Old Bank cheque no longer tenable from April 1st

To improve the security of your transactions and make cheque processing faster and more secure, your cheque book has been redesigned in line with the new standards outlined by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN). Please note that effective 1st April 2021, old cheques will no longer be accepted in the cheque clearing system. How […]

Fidelity Restates Support To Small Business As Enugu First Lady, ABCON Commend Bank

Fidelity Bank Plc, top Nigerian lender has reaffirmed its commitment to enhancing the productivity and prosperity of Micro Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) in the country by providing capacity building and advisory services, innovative funding options and other forms of relevant support that would significantly improve their overall contributions to national development. Fidelity CEO, Mrs. […]


The African Reinsurance Corporation (Africa Re) expresses its sincere gratitude to all the participants and the judges of the just concluded 6th African Insurance Awards. Over 1,250 professionals took part in the 2020 edition which was held virtually this Friday, 18 December 2020. The winners of the four categories of awards were revealed as follows: […]

MTN Nigeria trains 2,000 Young Entrepreneurs on ICT

The fourth phase of the MTN ICT & Business Skills Training, implemented by the MTN Foundation alongside its partners – Google, Cisco and Oracle – was wrapped up neatly with a virtual closing ceremony on December 11, 2020. The training which was held virtually for four weeks brought together about 2,000 participants from across five […]

Digital Transformation: Obaro calls for Attention to Cybersecurity

As the pace of digital transformation ramps up across the world with increased use of data and cloud technology by organisations and governments, technology experts have called for a renewed focus on cybersecurity to ensure data protection and privacy. According to John Obaro, the Managing Director of financial technology and human resources solutions powerhouse, SystemSpecs, […]

Creative Industry gets new lease of life with N5bn funds- Heritage Bank

Entertainment and creative sector is about to receive a huge boost, as Heritage Bank Plc, Nigeria’s Most Innovative Banking Service provider has arranged to set aside N5billion as a support funds to drive the industry and stimulate sustainable growth to the nation’s economy. Meanwhile, Heritage Bank doled out the sum of N1million to Damilola Adeyemi, […]


United States Embassy in Nigeria has reduced the amount payable for obtaining visas.The United States has removed the reciprocity fee imposed on visa applications for Nigerians. The development which took effect from December 3, was disclosed in a statement on Friday by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. “The ministry of foreign affairs wishes to inform […]

25 young African agripreneurs advance to ‘boot camp’ in the African Development Bank’s $120,000 AgriPitch Competition

Twenty-five young African agripreneurs have advanced to the “boot camp” final round of the African Development Bank’s AgriPitch competition, stepping closer to a share of $120,000 in seed funding prizes, training and other benefits. The final round offers young entrepreneurs in Africa’s agricultural sector the opportunity to pitch their agribusiness proposals online to a panel […]


First Bank of Nigeria Limited, Nigeria’s premier and leading financial inclusion services provider, will host an SME webinar themed “Rebuilding your Business” by 10am on Tuesday, 10 November 2020 via Zoom meetings. The event is organised in collaboration with FBN Insurance Brokers and FBN Quest with its discussants including: Tunde Owolabi, Group Executive, Retail Banking […]

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