Fidelity Bank unveils save4shelter scheme
FIDELITY Bank Plc has unveiled the ‘Save 4 Shelter’ Promo as part of its contribution towards bridging the housing deficit in Nigeria.
Banking fraud attempts hit 1,544 in six months
INDICATIONS have emerged that electronic fraud attempts in banking industry in the first half of the year reached 1,544, with value in excess of N1 billion.
Diversify economy to boost GDP, say stakeholders
Stakeholders in the financial industry have stressed the need for government at all levels to urgently create enabling environment that would favour economic diversification with less emphasis is made on mono-economy system, in order to increase its GDP and revenue for sustainable development.
Foreign investments’ inflow declines by 54%
An analysis of the nation’s external sector development in the second half of the year not only showed a marginal decline of 0.2 per cent to $2.7 billion in capital inflow in the period, but also a 54.1 per cent fall year-to-date.
CBN to review bank charges, as official-parallel forex rates remain wide
The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) is on the verge of reviewing the Guide to Bank Charges, as it has already requested banks and other financial institutions to forward their respective lists of products and services as at March 31, 2013, which were not covered in the extant guide.
Group flays violation of budget report by BOF
The Centre for Social Justice (CSJ), a civil society group, has raised the alarm over the absence of budget implementation report since the second half of 2014, which is due every quarter by the Budget Office of the Federation (BOF). Besides, the group noted that the violation has been extended to the 2014 financial…
Investment fora as vehicles for diversification agenda
The nearly 60 per cent sharp fall in the international price of crude oil is no longer a folktale, especially with its terrible pangs on the sub-national governments’ economies. In fact, the development marked the beginning of their current excuses for the huge unpaid salaries. For forward looking and thinking states, retooling their respective revenue…
X3M Ideas @ Three: Breaking New Grounds In Corporate Citizenship
THE current business climate globally makes it foolhardy for any company to simply be in business solely for the sake of making profit. This is more so when current levels of competition allow customers to make decisions based on how much good a corporation is doing beyond the workplace and how they are positively impacting their community.
‘How Ogun Can Tap Into Housing Deficit In Lagos To Boost Economy’
Ogun State is blessed with vast array of land with limited opportunities for accommodation seekers from Lagos State. What do you think the state can do boost its economy while satisfying the yearnings of accommodation seekers? OGUN State indeed has a lot of land.
Skye Bank’s training school graduates 62
No fewer than 62 graduates taken to the Skye Business School have now joined the work office of Skye Bank Plc, after the necessary basic banking training programme.
FirstBank, Freedom Park partner to boost creative industry
First Bank of Nigeria Limited said its commitment to the promotion of the creative arts through its initiative First@arts.The bank developed the initiative through a strategic partnership with Lork Enterprise LLP, managers of Freedom Park, British Council, and Ebony Life Television.