Tucked inside recent newspaper reports was the story of a media briefing by a new shareholder group in the country. Yes, a new shareholder association!
Recently, the matter of the burgeoning unclaimed dividends in public companies resurged in the media, following a failed attempt by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) to force the e-dividend option on all investors in the Nigerian capital market.
Recently, I received an e-mail from a public company in which I have a few shares. The company had sent the mail to invite me to a Conference Call for analysts and investors to discuss its 2012 results. I thought this was a peculiar development.