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More Accolades For Leo: UBA Emerges Best Institution In Digital Banking Across Africa

By   /  July 12, 2018  /  Business  /  No Comments

Pan-African financial services group, United Bank for Africa Plc, has once again made an addition to its growing list of enviable laurels as it was named Africa’s best bank  in the Digital category at the prestigious Euromoney awards in London.   This further lends credence to UBA’s dominance in the digital banking space. The Euromoney […]

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Macron Embraces African Entrepreneurship As Tony Elumelu Foundation (TEF) Hosts Vibrant Session With Nearly 2,000 Entrepreneurs

By   /  July 9, 2018  /  Business  /  No Comments

French President Emmanuel Macron offered a bold and new vision of France’s relationship with Africa, speaking to Tony Elumelu Entrepreneurs in Lagos today. He passionately advocated a new partnership, prioritizing the role of entrepreneurship in driving Africa’s renaissance, highlighting the importance of the private sector and urging the creation of a business ecosystem that leverages […]

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How Debt Management Office DG Drives Nigeria Into Economic Crisis Due To Glaring Incompetence And Cluelessness

By   /  July 6, 2018  /  Business  /  No Comments

As financial experts call for her sack Nigeria’s economy is heading for more tough times ahead going by current happenstances at the Debt Management Office, DMO, manned by Ms. Patience Oniha. There have been red alerts pointing towards a major crisis in the Nigerian economy since Oniha took over about a year ago from Dr. […]

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Tony Elumelu Pledges N500 Million Exclusively To Delta State Focused Entrepreneurship Programme

By   /  July 6, 2018  /  Business  /  No Comments

Today, during a courtesy visit to the Governor of his native Delta State, Tony Elumelu Foundation (TEF) Founder and Chairman of United Bank for Africa (UBA), Tony O. Elumelu, CON pledged N500 million to create an entrepreneurship programme exclusive to indigenes of the state. He made the commitment after presenting 50 beneficiaries of the TEF […]

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How DFSs, DPMs, Cashiers In 17 LGAs Of Plateau Spent Two Years In Suspension

By   /  July 6, 2018  /  Business  /  No Comments

Yakubu Busari   The plight of Local Governments staff in Nigeria democracy shows how the system strife without the contributions of the 3rd tiers of government most especially in the 3rd world country where the tenure of elected chairmen is been truncated by their Governors.   The most worrisome is that of Plateau State government […]

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Tony Elumelu Foundation Hosts French President Emmanuel Macron In An Interactive Session With Over 2,000 African Entrepreneurs

By   /  July 3, 2018  /  Business  /  No Comments

LAGOS, NIGERIA, 03 July 2018 – While in Lagos this week, H.E. Emmanuel Macron, President of the French Republic will engage with over 2,000 Tony Elumelu Foundation (TEF) alumni, together with other significant members of the African entrepreneurial ecosystem, in an open forum, that will guarantee a free and frank exchange of ideas and opinions. […]

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Max Air Joins Nigerian Domestic Market

By   /  June 28, 2018  /  Business  /  No Comments

The owners of Max Air Limited have concluded plans to venture into the Nigerian domestic air transport market in addition to its usual Hajj and Umrah operations.   Alhaji Bashir Mangal, Vice Chairman, Max Air, in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), on Wednesday in Abuja, said the airline would commence full […]

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FAAC Meeting Ends In Deadlock

By   /  June 28, 2018  /  Business  /  No Comments

The monthly Federation Account Allocation Committee (FAAC) meeting ended in a deadlock on Wednesday in Abuja.   The FAAC monthly meeting is the forum where money is shared among the federal, states and local governments ended with participants wearing long faces.   Mr Mahmoud Yunusa, Chairman, Forum of Finance Commissioners of FAAC, who declined to […]

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Transcorp Appoints Owen Omogiafo As Executive Director

By   /  June 27, 2018  /  Business  /  No Comments

Transnational Corporation of Nigeria Plc (Transcorp), one of Nigeria’s leading conglomerates, has appointed Mrs. Owen Omogiafo as an Executive Director with effect from July 1, 2018.   She will in her new role support in driving and delivering on Transcorp’s strategic ambitions as the conglomerate continues to fulfil its special mission of lighting homes, schools, […]

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Transcorp Appoints Chris Ezeafulukwe As Executive Director

By   /  June 10, 2018  /  Business  /  No Comments

Transnational Corporation of Nigeria Plc (Transcorp), one of Nigeria’s leading conglomerate,has appointed Mr. Christopher Ezeafulukwe as an Executive Director with effect from July 1, 2018.   Mr. Ezeafulukwe, currently the Group General Counsel and Head, Business Development, will in his new role, focus and drive the development of new commercial interests as well as the […]

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