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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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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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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Three New Non-Executive Directors For Ecobank Nigeria

The Board of Ecobank Nigeria has announced the appointment of three Independent Non-Executive Directors. The three new directors, Mrs. Taba Peterside, Mr. Yusuf Suleiman and Alhaji Abu Idris are experienced …

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For Two Years In A Row – Herbert Wigwe is African Banker of the Year

Access Bank’s Group Managing Director/CEO, Mr. Herbert Wigwe has again been recognised as the African Banker of the Year at the 2021 edition of the African Banker Awards. Mr. Wigwe …

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IMF Concerns For Nigeria – The Real Issues

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) team which held several virtual meetings with Nigerian Government officials for over a week earlier this month, has released its report. The team which was …

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682 Ecobank Nigeria Staff Promoted

As part of efforts to reward commitment and dedication to duty, Ecobank Nigeria has promoted 682 of its staff. The promotion took effect from 1st of May 2021. The number of …

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Cardinal Okogie @ 85: Still The Firebrand

When word went round that a thanksgiving Mass to mark the 85th birthday and 50th Episcopal ordination anniversary of Anthony Cardinal Okogie was to hold yesterday, there was doubt if …

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CIBN Unveils New Strategic Initiative “A-TEAM”; Solicits Ecobank’s Collaboration

The Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria (CIBN) has unveiled a new Strategic Initiative with the acronym “A-TEAM”, as part of its effort to revamp banking practice in Nigeria. A-TEAM as …

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