FCMB CONTINUES TO PROMOTE SMEs IN NIGERIA, CREATES “SHEVENTURES” INITIATIVE, EXTENDS SUPPORT TO 15,000 WOMEN

First City Monument Bank (FCMB), a foremost financial services provider in Nigeria, has continue her aggressive drive and support for the Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) sector in the country. The bank, which was recently voted as the Best SME Bank in Africa, thereby consolidating its position as…

Karl Toriola Appointed CEO, MTN Nigeria

MTN Nigeria has appointed Karl Toriola as the new chief executive officer (CEO) with effect from March 1, 2021. In a statement by MTN Group on Monday, Toriola, the current vice president for MTN Group’s West and Central Africa (WECA) region, will take over from Ferdi Moolman, who…

Union Bank Secures IFC’S $40 Million To Boost Trade Finance In Nigeria

The International Finance Commission, IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, has announced a finance guarantee facility to Union Bank to boost access to finance for local business, enable increased international trade for Nigeria and help protect the country’s economy from the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.…

Nigeria @60: Former Senate President, Governors Throw Weight Behind Compendium On Foremost Nigerians By Lanre Alfred

Former Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki, and Governors Kayode Fayemi and Dapo Abiodun of Ekiti and Ogun States respectively have thrown their weight behind the trans-generational compendium to commemorate the 60th anniversary of Nigeria. The book, entitled Nigeria @60: Foremost Nigerians of the Last 60years; is written by…

Nigeria @60: Federal Government Endorses Former Thisday Society Editor, Lanre Alfred’s Book on 60 Foremost Nigerians

The Federal Government of Nigeria, through the National Council for Arts and Culture, NCAC, has endorsed a forthcoming book titled, Nigeria @60: 60 Foremost Nigerians In the Last 60 Years; being written by celebrity journalist and author, Lanre Alfred. According to Otunba Olusegun Runsewe, Director-General, NCAC, “The book…

UBA Group Announces Appointment of Deputy Managing Directors For Nigeria and Africa

United Bank for Africa Plc (UBA), the leading pan-African financial services group, is pleased to announce the appointments of Ayoku Liadi and Oliver Alawuba as Deputy Managing Directors in charge of UBA’s Nigeria and Africa businesses, respectively. The creation of the new positions, reporting to Group CEO, Kennedy…

FrieslandCampina WAMCO Reports N161.8 Billion Turnover At AGM, Pledges To Lead Dairy Development In Nigeria

Nigeria’s foremost dairy company, FrieslandCampina WAMCO Nigeria PLC, producers of Peak and Three Crowns milk has announced a turnover of N161.8 billion at the 47th Annual General Meeting held at the FC Academy in the Company’s Head Office at Ikeja, Lagos, Thursday, 25 June 2020. The meeting was held under strict…

Ecobank Nigeria Extends Zero Charge For Digital Money Transfers

The zero charge for mobile money transfers by Ecobank commenced in March as part of the bank’s corporate action to cushion the rising spread of Coronavirus. Ecobank has extended its zero-charge fee for digital money transfers below N5,000 till the end of September this year. In addition to…