Facebook honours Mark Angels, 7 other African creatives, entrepreneurs in new global campaign

Mark Angels

As part of its celebration around ‘Africa Day’ on 25th May, Facebook has launched a global campaign where the feats of some eight creative brands and entrepreneurs are projected to the world. The campaign titled: ‘Made by Africa, Loved by the World’, is a series of short films unveiling the stories of eight phenomenal creatives and small business owners from across the continent who are breaking ground across the world. Available to view on a dedicated ‘Made by Africa, Loved by the World’ microsite and the official Facebook Africa page from 21st May…

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Me Cure Industries lists N3bn bond on NGX

Me Cure Industries lists N3bn bond on NGX

Me Cure Industries lists N3bn bond on NGX     Me Cure Industries Limited commemorated the listing of its N3 billion bond with a digital Closing Gong Ceremony on Nigerian Exchange (NGX) Limited on Friday, 21 May 2021. The debut listing was the ₦3 billion 5-Year Series 1 Fixed rate Senior Secured Bond issued by Me Cure Industry Funding SPV Plc under the ₦20 billion Debt Issuance Programme. Speaking at the ceremony, the Divisional Head, Listings Business, NGX Limited, Mr. Olumide Bolumole stated, “At NGX Limited, we maintain our commitment to…

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‘PenCom working with FG to offset outstanding pension liabilities’

'PenCom working with FG to offset outstanding pension liabilities'

‘PenCom working with FG to offset outstanding pension liabilities’     Recently, the director-general of National Pension Commission (PenCom), Mrs Aisha Dahir-Umar, briefed the National Assembly as well as the media on the activities of the regulatory agency to grow the pension sector of the nation’s economy to lofty height. EXCERPTS. What is the regulatory body doing on calls by stakeholders on the amendment of some aspects of the PRA 2014? Another issue that is worth mentioning is the persistent complaints against certain sections of the Pension Reform Act 2014,…

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The Week Ahead: MPC outcome to shape stock trading pattern

MPC outcome to shape stock trading patter

The Week Ahead: MPC outcome to shape stock trading pattern     Going into a new week after massive losses in the Nigerian stock market last week, analysts have said the ahead will be determined by the outcome of the highly anticipated Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) meeting of the Central Bank of Nigeria. Meanwhile, the Central Bank of Nigeria’s bi-monthly Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) meeting for the month of May 2021 is scheduled to hold on the 24th and 25th of May, 2021, and capital market analysts believed the new…

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Stock investors lose N604bn in brutal week

Equities post 1.3% pullback as investors take profit

Stock investors lose N604bn in brutal week      The eerie sound of deep dips that rented the air last week from cryprocurrency market to the fixed income market did not spare stock investment in Nigeria as well as the global stock market. The experience for equities investors at home was captured by analysts at Cordros Capital Limited as a Brutal Week which draw tears during the first four of its five trading sessions. Although, the trend reversed on Friday, the last trading day of the week, earlier losses could…

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