Author Archives: InvestAdvocate

AfDB strengthens Ethiopia’s debt management capacity

December 15, 2017/AfDB The African Development Bank conducted the first of a series of capacity development sessions on debt management for Ethiopia from December 4-8, 2017 in Addis Ababa. The… Read more »

VP Osinbajo Says Successes in Agric is Diversifying Nigeria’s Economy

December 15, 2017 **Agriculture and aquaculture in particular, is easily one of the most critical of the multiple engines that will help diversify our economies, and create jobs and prosperity,… Read more »

NSE Market Cap up 0.04% to Close Week, as Benchmark Index Shed 2.09% W-t-D

By Peter OBIORA InvestAdvocate Lagos (INVESTADVOCATE)-The Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) all-share index (ASI) on Friday shed 2.09 percent while the market capitalisation grew by 0.04 to close the week at… Read more »

LBS Conducts Sales Boot Camp Programme for NNPC Retail Limited

December 15, 2017/LBS Lagos Business School recently partnered with NNPC Retail Limited to conduct a Sales Boot Camp Programme (SBCP) as an investment in their Retail Sales Representatives, preparing them… Read more »

Nigerian Stocks Reverses Bearish Trends, as W-t-D Down -2.09%

December 15, 2017/InvestmentOne Research The equities market reversed its bearish trends, as it closed positive today. NSE-ASI gained +1.32% to close at 38,436.08pts but down -2.09% WTD.  However, market breadth… Read more »

Togo: The Orabank Group opens a trading room in Lomé

December 15, 2017/Groupe Orabank The Orabank Group (, present in 12 countries and in four monetary zones in West and Central Africa, announces the opening of a regional and international… Read more »

Strong Start to Holiday Shopping Season: Mastercard SpendingPulse Points to 3.6 Percent Growth

December 15, 2017/Mastercard Mastercard SpendingPulse today released its U.S. Retail Holiday Shopping Mid-Season Update, reporting strong growth of 3.6 percent compared to last year. In fact, 2017 is projected to… Read more »

Intraday Update: NSEASI Down 0.17% on Sell-Offs in Consumer, Industrial Goods Counters

December 15, 2017/InvestmentOne Research ASI as at 12.00pm: -0.17%  Market movers: CADBURY (-4.95%),  ACCESS (-4.57%), ZENITHBANK (+2.44%), UBA (+1.47%).  Sector Performances: Industrial (-0.39%), Consumer Goods (-0.34%), Banking (+0.10%), Oil &… Read more »

NTB Q1 2018 Calendar

December 15, 2017/InvestmentOne Research NTB calendar for Q1’2018. CBN would be rolling over all PMA maturities during the quarter.  Please click here to download a copy of the document.

BMCE Bank of Africa Announce Winners

December 15, 2017/AEA BMCE BANK of Africa ( is announcing the winners of the third edition of African Entrepreneurship Award (, an initiative that aims to support African entrepreneurs, and has… Read more »