ISLAMIC BANKING IN NIGERIA: SIX YEARS OF LOTUS HALAL FUND

   Lotus capital is a pioneer in the field of Islamic fund management being the first institution in the country to lunch halal management fund in 2008 when it made its initial public offering to the public. Since that time the fund has achieved a lot including the revolutionary lunching of Islamic shares index in association with the management of the Nigeria stock exchange in 2012. Its

ISLAMIC BANKING IN NIGERIA: A LOOK AT JA’IZ BANK PLC

     During a recent visit to the head office of Daily Trust newspapers in Abuja, the management of Ja’iz Bank Plc (Nigeria’s first fully fledged Islamic Bank) under the leadership of its Bangladeshi Managing Director Muhammad Nurul Islam revealed that the growth witnessed by Ja’iz Bank Plc in the last two years surpassed what was seen in the case of Bangladesh and some Nigerian

ISLAMIC BANKING IN NIGERIA: THE FUTURE OF THE SYSTEM AFTER SANUSI LAMIDO SANUSI

   

      The suspension of Sanusi Lamido Sanusi from his position as the governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria by Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan and the appointment of a new governor Mr Godwin Emefiele who was former Managing Director of Zenith Bank Plc has left many people wondering about the future of Islamic Banking and finance in Nigeria. The movement for the establishment of

FRANCE AGAINST NIGERIA: THE NEW SCRAMBLE FOR AFRICA

      

      The Daily Trust business story of Monday, March 24, 2014 caption “Dangote draws Nigeria, France into ‘cement war’ in Senegal” is very quick in firing my imagination on what particular topic to write my blog post on. Normally it took me some time before deciding on what to write, but looking at the fact that my last post was on Nigeria’s economic interest abroad, particularly