Banking and Finance News & Reports

Nnamdi Okonkwo Emerges Banker of the Year

Fidelity Bank CEO, Mr. Nnamdi Okonkwo was on Sunday adjudged Banker of the Year at the Business Hallmark People of the Year Awards 2020. The award, presented during an elaborate ceremony in Lagos, was conferred on Mr. Okonkwo in utmost recognition of his leadership and vision having not only overseen strong financial performance for the bank …read more →

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Governor Sanwo-Olu of Lagos Unveils First Electric Car in Nigeria

The Governor of Lagos State Nigeria, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu has unveiled Nigeria’s first locally assembled electric car in Nigeria – Hyundai Kona at Ojo in Lagos State Speaking at the event, Governor Sanwo-Olu commended Stallion Group for believing in the Lagos and the Nigerian dream. Governor Sanwo-Olu said that with the unveiling of the car, …read more →

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We’ll Complete Lagos-Badagry Expressway, Sanwo-Olu Assures

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on Friday assured Nigerians that the State Government would complete the ongoing construction of the Lagos-Badagry Expressway. He said his government is committed to the construction of the Lagos-Badagry Expressway, adding that the delay of work on the road was based on the government’s plan to build a first-class …read more →

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African Development Bank to Fund Rwanda Coding Academy

The African Development Bank has signed a grant agreement with the Ministry of ICT and Innovation in Rwanda to support the Rwanda Coding Academy, set up to develop top technology talent to drive a booming, innovation-driven digital economy in the East African nation. The Rwanda Coding Academy was established as a proof-of-concept (PoC) model school …read more →

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Japaul to Commence Gold Mining in 12 Locations in Nigeria

Japaul Gold and Ventures may soon begin gold mining and refining in the country following its agreement with a Chines company Xiang Hui International Mining Company Nigeria. According to the Group Chairman, Japaul Gold and Ventures Plc, Jegede Paul, the deal involves the Chinese company officials working on its sites in Benue, Taraba, Osun and …read more →

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Nigeria Grants Dangote Cement Waiver to Export Products Across Land Borders

Nigeria has granted Dangote Cement Plc, majorly owned by Africa’s richest man, Aliko Dangote to export its products through the land borders to neighbouring countries. Nigeria had in August 2019 closed its land borders with its West African countries neighbours over increase smuggling activities across the borders, stalling export trade through land boarders across the …read more →

Banking and Finance News & Reports

Access Bank Recognized as the ‘Best Digital Bank in Africa’ 2020

For its continued investment in digital innovation, Africa’s largest retail bank, Access Bank PLC has been recognized as the ‘Best Digital Bank in Africa’ by Asian Banker. The announcement was made at the Asian Banker Middle East and Africa Regional 2020 Awards virtual ceremony. Access Bank, over the years, has leveraged technology including advanced analytics, …read more →

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Access Bank Reiterates Commitment to Service Excellence

Access Bank has restated commitment to deliver superior service to its customers. The Bank in a statement said it is concerned by the inconvenience that some of its customers are currently experiencing and would play its part to ensure that they have access to their accounts as quickly as possible. “We want to express our …read more →

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FG Commits N78.96 billion on Aviation Infrastructure Development Roadmap in 2021

The Minister of Aviation, Senator Hadi Sirika has said that Nigeria would commit N78.96 billion on Aviation Infrastructure Development Roadmap in 2021 noting that the emphasis would be on the implementation of the Aviation Roadmap as approved by President Muhammad Buhari. Sirika who was responding to questions from the House of Representatives Committee on Aviation …read more →