ADB President, Adesina Mourns Kofi Anan

Dayo Emmmanuel President of the African Development Bank(ADB), Akinwumi Adesina, has paid tributes to the former Secretary General of the United Nations Organisation, Dr. Kofi Anan, who passed on today. In a release made available to National Wire Saturday, Adesina mourned the late diplomat who he reffered to as his mentor. “It is with much […]

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Customers Are Winning Big In Xpress Account Giveaway Campaign – Ecobank

Banking with Ecobank is getting even more exciting with the Xpress Account Giveaway. Customers are getting rewarded for  using their Xpress Account and transacting at Xpress Points in their neighbourhoods Philip Sonibare, the bank’s Head of Direct Banking said the offer simply rewards customers for transacting on their Ecobank Xpress account. He said there are also instant gifts for transacting at Ecobank Xpress Points across the country. […]

RenMoney MFB Repositions For Better Service Delivery

RenMoney Microfinance Bank, one of Nigeria’s leading consumer finance providers, has embarked on a programme of re-organization to position it for growth and sustained market leadership into the future. According to Ighiwi Erhahon, RenMoney’s Head of Legal and Compliance, the company has, as part of this process, recruited some highly experienced people into very senior […]

Firm Launches Courier App To Prevent Parcel Theft

Getittome Africa has launched a new mobile application that it said will assist Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) to solve challenges encountered in courier services and enable them attract more investors. According to the firm, the Getittome app is a platform for customers and courier agencies, to transact business and monitor parcel movement till […]

NSE CEO, Onyema Unveils Foundation To Fund Formal Education For Indigent Students

Oscar Onyema, Chief Executive Officer of The Nigerian Stock Exchange, on Friday, August 17, 2018, will launch the Oscar N. Onyema (ONO) Foundation to provide selfless sustainable high impact programs that will positively affect the society. The unveiling event was witnessed by a cross section of dignitaries from media, development work, organised private sector amongst […]

Avoid Ethnic, Religious Crisis, U.S. Ambassador Tells Nigerian Leaders

Tayo Olanipekun The U.S. Ambassador-at-Large for International Religious Freedom, Samuel Brownback, has urged Nigerian political office holders, representatives of civil society and religious leaders to avoid amplifying ethno-religious tension in the country and to focus on peacebuilding. At a one-day national youth dialogue on ethno-religious tolerance organized by the U.S Consulate General Lagos, in partnership […]


Access Bank Raises N800m To Support Vulnerable Children

Access Bank Plc has raised $2.2 million (N800 million) to support vulnerable children during the finale of the annual Access Bank’s UNICEF Charity Shield Polo tournament in partnership with Fifth Chukker held at the prestigious Guards Polo Club, Windsor, United Kingdom. The lender sees the game of Polo as an avenue to deepen its commitment […]


NIMASA Boss Seeks Maritime Data Bank To Spur Economic Growth

The Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) Dr. Dakuku Peterside has stressed the need for a single data window system of all activities in the maritime sector. This, according to him would help engender economic growth in the country. Peterside made this call in Lagos yesterday, during an interactive session […]


Lagos CP Deploy Additional 1000 Policemen For Eid-El-Kabir

Folake Sokoya The Commissioner of Police, Lagos State  Command, Imohimi Edgal, has directed the deployment of additional 1000 policemen for the upcoming Eid El Kabir holiday to boost the number of men designated for that purpose in the Command’s Operations Order. This,according to the Command Image Maker,  is to ensure a hitch free Sallah celebration […]