Monthly Archives: July 2016

GTBank Commonwealth Team Wins Royal Salute Coronation Cup

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On Saturday July 23, 2016, the GTBank Common Wealth Team, made up of players from Pakistan, New Zealand, South Africa and Canada, emerged victorious against the England team to win one of Polo’s most iconic trophies. The Commonwealth Team, sponsored by leading African financial institution, Guaranty Trust Bank plc, defeated the England Team 12 – 11 in what was an amazing showpiece of fast-paced polo filled with pure passion, competitiveness and fair play.

Banky W & Jim Iyke Bump Into Each Other On The Streets Of New York

Nigerian celebrities love to travel and spend time outside the country whenever they can, but one sweet and amazing thing is when bump into each other outside the shores of the country.
Banky W and Jim Iyke ran into each other on the busy streets of Manhattan, New York and they were pretty much excited they had to take a selfie each and share on their social media page.
Banky captioned the selfie he took and shared via his Instagram page with:

Look who I ran into on these streets of NY!!! The one and only @Jim.Iyke

How Amaechi, Kwankwaso, others bought their way into APC with N100m each — Bafarawa


Erstwhile governor of Sokoto State, Alhaji Attahiru Bafarawa has alleged that some former governors bought their way to the top of the All Progressives Congress, APC, with the sum of N100m each.
Speaking with Daily Trust, Bafarawa described the APC which claims to be fighting corruption as the “mother of corruption.”
He accused the ruling party of being the architect of the enduring rift between some of its top-notch members which is affecting the country.

GTBank Gets Double Honours at Euromoney Awards …Wins Best Bank in Nigeria & Best Digital Bank in Africa


Foremost African financial institution; Guaranty Trust Bank plc reaffirmed its position as a leading global brand with its recent recognition as the ‘Best Bank in Nigeria & Best Digital Bank in Africa’ during the 2016 Euromoney Awards which held in London on Wednesday, July 06, 2016 at the prestigious Tower of London.
Now in its 25th year, the Euromoney Awards for Excellence covers more than 20 global product categories, best-in-class awards and the best Banks in over 100 countries around the world by recognizing institutions that have demonstrated leadership, innovation, and momentum in the markets they operate. In selecting its recipients, Euromoney combines quantitative and qualitative data to honor institutions that have brought the highest levels of service, innovation and expertise to their customers.
According to Mr. Clive Horwood, Euromoney Magazine’s Editor, “Competition for the awards this year was tough, arguably the toughest it has been since the start of the global financial crisis. In winning these awards, GTBank stands out not only because of its stellar performance but by its ability to define what its core strengths are, abide by these strengths and build its business around them. According to him, banking in the future will be about what you do, as well as what you don’t do. GTBank stands out as Euromoneys’ best bank in Nigeria & Africa’s Best Digital Bank for its ability to adapt to local situations while maintaining international standards of best practice.”