LAGOS, April 17 (Reuters) - Yields on Nigeria 's local debt could ease next week, while subscription rates for Kenyan Treasury bills may slip as banks build cash reserves.
LAGOS, April 17 (Reuters) - Nigeria 's Access Bank's first quarter pretax profit rose 23 percent to 16.5 billion naira from year ago, the top tier lender said on Friday.
LAGOS, April 16 (Reuters) - Nigeria 's Union Bank said on Thursday its 2014 pretax profit grew 80 percent to 26.97 billion naira ($136 million), compared with the previous year.
LAGOS, April 16 (Reuters) - Stanbic IBTC Holding Company , a unit of South Africa's Standard Bank, said on Thursday its first quarter pretax profit fell 46 percent to 4.81 billion naira ($24 million) versus the same period last year.
short-term interest rates to 17%, which places an additional burden on the economy. In addition to Russia, Venezuela and Nigeria are also vulnerable. The drop in energy prices works as the equivalent of a tax cut in developed economies, with the consequence
ABUJA, April 15 (Reuters) - Oil firms keen to know how Nigeria 's president elect Muhammadu Buhari plans to tax them could be waiting a long time as he makes ending corruption and reforming the opaque national oil company his most urgent sector priorities.
* Parents hope Buhari can rescue their daughters (Adds National Security Advisor, parents protest in Abuja)
LAGOS, April 14 (Reuters) - Nigeria 's United Bank for Africa said on Tuesday its pretax profit for the first quarter rose 36 percent to 18.38 billion naira ($92 million) from the same period last year.
LAGOS/MOSCOW, April 14 (Reuters) - Nigeria is in talks with Russia's state-owned Rosatom to build nuclear power plants, as Africa's most populous nation tries to end of decades of blackouts that has blighted its economy.
ABUJA, 14 April (Reuters) - Nigeria 's President-elect Muhammadu Buhari vowed on Tuesday to make every effort to free more than 200 schoolgirls abducted by Boko Haram militants a year ago but admitted it was not clear whether they would ever be found.