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    Capital Market Development Fund: Finding Common Use For Unclaimed Dividends

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    The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has a moral duty—to correct the inadequacies of other regulatory frameworks—if that is what it takes to the development of the capital market.  SEC is the government agency mandated to regulate and develop the Nigerian Capital Market. Its activities are currently governed by the Investments and Securities Act (ISA)…

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  • How AMCON Is Contributing Towards Nigeria’s Financial Stability

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    Resilience is one word that best describes the Nigerian economy in the face of the turbulence it is undergoing. As acknowledged by economists, Nigeria is experiencing triple, simultaneous, shocks—economic, political and social. The sluggish economic growth, which exacerbates the other two shocks, is mainly attributed to a slowdown in economic activity which has been adversely…

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    Capital Market Development Fund: Finding Common Use For Unclaimed Dividends

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    The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has a moral duty—to correct the inadequacies of other regulatory frameworks—if that is what it takes to the development of the capital market. SEC is the government agency mandated to regulate and develop the Nigerian Capital Market. Its activities are currently governed by the Investments and Securities Act (ISA)…

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    Ahmed Kuru: Making The Best Out Of Bad Debts

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    The global economy is still in turmoil. At the centre of it is debt that goes bad traceable back to US housing bubble burst of 2008 and the Greece insolvency which sparked a Euro debt crisis that still lingers. Already global debt levels are raising alarms, standing at $200 trillion (as of 2014) or nearly…

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  • NDIC: The Treaded Path To Progress

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    In recent years, the Nigeria Deposit Insurance Corporation (NDIC) has played critical roles in stabilising Nigeria’s financial market through innovative programmes. The turbulence that the banks faced in their continuous growth to maturity, which was triggered by both the nation’s quest to modernise the banking system and global financial meltdown, have been effectively overcome –…

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    NDIC: Taking The Pulse Of The Nation’s Economy

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    Increasingly, analysts and the Nigerian public are looking up to NDIC’s annual report to grasp the true situation of their economy, especially the banking sector. The 2014 report is out and remains as pungent as ever. The NDIC expectedly knows how its report has become the decider of actions in some quarters so it is…

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    Enhancing Nigeria’s Debt Management Effectiveness

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    On Wednesday May 20th, precisely nine days to mounting the saddle, Vice President-elect, Yemi Osinbajo looked visibly sad. It was at the opening ceremony of a two-day Policy Dialogue on the implementation of the Agenda for Change organised by the Policy, Research and Strategy Directorate of the Presidential Campaign Council of the All Progressives Party…

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  • Who Is Afraid Of NDIC’s Amendments? (1)

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    The appearance of Nigeria Deposit Insurance Corporation (NDIC) at the public hearing organized by Senate Committee on Banking, Insurance and other Financial Institutions to defend its quest for amendments of its 2006 Act last March has ignited a debate on the pros and cons of the proposed amendment. The debate is welcome in a democratic…

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  • Why NDIC Needs More Powers To Protect Depositors

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    With a total banking assets in excess of N22 trillion ($110 billion), Nigeria simply has the largest financial system in Sub-Saharan Africa. Such a huge asset base places Nigeria’s Deposit Insurance Corporation (NDIC) as one of the leading deposit insurers in Africa. In effect, NDIC has huge responsibilities as a risk minimizer with other broad…

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