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Fidelity Bank In Upward Swing, Posts Pre-Tax Profit Of N30.4Bn in 2019

  With a good performance record, Fidelity Bank Plc has announced a profit-before-tax of N30.4 billion representing growth by 21 per cent compared to N25.1 billion in 2018. As a result of its impressive showing, the board has recommended 81.8 per...

Covid-19: Nigeria’s Bankers’ Committee/CBN inject N3.5trn into economy

    … announces extra lending from banks by companies, individuals In response to the impact of COVID-19 on global and the Nigerian economy, monetary and fiscal authorities in the country have unleashed comprehensive measures to stimulate the economy to the tune...

Ease of Doing Business: Osinbajo hails World Bank ranking of Nigeria,  urges commitment for sustainable growth

  Impressed with the progress Nigeria has recorded in the Ease of Doing Business and its position in the World Bank rankings, Vice- President Yemi Osinbajo has called for efforts toward ensuring a long-term sustainable growth for the nation’s economy. “What...

Fidelity Bank Receives Delegation From Bank of Beirut

  The  Managing Director of Bank of Beirut Sophoklis Argyrou, during the week paid a courtesy to Fidelity Bank Plc and the delegation was received by Managing Director/CEO, Fidelity Bank PLC, Nnamdi Okonkwo. The delegation said they were in the country to...

Reps laud NIRSAL MD, endorse agency’s agribusiness development drive

  Buoyed up by NIRSAL’s efficient service delivery, the House of Representatives has lauded efforts to reposition the risk-management agency as a major driver of agricultural development in the country. The commendation came through the House Public Accounts Committee during an...

Vice-President Osinbajo’s birthday : Friends offer N1m one-off business grant to youths

  ...online application closes midnight today As part of activities commemorating the birthday of Nigeria's Vice-President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo (SAN), small business owners have been invited to apply for a one-off, small business grant of N1 million. Per Second News gathered that the...

Heatwave: Schneider Electric sensitises Alaba market on safety practices

      Following the recent spike in temperature which has resulted in intense heatwaves affecting residents across Lagos, Schneider Electric has concluded an electrical safety sensitization campaign to avert possible hazards at home and work places.   The Road show which was held...

UBA records another first, unveils superfast online loan product, “Click Credit”

  In line with the bank’s mission of creating value for its customers and to assist in meeting their urgent financial needs, United Bank for Africa (UBA) Plc has launched a product -- ‘Click Credit’. It is a time loan designed to...

Tony Elumelu: Catapulting women to fame, in career trajectories

  …a peerless example in women empowerment A sweeping women empowerment fillip and sweepstake in employment and promotions at executive management and directorship levels has been unveiled by the Chairman of UBA Group, Mr Tony Elumelu, a watershed in the history...
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What triggered Akure explosion, by Gov. Akeredolu

  The multiple explosion which occurred about two kilometres to Akure Airport in the wee-hours of Saturday was triggered by...
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Scores of Houses, Churches, Schools Others Destroyed As Bomb Explosion Rocks Akure

  In Akure, the Ondo State capital, scores of houses, churches, schools and others have been shattered by defeaning multiple explosions reportedly triggered by bombs...

Davido says his fiancé Chioma has coronavirus

  Music star Davido said Friday that his fiancé has tested positive for the coronavirus. He made the announcement on his Twitter page. Hey everyone ! I...

Epidemic of Fear: Addressing Misinformation and Panic in Infectious Disease Outbreaks – Dr. Oreh

  By Dr Adaeze Oreh A few weeks ago,Masaka,the last patient receiving treatment for Ebola, the deadly viral haemorrhagic disease was discharged in the Democratic Republic...

Obasanjo donates his 32-room Hilltop mansion for COVID-19 isolation centre 

  In a rare magnanimity, Nigeria's former President Olusegun Obasanjo has handed over his 32-room mansion at Presidential Hilltop, Abeokuta, Ogun State, to the state government with immediate...