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Tony Elumelu Foundation Selects Inaugural 1,000 African Entrepreneurs to Participate in the $100M Tony Elumelu Entrepreneurship Programme

The Tony Elumelu Foundation (TEF) is pleased to announce the selection of the first 1,000 African entrepreneurs for the Tony Elumelu  Entrepreneurship Programme (TEEP).  TEEP is a $100 million initiative to discover and support 10,000 African entrepreneurs over the next decade, with a target of creating one million new jobs and $10 billion in additional […]

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FCMB Advocates Financial Literacy, Savings Culture among Students ….adopts School in Kano

First City Monument Bank (FCMB) Limited has again demonstrated its commitment towards youth empowerment and development by organising a fully interactive session on Financial Literacy for students of Government Girls College, Dala and the unbanked in Kano state. This, according to the Bank, is part of its contributions towards securing the future of youths, through […]

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GTBank Declares N116.39Billion Profit

 Foremost African Banking Group, Guaranty Trust Bank plc has released its audited financial results for the year ended December 2014 to the Nigerian and London Stock Exchanges. A review of the 2014 results shows positive performance across all financial indices, reaffirming the Bank’s position as one of the most profitable and well managed financial institutions […]

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Diamond Bank CEO, Uzoma Dozie Stars In New TVC

Uzoma Dozie, Chief Executive Officer, Diamond Bank PLC, is leading the bank’s positioning drive as an innovative and technologically driven financial institution as he features as the lead character in a new television commercial for the Diamond Mobile App. Diamond Bank, a leading retail bank in Nigeria, is ranked among the top six commercial banks […]

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KEYSTONE BANK DIRECTOR, YETUNDE KAKULU-YUSUF IN ADULTERY MESS …ALLEGEDLY SLEEPS WITH HER PASTOR

A top director at Keystone Bank, Yetunde Kakulu-Yusuf is allegedly involved in adultery mess. Source revealed that Yetunde and her former husband Edmund Kakulu had been at crossed road for four years now with no sign of improvement in relations. Source revealed that what triggered their separation was the allegation made by Yetunde that Edmund […]

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Tony Elumelu Foundation Announces New Chief Executive….As Pioneer CEO, Wiebe Boer Becomes Director of Strategy at Heirs Holdings

The board of Trustees of the Tony Elumelu Foundation announces the appointment of Professor Reid E. Whitlock as Chief Executive of the Foundation, commencing 15th February 2015.  Professor Whitlock’s appointment follows Dr Wiebe Boer, the inaugural Chief Executive of the Foundation, becoming Director of Strategy at Heirs Holdings, ‎Mr. Elumelu’s pan-African proprietary investment company.  Founded in 2010 […]

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UK Magazine Awards GTBank ‘Best Corporate Governance, Africa’ for 2015

Guaranty Trust Bank Plc, has been awarded ‘Best Corporate Governance, Africa’, for the Financial services category by the Ethical Boardroom Magazine UK. The ‘Corporate Governance Award’ organized by Ethical Boardroom magazine recognizes outstanding companies who have exhibited exceptional leadership in the area of governance and professional ethics to ensure protection and long-term value for all […]

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United Capital Plc. Releases 2015 Nigerian Economy and Financial Markets Report

United Capital Plc. has released its authoritative and eagerly anticipated Nigerian Economy and Financial Markets 2015 report. The report provides a detailed review of the Nigerian market in 2014 with projections for 2015, commencing with a Global perspective and review of key African markets. It discusses the outlook for different sectors, inherent opportunities as well […]

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Diamond Bank Donates Equipment to Lagos Govt

Diamond Bank Plc, a leading retail Bank in Nigeria, in fulfilment of its Employee Volunteering Programme (EVP),  donated equipment to Lagos State Government to support the State’s skills acquisition programme aimed at providing skills for millions of unemployed and under- employed youths in the State. The Lagos State government has twenty Skills Acquisition Centres across […]