Skye Bank pledges improved IGR for states
Skye Bank Plc., has expressed its readiness to assist states in the country improve on their Internally Generated Revenue (IGR) generation, plug leakages in collection of services across all revenue ...
Afreximbank gets syndications, agency chief
The African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) has appointed Mr. Irfan Afzal as its director for Syndications and Agency.
Policy interventions drive innovations in agro-business
The BATNF Technical Committee consists of experts drawn from diverse fields including in-house professionals from BATNF. As a team, we provide technical support to the executive arm of the Foundation to ensure that the design and implementation of BATNF’s intervention programmes...
A-Z of personal finance: K is for kids
Give them an Allowance A regular allowance or “pocket money” is often a child’s first experience with financial independence, as it gives them a certain degree of control over their own money and provides an effective learning opportunity in earning, budgeting, saving, and prioritizing purchases. Children should have some money of their own so they…
Dangote Sugar records 17.5 per cent increase in profit
Dangote Sugar Refinery has posted a profit after tax of N7.4 billion, which represents 17.5 per cent over N6.3 billion achieved in the corresponding period in 2015.
AfDB hinges support for states on fiscal discipline
Speaking at the launch of the bank’s yearly Economic Outlook 2016, in Zaria, Kaduna State, the AfDB Country Director in Nigeria, Dr. Ousmane Dore, said the bank will be rolling out a youth empowerment programme in the 36 states of the federation this year.
Lagos lauds Heritage Bank’s financial literacy scheme
The Deputy Governor of Lagos State, Dr. Oluranti Adebule, at the weekend referenced major components of the bank’s financial literacy initiative and entrepreneurial support embarked on in its very short period of existence as a financial institution.
Diamond Bank posts N9.1 billion profit
Diamond Bank Plc’s unaudited result for the six months ended June 30, 2016 showed a Profit After Tax (PAT) of N9.1 billion, against N12 billion recorded in the corresponding period in 2015.
Sterling Bank eyes N35b fresh capital
According to the bank’s unaudited result for the period ended June 30, 2016, its cost of funds also declined to 4.7 per cent as against 5.9 per cent recorded in the corresponding period in 2015.