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SEC Restates Commitment To Proper Regulation Of Capital Market

The Securities and Exchange Commission has again stated that it is committed to sound and proper regulation that would engender growth and development in the capital market. Director General of the Securities and Exchange Commission, Mr. Lamido Yuguda stated this at a meeting with market stakeholders organised by the Debt Management Office in Lagos. Yuguda […]

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SEC Restates Commitment To Nigeria’s Capital Market Devt

The Nigeria Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC Nigeria) has restated its commitment to making the nation’s capital market attractive to local and international investors as a strategic step towards improving its contributions to the yearly Gross Domestic Product (GDP). Director General of the commission, Mr. Lamido Yuguda, made the pledge during a meeting with a […]

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SEC Commends NGX, CSCS, Others On Market Devt Initiatives

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Nigeria has commended the Nigerian Exchange Limited, the Central Securities Clearing System and other capital market stakeholders for professionally working to develop the Market while pulling through the challenges brought by COVID-19 Pandemic and its variants. Director General of the SEC, Mr. Lamido Yuguda, who spoke at a meeting […]

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SEC Nigeria To Partner Industry Stakeholders To Bridge Housing Gap

The Securities and Exchange Commission Nigeria (SEC) has pledged to collaborate with relevant stakeholders on real estate investments in a bid to reduce Nigeria’s housing deficit and improve the sector’s contributions to the Gross Domestic Product (GDP). Director General of the commission, Mr. Lamido Yuguda, made the promise during a meeting with the leadership of  […]

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SEC Engaging Stakeholders On Unclaimed Dividends’ Identity Mgt Issues – DG

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) on Tuesday told the House of Representatives Committee on Capital Markets and Institutions that the Commission was engaging relevant stakeholders in a bid to resolve issues of identity management relating to the rising unclaimed dividends in the capital market as well as other issues. Identity theft is a fraudulent […]

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Technological Innovations Will Improve Market Efficiency- SEC DG

Director General of the Securities and Exchange Commission, Mr. Lamido Yuguda, has identified technological innovations as one of the factors that could enhance the efficiency and transparency of capital markets globally and enable financial intermediation, thereby making it easier for investors and market professionals to identify opportunities and conduct their businesses in a timely and […]

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Ahmed Urges Investors To Explore 10-Year Master Plan Opportunities

Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, Mrs. Zainab Ahmed, has advised investors in the nation’s capital market to take advantage of investment-supportive initiatives introduced under the 10- Year Master Plan aimed primarily at strengthening the market, ensuring good returns on investment and catalyzing the nation’s development. The 10- Year Master Plan initiatives include e-dividend […]

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SEC Charts Funding Roadmap For Nigeria’s Budget Deficit, Infrastructure Gap

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has said that  Nigeria’s huge budget deficit could be funded by harnessing available finance windows from sustainable finance investors and canvassed increased green bond issuances to tackle the country’s infrastructure deficit. The Director General of the commission, Mr. Lamido Yuguda, made these recommendations on Monday at the hybrid launch […]

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Non-Interest Finance Holds Great Potential For Nigeria’s Economy – SEC DG

Director General of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), Mr. Lamido Yuguda has said that the non-interest finance sub-sector of the nation’s financial system holds great potential in furthering the development of the capital market and the growth of the nation’s economy. The investment expert, who spoke at a one-day Webinar hosted by the SEC […]

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SEC Nigeria Commences 100% Custody Requirement In CIS

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Nigeria has commenced the implementation of 100 percent custody requirement in the Collective Investment Schemes (CIS) sector as part of its initiatives to protect investors and deepen the capital market.   Director General of the SEC, Mr. Lamido Yuguda, who gave this hint during in an interview in Abuja, […]