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 […]

Fidelity Bank Plc ,WorldRemit Goes into collaboration

Fidelity Bank Plc and WorldRemit has gone into partnership to provide instant money transfers to customers of the bank. According to the bank the new partnership further expands WorldRemit’s footprint in the country and allows the 15 million-Nigerian Diaspora to send money directly from their phones to recipients in Nigeria. According to the statement, the […]

Jim Ovia Writes a Book:‘Africa Rise And Shine: How a Nigerian Entrepreneur from Humble Beginnings Grew a Business to $16 billion”

The Chairman of Zenith Bank Plc, Mr. Jim Ovia, has advised budding entrepreneurs not to be dissuaded by whatever challenges they might be facing presently, just as he narrated how he founded a bank with N20 million in 1990, despite the uncertain business environment during the military era. Speaking in an interview on Bloomberg TV […]

TRANSCORP HOTELS PLC Increase Half Year Profit BY 85%

TRANSCORP HOTELS PLC Increase Half Year 2018 PROFIT BY 85% Transcorp Hotels Plc. has announced its Unaudited Financial Statements for the period ended June 30, 2018. The company showed significant growth over same period last year recording a turnover of N8.01billion, Profit Before Tax of N2.02billion and Earning Per Share of 17.84 Kobo. Transcorp Hotels […]

Christian Churches Should Deploy Cutting Edge Technology to Succeed-Prof Danfulani

Christian Churches should deploy cutting edge technology to Succeed in this era of globalisation and digitalisation,Professor Umar Danfulani of the University of Jos ,Plateau State have said. The Prof who was speaking on the occasion of Redeemed Christian Bible College annual conference tagged “African pentecostalism:Probity and Accountability”said that God is the maker of all things […]

Why Shareholders Want AMCON to Close Shop at Ten

Majority of Nigerian bank shareholders has been mouthing complaints and insisting that Asset Management Company(AMCON)which was planned to work for ten years and close shop,should do just that. The problem,however ,is that AMCON managers has over the last couple of months been making moves to elongate its tenure via various options including the National Assembly;claiming […]

Ecobank Nigeria Appoints Akinwuntan MD Designate

The Board of Directors of Ecobank Nigeria Limited has announced the appointment of Patrick Akinwuntan as the Managing Director (MD) designate of the bank. This followed the recent resignation of the MD of the bank, Charles Kie. A statement from the bank stated that the appointment is subject to the approval of the Central Bank […]

DMO Lists N10.69bn FGN Sovereign Green Bond on NSE

The Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) has announced the listing of the N10.69billion, 5-year, Federal Government Sovereign Green Bond at coupon rate of 13.48% on theExchnage by Debt Management Office (DMO) on Friday, July 20, 2018. On the same day, the NSE also held a pre-listing conference for market participants, themed, ‘Exploring the Green Financing Opportunity: […]

Manchester United To Sign 2 Croatian World Cup Stars

Manchester United manager, Jose Mourinho has entered the race to sign Croatian duo of Ivan Perisic and Ante Rebic. United have set out £92million for both players. The attacking pair starred for Croatia in their historic World Cup run that saw them finish as runners-up to France on Sunday. Perisic had rejected the chance to […]

10-year old girl launches two books

It was a gathering of A lists authors, book aficionados, and captains of industries at the Terra Kulture, Victoria Island, Lagos to launch two books written by 10-year old Munachi Mbonu. The books, Concealed and Chidubem: A child of destiny were products of leisurely exercises by the Year Six pupil of Grande Oakbridge Montessori School, […]

Elumelu’s N500M Delta State Pledge ups his Planned investment on Nigerian entrepreneurs to N4.4 billion

Tony Elumelu Foundation (TEF) Founder and Chairman of United Bank for Africa (UBA), Tony O. Elumelu, has pledged N500 million to create an entrepreneurship programme exclusive to indigenes of Delta State. He made the commitment after presenting 50 beneficiaries of the TEF Entrepreneurship Programme to Governor Ifeanyi Okowa. “Your Excellency, on behalf of the Heirs […]

NSE Partners Kinabuti Fashion Initiative to promote financial literacy

As part of its contribution towards building a financially savvy generation, The Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) is partnering with Kinabuti, to empower young people with entrepreneurial skills and financial literacy leveraging its Dare To Dream initiative across universities in Nigeria. NSE in a release said the partnership will see the engagement with 25,000 undergraduates expected […]

Registration opens for 2018 ASEA Annual Conference-NSE

The Nigerian Stock Exchange ( NSE) has announced that registration is now open for the 22nd Annual African Securities Exchange Association (ASEA) Conference to be held on November 26 and 27, 2018 at Oriental Hotel, Lagos, Nigeria. According to a release by the NSE “Attendees can register via the dedicated conference website, at www.asea-ngx2018.com. A […]

BOC Gases May Give Bonus Next Year-Chairman

The Chairman of BOC Gases,Abiodun Alabi has said that the company will look into the possibility of giving the shareholders a bonus next year,saying that issues with its book of accounts made it impracticable to give a bonus in the year in review . Alabi who disclosed this during the company’s annual general meeting(AGM)which held […]