Tuesday , 17 September 2019

Monthly Archives: September 2019

EcobankPay Hits N2bn Transactions Value; 100,000 Merchants onboarded

Lagos, September 16, 2019 – Ecobank Nigeria says over 100,000 merchants have been onboarded on the EcobankPay platform with transaction value reaching N2billion. EcobankPay offers customers a multi-channel payment experience that includes Mobile QR Payment at merchant stores (mCash, Masterpass and mVisa), ​ Merchant QR is set up via Facebook Messenger as well as USSD​ payment for low-income phone users. ... Read More »


    LR-Patrik Mgbenwelu, Non-executive Director, FBNQuest Trustees; Adekunle Awojobi, MD, FBNQuest Trustees; Dr. Oba Otudeko, Group Chairman, FBN Holdings Plc., Dr. Omobola Johnson, Senior Partner, TLcom Capital LLP; Kayode Akinkugbe, MD/CEO, FBNQuest Merchant Bank and Taiwo Okeowo, DMD, FBNQuest Merchant Bank at the 40th Anniversary event of FBNQuest Trustees which took place in Lagos recently. FBNQuest Trustees Limited, an ... Read More »

Fidelity Bank donates laboratory to correctional home

Fidelity Bank Plc, top Nigerian lender has handed over a well-equipped, state-of-the-art Kitchen/Catering Laboratory for the use of students at the Girls Correctional Home, Idi-Araba, Lagos. The project, according to the bank, is a clear demonstration of its unwavering support towards enhancing the lives and wellbeing of less privileged members of the society. Speaking at the commissioning ceremony in Lagos ... Read More »

Khafi evicted from #BBNaija reality show

hafi Kareem has been evicted from the Big Brother Naija house. Her exit is coming after spending 77 days and nine weeks in the House. While in the house, the 29-year old won the Innoson vehicle valued at N3.85 million and a 220,000 Scanfrost TV during the Scanforst challenge. She also walked away with Arla cooking challenge and was co-winner ... Read More »

Ijegun Oil Depots: Sanwo-Olu Meets DPR over Relief Plan for Residents

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on Thursday met with the leadership of the Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) to discuss measures being taken towards alleviating hardship faced by Ijegun residents over the activities of cluster oil depots in the area. The meeting, held at the Lagos House in Marina, was aimed at bringing lasting relief to residents living around ... Read More »

I wish PDP well, Melaye says as he turns down party appointment

Senator Dino Melaye has rejected his appointment as the Director-General of the Kogi State Governorship Campaign Council. The PDP National Publicity Secretary, Mr. Kola Ologbondiyan had, on Friday, told journalists that Melaye has been appointed the DG of Kogi State Governorship Campaign Council. But Melaye, via his Twitter handle @dino-melaye; and his Facebook wall declared his rejection of the offer. He wrote: “Let me ... Read More »

Xenophobic Attacks: Nigeria Will Seek Compensation From South Africa, Says Dabiri-Erewa

The Nigerian government says it would demand compensation from South African government over the killing of its citizens in the xenophobia attacks. The Chairman of Nigerians in Diaspora Commission, Abike Dabiri-Erewa, disclosed this in Akure, the Ondo State capital. She spoke at the ‘1st Diaspora Lecture’ held at the Federal University of Technology Akure on Thursday evening. Our reporter said  ... Read More »

Edo Assembly crisis: Obaseki hails Judiciary for upholding rule of law

…calls for peace, reconciliation The Edo State Governor, Mr Godwin Obaseki, has hailed the judiciary for upholding the rule of law over the Edo House of Assembly issue, noting that the state government received the ruling with humility and respect for the judicial arm of government. In a statement, the governor said, “We received the verdict of the Federal High ... Read More »

Kashamu faction quits PDP, joins APC in Ogun

No fewer than 1,000 members of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) from Ogun East Senatorial District, loyal to the Buruji Kashamu faction, on Friday, defected to the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) The defectors, who said that they took the decision in a show of solidarity with Gov. Dapo Abiodun, were received by Mr Tunji Egbetokun, the Senior Special Adviser ... Read More »

We Partnered with Tony Elumelu Foundation to Create Economic Opportunities in Conflict Prone Regions – ICRC President Says

Tony Elumelu, Founder of Tony Elumelu Foundation and ICRC President, Peter Maurer Calls for a new Private Sector Led approach to humanitarian development in Africa Collaboration between humanitarian and the private sector is critical for impact-driven intervention At the just concluded Forum organised by the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), key speakers Tony O. Elumelu, Founder of the Tony ... Read More »

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