Zenith’s Gross Earnings Exceed Half A Trillion In Nine Months

Zenith’s Gross Earnings Exceed Half A Trillion In Nine Months

In a clear show of resilience and strong market share in the Nigerian banking industry, Zenith bank posted impressive gross earnings of N531bn for the 9 months to 30th September 2017. This represents an increase of 40% year-on-year and 5% year-to-date, and in fact the highest published by any bank in the Nigerian Banking industry […]

Aviation Workers Abandon 15-Day Strike Ultimatum

Aviation Workers Abandon 15-Day Strike Ultimatum

Chris Steven, Abuja  The three Aviation Trade Unions that issued a 15-day ultimatum with effect from October 11, 2017 have agreed to withdraw the notice.   This followed intervention by Chris Ngige, Minister of Labour and Employment.   A statement by Samuel Olowookere, Deputy Director of Press at the Ministry said the Minister, alongside Hadi […]

Osinbajo Owns Up In NNPC Scandal, Says I Approved Two Joint Venture Financing

Osinbajo Owns Up In NNPC Scandal, Says I Approved Two Joint Venture Financing

Chris Steven, Abuja Vice President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo says he granted authorisation to two ventures from the NNPC while President Muhammadu Buhari was away on medical leave. Professor Osinbajo said on Thursday, that the approvals were specifically for financing joint ventures through loans and not contract. His reaction comes in the wake of the scandal […]

Zenith Bank Sponsors CFA Institute Research Challenge In Nigeria

Zenith Bank Sponsors CFA Institute Research Challenge In Nigeria

In its quest to further boost the standard of financial education in Nigeria, Zenith Bank Plc. is to partner the CFA Society Nigeria to sponsor the CFA Institute Research Challenge in Nigeria. The CFA Institute Research Challenge is the world’s most prestigious investment research competition among university students globally, aimed at promoting best practices in […]

Tony Elumelu Foundation To Host Largest Ever Gathering Of African Entrepreneurs

Tony Elumelu Foundation To Host Largest Ever Gathering Of African Entrepreneurs

•        3RD ANNUAL TEF ENTERPRENEURSHIP FORUM TO HOLD OCTOBER 13-14 IN LAGOS •        1,300 AFRICAN ENTREPRENEURS, BUSINESS LEADERS, POLICYMAKERS FROM 54 COUNTRIES TO ATTEND   Lagos, Nigeria, 5 October 2017 – The Tony Elumelu Foundation (TEF), Africa’s largest philanthropy focused on supporting entrepreneurship, today announced that the 3rd annual TEF Entrepreneurship Forum – the most […]

Zenith Bank Restates Commitment To Promotion Of ICT Knowledge Among Nigerian Youths

Zenith Bank Restates Commitment To Promotion Of ICT Knowledge Among Nigerian Youths

Zenith Bank says it would continue to promote efforts that improve ICT knowledge and penetration in Nigeria through its sponsorship of Nigerian students in the global Microsoft World Championship. The bank’s Group Managing Director, Mr. Peter Amamgbo, said this in Lagos on Wednesday at the Annual ReadManna Award and ICT Exhibition where prizes were presented […]

ALGON: Sustaining Project Comprehensive Local Agriculture Plan (C-LAP) And The New Initiative

ALGON: Sustaining Project Comprehensive Local Agriculture Plan (C-LAP) And The New Initiative

By Philip Agbese C-LAP being a Comprehensive Agricultural Plan for Local Government Areas and  a blueprint for agricultural revolution. PREAMBLE: The partnership entered into by the Association of Local Governments of Nigeria (ALGON) and a consortium of five world class reputable firms and institutions which birthed the Project Comprehensive Local Agriculture Plan (C-LAP) has indicated […]

Uber Stripped Of London Licence

Uber Stripped Of London Licence

Uber has been stripped of its licence in London. In a huge blow for the taxi app, the city’s transport regulator on Friday (September 22) banned the company from operating after the end of September. The decision is likely to affect over 40,000 drivers. In a statement, Transport For London criticised Uber for a “lack […]

Limited Access To Housing, Financing Killing Mortgage In Nigeria, Says Emefiele

Limited Access To Housing, Financing Killing Mortgage In Nigeria, Says Emefiele

Chris Steven, Abuja Godwin Emefiele, the Governor, Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) says limited access to housing and mortgage financing, complications in enforcing mortgage contracts and foreclosure on properties in Nigerian courts are some of the bottlenecks killing mortgage in the country. According to him, slow bureaucratic procedures in land administration and high cost of […]

Jim Ovia Recognised In America As Africa’s Business Leader

Jim Ovia Recognised In America As Africa’s Business Leader

Endorsement and recognition has again come the way of Jim Ovia, Chairman of Zenith Bank Plc. as he was on Tuesday night recognized as a leading entrepreneur in Africa by the African-American Institute (AAI). Ovia, in what is a reward for his business leadership and philanthropy, received the AAI 2017 Business Leader Award at a […]

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