Nigeria targets low income earners with September bond offer

NASD, Bond, First Bank, Bond Market, Low income earners

Nigeria’s federal government, through its Debt Management Office (DMO), says its September public bond offer is targeted at low income earners seeking investment opportunities. The government is offering for subscription two-year savings bond at 11.36 percent and three-year savings bond at 12.36 percent, aimed at encouraging savings which is poised to earn more income (interest), […]

18th FGN savings bond offer closes August 10


The eighteenth tranche of the Federal Government of Nigeria Savings Bond (FGNSB), which began Monday, will close Friday, August 10, 2018. The August 2018 offer is a 2 and 3-year tenor bond with a yearly interest rate on the 2year FGNSB set at 10.668 percent while the interest rate on the 3year FGNSB is 11.668 […]

FirstBank obtains approval to redeem $300m bond

NASD, Bond, First Bank, Bond Market, Low income earners

First Bank Nigeria Plc., have announced payment to bondholders in a bid to redeem its $300 million 8.25 percent subordinated notes, which was issued in 2013 having obtained the necessary approval. The announcement comes as a follow up to a notice given on Friday 6th July 2018 to FBN Finance Company B.V. stating the bank’s […]

Nigeria’s business leaders consider green bond development programme as FMDQ, FSD, CBI launch 3-year initiative

By Oluwaseun Afolabi A 3-year Nigerian green bond market development programme, developed by FMDQ, in partnership with the Financial Sector Deepening Africa (FSD) and Climate Bonds Initiative (CBI) has been launched to create awareness and drive education required to integrate the principles of green financing into the Nigerian debt capital markets. Explaining the initiative behind […]

Nigeria raised N50.45bn from bonds auction in May


The Nigerian government has raised N50.45 billion from its May bonds auction, about N20 billion lower than the N70 billion raising targeted, according to the Debt Management Office (DMO). The auction results for the 12.75% FGN APR 2023 (Re-opening 5-year Bond), 13.50% FGN MAR 2025 (Reopening 7-Year Bond) and 13.98% FGN FEB 2028 (Re-opening 10-Year […]

DMO opens FGN May savings bonds offer

The Federal Government on Monday opened its May savings bonds’ offer, the Debt Management Office (DMO) said. According to the offer circular obtained from DMO’s website, it offered the two-year bonds at 9.48 percent and the three-year bonds at 10.48 percent. The two-year bonds would be due in May 2020, while the three-year bonds would […]