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Uncertain Times

Uncertain Times

Hello. In these uncertain times, you’re probably concerned about the global impact of Covid-19. It’s affecting health, family, socialisation and the economy. I would like to address some of the issues professionally. Beyond what I am already doing...
You Need More than Money

You Need More than Money

Experience has taught me that no matter how much money I make, if I don’t have good health, wisdom, political influence, loyal staff and contentment, I won’t enjoy the benefits of having money. No one really teaches you the soft skills that make money...
Investing in Nigeria: Agric Crowdfunding

Investing in Nigeria: Agric Crowdfunding

First principles Agriculture crowdfunding is a practice where companies raise funds for agricultural activities directly from the market. Essentially, these companies (who are farms or agritech institutions) appeal to retail investors and then pool individual...
Red Flags & the Role of Due Diligence

Red Flags & the Role of Due Diligence

A while ago, Nigerian Twitter trended #RedFlag, an allusion to warning signs. It reminded me of the headaches I’ve been having for the last 2 years over a few of my investments. Some institutions my investment company did business with, defaulted on their...
Long-term Planning or Short-term “Hammering”?

Long-term Planning or Short-term “Hammering”?

One of the greatest investment lessons I have imbibed, is the value of long-term thinking. If you want to create enduring wealth, think in 5-year, 10-year or even 15-year horizons. Don’t be fixated on immediate returns alone. Imagine if parents hadn’t held...
How to Open a Mutual Fund Account

How to Open a Mutual Fund Account

In this article, I’ll guide you through the process of opening a Mutual Fund account with Stanbic IBTC. You can use the same steps for most Mutual Funds in Nigeria. Before I begin, you should probably read this article, which explains what a Mutual Fund is. In...