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Mr Bayo Olugbemi, President, Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria (CIBN) says the banking sector in Nigeria has a good capital base to facilitate the successful implementation of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) agreement.
Thirty prominent professional bodies under the aegis of the Association of Professional Bodies of Nigeria (APBN) yesterday urged the federal government to immediately overhaul the country’s security apparatus, saying the situation had largely deteriorated in recent months.
The President of African Development Bank, AfDB, Dr. Akinwumi Adesina, has said Africa’s economic growth this year will decline by 3.4%, because of the challenges of the Covid-19 pandemic.
The Governor of Central Bank, Mr Godwin Emefiele, on Friday expressed optimism that Nigeria could emerge from recession by the first quarter of 2021.
On the same day, Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) Governor, Godwin Emefiele, while speaking at the 55th Annual Bankers Dinner organised by the Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria (CIBN) in Lagos, predicted a two per cent growth in the country’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) in 2021.
The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) Governor, Godwin Emefiele, has said that electronic transaction volumes increased by about 67 per cent during the COVID-19 lockdown with increased transactions at agent networks.
The Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria (CIBN) has suspended its 2020 Fellowship Investiture Ceremony earlier scheduled for Oct. 24, at Balmoral Convention Centre, Victoria Island, Lagos.
The Federal Government is seeking the partnership of the banking sector in its efforts to revamp the ailing economy occasioned by the outbreak of the coronavirus pandemic.
A financial expert, Mr Okechukwu Unegbu, has urged the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) to increase support for commercial banks to address the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the sector.
An economist, Mr Okechukwu Unegbu, says the Federal Government’s removal of petroleum subsidy will unlock the country’s economic prospect.
Prof. Olayinka David-West of Information Systems/Academic Director, Lagos Business School, has urged banking institutions to embrace digital economy to address the increasing numbers of people visiting their branches daily.
The Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria (CIBN) says its April ‘Diet’ examinations, which was to take place from April 7 to April 9, 2020, will now hold alongside that of October.
High Chief Owolabi Salis, the 2019 governorship candidate of Alliance for Democracy, AD, in Lagos State, has given out money to 120 less-privileged people.
Mixed reactions have trailed policy measures announced by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) to tackle the effect of COVID-19 on the nation’s economy.
President Muhammadu Buhari has felicitated with the Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer, FirstBank Limited, Dr Adesola Adeduntan, on his award of Distinguished Alumnus of the Year by Cranfield School of Management, United Kingdom.
The Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria (CIBN) has reiterated its call for the creation and full implementation of Education Development Bank to facilitate the achievement of 21 per cent budget ratio for education prescribed by United Nations Development Programme (UNDP).
Speaking on his appointment, Dr. Adesola Adeduntan, Chief Executive Officer, First Bank of Nigeria Limited said, “We are delighted to welcome Alhaji Ado Yakubu Wanka, to the FirstBank Board. We are especially excited that he is bringing a combination of complementary skills and rich experience to the table which will no doubt enhance the quality of governance towards meeting our strategic goals.
Dr Uju Ogubunka, an economic expert has urged the Federal Government to educate Nigerians on the importance of the proposed 29.96 billion dollars foreign loan towards boosting the economy.
The management of the University of Ibadan on Friday announced the extension of the deadline set for the 2020/2021 session until April 30.
“I spoke to a conductor in Germany and he told me that once in his orchestra he had to find a new musician,” Tuchel said, according to the Star. “He picks three maybe that he likes as a replacement, but the final decision is made through the orchestra. We had a long discussion about this.
Ahead of 2023 presidential election, North Central politicians have been charged to wake up before it is too late.
The Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics (ASUP) has said it would continue to dialogue with the federal government until a lasting solution is found to the challenges in the nation’s tertiary institutions and its ongoing nationwide strike is called off.
Tottenham Hotspur face an anxious wait to discover the severity of Harry Kane’s ankle injury after he hobbled off after scoring twice in a 2-2 Premier League draw away to Everton on Friday.
Libyan Prime Minister Abdulhamid Dbeibeh and a delegation of ministers will make their first visit to Turkey on Monday since taking office last month, the Turkish presidency said on Sunday.
Female tennis World Number One player, Ashleigh Barty, on Friday, became the latest casualty in a tournament full of surprises, when she was defeated by Spaniard Paula Badosa, ranked 71st in the world after their quarter-final match ended 6-4 6-3 in Badosa’s favour. The victory carried the Spaniard through to the biggest semifinal of her career.
U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken said on Sunday the United States is concerned about China’s aggressive actions against Taiwan and warned it would be a “serious mistake” for anyone to try to change the status quo in the Western Pacific by force.
A former governor of Imo State, Rochas Okorocha, has been released by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) after spending two nights in detention.
Botswana's agriculture ministry announced the ban on Wednesday and it has been implemented with immediate effect. The ban includes products such as meat, eggs and feathers.