Zenith Bank Plc
NSE indices lose further over investors’ apathy on economy
Investors’ flight for safety over uncertainties shrouding next year’s general elections has continued to take its toll on the equity sector of the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE), as the All-Share Index (ASI) and market capitalisation dropped further by 1.2 per cent to close the week at 31,678.70 points and and N11.565 trillion. Similarly, all other…
Goals rain as local council stage draws to a close
Youthful strikers competing at the ongoing Principals’ Cup competition for Secondary Schools in Delta State are making headlines with their beautiful displays at the competition sponsored...
Apathy reigns as 86 million Nigerians still have no policy
Concerted efforts by the insurance industry to get Nigerians renew their confidence and appreciate benefits inherent in its policies seem not to have recorded the much-desired response, as a recent survey showed that more than 86 million Nigerians do not have any form of cover. For the operators and allied stakeholders, insurance business remains a…
Buhari, others to speak on sustainable development at conference
President Muhammadu Buhari and other economic professionals are expected to speak on Nigerian sustainable development at the 48th annual accountants’ conference of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN). The president will declare the conference open, while the Chairman, Zenith Bank Plc, Mr. Jim Ovia, and the Chairman, Federal Inland Revenue Service, Mr. Babatunde…
Team Nigeria’s performance at African Athletics Championships thrills Zenith Bank
The Management of Zenith Bank Plc has commended the Team Nigeria athletes that took part in the just concluded Senior African Athletics Championship in Asaba, Delta State for putting up encouraging performance to finish third at the competition.
Zenith, UBA, Fidelity, others to pay dividend in 2018, say analysts
South Africa-based international research firm, SBG Securities (Pty) Limited, has said about nine commercial banks would be able to pay dividends this year, despite the new policy adjustment issued by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN).
Equities’ investors risk losing dividends over banks’ Eurobonds
The prevailing high domestic interest rate which has spurred banks’ increased appetite for external borrowings through Eurobonds has become a source of worry to capital market...
‘Ovia’s N490b petrochemical, gas firm will transform Nigeria’
The plan to set up Quantum Petrochemicals in Akwa Ibom State by Chairman of Zenith Bank Plc, Jim Ovia, has been described as a giant stride that would reduce unemployment and boost the economies of state and the country.
Six Nigerian banks get Moody’s national scale ratings
Moody's Investors Services has assigned national scale ratings (NSRs) to six Nigerian banks including Sterling Bank Plc, Zenith Bank Plc, Guaranty Trust Bank Plc (GTBank), Access Bank Plc...
Ovia donates N16million for NCS scholarships
Chairman, Zenith Bank Plc, Jim Ovia, has supported the Nigeria Computer Society (NCS) scholarship programme with N16 million.
Mobile banking and ‘USSD’ as game changer
The battle for the soul of retail banking and the deepening of financial inclusion is indeed in top gear. It is also obvious that the special purpose vehicle for driving this quest is technological innovations, particularly the ones available in mobile phones. Why?