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Investment Speed

I once wrote about an opportunity to invest in poultry farms which closed in less than three hours (albeit, with a three-day advance notice). In investment, as opportunities are being presented to you, they are also being presented to others. There’s also time-value of money. Those who invest early, make more when an opportunity is scarce, than[…]

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Where Can I Buy Property?

A while ago, I published an article on what you should know before buying property. Since then, I have received requests for property I can recommend, from those who wish to buy. I hesitated for a few reasons. I am a conservative investor. I recommended Money Market Funds because they are guaranteed by Federal Government securities. I recommended FarmCrowdy because it[…]

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Little Man

Let me share something about investing. In any investment scenario, the little man – the retail investor – always gets the shorter end of the stick. It’s just the way it is. Bulk money commands a higher investment premium than little sums. This is why investment clubs and mutual funds were created – to pool[…]

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Frequently Asked Questions About FarmCrowdy

I have received quite a few questions about FarmCrowdy, the agro-investment company. (I wrote a personal testimonial about them here) Here are the questions and answers: Q: Where is FarmCrowdy’s physical office? A: The office is at 14B Robert Nebolisa Street, Off Osamudiamen Otabor Street, Idado Town, Igbo-Efon Lagos. If you are heading there from[…]

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Agric. Investment: My FarmCrowdy Experience

In 2016, I was privileged to visit groundbreaking projects by Ashoka Fellows in Lagos. Ashoka is an international organisation that is committed to identifying and investing in community changemakers. One project that caught my attention was a Farmer’s Cooperative led by Africanfarmer Mogaji. I had heard of him before; the man who legally changed his[…]

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Money: What I Wish I Knew 15 Years Ago

Following the recent economic upheavals in Nigeria, many have desperately searched for ways to “hammer”. Some have become unfortunate victims of get-rich-quick schemes. I decided to write this article to capture what I wish someone had taught me about money, fifteen years ago. 1. Money is seasonal; it comes and goes. This is not my[…]