Union Bank Holds Empowerment Seminar for Female Entrepreneurs

Union Bank Holds Empowerment Seminar for Female Entrepreneurs

As part of initiatives under its Small and Medium Enterprises (SME) business advisory programme, Union Bank recently organized an empowerment seminar for a cross section of female entrepreneurs in Lagos. The seminar tagged ‘Breaking Barriers – Women in Business’ was designed to provide UnionBank’s female SME customers with practical guides on how to surmount typical challenges faced by small businesses in Nigeria with particular focus on business law, accounting and online marketing. Union Bank’s SME seminars are a frequent feature in its business advisory service and this recent edition was…

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Forbes: Jeff Bezos Tops World’s Richest List

Forbes: Jeff Bezos Tops World’s Richest List

The list of 2,208 billionaires has been released by Forbes with first appearances from Hungary and Zimbabwe. This number is from 71 countries. Altogether, there are worth $9.1 trillion, an increase of 18% from last year. America tops the list with 585 billionaires, while China has 373. Jeff Bezos makes an appearance as the first and only person to have a 12-figure amount ($124.3 billion). Second in place is Bill Gates with $90 billion. The first cryptocurrency billionaires, as well as online retailers and a restaurant heiress, make this list….

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The GTCrea8 Convention for Undergraduates Holds March 8

The GTCrea8 Convention for Undergraduates Holds March 8

Foremost African financial institution, Guaranty Trust Bank plc, is set to hold the maiden edition of the GTCrea8 Convention for Undergraduates, on Wednesday, March 8, 2018 at the University of Lagos, Akoka. The one day convention, which is free to attend, will bring together undergraduates from universities across Nigeria who are passionate about technology, digital media, fashion, and more to connect with peers as well as role models in their areas of interests. To participate in the event, interested undergraduates are advised to register, FOR FREE, at gtcrea8.com/convention2018. As a…

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New Guinea hit by strong 6.7-magnitude quake

New Guinea hit by strong 6.7-magnitude quake

Papua New Guinea has been hit by a 6.7-magnitude earthquake, US seismologists said, a week after a major quake in the same remote highland region killed at least 67 people. It was the strongest aftershock yet to hit the Pacific nation’s mountainous interior, where a state of emergency has been declared as rescue workers struggle to reach cut-off villages following the 7.5-magnitude quake on February 26. The latest earthquake, recorded just after midnight early Wednesday (1400 GMT Tuesday), hit at a depth of 33 kilometres (20.5 miles), according to the…

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Soccer Fan Charged With Indecency In Football Match

Soccer Fan Charged With Indecency In Football Match

A German football fan has been arrested for allegedly masturbating in a stadium on match day. The Hertha Berlin follower was filmed relieving his frustrations before Saturday’s 1-0 loss to Schalke. Images appeared on social media of the man, in his 20s, sprawled on the away terraces with his jeans lowered – and his hand making a seemingly rude action. He is then seen to be surrounded by a group of stewards, while other Hertha fans stand nearby apparently unconcerned. The man was ejected from Schalke’s Veltins Arena and was…

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