Economy may slide back into recession – CBN

The Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) of Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), on Tuesday, warned Nigerians not to be carried away with unripe celebrations over the economy exiting recession because recent industry figures show it is still under threat of sliding back into crisis. It said the economy slowed to 1.95 percent and 1.50 percent within […]

Standard Bank Hopeful CBN May Review Fine on Stanbic

Standard Bank has expressed optimism that the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) may review its recent decision to penalise its Nigerian unit, Stanbic IBTC Bank, for allegedly breaking the law in helping MTN Nigeria to illegally repatriate capital. Stanbic IBTC Bank was one of four banks that the central bank fined N5.87 billion. “The CBN […]

Zenith Global Economic Forum, Holds in New York

Zenith Bank Plc, one of Africa’s leading financial institutions, will today host the Zenith Global Economic Forum, with the theme “Nigeria Open for Business,” on the side-lines of the United Nations General Assembly in New York with President Muhammadu Buhari as the Special Guest of Honour. Over 1,000 institutions, including foreign direct investors, domestic and […]

Lancaster University Honours Ozigbo, MD/CEO Transcorp Hotels

The Managing Director/Chief Executive, Transcorp Hotels Plc, Mr. Valentine Ozigbo, was on Friday conferred the award of a Distinguished Alumni of the Lancaster University. The award was conferred on him at a special convocation ceremony of the university held at its Ghana Campus. The University’s Vice Chancellor, Prof. Mark Smith, who spoke during the event, […]

Why Ndigbo Stayed at Home 14th September,2018-Uko

The very successful sit at home observed by the people of Eastern Nigeria on Friday 14th September 2018, will go down in history as the boldest statement made by the people of Eastern Nigeria region since 1970. According to Evangelist Elliot Ugochukwu Uko,Founder,Igbo Youth Movement In spite of subterranean efforts by government to subvert and […]

Stanbic IBTC, Vetiva, PZ win big at 5th NSE Corporate Challenge

Stanbic IBTC, Vetiva, PZ win big at 5th NSE Corporate Challenge The Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) annual 5km race, NSE Corporate Challenge, themed, “e-Race Cancer”, was held last weekend at Muri Okunola Park, Lagos, with the purpose of raising funds and creating awareness on the fight against cancer. In the keenly contested race, Austin Ani […]

AFRICA RISE AND SHINE:words on marble about Jim Ovia

The Chairman of Zenith Bank PLcJim Ovia recently launched his book entitled AFRICA RISE AND SHINE at Eko Hotel,Lagos.An eent that was attended by the high and mighty.Bellow are some of the words on marble declared by the rich and famous on the new author in the block. WE APPRECIATE YOU SIR.YOU REPRESENT THE FINEST […]

Tony Elumelu Foundation to Launch World’s Largest Digital Platform Entrepreneurs

Tony Elumelu Foundation to Launch World’s Largest Digital Platform for African Entrepreneurs at TEF Forum 2018 TEFConnect will officially be unveiled at this year’s TEF Forum, taking place on October 25, 2018, at Federal Palace Hotel, Lagos, Nigeria. Harnessing and building on the success of Africa’s largest entrepreneurship catalyst, the Tony Elumelu Foundation Entrepreneurship Programme, […]

DELSU Supports Uni-Osun Disabled Student with N2.05M

The Delta State University,Abraka in a rare show of love Wednesday handed a N2.05million cheaque to Miss Karimot Lawal to enable her rectify her disability via prosthesis as well as take care of her school fees at Osun State University,Osun State. Speaking at the event held at the Head office of Lagos State Nigerian Union […]

A New Nigerian Freestyle Football Champion Emerges

The participants and judges at the first-ever African Freestyle Football Championship were yesterday thrilled by top Nigerian freestyle stars as the former Nigerian champion,Obanor Maccarthy was over throne by a new king, BLESSING Speaking at the event the chairman of Feet,n,Tricks,Valentine Ozigbo said that freestyle has potentials to become more popular than soccer in THE […]

MAN,MOMAN Protest non-inclusion in Nigeria’s Automotive Policy

The leaders of Manifacturers Association of Nigeria(MAN) and Motorcycle Manifacturers Association of Nigeria(MOMAN)has protested the non inclusion of motorcycle manifacturers in our national automotive policy. The two associations made their views known during the first Annual General Meeting of MOMAN held at MAN’s Head office ,ikeja recently.Even as they called on the federal government to […]

GAVI Champion for Africa, Dr. Awele Elumelu, Joins Global Health Leaders to Champion Increased Vaccine Coverage

Geneva, Switzerland, September 11, 2018: Dr. Awele Elumelu, GAVI Champion for Africa and Founder, Avon Medical Practice, joined other global health leaders at a Photo Exhibition organised by GAVI, the Vaccine Alliance, for increased vaccine coverage in under-immunised nations. The event tagged “Vaccine Heroes” was held on September 10, 2018, in Geneva, Switzerland.‎ Following the […]

12 Igbo groups Endorse September 14th sit at home ordered by the IPOB

12 Igbo groups met in Enugu Monday,endorsing the September 14th sit at home ordered by the IPOB. The meeting which held at the residence of Chief Maria Okwor,was also attended by traditional rulers,traders associations, Youth groups and students organizations. Speaking to the press after the meeting,the convener Mrs Maria Okwor lamented the humiliation meted out […]

UBA’s Leo launched on WhatsApp

Pan-African Financial Institution, United Bank for Africa (UBA) has announced the commencement of its chat bank ‘Leo’ on the WhatsApp platform. With Leo on WhatsApp, customers who are users and lovers of the app can now can perform basic banking services including checking their balances on the go, transferring funds, paying bills, among other services. […]

Falz, KCEE, Mayokun, Kaffy, Others, to Thrill Fans at First African Freestyle Football Championship in Lagos

Falz, KCEE, Mayokun, Kaffy, Others, to Thrill Enthusiasts at First African Freestyle Football Championship in Lagos Feet and Tricks International, organisers of the first ever African Football Freestyle Championship in Africa have assured participants, stakeholders and ardent followers of the sport, that the first ever Championship in Africa scheduled to hold on September 13th -15th, […]

Fashanu, Akanni, Siasia, Kate Henshaw and Tonto Dikeh are Ambassadors for first African Freestyle Football Championship.

Fashanu, Akanni, Siasia, Kate Henshaw and Tonto Dikeh appointed ambassadors for first African Freestyle Football Championship. Feet and Tricks International, organisers of the first ever African Football Freestyle Championship in Africa has named former professional English footballer, John Fashanu; Former Nigerian defender and former Head of Lagos State Football Association, Waidi Akanni; and former Super […]