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Tony Elumelu Foundation to Open Applications for the 2020 TEF Entrepreneurship Programme on January 1, 2020

The Tony Elumelu Foundation (TEF) — Africa’s leading philanthropy dedicated to empowering African entrepreneurs — will begin accepting applications for the 2020 cohort of the TEF Entrepreneurship Programme, on January 1, 2020.    Applications are made through TEFConnect, the digital networking hub for the African entrepreneurship ecosystem, created by the Foundation.   The TEF Entrepreneurship Programme is open to entrepreneurs from across ... Read More »

MTN Foundation awards scholarships to students

Eional expenses can be a herculean task for many Nigerian students. In lieu of this, MTN Foundation, the CSR arm of MTN Nigeria’s top ICT Company is supporting Nigerian students to have access to quality education without worries about tuition and other associated expenses. The corporate social investment body, recently awarded scholarships to over 400 students in public tertiary institutions ... Read More »

First Bank drives economic devt with FirstGem, says CEO The Chief Executive Officer (CEO), First Bank of Nigeria Limited, Adesola Adeduntan, has said the introduction of FirstGem, a female-focused product by the bank has contributed to the development of the Nigerian economy. Speaking at the FirstGem third anniversary conference held in Lagos, the bank chief said he was delighted that ... Read More »

Economy In Q3 2019 : Ecobank, Standard Chartered Lead In Capital Importation To Nigeria 

National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) says Ecobank Nigeria and the local unit of Standard Chartered Bank have joined Stanbic IBTC Bank to become foreign investors’ favourites for investment deals.  Details of the Bureau report showed that out of 26 banks foreign investors used to deploy foreign capital into the country, the most investment came through Stanbic IBTC Bank. The bank ... Read More »

Ecobankmobile *326# Serenades Stars, Guests at AFRIMA Awards

Ecobankmobile *326# was the cynosure at the 6th AFRIMA Awards in Lagos. Stars, both local and foreign and a wide range of guest, both Nigerians and non-Nigerians attest to the unique features of the mobile banking code available in 33 countries. The *326# sing-along jingle was warm and alluring as guests were ushered into the awards venue. Ecobankmobile *326# enables ... Read More »

Heritage Bank empowers 2000 female entrepreneurs via financial inclusivity initiatives Taking into consideration the importance of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) to the economy, Heritage Bank Plc has continued to structure financial inclusivity initiatives in empowering over 2000 female entrepreneurs towards economic enablement and self-realization. This move is in line with the people-oriented policies of the Central Bank of ... Read More »

University Dons Proffer Solutions to Africa’s Economic Prosperity at the UBA Professorial Lecture

Intellectuals and leading minds across Africa have suggested the adoption by governments, of strategic policy actions which are expected to ultimately lead to the economic prosperity of the continent. The Academics who spoke during the first Lecture Series of the UBA Professorial Chair in Finance at the University of Lagos (UNILAG) on Tuesday, listed a number of policy measures and ... Read More »

FIRSTBANK PARTNERS LINDA IKEJI TV, UNVEILS FIRST CLASS MATERIAL

Lagos, 25 November 2019, First Bank of Nigeria Limited has announced its partnership with Linda Ikeji TV for the broadcast of the TV show, First Class Material. The show is billed to premiere on all FirstBank and Linda Ikeji TV platforms across the web and social media on Tuesday 26th November at 8am and reposted at 7pm same evening- Nigerian ... Read More »

FBNHOLDINGS: SETTING THE TONE FOR GENDER INCLUSIVENESS, BALANCE IN BOARDROOM

Bashirat Odunewu, Group Executive, Energy and Infrastructure, FirstBank; Cecilia Akintomide (OON), Independent Non-Executive Director, FBNHoldings; Folake Ani-Mumuney, Chairman, FBNInsurance Brokers/Group Head, Marketing & Corporate Communications, FirstBank; Ibukun Awosika, Chairman, First Bank of Nigeria Limited; Fiona Ahimie, Managing Director, FBNQuest Securities Ltd; Oluwande Muoyo, Independent Non-Executive Director, FBNHoldings; Ijeoma Nwogwugwu, Managing Director, ARISE News Channel Africa; Otunba Debola Osibogun, Non-Executive Director, ... Read More »

Heritage Bank celebrates International Men’s Day

Heritage Bank Plc, Nigeria’s Most Innovative Banking Service Provider celebrated International Men’s Day 2019 themed: “Making a difference for Men and Boys”, with event held at every Experience Centres- ECs (branches) of the bank across the country. The financial institution leveraged on this theme and coined a personal theme, which is “Break the Ice; Inspire another Man”. To help chart ... Read More »

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