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DMO opens offer for subscription of two FGN savings bond 

The Debt Management Office (DMO) of the Presidency has opened offers for subscription for two-year and three years tenure of Federal Government of Nigeria bonds.

This disclosure was made on the DMO’s website today.  

According to the statement, the offer of subscription will last for four days- between the 7th and 11th of August, 2023. The bonds are due on August 26, 2025, for the two-year bonds and August 16, 2026, for the three-year bonds.  

It reads,

  • “Under 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 saving bonds”  

Interest rate and tenure of bonds

The interest rate for the two-year tenure stands at 9.634% per annum while that of the three-year tenure is 10.634%.

The statement from the office also provides the settlement date for both offers on August 16th and the coupon payment dates are November 16, February 16, May 16, and August 16. Interests on these bonds are paid quarterly.  

Units of subscription 

According to the DMO, the units of subscription are as follows “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.” 

Interested investors are to contact stock brokerage firm listed as agents by the Debt Management Office (DMO) and the bonds are listed on the NGX. 

FGN bonds are backed by the federal government of Nigeria.  

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