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Heritage Bank Revolutionalise Banking With Octopus; Advanced Intelligent Digital Platform

Heritage Bank Plc, Nigeria’s most innovative banking service provider has taken a bold step to revolutionalise the banking sector with the introduction of an advanced intelligent digital experience known as Octopus. The solution which is full-fledged digital bank, has been described by financial technology experts as a game-changing innovation that is poised to connect all […]

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On The Wings Of GTBank, Nigerian Breaks World Record For Longest Reading Marathon

40 year old Nigerian, Olubayode Treasures Olawunmi, is bidding for a Guinness World Record after reading aloud for 122 hours at a Read Aloud Marathon Session organized by the YouREAD Initiative, a CSR initiative of Guaranty Trust Bank which seeks to reignite the interest in reading across Nigeria and beyond. Olubayode read aloud 23 published […]

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Usman Danfodiyo University’s Students Leap For Joy As UBA Complete N13m Bridge

UBA Foundation, the Corporate Social Responsibility Arm of Pan- African financial institution, United Bank for Africa (UBA) Plc, has completed the construction of a pedestrian bridge primarily for students of the Usman Danfodiyo University, Sokoto State, thus bringing comfort to students of the institution. The construction of the bridge,  valued at about N13m was commissioned […]

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UBA Contactless Cards Hit Industry High of Three Million

Pan-African financial institution, United Bank for Africa (UBA) Plc, has again demonstrated its superiority in the Nigerian e-Banking space with the  issuance of over three million Near Field Communication (NFC) technology enabled  contactless cards to its teeming customers. UBA has revolutionised the payments landscape in Nigeria in 2015, with the introduction of contactless payment cards […]

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GTBank Launches The Dusty Manuscript Contest

Foremost African financial institution, Guaranty Trust Bank plc, has launched the Dusty Manuscript Contest ( to give budding writers the opportunity to win publishing deals for their finished, but yet-to-be published, manuscripts. Organized in partnership with publishing houses Okadabooks and Farafina, the contest is part of the Bank’s YouREAD initiative which is aimed at promoting […]

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Elumelu Seeks More International Multilateral Organisations’ Support To Boost Entrepreneurship In Africa

The Chairman, United Bank for Africa (UBA) Plc, and Founder, Tony Elumelu Foundation (TEF), Mr. Tony Elumelu, has stressed the need for global organisations and multinational institutions to support the much-needed growth in the African continent; adding that ultimately, such growth will affect the world positively. Elumelu, who pointed this out on the side-lines of […]

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Calabar Carnival: How Heritage Bank’s partnerships is making Nigeria tourism destination in Africa

The enormous richness and diversity of Nigeria’s culture has always been considered as strong reason why tourism should be a primary foreign exchange earner for the country. From east to west; from north down to south, the country is naturally endowed with rich tourist sites. Nigeria’s art and cultural heritage are woven from threads of […]

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The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) and the Tony Elumelu Foundation (TEF) signed a memorandum of understanding today to empower 200 entrepreneurs from Nigeria’s North East and Niger Delta regions. Their partnership aims to holistically address, through innovative interventions, the economic plight of communities affected by armed conflict or violence. “We have been […]