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FIRSTBANK ENHANCES THE EDUCATIONAL SECTOR, SUPPORTS SCHOOLS WITH OVER 10 BILLION NAIRA LOAN

 Nigeria’s premier and leading financial services provider, First Bank of Nigeria Limited, has announced that within the last year, it has supported educational institutions in the country with loans in the sum of over 10 billion naira. The Bank’s support is carried out through its FirstEdu product, an educational solution created to enhance the educational facilities in schools with a ... Read More »

Sen. Hope Uzodinma sworn in as Imo State Governor

Sen. Hope Uzodinma of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has been sworn in as the substantive governor of Imo after the Supreme Court declared him winner of the March 9, 2019 governorship election. Uzodinma was sworn in on by the Imo Chief Judge, Justice Pascal Nnadi with his team of over 30 judges from the state judiciary at exactly 7.25 ... Read More »

GAIM 4 DRAWS: 13 New Millionaires Emerge In Fidelity Bank’s Savings Promo, Begin 2020 On A Happy Note

 Thirteen lucky customers of Fidelity Bank Plc have started the new year on a strong note having emerged millionaires in the third monthly draw of the Get Alert in Millions (GAIM) promo season 4 in Lagos on Tuesday. The bank also rewarded loyal customers with cash prizes worth N16 million in the categories of N2 million and N1 million respectively.The ... Read More »

MTN shares rise 10% after $2 bln tax case withdrawn

Posted by  Sotayo MTN Nigeria shares rose 10% on Monday to their highest in two weeks after the country’s attorney general withdrew a $2 billion tax demand against the South African telecoms firm.      The company and attorney general both said on Friday that Nigeria’s attorney general had withdrawn the tax case.     Shares in MTN, Nigeria’s second biggest listed firm, rose ... Read More »

Breaking: Supreme Court suspend hearing of Guber Appeals

The Supreme Court of Nigeria has suspended the hearing of the governorship appeals from six states of the Federation scheduled to take place today, Monday in Abuja. The Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Tanko Muhammad, gave the order following the inability of the security operatives to control the crowd and the noise level in the court. Justice Muhammad had led ... Read More »

Polaris Bank has emerged the Best Deposit Money Bank (DMB) in Consumer protection in Nigeria

….Polaris Bank as an attestation of the institution’s show of strong leadership in prompt resolution of transaction issues The Award was presented to the Bank at the Jos Bankers forum— an Annual Dinner and Award event organised by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) Jos branch held to recognise and reward DMBs for their performance during the outgone year.  Speaking ... Read More »

KPMG SME REPORT: FIRSTBANK NAMED BIGGEST MOVER IN 2019

Written by Collins Nweze  Capital is crucial in driving sustainable Small and Medium Enterprises’(SMEs’) growth and uplifting the economy. First Bank of Nigeria Limited, as part of the launch of its specialised SMEs’ propositions, has continually supported SMEs through diverse initiatives. The bank says its support for SMEs is in line with the Central Bank of Nigeria’s directive on improved ... Read More »

Agege To Become A Business Hub, says Hon. Ayantayo

… As Egunjobi named Newly Renovated Majekodunmi Plaza after Obasa …inspects other ongoing projects in Agege. #AgegePulse Magazine Special Adviser to the Governor of Lagos State on Parastatals Monitoring Office, PMO, Hon. Afolabi Ayantayo has today confidently said that Agege will soon become a ‘BusinessHub’ after the completion of all ongoing projects embarked upon by the all tiers of government ... Read More »

Ecobank Nigeria Management Visits  Lagos State Government

(L-R) : Acting Head, Consumer Banking, Ecobank Nigeria, Ayodele Osolake; Chief Financial Officer, Ecobank Nigeria, Ibukun Oyedeji; Executive Director, Commercial Banking, Ecobank Nigeria, Carol Oyedeji; Managing Director, Ecobank Nigeria, Patrick Akinwuntan; Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu; Lagos State Deputy Governor, Obafemi Hamzat; Secretary to Lagos State Government (S.S.G) Folashade Sherifat Jaji and Treasurer, Ecobank Nigeria, Tokunbo Uko, during a courtesy visit ... Read More »

Start-up African Entrepreneurs: Apply for the 2020 Tony Elumelu Foundation Entrepreneurship Programme

·         Sixth Year of Programme and Tenth Anniversary of Foundation see Significant Enhancements to the TEF Entrepreneurship Programme ·         Creating a Personalised Entrepreneurship Journey for Applicants and Greatly Increased Access to Programme and Knowledge Base Applications made through TEFConnect, Africa’s largest digital entrepreneurship network Image Caption – Tony O. Elumelu, CON, Founder, Tony Elumelu Foundation and Dr. Awele Elumelu, Trustee, Tony Elumelu ... Read More »

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