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 […]

Nigeria’s DMO strengthens financial market, lists $278m sukuk bonds at NSE

Nigeria’s Debt Management Office has listed N100 billion, $278 million, 7-year, federal government Ijarah Sukuk with a rental rate of 16.47 percent on the floor of the Nigerian Stock Exchange. Patience Oniha, the director-general, DMO, said the listing of the FGN Ijarah Sukuk bond is about financial inclusion and deepening of the country’s financial market. […]

Nigeria’s central bank backs Crownrise Finance’s N1bn bond in debt market

Godwin Emefiele, CBN Governor Businessamlive

Crownrise Finance Plc, a non-banking financial institution, has gotten support from the Central Bank of Nigeria over the intention to float a N1 billion bond in the Nigerian debt market, which will be available to investors this month according to report.  CBN described the move as a laudable achievement. While congratulating the board, management and staff […]

Crownrise Finance to float N1bn bond in Nigerian debt market


Crownrise Finance Plc, a non-banking financial institution, is the first finance house to float a N1 billion bond in the Nigerian debt market and will be available to investors in April. Speaking at a stakeholders’ luncheon to introduce the investment note, Tokunbo Martins, director, other financial institutions department (OFID), Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), said […]

Dangote Cement plans N300bn capital raise via bonds to fund expansion

Dangote Cement

Dangote Cement Plc. has unveiled plans to raise N300 billion ($833m) in bonds to fund expansion of its operations across the continent. Brian Egan, its chief financial officer (CFO), disclosed this during an investor conference call, according to Bloomberg reports The debt instrument would be issued in tranches of N50 billion at a time whenever […]

Seplat announces $350m bond offering to repay existing debt

Pursely Resources,

Seplat Petroleum Development Company Plc., Nigerian indigenous oil and gas company listed on both the Nigeria Stock Exchange (NSE) and London Stock Exchange (LSE), Tuesday announced that it has priced its offering of $350 million in an aggregate principal amount of 9.25 percent senior notes due 2023. Information made available by the company to the NSE in […]

Islamic Development Bank set to launch $2.5bn sukuk bond

The Islamic Development Bank (IDB), the largest development organisation in the Muslim world, is set to launch a $2.5 billion sukuk in the near term, Bandar Hajjar, its president said on Monday. Addressing a sukuk conference at the London Stock Exchange, Hajjar said the IDB’s funding plan for first half 2018 was the largest since […]

Domestic investors press for local listing of successful FG $2.5bn Eurobond

Domestic investors have expressed satisfaction with the successful issuance of $2.5 Eurobond by the Nigeria government. Some of the investors who spoke with business a.m. said the Eurobond would give ample opportunity for local investors to make more money if it is available for trading in Nigeria trading floor. Mallam Shehu Mikail in his view […]

Nigeria sells $2.5bn euro bonds to replace debt

By Remilekun Davies…  Nigeria sold a record $4.8 billion of Eurobonds last year, most recently in November, when it issued $3 billion of 10- and 30-year debt. Yields on the latter rose six basis points to 7.7 percent by close Thursday, the highest since they were issued. Nigeria’s local bonds have an average yield of […]