Category: National/Politics

UBA Foundation Launches Read Africa In Liberia

In pursuance of its mission to uplift the lives of the communities in which the United bank for Africa (Plc) operates, UBA Foundation’s initiative, Read Africa is visiting schools in African countries to encourage young children embrace the culture of reading. Read Africa is an initiative of UBA Foundation geared at rekindling the dwindling reading culture amongst…

Need To Empower NHIS In Its Regulatory And Oversight Functions Is Now, By Adewole Kehinde

On Thursday, June 22, 2017, major headlines such as “NHIS: FG Wants Health Management Organisations Scrapped Over Mismanagement of N351bn – Daily Times; “Health Insurance: FG Wants To Scrap HMOs For Mismanaging N351bn – Independent Newspaper and “Health Insurance: FG may scrap HMOs over N351bn fraud – Authority Newspaper hit the news stand. Many comments…

Toks Modupe Emerges PR Personality Of The Decade

Lead Strategist and Chairman of TPT International Limited, Adetokunbo Modupe, has emerged Outstanding PR Personality of the Decade. His overwhelming recognition was the highpoint of the 2017 Marketing Edge Awards, held at the Federal Palace Hotel, last weekend in Lagos.  According to the organisers, the programme is aimed at recognising and rewarding excellence in Nigeria’s…

LBS Trains South African Bankers

Lagos Business School in partnership with Duke Corporate Education (South Africa) is hosting an International Executive Development Programme (IEDP) for the Banking Sector Education and Training Authority (BANKSETA), in Lagos, Nigeria.  The programme, which started on Monday, June 19, 2017, is currently immersing the participants through an action-based learning intervention to ensure that they have…

Loan Scandal: CBN Browbeats Banks As Etisalat Proposes Only 10% Payment Of Bad Loans

The crisis confronting debt-ridden Etisalat, one of Nigeria’s biggest telecom companies, took a disturbing turn yesterday, with the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) urging a consortium of banks to which Etisalat is indebted to the tune of over $1.2 billion to stop putting pressure on the telecom company. Two banking sources, including one present at…