Kogi lauds Ecobank-NACA initiative at varsity
Kogi State Governor, Capt. Idris Wada, has commended Ecobank Nigeria for funding the multi-million naira Ecobank-National Agency for the Control of AIDS (NACA) Youth Friendly Centre at Kogi State University, Ayingba.
Stanbic IBTC seeks policy options for fiscal stability
The Chairman, Stanbic IBTC Bank Plc, Atedo Peterside, said for a quick return of investor confidence in the country, there must be a clear focus on espousing credible policy options that would enthrone a regime of fiscal stability.
Calls for apex bank reform: A hasty alert?
The call for the current administration to reform the management of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), has been described as hasty and smacks of “an over-boiling steam for patriotism and consummate desire to ensure that the management of the Nigerian economy delivers growth and generate employment.
TSA debit falls short of expectations, says report
Indications have emerged that the Treasury Single Account debit was short of expected amount by 47 per cent at N345 billion. In a report put together by Renaissance Capital on Monday, out of the estimated N652 billion government’s naira deposits in banks, only 53 per cent entered the TSA vault, falling short of N307 billion.
‘Nigerians Will Soon Enjoy High Quality Voice Services From Smile Communications’
Smile Telecoms is a pan-African telecommunications provider that owns and operates mobile wireless 4G LTE broadband networks in the 800 MHz band in Nigeria, Tanzania and Uganda.
ACCA woos finance professionals with new price regime
The global accounting body- Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA), said its product and pricing development was created for the benefit of those looking to become qualified accountants and in consideration of affordability.
Gender bias: Bane of emerging economies’ development
With the rising level of discrimination, violence and outright lack of jobs in many developing countries, pay disparity, suppression of entrepreneurship initiative and punitive culture, the unequal gender treatment, which is currently taking a global dimension, is taking a toll on the emerging/developing economies.
EPIC’s 107,000bpd Refinery In Bayelsa Ready In 16 Months
AS part of efforts to end the importation of refined petroleum products into the country, the Federal Government has granted licence to Epic Refinery and Petrochemical Industries Ltd to build a 107,000bpd refinery in Oporoma, Bayelsa State. Chairman/Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the company, Barango Matthew Wenke Jnr., who disclosed this to journalists in Lagos…
Cyber Act: Making it work for e-payments
Nigeria has had its share of the rising trend in cyber crime globally, particularly as it affects the electronic payments system in the country. But the coming of the cyber law in 2015 is surely positive. CHIJIOKE NELSON writes on the development and the stakeholders’ recipes for effective application of the law The Federal Government,…
Why Fidelity Bank rebranded, by MD
The rebranding project of the Fidelity Bank Plc is borne out of the need to reflect the changing times, acquired strength, strategies and renewed drive to serve in a competitive environment. The Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of the bank, Nnamdi Okonkwo, in his presentation at the official unveiling of the financial institution’s new…