Category: Business

Sterling Positions for Expansion with New Structure

With the unanimous support received from her shareholders, Sterling Bank, soon to be known as Sterling Financial Holdings Company, is firmly positioned to expand her financial services footprint from traditional banking and deliver more value to her shareholders. According to the publicly available filings reviewed from the website of the Nigerian Exchange Limited (NGX), upon…

#EvaluatePR: Experts Set To Discuss The Synergy Between PR and Measurement

In a bid to fully evaluate and sustain communication and public relations best practices around the globe, as well as offer solutions to persistent problems in the PR industry, P+ Measurement Services, a leading media intelligence agency, will be hosting the 21st edition of #EvaluatePR, welcoming all communications and public relations stakeholders from around the…

Shareholders Unanimously Approve Holding Company Structure for Sterling

Shareholders of Sterling Bank Plc unanimously voted in favor of the creation of a new non-operating holding company (HoldCo) to hold the shares in its commercial banking operation as well as the shares of a newly incorporated subsidiary, The Alternative Bank Limited, which will operate as a Non-Interest Banking (NIB) business. At the end of…

Collaboration, Agriculture and Technological Innovation as tools to Reposition the Financial Services Industry in Nigeria for an Evolving Global Context

Mr. Farouk Gumel, Chairman, Board of Directors, Union Bank of Nigeria delivered the keynote address that formed part of the theme for the 15th Annual Banking and Finance Conference year’s conference tagged Repositioning the Financial Services Industry for an Evolving Global Context. The two-day event, hosted by the Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria (CIBN),…

Heritage Bank Plc has announced the appointment of Akinola George-Taylor as its acting Managing Director. Following the receipt of the approval of the Board of Directors of Heritage Bank and the Central Bank of Nigeria, the Bank is poised for its next phase of transformation. The new Ag. Managing Director will be overseeing all Heritage’s…

2022 HY Audited Results: GTCO Plc Reports Profit Before Tax of ₦103.2billion

Guaranty Trust Holding Company Plc (“GTCO” or the “Group”) has released its Audited Consolidated and Separate Financial Statements for the period ended June 30, 2022, to the Nigerian Exchange Group (NGX) and London Stock Exchange (LSE). The Group reported profit before tax of ₦103.2billion, representing an increase of 11.0% over ₦93.1billion recorded in the corresponding…

Seven Months of Rewarding Customers in the Stanbic IBTC Reward4Saving Promo Draws

In a bid to keep inspiring Nigerians to develop a healthy savings culture, Stanbic IBTC Bank, a subsidiary of Stanbic IBTC Holdings, held its seventh Reward4Saving promo draw at its head office on Monday, 08 July 2022. The July draw is the fourth of the second season of the promo and the seventh since inception.…

With four branches already booming and servicing its teeming customers, novel Superstore, Old English Supermarket has opened another outlet. This is to further realise its aim of becoming the superstore of choice of millions of upwardly mobile Nigerians. Old English Supermarket founded a couple of years ago, is a rare combination of visionary enterprise, diligent…