January 2019 FGN Savings Bonds Offer For Subscription


Monday, January 07, 2019    08:10AM / DMO


Pursuant to the Debt Management Office (Establishment) Act 2003 and the Local Loans (Registered Stock and Securities) Act, CAP. L17, LFN 2004 

Debt Management Office on behalf of the Federal Government of Nigeria Offers for Subscription and is authorized to receive applications for the Federal Government of Nigeria Savings Bond at the following interest rates


2-Year FGN Savings Bond due January 16, 2021: 12.125% per annum


3-Year FGN Savings Bond due January 16, 2022: 13.125%  per annum


Opening Date:                                  January 7, 2019


Closing Date:                                    January 11, 2019


Settlement Date:                              January 16, 2019


Coupon Payment Dates:                 April 16, July 16, October 16, January 16


Summary of the Offer 


Federal Government of Nigeria (“FGN”)


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.


Interest Payment 

Payable Quarterly



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.      Qualifies as a liquid asset for liquidity ratio calculation for banks.



Backed by the full faith and credit of the Federal Government of Nigeria and charged upon the general assets of Nigeria. 

Interested investors should contact the stockbroking firms appointed as distribution agents by the debt management office.

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