Big banks sparkle with strong H1 results

Post impressive performance By JULIUS ALAGBE With stronger than expected first half 2020 profitability records, Nigeria’s bulge bracket balance sheet deposit money banks earnings performance...

Ebullient UBA shines with impressive H1 2020 results

By EMEKA EJERE Pan African financial services provider, United Bank for Africa (UBA) Plc, has once again demonstrated operational resilience with audited financial results for...

ECA backs Northern Elders’ call for national conference, rejects constitutional amendment

OBINNA EZUGWU The Eastern Consultative Assembly (ECA) has said it supports the position of Northern Elders Forum (NEF) on the planned review of the 1999...
Dr. Hakeem Baba-Ahmed, NEF

Northern Elders call for national conference, say constitution review waste of resources

OBINNA EZUGWU The Northern Elders Forum (NEF) has faulted moves by the Senate to review the 1999 Constitution (as amended), opting instead for a conference...
Rotimi Akeredolu

Ondo 2020: B/Hallmark Poll … Akeredolu 37%, Jegede 32%, Ajayi 29%, others 2%

By AYOOLA OLAOLUWA and SESAN LAOYE It is barely six weeks to the Ondo State governorship election. As usual, serious contenders and pretenders are spoiling...

Ondo 2020: B/Hallmark Poll

… Akeredolu 37%, Jegede 32%, Ajayi 29%, others 2% By AYOOLA OLAOLUWA and SESAN LAOYE It is barely six weeks to the Ondo State governorship election....

Declining GDP stokes inflation

By JULIUS ALAGBE Declining gross domestic product (GDP) has stirred up fear of rising inflation in the economy following 11-month straight uptick recorded before it...

Ecobank lifts women with special loan scheme

By EMEKA EJERE Recently, Ecobank Nigeria took its “Ecobank Female Entrepreneurs Initiative”, to another level with the unveiling of a special loan package to empower...

POLARIS BANK: Mr. Reformer takes a bow

BY EMEKA EJERE The Nigeria banking industry will witness a landmark exit on Tuesday, August 31, when the retirement of the managing director/chief executive officer...

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