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AbdulRazaq signs 2021 budget, says Kwara poised for devt

· Assents to ex-Govs’ pension repeal bill Kwara State Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq on Tuesday signed the 2021 Appropriation Bill into law, amid assurances that the administration will build on the ongoing infrastructural development and increased investments in social protection and youths empowerment. He also assented to the bill repealing pension payments to former Governors and… Read More »

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Kayode Pitan: A Champion in the Banking Industry

For the many times in a row, Mr. Kayode Pitan has proven to the world that 25 years-experience is no joke in the corporate and banking world.  He is the current Managing Director of Nigeria’s oldest, largest and most successful Development Finance Institution, the Bank of Industry which recently exceeded N1 trillion in asset base.… Read More »

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Babatunde Okeniyi: A Leading Brand in Nigeria’s Digital Payment Sub-sector

Babatunde Okeniyi is a notable Nigerian in the financial sector. He is an alumnus of the Advanced Management Programme (AMP 24) of Lagos Business School and a fellow, International Academy of Cards and Payments alumnus. He is an accomplished alumnus of Obafemi Awolowo University (B.Sc.), University of Lagos (MBA). In addition to this, he is… Read More »

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Ahmed Bobboi’s Purposeful Leadership at PEFMB

The Petroleum Equalisation Fund (Management) Board is a parastatal under the Federal Ministry of Petroleum Resources. Ever since inception, the Board has promoted high ethical standards in its dealings as a responsible public service organisation, and is specifically committed to Integrity, Service, and technology.Headed by Ahmed Bobboi, PEFMB, has the mandate to reimburse oil marketing… Read More »

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Africa’s Leading Philanthropist, Tony Elumelu and the Brave Acquisition of OML 17

Speak of brave entrepreneurs in Africa today; the name Tony Elumelu would ring a resounding bell. His conglomerate, Heirs Holdings’ is fully committed to the development of Niger Delta region, while its approach to business underscores its obligation to Africa’s growth. His company Heirs Holdings, made a bold move this year by successfully acquiring 45 per… Read More »

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Kyari Mourns Festus Marinho, Pioneer MD of NNPC

…Says His Achievements Will Be Beacon of Inspiration for Generations The Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Mallam Mele Kyari, has lamented the death of the pioneer Managing Director of the Corporation, Chief Festus Remi Ayodele Marinho. A press release by the Group General Manager, Group Public Affairs Division, Dr. Kennie… Read More »

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AFCFTA: We are well-positioned to make payments smooth for our customers – Ecobank Group CEO

   The Group Chief Executive Officer, Ecobank Transnational Incorporated (ETI), Ade Ayeyemi, has affirmed that the pan-African banking group is facilitating smooth and instant payments across Africa as countries start the implementation of the African Continental Free Trade Area Agreement (AfCFTA). Ayeyemi who made this assertion during an interview with the media recently pointed out… Read More »

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Price of Maize Set to Crash

…….300,000 MT of Maize for Release February ABUJA – About 300,000 metric tonnes of maize are soon to be released into the Nigerian market from strategic anchors under the Anchor Borrowers’ Programme (ABP) of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), which watchers believe will reduce the current price of maize from N155,000 per metric tonne.… Read More »

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Segun Ogunsanya: An Industrious Personality Making Giant Strides For Airtel

Telecommunications giant, Airtel is privileged to have a seasoned administrator such as Segun Ogunsanya at the helm of affairs. Segun Ogunsanya is currently the Managing Director and CEO of Airtel Nigeria. Before his current role, he worked with Nigeria Bottling Company, Limited. Segun has over 24 years rich experience in the manufacturing industry, across multiple… Read More »

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Kennedy Uzoka’s Unquenchable Commitment to UBA’s Expansion & Quality Service Delivery

Kennedy Uzoka is an Havard University Alumnus, who has over 2 decades experience covering core banking, corporate marketing, strategic business advisory services and resources management. Mr. Uzoka has also focused on the consistent expansion of UBA’s activities and services across and beyond the African continent. He is an alumnus of Harvard Business School (AMP) in… Read More »