Application for the Tony Elumelu Foundation Entrepreneurship Programme closes March 1

The Tony Elumelu Foundation, an African-funded and founded philanthropy committed to empowering African entrepreneurs has announced its last call for applications into its prestigious 2019 Entrepreneurship Programme. The application portal launched on the 1st of January 2019 will close on the 1st of March, 2019. Selected beneficiaries will join 4,470 current alumni and will receive […]

Heritage Bank to Become Quoted on Exchange-MD

The managing director and chief executive officer of Heritage Bank Limited, Ifie Sekibo, has hinted that the bank would be listed on the floor of the Nigerian Stock Exchange but added that this may not happen in the current year. Speaking with journalists on the sidelines of the Vanguard Economic Summit recently, Sekibo said one […]

ABCON demands exemption of BDCs from VAT, CoT

THE Association of Bureaux De Change Operators of Nigeria, ABCON, has called for the exemption of Bureau De Change operators from paying Value Added Tax, VAT, and Commission on Turnover, COT. President, ABCON, Dr. Aminu Gwadabe made this call at the launching of the association’s Automation Portal project titled “Digitising BDCs operations for efficiency, transparency […]

Transcorp Sets Record with Profit After Tax of N20.6bn

Transnational Corporation of Nigeria Plc (Transcorp), Nigeria’s leading diversified listed conglomerate, has announced its audited results for the year ended 31st December 2018, with a 94% growth in Profit After Tax (PAT) of ₦20.6bn in 2018 compared to ₦10.6bn in the prior year. The Group recorded an unparalleled improvement within the year as turnover grew […]

UBA Extends Africa Footprints to Mali

The pan African financial institution, United Bank for Africa (UBA) Plc on Monday commenced full banking operations in Mali, extending its footprint and fulfilling the aspiration of deepening banking penetration in Africa. The launch of UBA Mali brings to 20, the number of African countries, where the Group currently operates, with global operations in the […]

Why We Must Vote Out General Buhari

Four days to the presidential elections, it becomes necessary to remind our selves, why it is absolutely necessary, to vote out General Buhari on Saturday 16th February. General Buhari divided Nigeria, through his parochial and nepotistic worldview.Turned regions against each other through his lopsided appointments, horrified the nation by his tolerance of the brigandage of […]

NPA Summit:Nigeria Will Not miss the Digital Revolution-Prof Ezeugwu

The Provost Nigerian Air force Institute of Technology,Kaduna,Professor Emmanuel Ezeugwu has said that Nigeria will not miss the fourth industrial revolution(Digital revolution). Speaking at the Nsukka Professional Association(NPA)annual summit held at Wheatbaker Hotel ,Ikoyi,Lagos recently he said development in the military and ICT circles indicate that the nation will keep in step with developments across […]

Economy will Stabilize After Elections-NSE CEO

The Nigerian Stock Exchange(NSE)CEO,Oscar Onyema has said that the economy this year will naturally experience some instability until after the general elections scheduled to run for the next two months. He said the capital market,especially the equity market, is expected to encounter some volatility in the first quarter of the year because of uncertainty in […]

First Bank Educational Products Excites Schools

First Bank of Nigeria Limited has said it is supporting schools with their business requirements to promote preparations for the school year. This, the bank stated that it achieves through its array of educational based products and solutions targeted at enabling schools acquire their required educational facilities to boost the continued expansion of their schools […]

Sam Adeyemi on Why Power can Corrupt

By Sam Adeyemi MinistriesOctober 12, 2018 Recently, I have been thinking about the service series and trying to get to some truth about the entire series and to summarise it up in this blog. Two things stand out to me and that is Leadership is service and Service requires process. One of my favorite quotes […]

Jonathan Left Billions of Dollars in Treasury for Buhari in 2015

FROM President Goodluck Jonathan Wednesday stated that he did not leave an empty treasury for his successor, President Muhammadu Buhari, describing Pastor Tunde Bakare’s claims to that effect as false and untenable,saying he left billions of dollars to his successor. Bakare was quoted as claiming during a recent trip to Canada that President Buhari […]