Union Bank Records N122bn Gross Earnings, N15bn Profit After Tax

Union Bank of Nigeria has announced its unaudited financial statements for the nine month period ended September 30 2018, showing improvement in top and bottom-lines. Gross earnings stood at N122.2 billion, up by 12 per cent from N109.5 billion, while net interest income rose from N46.9 billion to N49.4 billion in 2018. Credit impairment charges…

Barely Two Years As New Wig, I Was Appearing At Supreme Court – Onwuenwunor

In this interview with STEPHEN UBIMAGO, Barrister Clement Onwuenwunor narrates how pupilage under late Chief Gani Fawehinmi (SAN) leveraged him in a rather unprecedented way and prepared him for his current practice. Excerpts… For close watchers, your practice is quite impressive. You seem to be everywhere like busy bee, and yet you still wear this…

Pure Bliss Wins African Quality Award

Pure Bliss biscuits have been awarded Africa’s Most Outstanding Premium Quality Biscuit Brand of the year. The premium biscuits were rated the best at the African Quality Achievement Awards (AQAA), held in Lagos recently. Africa Quality Achievement Awards recognises the organisations, brands and personalities who have embraced the quality culture and integrated seamlessly best in…

BEDC Management Condemns NUEE’s Illegal Picketing Of Operations

The Management of BEDC Electricity PLC (BEDC), yesterday condemned the illegal picketing of its Head office in Benin and some business units in its coverage areas by the Nigerian Union of Electricity Employees (NUEE), over what it called the non-adoption of NUEE’s position on a new Conditions of Service under negotiation for workers as well…

Tourism Personnel To Be Inducted In Abuja

Leading tourism personalities in Nigeria will be inducted at the 6th Abuja Jabamah Travel Expo at the International Conference Centre, Abuja, on November 16, 2018. These are personnels as listed by Travellers magazine; a leading tourism publication. The magazine recently unveiled a list of 100 tourism personalities in Nigeria across sectors including government, hospitality, tour…

Oando’s turnover surges: Posts 32 per cent increase of N505 billion in Q3 2018

The continued increase in oil prices and sales volumes, Nigeria’s exemption from the production cut by the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC), capital discipline and reduced disruptions on production activities in the Niger Delta are contributing factors to the improved cash flows and impressive results posted by Oil and Gas companies operating in Nigeria…

Jim Ovia inspiring success – David Applefield

David Applefield, a seasoned communications specialist and former Commercial Special Representative for Financial Times, recently gave a thorough review of the business book, Africa Rise and Shine by Jim Ovia. Whilst the Author largely portrayed the book as an instrument to changing the narrative and perception of Africa, Applefield further emphasizes the sheer willpower to…