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Gowon, UBA GMD, Akinwunmi, Others Receive Leadership Awards

Gowon, UBA GMD, Akinwunmi, Others Receive Leadership Awards

Former military head of state, General Yakubu Gowon, Group Managing Director and CEO of United Bank for Africa (UBA) Plc, Phillips Oduoza, Minister of Agriculture, Dr. Akinwunmi Adesina were among many other credible and distinguished Nigerians honoured yesterday at the annual   LEADERSHIP Annual Conference and Awards held at the ThisDay…

AITEO TO BOOST FG LOCAL CONTENT ASPIRATION WITH $2.85B

AITEO TO BOOST FG LOCAL CONTENT ASPIRATION  WITH $2.85B

Aiteo Group one of Africa’s leading conglomerates,leading a consortium of five other  companies has won the bid for the Royal Dutch Shell’s prolific Nigerian oil block, Oil Mining License 29 and an associated pipeline with a bid of  $2.85 billion. The acquisition of OML 29, as well as the Nembe…

Here comes Jack Ma, the richest man in China

Here comes Jack Ma, the richest man in China

By Niyi Tabiti So far, so good,Jack Ma the founder of Alibaba, the online conglomerates in shopping,payments and cloud computing has been able to prove his entrepreneur ingenuity beyond reasonable doubts. Jack Ma is the English teacher turned billionaire with the idea most people dare not touch with a long…

Guinness Nigeria under fire as consumer rights group alleges De-Marketing

Guinness Nigeria under fire as consumer rights group alleges De-Marketing

Guinness Nigeria Plc is currently under fire. The company which has been posting declining performances in the past five years is alleging through a Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO); Consumer Rights Advocacy Network of Nigeria (CRANN) that its poor performances are as a result of unfair practices by Nigerian Breweries. Although, the…

UBA Verve Cardholders get eCash Rewards

UBA Verve Cardholders get eCash Rewards

United Bank for Africa (UBA) Plc in partnership with Verve International has launched an offer tagged “UBA Verve Rewards” in which Cardholders could win e-cash, free airtime, Nokia mobile phones and up to N35,000  cashback Cardholders who use their UBA issued Verve cards to initiate a minimum of five POS…

Court Freezes Dangote’s Accounts in 20 Nigerian Banks

Court Freezes Dangote’s Accounts in 20 Nigerian Banks

A Federal High Court has freezed the bank accounts belonging to Sani Dangote the Vice President of Dangote group and owner of Dansa Foods, in 20 banks over bad debt.Union Bank brought the case against Dangote,whose brother Aliko is regarded as Afrca’s richest man according to Forbes world billionaire list.…

UBA Group Appoints Tony Elumelu as Chairman

UBA Group Appoints Tony Elumelu as Chairman

The Board of United Bank for Africa Plc (UBA) today announced the appointment of Mr. Tony O. Elumelu, C.O.N. as Chairman, succeeding Ambassador Joe Keshi.This was contained in a statement signed by Charles Aigbe,Divisional Head,Marketing and Corporate Relations,UBA Plc.   Mr. Elumelu is Chairman/CEO of Heirs Holdings, the pan-African proprietary…

UBA,Mastercard launch priceless holiday-Time to go shopping

UBA,Mastercard launch priceless holiday-Time to go shopping

Maya looked on admiringly as the shark swam majestically. Then it turned and started swimming towards her. The shark’s eyes locked with her eyes, her heart started beating fast. She felt her limbs go limp. Everywhere was dark and all she could see was the sharp piercing eyes of the…

Diamond Bank MD has not declared Abia Governorship ambition-Aides

Diamond Bank MD has not declared Abia Governorship ambition-Aides

By Gistmaster,  Diamond Bank has reacted to recent media reports that its Group Managing director, Dr Alex Otti has formally declared his ambition to take over from Governor Theordore Orji of Abia State. In a statement issued by close aides of Alex Otti in Diamond bank reads “Recently, there have…

Javago partners SimplePay-introduces mobile payment application for hotel bookings

Javago partners SimplePay-introduces mobile payment application for hotel bookings

Jovago – Africa’s largest online hotel booking platform has signed a partnership with SimplePay, Ltd., a web and mobile financial services company based in Abuja to enable Jovago customers pay for their hotel booking through the SimplePay mobile application. From the convenience of your desktop to the palm of your hand…

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