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Adamawa Assembly confirms university lecturer as commissioner nominee

Adamawa State House of Assembly on Tuesday confirmed the nomination of Dr John Ngamsa, a lecturer with Modibbo Adamawa University of Technology (MAUTECH), Yola, as commissioner nominee.

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.

Zenith Bank lifts trading as investors stake N9.3 billion on shares

Investors traded 450.139 million shares worth N9.397 billion in 2,858 deals compared with 149.653 million shares valued at N2.793 billion exchanged in 3,063 deals the previous day.
Nigeria Stock Exchange

Equities market sheds 2.4% as investors ignore corporate earnings

Despite the release of corporate earnings by many companies, the Nigerian equities market closed last week downtick following profit taking in bellwether stocks.

Interswitch, Microsoft, partner to pioneer Blockchain Technology in Nigeria

Interswitch Group, a Pan-African integrated digital payments and commerce company, in partnership with Microsoft, has announced the launch of its innovative blockchain-based supply chain financing service.
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.
Nigeria Stock Exchange

Equities market gains N105 billion as investors react positively to corporate earnings

The Nigerian equities market opened the week on a bullish note as investors continued to react positively to nine month corporate earnings being released by companies.
Ayodele Fayose, former governor of Ekiti state, has arrived the federal high court in Lagos where he is on trial for money laundering and abuse of office. 1

Ayodele Fayose gets bail, pledges not to obstruct trial

Justice Mojisola Olatoregun of the Federal High Court in Ikoyi, Lagos, granted Ayodele Fayose, former Ekiti State governor, bail in the sum of N50 million on Wednesday.

Zenith Bank splashes N24.6 million on basketball league

Zenith Bank on Wednesday doled out N24.6 million for the sponsorship of 2018 women’s basketball season.
Ayodele Fayose

EFCC’s eleven charges against Ayodele Fayose

As the immediate past Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, remains in EFCC custody, a list of his charges has surfaced.
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.

Zenith Bank records N475 billion gross earnings, N167 billion profit in nine months

Zenith Bank Plc Thursday released its financial results for the nine months ended September 30, 2018, showing a decline in top-line but a growth in bottom-line.
Jim Ovia,

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.

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.

Jim Ovia to launch new book Africa Rise and Shine on September 17

The book, published by Forbes Books and with forward by Richard Branson of VIRGIN, Aliko Dangote of Dangote Group, David Applefield of Financial Times, Dominic Barton of McKinsey & Company and Matt Lilley of Prudential Africa, tells the story of Ovia’s business and banking success, and how he was able to create one of Africa’s largest banks.
Jim Ovia,

Jim Ovia’s Africa Rise and Shine now available on Jumia and Konga

The much-awaited book, Africa Rise and Shine by Jim Ovia, the Founder/Chairman of Zenith Bank Plc is now available on  Jumia and Konga.

Akwa Ibom sues EFCC, three others for N50 billion over freezing of account

Akwa Ibom State Government has dragged the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to court, demanding N50 billion as damages over recent freezing of the state’s accounts.

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