The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has announced that the first Capital Market Committee (CMC) meeting in 2020 is scheduled to hold from Thursday August 20 to Friday August 21, 2020. A CMC Meeting planned for April 2020 could not hold owing to the prevailing lockdown imposed by the FGN...
The Federal Government's effort to diversify the economy using agriculture as one of the key vehicles has received a boost in the form of a sophisticated commodity market and exchange. It is the Gezawa Commodity Market and Exchange (GCMX) Ltd, which is located in Gezawa Local Government Area of Kano...
The Senate has commended President Muhammadu Buhari for assenting to the Companies and Allied Matters Bill passed by the National Assembly. The Senate spokesman and Chairman, Senate Committee on Media and Public Affairs, Senator Ajibola Basiru, in a statement said President Buhari’s assent to the bill had completed the final...
President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday signed the Companies and Allied Matters Bill, 2020 recently passed by the National Assembly. The President’s action on this important piece of legislation, therefore, repealed and replaced the extant Companies and Allied Matters Act, 1990, introducing after 30 years, several corporate legal innovations geared toward...
The market capitalisation of the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) on Thursday advanced by N26 billion to hit N13 trillion mark. Specifically, the market capitalisation closed higher at N13.005 trillion compared with N12.979 trillion recorded on Wednesday. In the same vein, the All-Share which opened at 24,882.04 improved by 48.30 points or...
Coca-Cola Nigeria launches a new campaign, “Open Like Never Before”, its first since COVID-19 changed the world in so many ways. Coca-Cola in Nigeria temporarily suspended all planned marketing activity in April, redirecting resources towards communities and supporting its most affected retail partners. Alongside its bottling partners and The Coca-Cola Foundation,...
The Nigerian Capital Market Institute, NCMI is poised to enhance the market development role of the Securities and Exchange Commission by providing excellent capital market education to stakeholders in a bid to deepen the Nigerian Capital Market as well as boost investments in the capital market. This was stated by...
The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) says it is expecting 17 ships laden with petroleum products, food items and other goods from July 29 to Aug. 7. The NPA made this known in its publication, `Shipping Position’, a copy of which was made available to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN)...
Director General of the Securities and Exchange Commission(SEC), Mr. Lamido Yuguda has pledged the determination of the current management of the Commission to make the capital market more accessible to Nigerians in a bid to attract more investors. Yuguda who spoke during an interview in Abuja weekend, said this would...
The Securities and Exchange Commission, SEC has restated its preparedness to collaborate with the National Information Technology Development Agency, NITDA in a bid to foster safe conduct of transactions and usage of personal data in the Nigerian capital market. Director General of the SEC, Mr. Lamido Yuguda stated this during...