Uber offers fare discounts to UBA customers
Uber, in conjunction with the United Bank for Africa Plc (UBA) is offering the bank’s cardholders up to N6, 000 worth of free rides from now till March 31, 2016.
Naira depreciation: Nigerians should look inwards - experts
Some experts have advised Nigerians to look inwards and develop areas of the country’s comparative advantage to reduce demand for foreign exchange.
‘Budget of change’ and reign of frivolities
It is another season of controversy, after all, the blades that fan the embers of discord- irregularities, ambiguity, fictitious items, repetitions, excess provisions and frivolities, both real and imagined, persist.
Deepening ‘inclusion’ with electronic banking offerings
The banking sector across Africa has witnessed significant transformation in the last few years with increased thrust on innovative customer offerings. In fact, electronic payments system with its myriad of product offerings has played the central role.
‘Things Will Get Worse In The Economy Before It Gets Better’
Chidi O. Ajaegbu is the immediate past President of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN). He is the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Heritage Capital Markets Ltd, a dealing member of the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE). In this interview, he takes a critical look at the state of the economy with the verdict that things…
CSR: THT Lifts Lagos School With Teaching, Learning Tools
IN furtherance of its Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) initiative, Total Health Trust Ltd recently visited Ojuwoye Community Primary School Inclusive, located within St. Martins Primary School, Damengoro Street, Mushin, Lagos, where it donated teaching/learning tools and food items to the pupils. Speaking with journalists during the visit, Chairman of the company, Dr. Ladi Awosika,…
A-Z of Personal Finance: A - Asset Allocation
Diversification In many ways asset allocation is synonymous with diversification. In addition to diversifying across asset classes or even geographically, you should also be diversified within each asset class. For example, when it comes to investing in stocks, instead of investing all your money in just one or two companies you may choose to invest…
Graft, investment and growth in perspective
The degree of corruption as measured by Transparency International in its 2015 Corruption Perception Index puts Nigeria at 26 out of 100. The relative scores for Ghana and South Africa at 47 and 44 respectively, give further credence to the fact that Nigeria is perceived as being more corrupt than other key sub-Saharan economies. For…
Minimising financial risks in SMEs through advisory services
Globally, the financial services industry has been riddled with challenges, especially since the outbreak of the financial crisis in 2008. In Nigeria, the sector relapsed again with the crude oil crisis, as huge investments turned bad debts, including the advisory services that led to the decisions. Yet, amid the challenges, the sectors has come out…
Fidelity Bank reiterates support for financial inclusion
Fidelity Bank Plc has reiterated its support for the ongoing efforts to deepen the reach of financial services in the country. Besides, it will also continue to provide incentives that would make compliance easy and attract customers to benefit from the financial inclusion initiative. The Chief Financial Officer of the bank, Victor Abejegah, gave the…