PenCom Assures Civil Servant Of Prompt Pension Payment

The National Pension Commission on Monday assured civil servants of prompt payment of their pensions once they retire from active service. The Acting Director-General, PenCom, Mrs. Aisha Dahir-Umar, said this at a pre-retirement workshop for Federal Government workers who were due for retirement next year. She stated that the commission considered contributors who were about […]

PenCom Recovers N1.34bn Pension In Third Quarter of 2017

The National Pension Commission ( PenCom ) has recovered pension contributions and interest totaling N1.34billion from defaulting employers during the third quarter of 2017. The Commission in its 2017 third quarter report posted on its website said it used 55 consultants as recovery agents to get back the outstanding pension contributions and penalties from the […]

E-dividend Registration Continues, Now To Cost N150 – SEC

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has announced that the e-dividend registration exeecise would continue seamlessly in spite of the expiration of the December 31st 2017 Free registration deadline. It would be recalled that the e-dividend Free Registration expired on December 31, 2017. Acting Director General of SEC, Dr. Abdul Zubair, who made the announcement […]

Companies Fake Poor Operating Positions To Seek Delisting…SEC

…As Commission Put Strigent Measure in Place To Check Further Abuse …Encourages Youth To Imbibe Saving Culture The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), has disclosed that listed companies have been found to fake operating positions to get regulatory approval to delist from the equities market. The Commission said to further checkmate such scenario from playing-up […]


FG Bonds Record 97% Oversubscription, Says DMO

The Debt Management Office (DMO) has revealed that the 10-year tenor bond issued in the just-concluded October auction recorded a 97 per cent oversubscription. The DMO, in a bond summary disclosed that the five-year tenor bond posted six per cent subscription, adding that of the N50 billion offered for each bond, the five-year tenor bond […]

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Access Bank Grows Q3 Earnings to N365bn

Despite the challenging operating environment, Access Bank Plc, one of the leading tier one bank, has announced its third quarter (Q3) results for 2017 which reflect the Bank’s ability to generate sustainable earnings. The full service commercial bank with headquarters in Nigeria, has its other operations across Sub-Saharan Africa, the UK, Asia and the Middle […]

Capital Market a Necessity for Economic Development

Jingdong Hua, Vice President and Treasurer Nigeria is already one of the largest economy and the country with the biggest population on the African continent. By 2050, it will be home to 410 million people, making it the third most populous country in the world. Sustained economic growth is therefore imperative to meet the challenges […]

Pension Assets Rise To N7 Trillion

The total assets under the Contributory Pension Scheme rose to N7.09 trillion as of the end of August, this year. Figures obtained from the National Pension Commission revealed that the funds had continued to maintain a steady growth since inception of the scheme. PenCom stated that the aggregate pension assets under the CPS grew from […]