UBA Upgrades Chatbot features, as Leo launches service on Google Business Chat, Instagram

United Bank for Africa (UBA) Plc has announced the expansion of the services of Leo, its Artificial Intelligence chatbot to Google Business Chat and Instagram. Leo – UBA’s AI-powered chatbot, which enables customers to make use of their social media accounts to carry out key banking transactions – was first introduced in January, 2018. It…

EFCC Arrests Ahmed Idris, Accountant General of the Federation for N80b Fraud

The Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC on Monday, May 16, 2022 arrested serving Accountant General of the Federation, Mr. Ahmed Idris. According to a statement released the Commission, Ahmed Idris was arrested in connection with diversion of funds and money laundering activities to the tune of N80billion (Eighty Billion Naira) only.…

ICPC arraigns Professor over Alleged $40,000 Bribe

The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) has arraigned one Professor John Kester Ifeanyichukwu over allegations of bribery and inducement of officers of the Commission. In a single-count charge brought before Honourable Justice A.O. Otaluka of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), High Court 12, sitting in Apo, Abuja, ICPC is accusing the…

Dangote Cement Best Performing Stock – Nigerian Exchange

Africa’s largest Cement manufacturer, Dangote Cement Plc Dangote Cement Plc has emerged the Best Performing Stock of the Year 2021 by the Nigeria Exchange Group (NGX). Dangote Cement pride as the most capitalized company on the Nigeria Stock Exchange was named the best stock ahead of BUA Cement Plc and CAP Plc, during the 2022…

LASUTH Launches New Dialysis Unit to Improve Chronic Kidney Disease Treatment

In furtherance of its commitment to provide high quality tertiary healthcare services to Lagos State Citizens and beyond, the management of Lagos State University Teaching Hospital (LASUTH), ably led by Prof. Adetokunbo O. Fabamwo, the Chief Medical Director, recently launched a new Dialysis Unit. The new Dialysis Unit in LASUTH is dedicated to improving health…

NFF Appoints José Peseiro as Head Coach of Super Eagles

The Nigeria Football Federation on Sunday announced the appointment of Mr Joeé Santos Peseiro as the new Head Coach of the Senior Men National Team, Super Eagles. The appointment according to a statement released by Ademola Olajire, NFF’s Director of Communications, is with immediate effect, subject to the signing of agreed terms between the NFF…

Sanwo-Olu’s Wife to Lead War against Drug Abuse in Schools

Lagos State First Lady, Dr. Ibijoke Sanwo-Olu, has pledged to work with the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) and other critical stakeholders to reinvigorate the war against drug abuse, especially in schools and communities across the state. The First Lady made the pledge on Wednesday at a strategic meeting held in Lagos House, Ikeja,…

Heritage Bank’s Support for Socio-Economic Growth Earns Senior Executive Eveafrique Award

Senior Management Executive of Heritage Bank Plc received the “Heart of Gold” award by EveAfrique organiser of the annual Red Ball for Charity. The awardee, Osepiribo Ben-Willie, Directorate Head, South-South, South-East & Private Wealth Management, who was part of the 10 awardees, was honoured for her immense contribution to the sustainable development and socio-economic growth…