The New £50 & £20 Notes And How They Affect Nigerians

The new polymer £50 note was introduced into the monetary system in the United Kingdom for the first time on the 23rd of June 2021 and its circulation to branches …

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Ecobank MD Applauds Nigeria’s Eurobond Issuance Plan

Ecobank Nigeria’s Managing Director, Mr. Patrick Akinwuntan has expressed support for the Federal Government of Nigeria’s plan for a Eurobond issuance in the International Capital Market, describing the multi-billion dollar offering as …

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The Hustle At Ikoyi Marriage Registry

Last week, I discovered that acquiring an official marital status from the government through the Ministry of Interior has become very much like what we used to do those days …

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Forced COVID-19 Vaccinations – How Possible & How Legal?

An internal memo by one of the banks operating in Nigeria, asking its staff to ensure they are vaccinated against COVID-19 or be barred from entering the bank’s premises, has …

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Education Under Attack: UN Tasks Nigerian Government To Provide Better Protection for School Children

On a day set aside as the International Day to Protect Education from Attack, the United Nations today called on the Nigerian government to make for more efforts to protect …

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4 Ecobank Customers Win Millions In Savings Super Reward Scheme

Four customers of Ecobank Nigeria have emerged winners of the bank’s Super Reward Scheme, a promotion aimed at encouraging savings culture among Nigerians. Each of the four winners received a …

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Fidelity Bank Chairman Is New Head Of Bank Directors Association

The Bank Directors’ Association of Nigeria, (BDAN), has a new President. He is Mr. Mustafa Chike-Obi, Chairman, Fidelity Bank Plc. His appointment as BDAN President, which took effect from Monday, …

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Dangote’s $2bn Petrochemical Plant to Produce 77 Grades of Polypropylene

The $2 billion Dangote Petrochemical Plant located in Ibeju-Lekki, Lagos State, is designed to produce 77 different high-performance grades of polypropylene in the country. With a turnover of $1.2 billion, …

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How To Bridge Nigeria’s Infrastructure Gap – Akinwuntan

Managing Director, Ecobank Nigeria, Mr. Patrick Akinwuntan has advocated a synergy between financial institutions and private investors to address infrastructure deficit in the country. Mr. Akinwuntan made the suggestions in …

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Sir Victor Uwaifo: Class, Character, Style, Verve, Resilience – All In One Bundle

On the 1st of March this year, I wrote a short post, which partly read: “Happy 80th birthday to an icon of our times, Sir (Prof) Victor Uwaifo, MON. THE …

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