The Debt Management Office (DMO) on behalf of the Federal Government of Nigeria has published June 2021 FGN Savings Bond offer for subscription for 2-year and 3-year tenor. The rates for the FGN Savings Bond have continued to increase over the past months.
The minimum rate offered for June 2021 subscription is 8.889%. This is higher than the maximum rate offered in May.
FGN Savings Bond is backed by the full faith and credit of the Federal Government of Nigeria and are charged upon the general assets of Nigeria.
The DMO offers:
- 2-Year FGN Savings Bond due June 16, 2023: 8.889% per annum
- 3-Year FGN Savings Bond due June 16, 2024: 9.889% per annum
These rates are higher than the rates offered in May – 7.753% and 8.753% per annum respectively for 2-year and 3-year FGN Savings Bond.
Similarly, the rates offered in May were significantly higher than 5.522% and 6.522% rates per annum for 2-year and 3-year FGN Savings Bonds respectively offered in April.
Key Dates for June offer:
- Opening Date: June 7, 2021
- Closing Date: June 11, 2021
- Settlement Date: June 16, 2021
- Coupon Payment Dates: September 16, December 16, March 16,
- June 16.
Units of sale –N1,000 per unit subject to a minimum subscription of N5,000 and in multiples of N1,000 thereafter, subject to a maximum subscription of N50,000,000
- Read: List of Dividends announced in 2021, qualification and payment dates
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The interests are payable quarterly, with a bullet repayment of the principal on maturity date.
- Qualifies as securities in which trustees can invest under the Trustee Investment Act.
- 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.
- Listed on the Nigerian Stock Exchange.
- All FGN Bonds qualify as liquid assets for liquidity ratio calculation for banks.
Interested investors should contact offices of any of the following Primary Dealer Market Makers (PDMMs): Access Bank Plc, First Bank of Nigeria Ltd, Standard Chartered Bank Nigeria Ltd, Citibank Nigeria Ltd, First City Monument Bank Plc, United Bank for Africa Plc, Coronation Merchant Bank Ltd, FSDH Merchant Bank Ltd, Zenith Bank Plc, Ecobank Nigeria Ltd, Guaranty Trust Bank Plc, FBNQuest Merchant Bank Ltd, Stanbic IBTC Bank Plc.
Ifunanya Ikueze is an Engineer, Safety Professional, Writer, Investor, Entrepreneur and Educator.