Company Report

  • Wema Bank announces two new directors

    Wema Bank Plc has announced the appointment of two seasoned industry professionals, Segun Opeke and Yusuf Kazaure, to the Bank’s board of Directors, following the approval of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN). Segun Opeke is an alumnus of the University of Lagos where he studied Banking and Finance and also obtained his MBA. He is an alumnus of the…

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  • Mele Kyari

    NNPC bridging energy gap, says Mele Kyari

    The Group Chief Executive Officer of the Nigerian National Petroleum Company Limited (NNPC Ltd.), Mr Mele Kyari, has assured that the organisation continues to lay the foundation for sustainable wealth creation by bridging the energy deficit in the country.  He stated this during a presentation at a Ministry of Finance Incorporated (MOFI) Public Wealth Management Conference in Abuja. Mr Kyari…

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  • Dangote Cement trucks wrongfully intercepted in Adamawa

    The management of Dangote Cement Plc has stated that two of its trucks that were wrongly intercepted in Adamawa State have been released. The company stated the two trucks loaded with 900 bags of cement each from the Obajana Cement Plant were on their way to Jamtari, Maiha Local Government, Adamawa State, based on a customer’s request. However, they were…

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  • Nigerian Breweries reports N106.31bn loss in 2023

    Nigerian Breweries Plc has declared a loss of N106.31billion in 2023 from N13.19billion profit after tax reported in 2022 The multinational breweries company also declared N145.22billion loss before tax in its audited result and account for the period ended December 31, 2023 as against N17.34billion profit before tax in 2022. The losses can be attributable to N153.33billion net loss on…

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  • Wema Bank surpasses 2023 PBT target, declares N30.46bn

    Wema Bank Plc has announced on the Nigerian Exchange Limited (NGX) its unaudited result and accounts for full year ended December 31, 2024 with N30.46billion profit before tax (PBT). This is 105 per cent increase from N14.88billion profit before tax reported in full year ended December 31, 2022.  The reported N30.46 billion profit before tax surpassed the management’s N18 billion…

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  •  FX unification cost Guinness Nigeria N5.23bn loss

    Amid foreign exchange unifiicaton, Guinness Nigeria Plc has declared N5.23billion loss in second quarter (Q2) ended December 31, 2023 from N4.02billion profit declared in second quarter of 2022.   The multinational company declared N4.43billion loss before tax in Q2 2023 from N7.23billion profit before tax in Q2 2022. The losses can be attributable to N23.88billion finance expenses in Q2 2023 from…

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  • Cost of fuel prices may reduce in 2024, Cardoso reveals

    The governor, Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Olayemi Cardoso has revealed that fuel costs are expected to reduce in 2024, effectively impacting several segments of the economy. Cardoso spoke on Wednesday at the unveiling of the Nigerian Economic Summit Group’s (NESG) 2024 macroeconomic outlook, in Lagos. “The expected stabilisation or reduction in fuel costs is poised to have far-reaching implications…

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  • Dangote Cement reaches N10trn in market cap 

    Dangote Cement Plc shares gained 9.99per cent on Monday to close with a share price of N592.60, thus reaching a market cap of N10.095 trillion, becoming the first Nigerian company to hit the historic milestone.  In 2024, Dangote Cement has recorded a remarkable performance in the equities market, with a year-to-date return of 85.2per cent, moving from a share price…

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  • Cadbury Nigeria  offers to sell 402m shares over inability to pay $7.7m debt

    Cadbury Nigeria has offered to swap its $7.7 million (N7.03 billion) debt owed to Cadbury Schweppes Overseas Limited for more equity. Cadbury Schweppes Overseas Limited, controlled by Mondelēz International Inc, is a major investor in Cadbury Nigeria with 74.97 percent stake. In a statement, Cadbury Nigeria on the Nigerian Exchange Limited (NGX) said it borrowed $23 million from Cadbury Schweppes…

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  • Access Bank Zambia completes acquisition of Atlas Mara

    Access Bank Zambia Limited on Monday announced that it has completed its acquisition of African Banking Corporation Zambia Limited, trading as Atlas Mara Zambia after obtaining all requisite regulatory approvals. Atlas Mara is now a wholly owned subsidiary of Access Bank Zambia. Following this regulatory milestone, the two banks will continue to operate separately until all integration related processes are…

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