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    CIS Eyes AfDB Partnership For Commodities Market

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    In pursuit of its on-going activities aimed at deepening the Nigeria’s Capital Market, the Chartered Institute of Stockbrokers (CIS) is set to partner with the management of African Development Bank (AfDB). Under the new plan, the two institutions are to work together in ensuring the viability of the commodities market and listing of Agro Allied…

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    Huawei Launches Agile Network Solutions In Nigeria

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    Huawei, a leading global Information and Communications Technology (ICT) solutions provider, has launched the Agile Network Solutions in Nigeria at the 2015 Huawei Network Congress (HNC) West Africa in Lagos with the theme: ‘From Agility to Imagination’ focusing on introducing SDN technology as well as upgrading customer experience. Huawei’s Agile Network is the industry’s first…

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    Huawei Launches P8 Smartphone In Nigeria

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    The Huawei Consumer Business Group has launched its latest Platinum 8, (P8) into the Nigeria smartphones market, following its successful outing in the United Kingdom among others. This is in furtherance of its strategy to become a long-term competitor in the smartphones business in Nigeria in the next three years Country manager, Consumer Business Group,…

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    FIRS Realises N1.97trn Revenue At Half-year

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    Hope of petroleum products’ supply stability is about to be accomplished as the major contractor handling key rehabilitation of the Port Harcourt refinery, Chrome Oil Services, has assured that importation of premium motor spirit (PMS), also known as petrol, would drop by about 40 per cent as critical unit of the refinery begins operation this…

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    Stock Market Recapitalisation Will Boost Investors’ Confidence – Aigboje

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    The Managing director of Capital Bancorp Plc, a leading member of the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE), Mr Higo Aigboje, recently spoke to journalists on plans to unfold investment opportunities in the Nigerian capital market to local and international high networth and retail investors. Friday Atufe was there for LEADERSHIP Sunday Given the developments in the…

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    Access, GTB, Zenith, Others Make Top Global Banks

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    Access Bank, First Bank, Guaranty Trust Bank and Zenith Bank are among the nine Nigeria banks that made this year’s list of top 1,000 global banks released yesterday by the Banker magazine in London. Others are Ecobank, Diamond Bank, UBA, Fidelity and FCMB. All of them are among the top 25 banks in Africa. According…

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    IFC, Ecobank Launch $110m Facility

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    A member of the World Bank Group, International Finance Corporation (IFC), and the parent company of the Ecobank Group and leading pan-African full-service banking group, Ecobank Transnational Incorporated, today announced the launch of a $110 million risk-sharing facility. It will increase access to finance for small and medium sized enterprises in fragile and conflict-affected states…

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    Cash Crunch Looms: April Allocation Lowest In 2 Years

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    The incoming administration has a tough task ahead on how to generate resources for its operations as a persistent drop in revenue poses a severe cash crunch challenge for the government. LEADERSHIP findings indicate that the N388.34 billion federal allocation distributed to the three tiers of government for the month of April is the lowest…

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  • When Access Bank Empowers Women With Technology

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    The pioneer set of women selected by Access Bank for training on Empowering Women with Technology (EWT) recently completed a session in the series that has been scheduled to cover the major centres across the country. The program, which in being undertaken in partnership with Wild Fusion Digital Centre (WDC) comes under the bank’s special…

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    IFC Leads $175m Facility To GTBank

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    The International Finance Corporation (IFC), a member of the World Bank Group, yesterday announced a $175 million (about N34.650 billion) loan financing package to Guaranty Trust Bank Plc, to support its expansion programme across all sectors of the bank’s operations. GT Bank, one of Africa’s leading full service commercial banks, will use the funds to…

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