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Monthly Archives: August 2019

Bobrisky on Saturday escaped to evade arrest by Police

Instagram famed crossdresser Idris Okuneye alias Bobrisky on Saturday escaped to evade arrest following the deployment of policemen to scuttle his planned birthday celebrations. Bobrisky who turned 28 on Saturday had planned a birthday bash at the Pearls Gardens in Lekki Phase 1 on Saturday and another slated for Paradise Boat Club, Victoria Island on Sunday. But Police Commissioner Zubairu ... Read More »

WAAS will enhance agribusiness, grow GDP across West Africa- Asenuga.

  ​ The need​ for West African countries to come together to ​ showcase the rich agricultural heritage of their sub-continent ​ and contribute to ​ its Gross Domestic Product (GDP) are the focus of the West African Agribusiness Show scheduled for Nigeria in 2020, Mr. Idowu Asenuga, an agric expert and top agric equipment consultant in Nigeria has posited. ... Read More »

Nigeria’s banking sector in shake up as MTN launches money transfer service

Nigeria’s biggest telecoms firm MTN has launched a mobile money transfer service, targeting those without bank accounts, and said on Thursday it plans to become a payment services bank once it obtains approval from the central bank. .com/proxy/ A woman walks past an advertising posters for MTN telecommunication company along a street in Lagos The success in east Africa of ... Read More »

Adeduntan: FirstBank is reducing poverty, deepening financial inclusion through its 31,000 agent network

In its quest to deepen financial inclusion, FirstBank is channelling its resources to reach those at the bottom of the pyramid through its agency banking. The tie-one bank has over 31,000 agents spread across Nigeria with 9,000 assigned to provide financial services to the highly excluded Northern region. According to Adesola Adeduntan, the MD/CEO, First Bank of Nigeria Limited, the ... Read More »


Following the successful award of a Super-Agent License, Y’ello Digital Financial Services, a subsidiary of MTN Nigeria has opened its doors, announcing the launch of its super-agent network service named ‘MoMo Agent’ at an event in Abuja on Thursday August 29. The extensive network of MoMo Agents will immediately begin providing safe and accessible money transfer services to underbanked and ... Read More »

Wema Bank partners 02 Academy to reduce road-related accidents |

Wema Bank has created a 3D zebra crossing in partnership with O2 Academy, Lagos to raise awareness on safe driving and inspire behavioural change among Nigerians. Located opposite the bank’s headquarters along Marina Road in Lagos, the 3D crossing is an effort to improve road safety in the area. The project, which serves as part of the bank’s corporate social ... Read More »

CIBN Presents Accreditation Certificate To Ecobank Nigeria Academy

Caption : Registrar/Chief Executive, Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria (CIBN), ‘Seye Awojobi; 1st Vice President, CIBN, Bayo Olugbemi; Manager, Learning and Development, Ecobank Nigeria, Ayotunde Opeoluwa; Managing Director, Ecobank Nigeria, Patrick Akinwuntan and 2nd Vice President, CIBN, Ken Okpara during the presentation of accreditation certificate to Ecobank Academy in Lagos The Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria (CIBN) has ... Read More »

Tony Elumelu to Deliver Keynote Address at TICAD Africa Development Conference in Japan

Tony O. Elumelu, Founder of the Tony Elumelu Foundation and the Chairman of the United Bank for Africa (UBA), will speak at the Seventh Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD), taking place in Yokohama, Japan from August 28 – 30, 2019. As the leading champion of entrepreneurship in Africa, Mr. Elumelu will ensure that the voice of a new ... Read More »


  UAC of Nigeria Plc (“UAC or the Company”) wishes to inform The Nigerian Stock Exchange (The Exchange), its shareholders and stakeholders that the Company has entered into an agreement with Imperial Logistics Limited (“Imperial Logistics”), under which Imperial Logistics proposes to increase its shareholding in MDS Logistics Limited (“MDS” or the “Company”) from 49% to 57%, by acquiring an ... Read More »

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