Category: National/Politics

Monica Lauds FG For Ebonyi International Airport

Lady Monica, President/Founder of David Umahi Nweze Akubaraoha Ebonyi Transformation Agenda (DUNAETA), has described Governor Umahi as a blessing to the state because of his enigma and innovative leadership qualities. She made known that the Minister  of  Aviation, Hadi Sirika  conveyed the approval for the construction of the Airport in a letter to Governor David…

ICRC Partners TEF On Economic Opportunities in Conflict Prone Regions

At the just concluded Forum organised by the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), key speakers Tony O. Elumelu, Founder of the Tony Elumelu Foundation and Peter Maurer, President of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) proffered entrepreneurship as the most sustainable solution to accelerating Africa’s transformation. During a one-on-one conversation at…

Chidi Nwaogu Wins First Prize In Entrepreneurship At Africa 35.35 Awards

Nigerian serial Internet entrepreneur, Chidi Nwaogu, has won the first prize in the ‘Entrepreneurship’ category at the 2019 Africa 35.35 Awards, which seeks to recognize 35 people under 35 from Africa or the African diaspora who have made outstanding achievements in their communities. Other winners in the Entrepreneurship category are Jorge Appiah of Ghana, Kimberly…

Stanbic IBTC Launches IMC Campaign Promoting *909# USSD Code

Stanbic IBTC Bank, a member of the Standard Bank Group, launches an integrated marketing campaign on its Unstructured Supplementary Service Data (USSD) application, with the dedicated code, *909#. The *909# USSD string affords customers the opportunity to access wallet and banking services such as (inter and intra bank transfers, airtime purchase, check balance, account opening…

Rivers APC Chieftain Applauds NWC’s Plan to Conduct Congresses

The National Working Committee (NWC) has been commended for setting plans in motion for the conduct of fresh congresses in Rivers State, especially the constitution of the Barr Isaac Abbot Ogbobula-led 5-man Caretaker Committee. A chieftain of the party in the South-South region, Chief Eze Chukwuemeka Eze, who gave the commendation in a statement issued…

Keystone Bank Partners Google, Facebook to Train Entrepreneurs on Digital Marketing

In demonstration of its commitment to consistently promote and support the growth and development of the real sector, Keystone Bank Limited has embarked on a series of capacity building trainings in digital marketing and bookkeeping for its micro, small and medium enterprises (MSME) customers across the country. According to the lender, the first phase of…

Jim Ovia Withdraws From World Economic Forum

Founder/Chairman of Zenith Bank Plc, Mr. Jim Ovia, has withdrawn from further activities at the World Economic Forum Africa 2019, taking place in Cape Town, South Africa. This followed the hypersensitivity of the issues surrounding the lives and well-being of Nigerian citizens living in South Africa and to contribute his voice against the poor state…