What is Dematerialization?

Dematerialization is the process of converting physical shares or bonds into electronic format. An investor who wants to dematerialize his shares needs to open a Demat account in the Central Securities Clearing System (CSCS) through a stockbroker of his choice. In return, he gets electronic shares in his demat account. <<Click to download the Demat Form>>


What is Direct Cash Settlement?

The Direct Cash Settlement Policy facilitates the immediate crediting of an investor’s bank account with the net proceeds of the stock market transaction through the Central Securities Clearing System (CSCS). In other words, when an investor offers some shares for sale, the proceeds from the sale would immediately be paid into the investors bank account directly.


What are Wonder banks or Ponzi/Pyramid Schemes?

They are investment scams carried out by unregistered and fraudulent “investment Operators” who illegally collect money from the public. Their sole purpose is to defraud the general public of their hard earned money! They deceive people with their incredibly unrealistic interest rates and returns, making them believe it is an opportunity to earn fast money. Eventually, they are unable to pay returns and they disappear with the money. They sometimes begin to operate again under different names at another location.


LEARN THE BASICS OF THE NIGERIAN CAPITAL MARKET


COMIC SERIES

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  2. Know your rights as an investor booklet

WATCH OUR SHORT INVESTOR EDUCATION MOVIES


“MUTUAL BENEFITS”

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“Mutual Benefits” 2013  SEC Nigeria Investor education video. The short film is based on a script by Oghomwensemwen Adeyinka-Edward called “Friendly Cooperation”.

It contains themes of saving, Investing, Mutual funds and diversification through a story of friendship and kindness.

Winner of the Homevida short film competition 2013 financial markets prize.

 

 

 

 

 


“EASY MONEY”

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A short video with an unprejudiced take on how Nigerians are sometimes scammed and cheated of their hard earned cash by some unscrupulous operators and schemes.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


“BREEZE”

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A historic production collaboration between Nollywood and the Securities & Exchange Commission Nigeria. The film charts the adventures of Grace (Ayo Adesanya) as lady in love with the Glamorous life and a penchant for spending her husbands money. Some events bring about drastic changes in her life that she has to cope with and in the process learn some life lessons about savings and investments.

Directed by: Kunle Afolayan

Year of production: 2011