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The James Hope College (JHC) has announced the acquisition of the American International School Lagos (AISL) Lekki Campus facility to establish James Hope College in Lagos.2

James Hope College acquires American International School Lagos property, offers full scholarship to 40...

The James Hope College (JHC) has announced the acquisition of the American International School Lagos (AISL) Lekki Campus facility to establish James Hope College in Lagos.
The 28th World Economic Forum on Africa has ended in Cape Town, South Africa, producing notable outcomes.

WEF ends in South Africa amidst boycott

The 28th World Economic Forum on Africa has ended in Cape Town, South Africa, producing notable outcomes.
The Founder-Chairman of Zenith Bank Plc, Mr. Jim Ovia, has withdrawn from further activities at the World Economic Forum Africa 2019, taking place in Cape Town, South Africa.

Jim Ovia withdraws from the World Economic Forum

Before taking his exit, Mr. Ovia stressed the need for youth empowerment and better government policies to curb continual attacks on persons living within and outside Africa. He belaboured that until positive change towards collective growth happens on this front, the continent would not reach its potential.
The Founder-Chairman of Zenith Bank and Author of Africa Rise and Shine, Mr. Jim Ovia

Xenophobia: Jim Ovia withdraws from World Economic Forum

The Founder/Chairman of Zenith Bank Plc, Mr. Jim Ovia, has withdrawn from further activities at the ongoing World Economic Forum Africa 2019, taking place in Cape Town, South Africa.
Adams Oshiomhole

Adams Oshiomhole: Pension fund not for budget deficits

The National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Adams Oshiomhole, on Wednesday declared that monies from staff pension deductions are not meant to be used for budget deficit by the Federal Government and State governments.
Civic Center Towers

Peek the Civic Towers feature on CNN Africa

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.

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Director-General, National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA), Dr. Isah Pantami

FEC approves name change for Ministry of Communications

The Federal Executive Council on Wednesday approved the renaming of the Federal Ministry of Communications as Federal Ministry of Communications and Digital Economy.
The Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Sunday Dare, Wednesday approved funds to repay IAAF, for the excess fund the World Athletics body mistakenly transferred to Nigeria.

Sports minister approves fund to refund IAAF overpayments

The Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Sunday Dare, Wednesday approved funds to repay IAAF, for the excess fund the World Athletics body mistakenly transferred to Nigeria.
The China Civil Engineering and Construction Company, contractors handling the ongoing Lagos-Ibadan standard gauge rail line, says it has made appreciable progress in Lagos section in spite of impediments.

Lagos-Ibadan rail: We’re overcoming impediments in Lagos section – CCECC

The China Civil Engineering and Construction Company, contractors handling the ongoing Lagos-Ibadan standard gauge rail line, says it has made appreciable progress in Lagos section in spite of impediments.

Police declare four cultists wanted in Lagos

This followed confessional statement of seven Eiye confraternity members who were recently charged to court after men of the Special Anti Robbery Squad, Iju base rounded them up.
Canadian prime minister Justin Trudeau has admitted to wearing brownface makeup during a 2001 event at a school where he was teaching, saying it is something he “regret[s] deeply”.

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau rules out coalition as he forms new Canadian government

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Wednesday ruled out forming a coalition government despite an election victory that left his Liberals short of a majority.