How To Invest On The FGN Bond; March 2018

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The Central Bank of Nigeria

The Central Bank of Nigeria on the authority of The Debt Management Office on behalf of the Federal Government Of Nigeria Offers for Subscription by Auction and is authorized to receive applications for

N10,000,000,000 – 14.50% FGN JUL 2021 (5-Year Re-opening)*

N30,000,000,000 – FGN MAR 2025 (7-Year New Issue)*

N30,000,000,000 – 13.98 FGN FEB 2028 (10-Year Re-opening)*

See: What You Should Know About Bonds

Auction Date
: March 21, 2018
Settlement Date: March 23, 2018


Federal Government of Nigeria (“FGN”)

N1,000 per unit subject to a minimum subscription of N10,000 and in multiples of N1,000 thereafter

For Re-openings of previously issued bonds, (where the coupon is already set), successful bidders will pay a price corresponding to the yield-to-maturity bid that clears the volume being auctioned, plus accrued interest from the original issue date.

Payable semi-annually

Bullet repayment on the maturity date

1. Qualifies as securities in which trustees can invest under the Trustee Investment Act
2. Qualifies as Government securities within the meaning of Company Income Tax Act (“CITA”) and Personal Income Tax Act (“PITA”) for Tax Exemption for Pension Funds amongst other investors
3. Listed on the Nigerian Stock Exchange
4. All FGN Bonds qualify as liquid assets for liquidity ratio calculation for banks

FGN Bonds are backed by the full faith and credit of the Federal Government of Nigeria and are charged upon the general assets of Nigeria


Kindly download, print and complete the tender form. The duly completed form should be scanned and sent to: or

(1) The DMO reserves the right to alter the amount allotted in response to market conditions

* (2) Retail Investors are encouraged to participate.

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