Category: Business

UBA Connect Set to Deepen Intra-African Trade

As Customers Can Now Make Cash Withdrawals In Local Currencies Pan African financial institution, United Bank for Africa (UBA) Plc, has announced the official  launch of a flagship product UBA Connect, a service that enables the  customers of the bank to conduct traditional banking transactions at any UBA branch in the 20 African countries where…

Keystone Bank: Promoting Workplace Culture, Engagement, Productivity

By Ezra Adeniyi The greatest assets of any burgeoning organization should be its workforce and inter-relationship between the employee and the employer. That explains why most corporate bodies must place maximum premium on workplace culture and employee engagement. Its impact cannot be overemphasized as far as staff productivity is concerned. Unfortunately, this has remained a…

Access Bank Refutes Alleged Arrest Of Group Managing Director

Foremost financial institution, Access Bank PLC, has refuted the alleged arrest of its Group Managing Director, Herbert Wigwe, by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). The bank, in a statement signed by Sunday Ekwochi, Company Secretary, said the Commission had invited for interrogation officials of Access Bank who were handling the Bank’s recovery efforts…

Calling Start-up African Entrepreneurs: Apply For 2020 Tony Elumelu Foundation Entrepreneurship Programme

The Tony Elumelu Foundation (TEF) has opened its application portal (www.tefconnect.com) for applications from African entrepreneurs across all African countries, for the 2020 cohort of the Tony Elumelu Entrepreneurship Programme. In 2019, 3,050 African entrepreneurs benefited from the Programme, a number which will meaningfully increase in 2020. The TEF Entrepreneurship Programme is open to startup…

Tony Elumelu Foundation Selects 2,100 Entrepreneurs for TEF-UNDP Entrepreneurship Programme

The Tony Elumelu Foundation (TEF)—the private-sector-led philanthropy focused on empowering African entrepreneurs—has announced a final list of 2,100 entrepreneurs to benefit from the inaugural TEF-UNDP Entrepreneurship Programme. The Programme targets small business owners in rural communities across the 7 Sahel countries of Africa – Nigeria, Niger, Chad, Mauritania, Burkina Faso, Mali and Cameroon. The successful…

Fidelity Bank Comes Tops In KPMG SME Customer Experience Survey

Receives Best SME Supporting Bank from Tribune Newspapers Fidelity Bank Plc has remained a leading financial institution among Micro Small Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) for deposit transaction, credit facilities and overall customer service experience, recording significant improvements in a recent survey.  The bank which has grown its reputation for supporting small business, moved up four (4)…

Winners Emerge in Keystone Bank’s ‘Growbiz Account Save and Win’ Promo

Keystone Bank Limited, Nigeria’s most innovative banking services provider, has rewarded 34 winners in its ‘Growbiz Account Save and Win’ promo with cash and consolation prizes in different parts of the country. The winners which were selected through a computerised and random process, were picked from the bank’s branches across the six geo-political zones, with…

SME: Ecobank Moves Into Top Five Ranking In 2019 Nigeria Banking Customer Experience Survey

The 2019 Nigeria banking industry customer experience survey report recently published by KPMG Nigeria showed that Ecobank Nigeria recorded significant improvement in the SME segment of the survey. According to the report, analysis of performance in the SME segment reveals dynamism in the 2019 ranking. Despite lower levels of overall satisfaction for SMEs, Fidelity Bank…