Nigeria’s a weak player in global commodities play, but investment bankers can drive growth by creating viable financial instruments

Commodities trading is huge globally. For many years, Nigeria has been trying to create more organised and formalised commodities trading platforms for soft, wet and hard commodities, with emphasis on agricultural commodities. Such a system offers tremendious opportunities for individuals, groups and the economy. Last Thursday in Lagos, at the monthly business a.m./GTI Finance & […]

Hubmart’s part of 70% modern retail growth in Nigeria

Consolidates in 3-years, enters growth phase Targets 175 stores, 20 in Lagos, medium-long term Omole, Lagos store set to launch   Three years ago, last December, the Nigerian retail space was suddenly lit up by the bright orange colours of a new outlet by the name, Hubmart. From afar, and looking at the artistic presentation […]

Farin Ruwa Falls represent Nigeria’s ultimate neglect, misunderstanding of tourism’s potentials, says Foshizi Tours CEO, Olanrewaju

“You can have a good holiday within Nigeria” Nigeria, Africa’s largest economy, has huge untapped tourism potential which, if properly harnessed, could earn the country so much revenues that what it currently earns from crude oil would pale in comparison. Ranging from long stretches of exotic beaches, to lush mountains, waterfalls, among others, the country […]

Climate friendly project financing is a win-win for all

On the sidelines of the monthly business a.m./GTI Finance and Investment Dialogue (FID), Stanley Ijeoma, Africa’s foremost Enviropreneur and Chief Executive Officer of Schrodinger Greentech Ltd, spoke to business a.m. on the growth of  Climate [Green/Environmental] Finance and the opportunities for ‘Corporate Nigeria’ and the importance of creating synergies. We are seeing an increase in […]