Wednesday, 29th November 2023


14 Sep
Fidelity Bank Plc has completed a 100 per cent acquisition of Union Bank UK Plc (UBUK) as part of its aggressive expansion plan. According to reports, the bank plans to expand to five African countries. Recall that Fidelity Bank Plc had entered into a binding agreement to acquire a 100 per cent equity stake in…
11 Sep
The Insurance index led the losers’ chart at the end of last week’s transactions on the equities sector of the Nigerian Exchange Limited (NGX) with 2.9 per cent, buoyed by sell pressure in Cornerstone insurance (-11.4 per cent) and CHIPLC (-11.3 per cent).
6 Sep
Fidelity Bank Plc has posted a profit after tax (PAT) of ₦61.9 billion in its half-year (H1) operations representing a growth of 166 percent over ₦23.3 billion recorded in the corresponding period in 2022. The bank’s audited result for the H1, 2023 showed 166 per cent rise in PAT from ₦23.3billion recorded in 2022 to…
29 Aug
Chairman of the Bank Directors Association of Nigeria (BDAN) and Chairman of Fidelity Bank Plc, Mustafa Chike-Obi, has advised bankers to assist the current administration in achieving its goals and objectives towards building a better Nigeria. Chike-Obi also charged bankers to adopt financial technology, artificial intelligence (AI), while staying up to date with information on…
22 May
The financial services industry dominated in volume terms at the end of last week's transactions on the equities sector of Nigeria’s capital market.
15 May
Three bank stocks - Fidelity Bank Plc, Access Holdings Plc, and FBN Holdings Plc - drove activities in the financial service sector of the Nigerian Exchange Limited (NGX) last week.
4 May
For improved success, experts have advised that members must embrace technology, foster the culture of innovation, develop strategic plan and engage with stakeholders to provide valuable insights into their needs and expectations. The experts said that by implementing the strategies, boards could create a culture of innovation that would ultimately lead to improved success for…
17 Mar
Dr. Ken Opara is the President/Chairman of the Council of the Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria (CIBN) and an executive director with Fidelity Bank Plc. Opara articulated more about his upbringing, vision and plans for CIBN and the banking sector in this interview with GEOFF IYATSE. Could you take us through your upbringing and career…


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There are indications that the official coronation of the Soun of Ogbomoso, Oba Ghandi Afolabi Olaoye, Orunogege III, will be held between December 14 and 19, 2023.
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A group, Sterling Financial Holdings Company Plc (Sterling Holdco), has enjoined youths in the African Continent to engage in enlightening conversations, involve themselves in the world of literature and art being offered by the yearly Ake Arts...
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Oyo State House of Assembly, yesterday, charged the state government to urgently station the state’s Operation Burst at Odo-Oba, which is the boundary between Oyo and Osun states along Iwo town in Osun State to prevent people who lay siege...
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Erling Haaland became the fastest player to score 40 Champions League goals as Manchester City came from 2-0 down to beat RB Leipzig 3-2 on Tuesday.
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A 98th-minute Kylian Mbappe penalty earned Paris Saint-Germain a 1-1 Champions League draw with Newcastle United on Tuesday that keeps the French club in a position to qualify for the last 16 and leaves their opponents in serious danger of a group-stage exit.
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Borussia Dortmund secured their spot in the last 16 of the Champions League on Tuesday with a 3-1 win at AC Milan, who are staring early elimination in the face.
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Former US president Jimmy Carter, 99, made a rare public appearance on Tuesday to join his successors Joe Biden and Bill Clinton and all five living first ladies at the memorial service for his wife Rosalynn.
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Sean "Diddy" Combs has stepped down from his position as Chairman of REVOLT, the music television network he founded in 2013. The decision comes amidst multiple sexual assault lawsuits filed against Combs in recent months. In a statement released by REVOLT, the company said that “Sean Combs has stepped down from his position as Chairman…
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The Director General of the Nigerian Institute of International Affairs (NIIA), Professor Eghosa Esaghae, has called for a new framework for federalism in Nigeria, one that is more contextualised and adaptable to the country's unique circumstances.
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The National Institute for Cultural Orientation (NICO) has said that poor management of time was part of the factors depriving Nigerian society of its deserved development. Speaking Tuesday in Makurdi, Benue State, at the opening ceremony of the two-day annual roundtable on cultural orientation, the Executive Secretary of NICO, Mr. Ado M. Yahuza, stated that…