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Stanbic IBTC Holds Ladies At The Table Empowerment Series 2.0

Stanbic IBTC Pension Managers Limited, a subsidiary of Stanbic IBTC Holdings PLC, recently held the second edition of its Ladies At The Table Empowerment Series (LATTES). The virtual event, which was organised with the aim of empowering women in business and career on how to live a well-balanced life was themed: ‘Rising above Bias’. The second edition of the event ... Read More »


Our attention has been drawn to recent reports of members of the public receiving text messages with account numbers.We implore members of the public that, as a financial institution, Wema Bank takes issues around data integrity and breaches seriously, and we are currently investigating the reports.Recently, we embarked on a massive activation campaign in the month and wish to state ... Read More »

Ecobank Transnational Incorporated holds its 34th AGM and Shareholders approve resolutionsAbidjan, Côte d’Ivoire

Ecobank Transnational Incorporated (“ETI”), the parent company of the Ecobank Group, the leading pan-African bank with operations across 33 African countries, today held its 34th Annual General Meeting (AGM) in Abidjan, Côte d’ Ivoire. Alain Nkontchou, Chairman Ecobank Group said: “2021 was a transformational year for the Group and the Board is pleased to be rewarding shareholders with a dividend ... Read More »

“recent developments responsible for my resignation from PDP” – Peter Obi

Frmer Governor of Anambra State, Peter Obi, has explained that “recent developments” within the Peoples Democratic Party were responsible for his resignation from the opposition party and withdrawal from its presidential primary slated for end of May. Obi was one of the 15 PDP presidential aspirants cleared by the Senator David Mark-led Presidential Screening Committee last month. However, the ex-governor, ... Read More »

Alleged N2.9bn Fraud : EFCC finally whisks Okorocha into custody

.… Efcc Justifies arrest of ex-governor After nearly four hours of confrontation, operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission on Tuesday overpowered former Imo State Governor, Rochas Okorocha and took him into detention. The faceoff arose following what the anti-graft agency described as the former governor’s refusal to show up after being admitted to administrative bail, a development that ... Read More »

Youssou Ndour headlines UBA Africa Conversations 2022: Panellists Celebrate Continent’s Success Stories, Seek Collaboration to Bridge Culture Gap

The United Bank for Africa (UBA) Plc, celebrated this year’s Africa Day in commemoration of African unity with the fourth edition of its annual UBA Africa Conversations which was held at the Tony Elumelu Amphitheater at the UBA House in Lagos on Tuesday, May 24th, 2022. The UBA Africa Conversations was established in May 2019 as a hallmark initiative in ... Read More »

allege financial fraud : Acting AGF, Nwabuoku Under Investigation For Corrupt Practices

Weeks after Accountant General of the Federation, Ahmed Idris was suspended for allegedly embezzling N80billion and President Muhammadu Buhari appointed Anamekwe Nwabuoku as Acting AGF, news filtered out that Nwabuoku is under probe for corruption. Nwabuoku who was newly appointed to overseer of the Office of the Accountant General of the Federation (OAGF), reportedly has a heavy corruption dossier and ... Read More »

Heirs Oil & Gas (HHOG) Reiterates Commitment to Global ESG Best Practices

Heirs Oil & Gas, Africa’s integrated energy company has reaffirmed its commitment to both national and global environmental, sustainability and governance (ESG) best practices in view of its upcoming operational 1-year anniversary. An important aspect of this commitment is the elimination of routine flaring from HHOGs OML 17 by 2025, in compliance with the Nigerian Government’s routine Flare Reduction/Elimination goal ... Read More »

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