Heritage Bank partners NPA to support improved ports infrastructure

Heritage Bank Plc has perfected plans to provide financing for building critical maritime infrastructures and other aspects of transport sector projects once policies driving the projects are well structured. According to the bank, this would be done in partnership with the Nigerian Port Authority (NPA), to boost  infrastructural provisions around the port . Ifie Sekibo, managing……

Stanbic IBTC takes financial literacy campaign to Covenant University

In a move to impact financial knowledge on Nigerian youths, Stanbic IBTC Bank, in partnership with the Creative Youth Community Development Initiative, a Wole Soyinka Foundation, has organised a financial literacy forum for students of Covenant University, Ota, Ogun Stat. Apart from raising awareness on good saving habits and financial education, the session also enabled……

Emirates seeks take-over of Etihad to create world’s largest airline

Dubai’s flagship airline Emirates is looking at taking over unprofitable neighbour Etihad, Bloomberg reports, in a move that would create the world’s biggest carrier by passenger traffic. The talks, which are at a preliminary stage, would see Emirates acquire the main airline business of Abu Dhabi’s Etihad, which would keep its maintenance arm, according to……

Airtel 4G LTE to boost economic activities in Anambra

Airtel Nigeria has rolled out 4G LTE (Long Term Evolution Service) in Onitsha, Awka, Nnewi and other major cities and towns in Anambra State to foster economic activities and business growth in the state through technology. The telecommunications service provider says the switch to an upgraded 4G network in Anambra will boost trade and commerce; empower……

Stakeholders offer insights on attracting impact investments to Nigeria

The growth of impact investment, an approach to achieve positive social and environmental impact while simultaneously earning financial returns has been hailed as breakthrough in practice of investment worldwide. Experts have therefore outlined ways Nigeria can be attractive for such investments. Professionals from the regulatory, banking, private equity among other sectors were gathered at the……

Osun Poll: Another Litmus Test For INEC

Tomorrow, Saturday, September 22, 2018 will be another memorable day in the political history of Nigeria and remarkable reference point in the performance index of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC. It is a day that the people of Osun State will file out to elect a new governor to oversee the affairs of the…

Still On Flood Disaster 

Following the havoc unceasingly wreaked by floods across the country this rainy season,   the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), on Wednesday, declared some of the worst hit states as national disaster zones. Kogi, Niger, Anambra and Delta States have been ravaged by the natural disaster in the last month. There had been loss of lives,…

The Cost Of Women’s Emancipation

The current clamour for a unisex world by women emancipation apostles all over the world is now a topical issue. The clamour has gained so much ground. Its popularity was made possible by its patronage by the United Nations and some other countries of the world, especially the developed world. Considering a unisex world from…