Union Bank Shines at Sustainability, Enterprise and Responsibility Awards (SERAs)

Union Bank has won the Best Company in Environmental Excellence Award and the ‘Peoples’ Choice Award for the Most Outstanding Company in CSR/Sustainability’ at the 2018 Sustainability, Enterprise and Responsibility Awards (SERAs). The awards were presented at the SERAS ceremony which took place recently at the MUSON centre in Lagos. Following an extensive vetting process that included on-site inspection of applicants’ Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) and sustainability projects and initiatives, Union Bank was nominated across seven award categories including The SERAs Innovation Prize, Best Company in Education and Best Company…

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GTBank maintains leading position as Best Bank in Nigeria… Wins Bank of the Year, Sierra Leone

Foremost African financial institution, Guaranty Trust Bank Plc has won the award for “Bank of the Year Nigeria” for the second year in a row at The Banker’s Bank of the Year Awards, regarded as the industry standard for excellence within the global banking sector. Guaranty Trust Bank Sierra Leone Ltd, a subsidiary of Guaranty Trust Bank Plc, was also recognized as the “Bank of the Year Sierra Leone” at the event, which held on November 29, 2018 at the Sheraton Grand London Park Lane, London, United Kingdom. The Banker,…

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Fidelity Bank Rewards More Customers in GAIM season three

In its “Get Alert in Millions (GAIM) season three” promo, Fidelity Bank Plc yesterday presented the first set of winners. At the first presentation of the promo, 13 customers went home with cash prizes of N1 million and N2 million respectively, while 18 others went home with consolation prizes which ranged from table top fridges, television and power generating sets. The 31 winners that emerged at the first monthly draw of the promo cut across the six draw zones: Lagos, south-west, north, Abuja, south-east and south-south. Speaking at the presentation,…

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Habari, Nigeria’s Largest Platform for Music, Shopping, Lifestyle Content and More, Goes Live

Leading African financial institution, Guaranty Trust Bank plc, has announced the launch of Habari, Nigeria’s largest platform for music, shopping, lifestyle content and more. Unveiled on Friday, November 23, 2018 at a special event attended by renowned personalities in the entertainment, media and technology sectors, Habari offers users direct access to the largest catalogue of local and foreign music online, a seamless shopping experience and an exciting way to connect with friends, amongst other features. Built around the everyday lives of customers, Habari is the first mobile platform in Nigeria…

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Union Bank Receives Multiple Awards at 2018 Marketing World Awards Ceremony

Union Bank has received the ‘Marketing Campaign of the Year’ and ‘Innovative Financial Brand of the Year’ awards at the 2018 Marketing World awards. The awards were officially presented at a ceremony that held recently at the Movenpick Ambassador Hotel in Accra, Ghana and brought together top practitioners and stakeholders from the African integrated marketing communications industry. Now in its 8th year, the annual Marketing World awards were established to recognise and celebrate top individuals and organisations across Africa who have developed and implemented exceptional integrated marketing campaigns during the…

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ADVAN: Folake Ani-Mumuney-led association Celebrates Silver Jubilee

  Series of weeklong activities has been announced by the Advertisers Association of Nigeria (ADVAN), to mark its 25th anniversary, culminating in the ADVAN marketing excellence awards slated for the 18th of November. The ADVAN anniversary week with the theme “The Power of Story Telling” gives the leading marketing association in Nigeria and its members the opportunity to emphasize on the strategic importance of storytelling in nation building and driving economic growth, a role they have played so well over the last 25 years.  According to statement issued by the President of…

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Tony Elumelu tasks African leaders on attractive investment policies

Tony O. Elumelu, Chairman, Heirs Holdings, and Founder, Tony Elumelu Foundation, has called on African heads of state to develop policies that will attract private sector investment. He made the call while speaking to private sector captains, global investment leaders, and key players in Africa’s development sector at a plenary discussion at the Africa Investment Forum, titled: Championing Investments in Africa – Conversations with the private sector. Organised by the African Development Bank (AfDB), he event featured robust and interactive conversations on Africa’s investment landscape, with a view to articulating…

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FBN promotes financial literacy in schools in celebration of World savings day

First Bank of Nigeria Limited and FBNQuest Merchant Bank, both subsidiaries of FBNHoldings Plc, joined the rest of the world on October 31, 2018 to mark the 2018 World Savings Day by visiting 30 secondary schools and more than 1000 students across the country to impart them with knowledge of financial literacy nuggets. The World Savings Day is in line with FirstBank’s FutureFirst programme, specially designed to equip students with the knowledge of money management, early entrepreneurship skills, and financial independence whilst stimulating in them savings culture at an early age. Also,…

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Revenue Collection Hits N4.3trillion, Says FIRS

Federal Inland Revenue Service, FIRS, yesterday disclosed that it had recorded a remarkable performance in terms of revenue collection this year, adding that, as at October 31st, it recorded a collection of N4.3trillion. Speaking at the FIRS special day at the ongoing Lagos International Trade Fair, the Executive Chairman, Babatunde Fowler said the service had the potential to meet its assigned target at the end of the year. “We realize that this performance wouldn’t have been possible but for the present administration’s policies of expanding the nation’s tax base and…

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USA becomes world’s biggest crude oil producer

According to Energy Information Administration (EIA) data released on Wednesday, the U.S. crude production has hit a whopping 11.6 million bpd, thereby making the United States the world’s biggest crude oil producer, pushing Russia and Saudi Arabia to the back seat. That’s a threefold increase from the U.S. low reached a decade ago, and a 22.2 percent rise just this year. It makes the United States the world’s biggest producer of crude. Russia pumps an average of 10.8million bpd and Saudi Arabia, about 10.5million bpd. The EIA expects output to…

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