FirstBank Georgian Cup hits the centenary mark, a possible world record In sports sponsorship 

FirstBank Georgian Cup hits the centenary mark, a possible world record In sports sponsorship 

First Bank of Nigeria Limited has announced its sponsorship of the Georgian Cup of the Kaduna Polo Tournament for the 100th consecutive year.
Nigerian Stock Exchange, NSE reviews pricing methodology rules , DMO Lists Series II FGN ₦15bn 7-Year Green Bond on NSE

DMO Lists Series II FGN ₦15bn 7-Year Green Bond on NSE

The NSE (“NSE or The Exchange”) is pleased to announce the listing of the Federal Government of Nigerian (FGN) N15 billion Green Bond.
Jobberman launches ‘Best Match’ product to get employers the right candidates, faster

Jobberman launches ‘Best Match’ product to get employers the right candidates, faster

Jobberman has introduced a new product called ‘Best Match’.
Banjo Adegbohungbe appointed Deputy Managing Director, Coronation Merchant Bank

Banjo Adegbohungbe appointed Deputy Managing Director, Coronation Merchant Bank

The Board of Directors of Coronation Merchant Bank limited has announced the appointment of Banjo Adegbohungbe as the Deputy MD of the bank.
FirstBank’s Adesola Adeduntan joins other Global Finance Practitioners at Ethical Finance Conference, Edinburgh

FirstBank’s Adesola Adeduntan joins other Global Finance Practitioners at Ethical Finance Conference, Edinburgh

The CEO, First Bank of Nigeria Limited, Dr. Adesola Adeduntan participated in the 2019 Global Leaders Interactive panel session of the 2019 Ethical Finance Conference.

Banjo Adegbohungbe appointed Deputy Managing Director, Coronation Merchant Bank

Coronation Merchant Bank limited has announced the appointment of Banjo Adegbohungbe as the Deputy Managing Director of the Bank.
Ogunbiyi Foundation Launch: Education experts laud FG creation of Economic Advisory Council

Ogunbiyi Foundation Launch: Education experts laud FG creation of Economic Advisory Council

Leading professionals in the nation’s education sector have lauded the President Muhammadu Buhari-led government on the setting up of the Economic Advisory Council.
First Bank Adesola Adeduntan, Global transactions get easier with Firstbank’s Card Offerings, FBNQuest Trustees Marks 40th Anniversary of preserving legacies in Nigeria, Ellah Lakes Plc announces close period for H1 2019 results The Board of Directors of Ellah Lakes Plc has announced that the company would be meeting on the 22nd October 2019 to consider, among other matters, the audited financial statements of the Company for the financial year ended 31 July, 2019. The Company also announced the commencement of a closed period with effect from 7 October 2019, until 24 hours after the Company’s Audited Financial Statements is filed with The Exchange. Top executives, directors, advisers, and many others at Ellah Lakes Plc have been barred from trading in the company’s shares ahead of the meeting of board of directors of Ellah Lakes. This was disclosed in a notification which was sent to the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE). http://www.nse.com.ng/Financial_NewsDocs/27720_ELLAH_LAKES_PLC._CORPORATE_ACTIONS_OCTOBER_2019.pdf The announcement is in line with rule 17.18 of Part 2 (Issuer’s Rules) of the NSE’s Rule Book (2015) which states that, “The period of closure shall be effective from fifteen (15) days prior to the date of any meeting of the Board of Directors proposed to be held to consider any of the matters referred to above or the date of circulation of agenda papers pertaining to any of the matters referred to above, whichever is earlier, up to twenty-four hours after the price-sensitive information is submitted to the Exchange. The trading window shall thereafter be opened. Every issuer shall notify the Exchange in advance of the commencement of each closed period.” Why this matters: The close period will allow the board to consider the company’s unaudited financial statements for the third quarter. Other company issues will also be discussed during the meeting of the Board of Directors. What is a close period? A close period is a period before the release of a company’s result or financial statement when of course, those with sensitive information are not allowed to trade on the stock. These individuals may include company directors, audit committee members, persons discharging managerial responsibility, employees and consultants with sensitive information. About the company: Ellah Lakes Plc is a fish farming company.

FirstBank celebrates 2019 Customer Service Week, underscores the impact of Customer Service through Its...

First Bank of Nigeria Limited has joined the rest of the world to celebrate the 2019 Customer Service Week themed "The Magic of Service'.
The Nigerian Stock Exchange and the Luxembourg Stock Exchange Sign MoU to Expand the Green Bond Markets

The Nigerian Stock Exchange and the Luxembourg Stock Exchange Sign MoU to Expand the...

The NSE and the LuxSE are pleased to announce the signing of MoU to cooperate in promoting cross-listing and trading of green bonds.
Zenith Bank drives convenient banking and financial inclusion with Z-Money

Zenith Bank drives convenient banking and financial inclusion with Z-Money

Zenith Bank Plc has introduced Z-Money, which brings banking services closer to its customers and enhance financial inclusion.
First Bank Adesola Adeduntan, Global transactions get easier with Firstbank’s Card Offerings, FBNQuest Trustees Marks 40th Anniversary of preserving legacies in Nigeria, Ellah Lakes Plc announces close period for H1 2019 results The Board of Directors of Ellah Lakes Plc has announced that the company would be meeting on the 22nd October 2019 to consider, among other matters, the audited financial statements of the Company for the financial year ended 31 July, 2019. The Company also announced the commencement of a closed period with effect from 7 October 2019, until 24 hours after the Company’s Audited Financial Statements is filed with The Exchange. Top executives, directors, advisers, and many others at Ellah Lakes Plc have been barred from trading in the company’s shares ahead of the meeting of board of directors of Ellah Lakes. This was disclosed in a notification which was sent to the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE). http://www.nse.com.ng/Financial_NewsDocs/27720_ELLAH_LAKES_PLC._CORPORATE_ACTIONS_OCTOBER_2019.pdf The announcement is in line with rule 17.18 of Part 2 (Issuer’s Rules) of the NSE’s Rule Book (2015) which states that, “The period of closure shall be effective from fifteen (15) days prior to the date of any meeting of the Board of Directors proposed to be held to consider any of the matters referred to above or the date of circulation of agenda papers pertaining to any of the matters referred to above, whichever is earlier, up to twenty-four hours after the price-sensitive information is submitted to the Exchange. The trading window shall thereafter be opened. Every issuer shall notify the Exchange in advance of the commencement of each closed period.” Why this matters: The close period will allow the board to consider the company’s unaudited financial statements for the third quarter. Other company issues will also be discussed during the meeting of the Board of Directors. What is a close period? A close period is a period before the release of a company’s result or financial statement when of course, those with sensitive information are not allowed to trade on the stock. These individuals may include company directors, audit committee members, persons discharging managerial responsibility, employees and consultants with sensitive information. About the company: Ellah Lakes Plc is a fish farming company.

First Bank partners NESG, hosts 25th Nigerian Economic Summit

First Bank of Nigeria Limited has partnered with The Nigerian Economic Summit Group to host the 25th Nigerian Economic Summit, its annual flagship event.
FBNQUEST and She Leads Africa Strengthen Partnership, Educate Women on Investing and Estate Planning

FBNQUEST and She Leads Africa Strengthen Partnership, Educate Women on Investing and Estate Planning

FBNQuest has reinforced its commitment to empowering women in collaboration with She Leads Africa (SLA).
PATRICIA.COM.NG

Patricia Launches New Products…firm set to change the narrative.

Patricia Technologies Limited users now have something to be excited about as the company.
Access Bank Unveils Independence Campaign, set to Splash Cash Prizes on over 30 DiamondXtra Customers Daily

Access Bank Unveils Independence Campaign, set to Splash Cash Prizes on over 30 DiamondXtra...

Access Bank Plc has unveiled a cash incentive campaign tagged “DiamondXtra Independence Splash” to reward over 30 DiamondXtra customers daily with cash prizes
FirstBank Partners with Junior Achievement Nigeria (Jan) to Host National Student Entrepreneurship Competition

FirstBank Partners with Junior Achievement Nigeria (Jan) to Host National Student Entrepreneurship Competition

JAN's annual flagship event, National Company of the Year Competition (NCOY) will be taking place Thursday, 3rd October 2019.
NSE honours the Centenarian Mr. Akintola Williams

NSE honours the Centenarian Mr. Akintola Williams

The NSE organised a symbolic Closing Gong ceremony in celebration of the centenary birthday of one of its leaders, Pa. Akintola Williams.
NASD Holds Stakeholders Forum

NASD Holds Stakeholders Forum

As a forward-thinking and responsible trading platform, NASD is committed to delivering a transparent, secure and convenient service.
NPA Decommissioning of Port Harcourt Terminal: We'll vigorously defend, protect our rights - BUA Group, NPA and BUA Group dispute to affect 1000 jobs, $500,000 monthly revenue, Terminal closure: BUA clears air on NPA’s claims 

NPA Decommissioning of Port Harcourt Terminal: We’ll vigorously defend, protect our rights – BUA...

BUA Group has said it will follow due process in defending and protecting its rights against the recent decommissioning of its Terminal.
Firstbank targets 500,000 agents to boost financial inclusion

Firstbank targets 500,000 agents to boost financial inclusion

First Bank of Nigeria Limited has announced its drive to get up to 500,000 operators on board its agent banking platform.
Transcorp Hotels Plc Retains Positive A- (NG) GCR Rating

Transcorp Hotels Plc Retains Positive A- (NG) GCR Rating

Transcorp Hotels Plc has retained its national scale ratings at A-(NG) and A2(NG) in the long term and short term respectively.
financial inclusion

Financial Inclusion in Nigeria: Data and Hard Facts

Financial inclusion has been a great challenge across the world, especially in Africa.
Wealth.ng launches new website design with android mobile app

Wealth.ng Launches New Website Design with Android Mobile App

A few months after Wealth.ng’s debut appearance on the World Wide Web, it has arguably changed the game in the invest-tech space.
Is Investing in commodities only for the brave?

Is investing in commodities only for the brave?

Commodities have always had a reputation for being a tricky asset class, leaving tons of people with the fear that investing in this asset class would be a tricky move.
Nigerian Stock Exchange, NSE CEO Oscar Onyema, NSE Graduate Trainee Programme, NSE, VAT, Financial market data gulps $28.5 billion from stakeholders, says NSE , NSE lifts R.T. Briscoe’s shares suspension , NSE lifts suspension on Guinea Insurance’s, Niger Insurance’s shares , v

NSE Announces Call for Entries for its Inaugural Hackathon

The Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) is pleased to announce the commencement of the inaugural edition of X-Kathon.
Phillips Consulting Training Services 2019

Phillips Consulting Training Services 2019

For the past 26 years, pcl. has delivered world-class learning interventions to businesses and individuals.
Top Nigerian Artistes Thrill Fans at the Zenith Bank Aspire Music Festival

Top Nigerian Artistes Thrill Fans at the Zenith Bank Aspire Music Festival

Top Nigerian Artistes Thrill Fans at the Zenith Bank Aspire Music Festival
Hotel chain

Game Changing in Nigeria’s Lodging Industry – Hotel Chain

Nigeria’s lodging industry gained tremendous growth along with the overall economy and business booming in Africa.
Access Bank, Scam Alert: Access Bank issues warning to customers over fraudulent acts , Director, West Africa region, IE, Onyekachi Eke, Access Bank lists N30 billion bonds on NSE 

Euphoria, as Access Bank opens new branch in Osun

Access Bank has opened its new branch in the sleepy community of Ipetu-Ijesha, in Oriade Local Government of Osun State.
Eko Innovation Centre Pledges $5 Million to #Ekotraffic Trend

Eko Innovation Centre Pledges $5 Million to #Ekotraffic Trend

#Ekotraffic hashtag was created and it trended heavily, viewed over 48 million times across Nigeria by over 12 million tweeps
OPINION: What’s Next at LSETF?

OPINION: What’s Next at LSETF?

The response to the challenge of unemployment was what led to the establishment of the Lagos State Employment Trust Fund (LSETF) in 2016.