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Access Bank is named Best Local Bank in Nigeria By EMEA Finance Magazine

Access Bank is named Best Local Bank in Nigeria By EMEA Finance Magazine

Access Bank Plc, One of Africa’s leading Banks, with operations across Sub-Saharan Africa and the UK, has further consolidated its position as a service focused bank in Nigeria by been adjudged the “Best Local Bank in Nigeria 2014” by EMEA Finance Magazine. The award recognizes the impressive achievements made by…

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…

Diamond Bank Plc customers excited over bank stable growth

Diamond Bank Plc customers excited over bank stable growth

Despite regulatory constraints, Diamond Bank Plc, in its half year (H1) performance scorecard,demonstrated its ability to continue to sustain growth by posting 9% increase in its profit after tax(PAT) for the half business year (HBY) ended 30 June 2014. This is as reported in the Bank’s Unaudited H1 Results released to the…

Diamond Bank launch Diamond Woman Accounts plus interactive website

Diamond Bank launch Diamond Woman Accounts plus interactive website

Leading retail bank, Diamond Bank Plc, has officially launched Diamond Woman; a proposition specifically designed to cater to the needs of women by providing lifestyle and business advisory services. Speaking on the launch, Divisional Head, Corporate Communications, Diamond Bank Plc, Mrs. Ayona Trimnell said, “Diamond Woman” is a unique proposition…

Sonnie Ayere Wins Best Male Entrepreneur, investment services in Africa

Sonnie Ayere Wins Best Male Entrepreneur, investment services in Africa

Founder, Dunn Loren Merrifield Mr. Sonnie Ayere has been named best male entrepreneur – Investment services in Africa by the International Business Star Quality Award. Ayere is a former CEO of UBA Capital. He received the award during the 6th International Business Conference held on Friday 23rd May, 2014 in…

Zenith Bank GMD, Emefiele resumes as CBN Governor June 3

Zenith Bank GMD, Emefiele resumes as CBN Governor June 3

By Niyi Tabiti Godwin Emefiele is to take office as the new Governor of Central Bank of Nigeria on June 3.Sanusi Lamido Sanusi’s tenure as governor of the apex bank will officially come to an end on Tuesday June 2,2014. Emefiele, the managing director of Zenith Bank Plc is the man…

Diamond Bank mobile app rocks-Tunde Owolabi

Diamond Bank mobile app rocks-Tunde Owolabi

By Tunde Owolabi Banking has really evolved from the days of long queues in the banking hall, holding tally numbers and carrying sleeping mats all in a bid to process a one minute transaction.I recall many years back, when a relation would in a bid to expressed warm gestures, give…

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