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The Civic Towers is an iconic structure, a brainchild of Quantum Capital Partners whose Founder/Chairman is Mr. Jim Ovia. It is popularly referred to as an "intelligent building".
KPMG Nigeria launched its novel Insight Centre last week and the Founder-Chairman of Zenith Bank Plc, Mr. Jim Ovia, alongside the Chairman of Dangote Group, Alhaji Aliko Dangote, both chaired the event.

Digital solution is the future of business partnerships – Dangote, Ovia

KPMG Nigeria launched its novel Insight Centre last week and the Founder/Chairman of Zenith Bank Plc, Mr. Jim Ovia, alongside the Chairman of Dangote Group, Alhaji Aliko Dangote, both chaired the event.
The Founder-Chairman of Zenith Bank, Mr. Jim Ovia, has expressed optimism for more investments in the Nigerian economy.

Jim Ovia Foundation funds over 100 students in computer education

The Jim Ovia Foundation has funded the education needs of over 100 students in computer science and other related courses under the NCS-Jim Ovia Scholarship scheme. The scholarship scheme is a collaboration between the Jim Ovia Foundation and the Nigeria Computer Society (NCS).
L-R: General Managing Director, FBN Holdings Plc, Urum Kalu Eke, MFR; Governor of Lagos State, His Excellency, Babajide Sanwo-Olu; Director General, Budget Office for the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Ben Akabueze; Founder/Chairman of Zenith Bank Plc, Jim Ovia, CON; Regional Senior Partner, West Market Area for PwC, Uyi Akpata and Partner/Experience Centre & Innovation Leader for PwC Nigeria, Femi Osinubi during the ribbon-cutting by Jim Ovia as Chairman of the occasion at the launch of the PwC Experience Centre yesterday at the CCP Place, Victoria Island, Lagos

Jim Ovia advocates for disruptive technology to scale businesses in Africa

According to Zenith Bank Founder/Chairman, Jim Ovia, businesses stand a chance to triple growth rate and earnings through innovation and technology
The Founder-Chairman of Zenith Bank, Mr. Jim Ovia, has expressed optimism for more investments in the Nigerian economy.

Zenith Bank chairman expresses optimism for more investments in the Nigerian economy

The Founder/Chairman of Zenith Bank, Mr. Jim Ovia, has expressed optimism for more investments in the Nigerian economy.
Aliko Dangote

Aliko Dangote: Why Nigeria’s economy cannot grow

The President of the Dangote Group, Aliko Dangote, says the availability of consumer credit facility is an important option in fighting corruption in the country.
The Founder-Chairman of Zenith Bank Plc, Mr. Jim Ovia, recently encouraged the Federal Government to license more private universities and academic institutions of higher learning in order to improve the quality of education in Nigeria.

Jim Ovia: We need more private sector involvement in education

The Founder/Chairman of Zenith Bank Plc, Mr. Jim Ovia, recently encouraged the Federal Government to license more private universities and academic institutions of higher learning in order to improve the quality of education in Nigeria.

UNILAG produces 271 First Class as varsity holds 50th convocation

A total of 271 final year students of the University of Lagos, UNILAG, Akoka, will be graduating with first-class degrees in various disciplines at the institution’s 50th convocation ceremonies scheduled for between Monday, April 1st and Thursday, April 4th.

Zenith Bank shareholders approve N2.50k per share dividend for 2018 financial year

Shareholders of Zenith Bank on Monday approved the proposal of the board to pay final dividend of N2.50k per share as dividends for the 2018 financial year.
Nigeria's Budget Minister Udoma Udo Udoma speaks during the public presentation and breakdown of 2018 Appropriation Act in Abuja, Nigeria.

Minister: Nigeria’s economy will increase its growth trajectory in 2019

The Minister of Budget and National Planning, Senator Udoma Udo Udoma is optimistic that the Nigerian economy will continue to maintain its recovery in 2019 as the real GDP growth is expected to increase from 0.8% in 2017 to 2.1% in 2018 and 3.01% in 2019, with the sustained implementation of the ERGP.
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UN tasks private sector on humanitarian crises in North-East

The United Nations has partnered with leading Nigerian companies in the banking, energy, legal and consumer services sectors to assist the federal government to tackle the humanitarian crisis in the north-east.

Zenith Bank hails NFF on Future Eagles’ progress

Banking giants, Zenith International Bank PLC has heaped encomiums on the Nigeria Football Federation for the progress the Federation has made with the Nigeria cadet teams since the signing of the partnership agreement between both establishments a couple of years ago.
The Author of Africa Rise and Shine, Mr. Jim Ovia speaking at the Africa Rise and Shine book launch in New York

Jim Ovia’s book Africa Rise and Shine now available on Amazon

The long-awaited restock of Africa Rise and Shine by Jim Ovia, the Founder/Chairman of Zenith Bank Plc is now available on Amazon.
The Author of Africa Rise and Shine, Mr. Jim Ovia speaking at the Africa Rise and Shine book launch in New York

Jim Ovia launches ‘Africa Rise and Shine’ in New York

The Founder/Chairman of Zenith Bank Plc, Mr. Jim Ovia recently launched his book, Africa Rise and Shine in New York. This prestigious event happened on the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly and had foreign dignitaries and private sector captains of industry in attendance.
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Jim Ovia: Contributing to the changing African narrative

Africa has been portrayed as a continent of woes. Thirty years ago that would have been inarguably so but in the years that have followed, as businesses thrive and investment opportunities abound, Africa has greatly improved from what it used to be.
Udoma Udo Udoma, minister of budget and national planning

Udoma Udoma: Nigeria’s economy excites global investors

Key foreign investors, who met at various meetings with the Nigerian government delegation to the United Nation’s General Assembly in New York during the week, have expressed interest in scaling up investment in Nigeria.

2019: Asiwaju Tinubu adamant over Governor Ambode’s second term

Tinubu is however said not to be particularly keen on conditions but fears that having literally pulled a gun on the governor, should he now lower it and back the governor’s second term quest, Ambode might come after him when he is re-elected.

Jim Ovia talks Africa Rise and Shine on CNBA Africa

The Founder/Chairman of Zenith Bank Plc, Mr. Jim Ovia, in a recent sit-down discussion with CNBC Africa, speaks of his new book, Africa Rise and Shine and his lessons for business success.

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