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Chinelo Anohu-Amazu, Director General, Pension Commission of Nigeria (Pencom)

Nigeria pension funds look to small businesses for growth

Nigeria’s pension regulator hopes to launch a savings scheme for the country’s widespread small business sector.

Chinelo Anohu-Amazu, Director General, Pension Commission of Nigeria (Pencom)

Africa still attractive to investors, says PenCom Head Chinelo Anohu-Amazu

Portfolio flows into Africa may be falling but this marks a readjustment in the way investors interact with the continent, says Chinelo Anohu-Amazu, Head of Nigeria’s National Pension Committee (PenCom).

Chinelo Anohu-Amazu, Director-General of Nigeria's National Pension Commission (PenCom)

Where next for Nigeria's economy? Chinelo Anohu-Amazu Nigeria's PenCom DG weighs in (Video)

The Director-General of Nigeria‘s National Pension Commission (PenCom) Chinelo Anohu-Amazu discusses pension contribution plans and the country’s economy.

Oscar Onyema, CEO, Nigerian Stock Exchange

Nigerian Stock Exchange CEO Oscar Onyema appointed to second five-year term

The Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) has approved the appointment of Oscar Onyema to a second five-year term as Chief Executive Officer of the Exchange effective immediately.

Chinelo Anohu-Amazu, Director-General, Nigeria's National Pension Commission (PenCom)

Mend the gap: Fixing Nigeria's $300B infrastructure deficit: Chinelo Anohu-Amazu, Director-General, PenCom

In Nigeria, pensions and infrastructure development are not often mentioned in the same sentence, but this week as Africa’s finance and pension industry leaders gather in Nigeria for the second edition of the World Pension Summit: Africa Special, the focus will be on how the nation’s growing pool of pension funds can be mobilised to drive sustainable development.

Chinelo Anohu-Amazu, Director-General, Nigeria's Pension Commission. Credit: theafricareport.com

Pension funds: Leading a quiet Nigerian revolution

For someone who oversees billions of dollars in pension funds and pilots sweeping reforms in Africa’s biggest economy, Chinelo Anohu-Amazu did not shout her credentials from the roof tops when she visited The Africa Report’s office in Paris.

Nigerian Stock Exchange to list depositary receipts enabling local ownership of US stocks like that of Apple.

'Bring Nairas, Buy Apple': Nigerian Stock Exchange to enable local purchases of foreign companies' shares

Nigerians will soon be able to invest in companies such as Apple Inc. and LVMH Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitton SE in their local currency at their local bourse.

FTSE and Stanbic IBTC develop Nigeria Investable Pension Fund (IPF) index

FTSE and Stanbic IBTC develop Nigeria Investable Pension Fund (IPF) index

FTSE Group (“FTSE”), the global index provider, announces the development of the FTSE Nigeria Investable Pension Fund (IPF) Benchmark.

Chinelo Anohu-Amazu, Director-General, Pension Commission of Nigeria (PenCom)

Africa countries woo domestic savers to fund infrastructure

Like many African workers Olalere Ojedokun’s only pension plan was sending his kids to school so they could take care of him in old age, but that changed when Nigeria introduced a contributory pension scheme that it hopes will cover everyone.