Communique on the Meeting between the Members of the Executive
Committee of the Association of the Issuing Houses of Nigeria (“AIHN”) and
the Management Team of the Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”
or “the Commission”) Led by the Director General on Thursday, 16th
September 2021 in Lagos

    The Executive Committee of the AIHN met with the Management of the Commission led by Dr.Lamido Yuguda, the Director General of the Commission. The meeting discussed issues affecting the investment banking industry from a primary issuance perspective with a view to resolving them. The key outcomes of the meeting are itemized below: A.

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AIHN Tasks Federal Government on key reforms, pledges support.

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Communique of the 1st Business Lunch Meeting of the AIHN Held at The Wheatbaker Hotel on Thursday, March 28, 2019

The Association of Issuing Houses of Nigeria (AIHN) successfully held its 1st bi-annual business lunch interaction on Thursday, March 28, 2019. The meeting brought together key policymakers and market practitioners to dialog on relevant issues that impact on the workings of the capital markets and on the overall Nigerian economy. KEY CONSIDERATIONS To set the

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Gwarzo – the Capital Market Master Plan Is On Course

The Director General of Securities Exchange Commission, Mounir Gwarzo assumed office one year ago. He spoke to journalists on the progress made in the implementation of Capital Market Master Plan, among other issues. Goddy Egene presents the excerpts. The 2015 just ended, how will you assess the performance of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC)?

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Nigeria may issue first non-interest sovereign bond this year

There are indications that the Federal Government may issue Nigeria’s first sovereign non-interest bond about the second half of the year. The development is expected to widen the domestic debt market. To this end, a multi-agency committee to work out the modalities for the maiden sovereign non-interest bond has been set up. The committee includes

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SEC urges collaboration on infractions in Capital Market

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has urged law enforcement agencies to collaborate with the Commission in its quest to ensure zero tolerance on infractions in Nigeria’s Capital Market and also ensure that perpetrators of fraudulent acts are brought to book appropriately. Director General of SEC, Mounir Gwarzo stated this when he led members of

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SEC to Set Up Committee On N80 Billion Unclaimed Dividends

The Securities and Exchange Commission, SEC has disclosed that it will set up committee to address the over N80 billion unclaimed dividend in the Nigeria capital market , even as it has assured investors to underwrite expenses to be incurred by them in the course of keying into the e-dividend platform. The Director General of

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Capital Market Downturn: Operators seek N200bn intervention fund

The operators, under the aegis of Chartered Institute of Stock Brokers (CIS), Association of Stockbroking Houses of Nigeria (ASHON) and Association of Issuing Houses of Nigeria (AIHN), made the disclosure at a news conference in Lagos. Capital market operators on Monday said they were seeking N200 billion intervention fund window from the Federal Government to

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Capital market: Groans, growls and gains of 2015

For the second consecutive year, Nigerian equities closed within the global worst-performing stock markets in 2015. Against the background of a loss of N1.75 trillion in 2014, additional loss of N1.63 trillion in 2015 rocked the Nigerian stock market to its bottom. Notwithstanding the negative overall market position, the year witnessed several landmark initiatives that

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