Ecobank unveils SME Club initiative
“The Club also offers VIP lounge; priority access to banking services; Ecobank Webmall, the pan-African online shop; Ecobank Omni; the pan-African corporate online banking platform and partner benefits on our loyalty programme; preferred services in over 37 countries with Ecobank footprints across Africa.”
Banks’ losses to fraud hit N203 billion in 14 years
According to him, the fraudulent cases help to emphasize the need for more security measures in handling payment cards as individuals, and improved security practices as corporate bodies to help minimize fraud rates.
N50b net outflow to tighten liquidity ahead of elections
At the end of the week, the currency closed flat after settling at N199/$ at the close of business, with CBN’s intervention to curtail further losses in the value of the naira.
African central bank governors’ caucus holds in Addis Ababa
The Caucus, which brings together the governors of central banks of a number of African countries, will provide a unique opportunity for governors to engage in structured dialogue on the issues that they would like to see reflected in the outcome document.
E-PPAN partners FSS 2020 group on Africa’s e-govt summit
The conference will allow exhibitions from participating organizations to showcase arrays of products and services, which will drive a citizen-centric e-services that is centred on improving efficiency in government service delivery, and foster greater collaboration between the private and public sector for sustainable development and economic growth.
AppZone lists measures against financial services limitations
TO deepen financial inclusion drive in Nigeria, AppZone, an indigenous banking and payment software solutions firm has proffered measures against challenges identified in the process. With focus on technology solutions, Appzone identified these challenges to include issues with suitability, accessibility, high cost of operations and physical constraints, among others. At a press briefing…
Union Bank bags ISO2700:2013 certification
ISO 27001:2013 is an information security standard published by the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) and International Electro technical Commission (IEC), under the joint ISO and IEC subcommittee.
Improved Security Will Boost FDI In Nigeria, Says Abiola
From March 24 to 25, Montgomery West Africa will host the sixth edition of the West Africa security exhibition, Securex, in Eko Convention Centre, Victoria Island, Lagos. The Managing Director of the company, Ms. Tori Abiola, spoke on the event, insecurity in the country and its effect on the economy, among other issues.
Shippers’ Council Maps Out Measures To Enthrone Efficiency
Other benefits of regulation, according to him, include “harmonisation of clearing processes and procedures and the consequent reduction in cost and time of cargo clearing, reduction of cargo duel time, strengthening of complaint and arbitration mechanisms, predictability in processed and procedures, assurance of level playing ground, availability of common user information service provided by the regulator, and strengthening of complaint and arbitration mechanism.”
Factors that will shape Nigerian banks’ future
Ige, a former Chairperson, Association of Professional Women Bankers, supported the International Monetary Fund’s call for more devaluation of the naira because there were no economic indices to shore up the value of the country’s currency.
Ekiti urges ANAN to establish accounting lab in varsity
Ekiti State government has urged the Association of National Accountants of Nigeria (ANAN) to establish an accounting laboratory in the state’s university. The state government, which made the appeal, said the lab would enable accounting students, accountants and other allied professionals to take advantage of its services.