Business

AfDB President Adesina Woos Canada At Africa’s Investment Table

African Development Bank President, Akinwumi Adesina, on Wednesday urged Canadian business leaders to “be part of the action and seize investment opportunities on the continent.” Adesina made the call while meeting with 80 leading representatives of the Canada-Africa Chamber of Commerce in Toronto. Promoting the Bank’s upcoming Africa Investment Forum (AIF), scheduled for 7-9 November 2018 in Johannesburg, South Africa, ...

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N6.9bn Debt: UBA, Anambra Government Move To Settle Rift  

Raymond Ozoji, Awka The Anambra State Government and United Bank of Africa PLC (UBA) are currently working on amicable settlement on the N6.9 billion unpaid tax arrears established by the court as debt owed the state government. Chairman and Chief Executive Anambra Internal Revenue Service Dr. David Nzekwu disclosed this to our correspondent at the Revenue House Awka On Wednesday. ...

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Nedbank Announces 10 World Innovators To Be Connected To Business Leaders 

Nedbank recently announced the expansion of their US partnership with Plug and Play, the world’s largest innovation platform, to include South Africa for the first time. Together, the entities will connect 10 visionary entrepreneurs from around the world to business leaders at The Disruption Agenda to be held in Johannesburg, South Africa in September. “We’re incredibly excited for the ten startups that are ...

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Osinbajo Calls For Backward Integration In Dairy Industry At Meeting With FrieslandCampina

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, SAN, is encouraging investors in the dairy industry to facilitate backward integration in the sector including providing incentives for local diary farmers. Prof. Osinbajo expressed this view earlier today when he received on a courtesy visit to the Presidential Villa, a delegation from FrieslandCampina led by its Global CEO, Mr Hein Schumacher. The delegation also included ...

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Revenue Agency Seals UBA Offices In Anambra, May Seal More Organizations Over Tax Default 

Raymond Ozoji, Awka The Anambra State Internal Revenue Service has said that it doesn’t intend to close offices of corporate citizens doing business in the state but the agency won’t hesitate to enforce court orders to recover government revenue from tax defaulting institutions. This is coming on the heels of the closure of all branches of the United Bank for ...

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Osinbajo Launches N10,000 Collateral Free Loans To Petty Traders In Abuja

In line with its agenda to spread prosperity and reduce poverty, the Federal Government will continue to initiate and sustain programmes aimed at uplifting Nigerians at the bottom of the pyramid, especially petty traders regardless of socio-political background, according to Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, SAN. The Vice President stated this earlier today at the formal launch of the FCT TraderMoni programme, ...

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Africa Oil Week 2018 Announces Partnership With SuperReturn Africa

Africa Oil Week (AOW) has announced their partnership with SuperReturn. This new partnership offers delegates attending SuperReturn Africa, the continent’s biggest investor conference, access to Africa Oil Week on Thursday 8 November 2018. For operators across the continent, raising capital remains one of the biggest challenges; whether it is funding exploration and production, or financing key infrastructure projects that will ...

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UBA Launches Chat Banking On WhatsApp

Clickatell, an authorized WhatsApp Business Solution provider, is proud to announce that United Bank for Africa (UBA) will be going live with their Chat Banking solution – Leo on WhatsApp. In a first for Nigeria, customers can now conduct their favorite banking activities in a secure and convenient manner, by communicating with their bank in a verified WhatsApp chat. This ...

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SNEPCo Upgrades Pacelli School For The Blind

A major facelift came the way of Pacelli School for the Blind and Partially Sighted in Lagos on Friday when Shell Nigeria Exploration and Production Company (SNEPCo) made donations of furniture and air conditioners to the school. This came barely a year after the staff of the company under the Shell Employees Care programme, visited the school at Christmas and ...

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Dangote Now The Most Valuable Brand In Nigeria

Nigeria’s Dangote has emerged the most valuable brand among the top 50 brands in Nigeria for 2018 which were unveiled at the weekend in Lagos. This is coming barely three months after the brand was adjudged the most admired brand of African origin by Consumers in a brand rating coordinated by South Africa based Brand Leadership in conjunction with Johannesburg ...

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