EcoBank Nigeria Limited launch ‘Emerald Business Club,’

EcoBank Nigeria Limited has launched its ‘Emerald Business Club,’ an electronic platform aimed at offering convenience, accessible banking services especially to small and medium size enterprises, local corporates and various clients in the commercial sector. The Managing Director, Ecobank Nigeria, Charles Kie, explained that the new product was for its commercial clients as well as […]

UBA Grows Gross Earnings By 16%, Delivers 17% Return on Average Equity

Africa’s leading financial institution, United Bank for Africa Plc has announced its audited 2018 half year financial results, showing strong growth across key performance metrics as well as a significant contribution from its African subsidiaries. Despite declining yield environment in two core markets, Nigeria and Ghana, the pan Africa financial institution delivered double digit growth […]

4th Annual Tony Elumelu Foundation Entrepreneurship Forum to Hold October25th

Africa’s leading entrepreneurship (philanthropic) organisation, the Tony Elumelu Foundation (TEF), has announced October 25, 2018, as the date for its 4th annual TEF Entrepreneurship Forum which will hold in Lagos, Nigeria. The largest gathering of African entrepreneurs will unite over 5,000 entrepreneurs, global investors, leaders from the African public and private sectors and developmental organisations […]

NSE Launches X-Pay, Promotes Cashless Economy

The Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE ) has announced the launch of X-Pay . X-Pay, the e-payment platform for the Exchange, will enable users to conveniently make payments for products, services, events and trainings offered by the bourse. According to NSE ,X-Pay, located at, can be accessed on PCs, tablets, smartphones and other mobile devices. […]

Nigerian exchanges collaborate for greater global competitiveness

The Nigerian capital market will on today, August 8, 2018 witness the launch of the Association of Securities Exchange of Nigeria (ASEN) at The Nigerian Stock Exchange event centre in Lagos. ASEN, Nigeria’s first association of domestic securities exchanges, is a non-profit industry association established to accelerate the development of domestic securities exchanges and support […]

Four Strikers Real Madrid Could Sign

By David Kappel With Neymar and Kylian Mbappe seemingly not available in this transfer window, Real Madrid could reportedly shift their focus to a new striker to replace the goals of the departed Cristiano Ronaldo, and are said to be weighing up four options. Los Blancos sold Ronaldo for €100 million (R1.54 billion) to Juventus, […]

‘We Are In Talks With Barca Over Messi!

A club president in Europe has jokingly stated that his club, who were recently beaten to a signing by FC Barcelona, are in talks with the Catalan club over the sale of superstar Lionel Messi. Simeone Clarifies His Messi-Ronaldo Comments Roma recently lost their chance to sign Brazilian starlet Malcom, who made a surprising U-turn […]

Agric:Sybean Can Be Nigeria’s Saving Grace

With Nigeria producing between 400, 000 and 500, 000 metric tons of soybean yearly, experts say the crop may be the hope of the country’s diversification drive from oil to agriculture. In the middle of every difficulty lies a great opportunity, says renowned physicist, Albert Einstein. This, perhaps, best describes the current state of the […]

UBA’s Leo launched on WhatsApp

Pan-African Financial Institution, United Bank for Africa (UBA) who recently clinched the Euromoney awards as the Best Digital Bank in Africa, is once again asserting itself as a pace setter, moving in leaps and bounds in unchartered territory. UBA’s chat banker, Leo has launched in pilot mode on WhatsApp and will be fully available to […]