Fidelity Bank presents prizes to Save4Shelter winners
No fewer than 38 winners in the ongoing Save4Shelter promo by Fidelity Bank Plc have been presented with their prizes, which include a house in Abuja, 12 fridges and generators, while 14 others shared N13 million.
RMB Nigeria unveils CSR programme, plans internship support
The Rand Merchant Bank (RMB) Nigeria said it would reach out to institutions where individual capacities enhancement and girl-child education are promoted.
Governor seeks ANAN, IFAC’s support to attract investors
The Plateau State Governor, Simon Lalong, has urged accountants in the country to join in the fight against corruption through transparent activities to attract investments.
IMF’s SDR: Chinese currency may attract five per cent of global reserves
With the Inclusion of renminbi- China’s currency in the International Monetary Fund (IMF) Special Drawing Rights (SDR) basket, there is an expectation that global central banks may reallocate one per cent......
‘Business Environment Has Been Very Tough And Challenging’
Sulaiman Adedokun is the Deputy Group Managing Director of Meristem Securities. He holds degrees both in Accounting and Banking and Finance. He is an Associate member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN), Chartered Institute of Taxation of Nigeria (CITN) and Chartered Institute of Stockbrokers (CIS). He is also an authorised dealing clerk…
Stakeholders seek increased innovation in e-payment industry
Stakeholders in the nation’s electronic payment industry have called for increased innovation to deepen the growth already recorded and contribute meaningfully to the economy. The Governor of Akwa Ibom State, Emmanual Udom, who joined in the call, at the yearly retreat of the Committee of E-Banking Industry Heads (CeBIH) in Uyo, Akwa Ibom State, said…
Why bank finances rice mills
Sterling Bank Plc said its decision to finance the multi-billion naira Labana Rice Mills, billed to become one of the largest rice mills in Africa, was part of efforts to support the Federal Government’ agriculture policy and need to guarantee food security. Besides, the assessed urgency in developing the non-oil sector for increased revenue…
Corporate governance and rising global concern
Issues surrounding corporate governance continue to attract considerable attention around the world. For one thing, it builds credibility of businesses and chart path to their sustainability. It has mostly been preached and sought after by experts in management and stakeholders in corporate organisations. Unfortunately, it has also been mostly abused with concomitant negative effects on…
MONEY: Banks still the pad for SMEs
Experts have been upbeat about banking for small businesses, popularly known as Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs). At a forum organised by Fidelity Bank Plc, experts identified support for and development of fledgling enterprises as the way forward. CHIJIOKE NELSON writes.