of free, fair, credible and acceptable elections by the global community in 2019.

Abdulsalami Abubakar: Militarization of 2019 polls may mar exercise

A former Head of State, Gen. Abdulsalami Abubakar, has warned that militarisation of the 2019 elections will dent the credibility of the exercise and the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) with attendant security consequences.
Mary Uduk

Investment advisers urged to embrace technology

The Acting Director-General of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), Ms. Mary Uduk, has charged investment advisory practitioners in the country to embrace emerging technologies in order to enable them deliver prompt and efficient investment advice to their clients at all times.

SEC extends multiple subscription deadline to December 2019

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) yesterday extended the deadline for shareholders with multiple accounts till December 31, 2019 from the December 31, 2018.
Mary Uduk

Capital market committee approves plan to introduce e-IPO

The Nigerian capital market would soon introduce the electronic initial public offer (e-IPO) system in the country, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) announced on Wednesday.
Mary Uduk

SEC extends multiple subscription deadline to December

The Securities and Exchange Commission has extended the forbearance deadline for shareholders with multiple accounts to December 31, 2019 from December 31, 2018 for more investors to embrace the initiative aimed at reducing unclaimed dividends.

Nigerian Stock Exchange lifts suspension on Unity Bank

The Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) on Friday lifted the trading suspension placed on the shares of Unity Bank Plc barely one day after the bank was suspended along with five other listed firms for not filling their accounts in accordance with the post-listing requirements of the exchange.

Oando’s turnover surges, posts 32% increase of N505 billion in Q3 2018

Speaking on the company’s financials, Adewale Tinubu said; “Today’s positive result is further evidence of the progress made by Oando in 2018 driven by our continued focus on execution and operational efficiency, supported by buoyant commodity prices.”

Oando posts N10.4 billion profit after tax

Oando Plc has posted an impressive results for the nine months period ended September 2018, with a profit of N10.4 billion, representing a 46 per cent increase, compared with N7.1 billion it recorded in same period of 2017.

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Alvaro Morata injury could make Maurizio Sarri enter January transfer window

Chelsea coach Maurizio Sarri is likely to assess the attacking talent on offer in the January transfer window after Alvaro Morata suffered an injury this week.
Protestors wearing “yellow vest” (gilet jaune) gesture on December 8, 2018 near the Arc de Triomphe in Paris during a protest against rising costs of living they blame on high taxes. – Paris was on high alert on December 8 with major security measures in place ahead of fresh “yellow vest” protests which authorities fear could turn violent for a second weekend in a row. (Photo by Eric FEFERBERG / AFP)

France ‘yellow vest’ protesters gather on decisive weekend

"Yellow vest" demonstrators have gathered in central Paris for a fifth weekend of protests in defiance of calls by the French government to stay at home.
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Yemi Osinbajo: We are consulting on Africa continental free trade agreement

Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, the Vice President and the running mate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) presidential candidate said that the APC led federal government was consulting with key stakeholders before signing the Africa Continental Free Trade Agreement.
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Muhammadu Buhari’s 2019 budget presentation under threat as National Assembly workers go on strike

The 2019 budget presentation by President Muhammadu Buhari next week is under serious threat as the Parliamentary Staff Association of Nigeria has vowed to embark of four days warning strike over unpaid allowances.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo and former Governor of Anambra State, Peter Obi, yesterday disagreed on some policies of the Federal Government, including subsidy, anti-corruption war and the economy.

Lessons of the vice presidential candidates’ debate

These valid statements, in my mind, summarize the true state of the Nigerian situation, from which all our leaders should pick some valuable lessons.