Candidates declared winner under duress will not get certificate of return– INEC

For those who were declared winners under duress in the governorship and state Houses of Assembly elections to be conducted on Saturday (tomorrow), the Independent National Electoral Commission has said it will not issue Certificates of Return to the candidates. The commission also threatened to record zero vote and cancel the results of polling units where its personnel deliberately failed to deploy the Smart Card Readers. The Chairman of INEC, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, said this on Thursday during the meeting of the Inter-Agency Consultative Committee on Election Security held at…

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GTBank Sponsors 2019 Lagos International Polo Tournament

        Some of the most renowned indigenous and international polo teams are set to convene in Lagos, Nigeria to compete for highly coveted trophies in the 2019 Lagos Int’l Polo Tournament. Sponsored by leading African Financial Institution, Guaranty Trust Bank plc. This year’s competition will begin on March 13, 2019 and will see both Nigerian and foreign teams compete in five main cups, namely; the Silver Cup, Open Cup, Oba of Lagos Cup, Low Cup and Majekodunmi Cup. Over the years, GTBank has been at the forefront of…

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2018 Full Year Audited Results: GTBank’s gross earnings soars to N434.7billion ….Profit before Tax hits N215.6billion

Guaranty Trust Bank plc has released its audited financial results for the year ended December 31, 2018 to the Nigerian and London Stock Exchanges. A review of the results shows positive performance across all financial metrics and improved strategic positioning of the brand. Gross earnings for the year grew by 3.7% to ₦434.7billion from ₦419.2billion reported in the December 2017. Profit before tax stood at ₦215.6billion, representing a growth of 9.1% over ₦197.7billion* recorded in the corresponding year ended December 2017. The Bank’s customer deposits increased by 10.3% to ₦2.274trillion…

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