Category: News

How Duport’s Midstream Company will drive robust local Infrastructure.

  With the near-completion status of Nigeria’s first energy park  with a modular refinery, gas processing plant, CNG plant, storage terminal and power plant. CEO of Duport Midstream Company, Akintoye Akindele’s…

Read More Arrow

Credit Rating Factors for the Airline Industry

The General Framework considered by Credit Rating Agencies (CRAs) when it comes to Industrial Companies and/or all sectors are divided into two. The first is the fundamental business risk analysis.…

Read More Arrow

Implications of a Russian Bond Default

Globally, Rating Analysts are worried that Russia is on the verge of defaulting on Government Bonds following its invasion of Ukraine in February, 2022. Russia currently faces an interest payment…

Read More Arrow

Rosmarie Trapp of the Musical Family Who Inspired The Sound of Music Dead at 93

  Rosmarie Trapp, the daughter of Georg von Trapp and Maria Augusta Kutschera — whose family inspired the classic Rodgers and Hammerstein musical The Sound of Music — has died. She was…

Read More Arrow

CBN, Rising Interest-rate Risk and the Bond Market

  At the end of its 2nd Meeting this year, the Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) on Tuesday March 22, 2022 resolved to maintain the Monetary Policy…

Read More Arrow

Compliance and the Challenges of e-Naira Adoption in Nigeria.

  Central Banks across the world control currency issuance, supply and stability; whilst it also formulates monetary policy. With Central Banks across the world ramping up research, development and deployment…

Read More Arrow

Improving Rating Metrics for FinTechs

    Financial Technology (FinTech) Companies in Nigeria have grown significantly and attracted an increased number of foreign investors. In February of this year, Flutterwave, one of the leading lights in the…

Read More Arrow

When a Corporate Is Under Creditwatch

A CreditWatch highlights the latent direction of a short or long-term rating. It focuses on identifiable events and short-term trends that may cause the rating to be placed under special…

Read More Arrow

Compliance Institute, Nigeria becomes CIBN accredited

The Compliance Institute, Nigeria (CIN) the umbrella body of all Compliance professionals in Nigeria has been accredited by the Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria (CIBN) as a certified training…

Read More Arrow

Environmental, Social, and Governance Considerations in Credit Rating

  In conducting rating assessment, Credit Rating Agencies look at a number of factors, including the institution’s existing level of debt, its character, its financial liquidity, a historical demonstration of…

Read More Arrow