Half-Year Result: Ecobank Profit Rises By 33%

Ecobank Transnational Incorporated (ETI) recorded a 33.04 per cent rise in its profit before tax for the first half of the year ended June 30, 2021. In its unaudited financial …

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FIDELITY BANK PHOTO STORY – N39m Promo Ends

GAIM FINAL DRAW Fidelity Bank Plc has conducted the 6th and Final draw of the Get Alert in Millions (GAIM 4) Season 4 Savings Promo where cash totaling N39m was given …

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2021 NATIONAL DIASPORA DAY: MATTERS ARISING

The 2021 National Diaspora Day has come and gone. It was marked last Sunday, 25th July. There was a flurry of activities, mostly online and by various groups, including government …

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Tokyo 2020: A Desperate COVID Olympics

Events of the 32nd Olympiad commenced today in Tokyo, Japan, two days to the official opening ceremony on Friday, 23rd July 2021. The Baseball and Soccer matches set the ball …

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Ecobank Receives US$50m Trade Finance Facility From UK’s CDC Group

CDC Group, United Kingdom’s development finance institution and impact investor, has announced a US$50 million trade finance facility for Ecobank International (EBI SA), the international subsidiary of Ecobank Group. This …

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FCMB, GT Bank Appoint First Female CEOs

A revolution seems to be ongoing in the Nigerian banking industry with recent appointment of women to head leading banks in the financial services sector. This week alone, two banks, …

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COVID-19: Governor Sanwo-Olu’s Anger & The Delta Force

Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has shown his anger with Lagosians and others who pass through the State by reading the riot act about sanctions for those not obeying COVID-19 …

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Fidelity Bank – An Evolution of Business Culture Takes Off

When Nneka Onyeali-Ikpe assumed duty as the very first female Managing Director & Chief Executive Officer of Fidelity Bank Plc last January, it was clear she would bring a new …

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Over 40 Million Women-Owned Small Businesses to Benefit From Ecobank ‘Ellevate’

Ecobank Nigeria has launched “Ellevate”, a gender-based scheme for women-owned businesses to reduce gender inequality in entrepreneurship. The product is aimed at aiding equal representation for women in the formal …

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Ibrahim Magu and Police Promotions

It was strange to hear the news that Ibrahim Magu, erstwhile Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, was one of the senior police officers being considered for …

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