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26 May 2021
Ecobank Nigeria, has disclosed that the bank has earmarked N100 billion for the financing micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) in the country to enable the sector contribute more meaningfully to the growth of the economy.
14 Feb 2020
The Minister of State for Agriculture and Rural Development, Mustapha Shehuri, has said the Ministry in collaboration with the African Development Bank...
29 Jan 2020
The Registrar and Chief Executive Officer, Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria (CIBN), ‘Seye Awojobi has commended Ecobank Nigeria’s various initiatives targeted at building the capacity of its workforce.
31 Oct 2019
Achieving 90 per cent inclusion in Nigeria by 2020, above Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN’s) 80 per cent target is feasible, if stakeholders in the telecommunications and banks collaborate to make Unstructured Supplementary Service Data (USSD) short codes free to all users.
3 Sep 2019
The growth of any nation is determined by the level of infrastructural development put in place for investments to thrive; hence the need for government to encourage private investments, operators have said.
15 Jul 2019
Ecobank Nigeria has pledged commitment to the advancement of ideas that would lead to wealth creation and its sustainability through several generations.
26 Jun 2019
Ecobank Nigeria has entered into a strategic partnership with the Nigeria Incentive-Based Risk-Sharing System for Agricultural Lending (NIRSAL), on a N15 billion...
23 May 2019
Plastic waste, a recurring environmental pollution issue, has been brought to public consciousness with a mandate to rid Lagos streets and waters of four million plastic bottles this year. This was the focus of Ecobank Nigeria Limited’s sustainability week in collaboration with the Lagos State Ministry of Environment, Lagos State Environmental Protection Agency (LASEPA) and…
21 Feb 2019
To deepen financial inclusion, Ecobank Nigeria, has launched the EcobankPay zone, to boost the $4 billion-worth annual business at the Alaba International Market.
1 Jan 2019
The Management of Ecobank Nigeria Limited has announced the promotion of about 1,000 top performing staff. This latest promotion exercise is in line with its commitment to recognise and reward excellent performance amongst its staff. The promoted staff cut across all cadres of the workforce.      Managing Director of Ecobank Nigeria, Patrick Akinwuntan, who announced…
10 Dec 2018
For the Federal Government to achieve the 80 per cent financial inclusion target by the year 2020, the need to focus on aggressive stakeholders’ collaboration and identifying key strategies aimed at unbundling the financially excluded has become expedient.
26 Nov 2018
Nigeria’s population is not only creating market attraction domestically, but its rising Diaspora is fast gaining global recognition through yearly remittances. Ranked among the top five countries that were destinations for $613 billion Diaspora remittances in 2017, innovative approaches to receiving the values, drive by technology, as well as competitive pricing, have set the money…


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Friendship means different things to different people. To some, it could be a person who listens attentively to their rants, a person, who lovingly cares and respects them,  and to others, it could be a person who buys their aso-ebi.  You may ask, what is aso-ebi? It originated from the Yoruba tribe. It is simply…
27 mins ago
The National Oil Spills Detection and Response Agency (NOSDRA) has confirmed an oil wellhead leak at Oil Mining Lease (OML) 18, operated by an indigenous operator, Eroton Exploration and Production Limited. OML 18, which produces and exports crude through the 97 kilomeiter Nembe Creek Trunkline (NCTL), is located near the corridors of the export line…
32 mins ago
The Nigerian film and television industry would be incomplete without the likes of Melvin Orji, who contribute greatly to the second biggest film industry in the world. Melvin Orji is an actor, film director/producer known for his impressive roles in numerous TV commercials and films. When he's not acting, Orji takes his time to finetune…
44 mins ago
President Muhammadu Buhari has hailed Nigerian youths excelling at home and abroad, saying the country will welcome inputs and investments from compatriots with international exposure for the economy to thrive. The president spoke at a town hall meeting with Nigerians in the Diaspora on the margins of the 26th Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM)…
50 mins ago
As conservative US states rush to enact abortion bans following the Supreme Court's bombshell decision, the fight over reproductive rights in America is poised to shift to a new battleground: abortion-inducing pills. With little other means at its disposal, the Biden administration will focus on expanding access to abortion pills for women living in states…