At panel discussion, academics, artistes task African leaders on development, unity
As a way of keeping the African narrative in the front burner, highlighting some of the issues plaguing the continent and sensitising the younger generation of the need to think Africa, United Bank for Africa on Wednesday, May 22, 2019, held its African Day, where issues concerning the continent were handled headlong by a panel…
Wole Soyinka backs Obasanjo on Fulanisation of Nigeria claim
Nobel Laureate, Professor Wole Soyinka, has backed former President Olusegun Obasanjo’s submission that the Boko Haram insurgency was no longer about lack of jobs for the youths, but a full-blown ‘Fulanisation’ of West Africa, Islamisation of Africa and globally organised crimes. The renowned poet, who was speaking yesterday at the 2019 United Bank for Africa…
Tony Elumelu seeks double taxation treaties with nations
Chairman of United Bank for Africa (UBA), Tony Elumelu, has canvassed the need for government to expand its double taxation treaties with foreign missions and embassies, among others to increase its revenue base.
Shareholders endorse UBA’s N29.9 billion dividend
Shareholders of United Bank for Africa (UBA), have applauded the bank's 2018 performance, even as they approved total dividend of N29.9 billion paid from the 2018 financial year.
CITN won’t avoid role in national tax policies
Mr. Kola Babarinde is a consummate tax practitioner who has passed through the rigours of learning and career development to attain the Fellowship of the Chartered Institute of Taxation of Nigeria (CITN). He is the Chairman of the 21st Yearly Tax Conference of CITN, which kicked off today, in Abuja. In this interview with Assistant…
Loan from China: Provide alternatives, Elumelu tells IMF
Chairman of Heir Holdings, Mr. Tony Elumelu, has charged the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and other development partners to provide alternatives to loans from China.
At 56, Tony Elumelu makes history
The name Tony Elumelu should not come to many in the business and corporate world as a stranger, as he has been in these two principal sectors as a formidable player. Since he left the Pan-African bank, United Bank of Africa (UBA) Plc, Tony has remained standing tall in all his endeavours, especially through his…
Elumelu declared winner of House of Reps election in Delta
A younger brother to the chairman of United Bank for Africa (UBA) Tony Elumelu, Ndudi Godwin has won a seat at the House of Representatives election in Delta State. Ndudi Elumelu, who contested Aniocha/Oshimili Federal Constituency seat on the platform of the People's Democratic Party (PDP), polled a total of 84,615 votes, while candidate of…
UBA commences banking operations in Mali
The pan-African financial institution, United Bank for Africa (UBA) Plc, said it commenced full banking operations in Mali, Monday, thereby extending its footprint and fulfilling the aspiration of deepening banking penetration in Africa. The launch of UBA Mali brings to 20, the number of African countries, where the Group currently operates, with global operations in the…
UBA, Japan collaborate to promote MSMEs in Africa
United Bank for Africa (UBA) Plc has indicated its readiness to support the Japanese Government in its drive to promote Small and Medium Scale Enterprises (SMEs) across Africa.