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Skye Bank empowers students with financial literacy

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The Group Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer, Skye Bank Nigeria Plc, Tokunbo Abiru, has advised students in secondary schools across the country to take money matters seriously if they wish to be in control of their financial future.He gave the advice while delivering a lecture during a one-day seminar at Rayfield International Secondary school, Nsukara Offot, Uyo, Akwa Ibom State.

Season 7 of The GTBank Masters Cup Enters Quarter Final Stage

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The quarter finals of the 2018 GTBank Masters Cup is set to hold on May 8-9, 2018 at the Agege Stadium, Lagos with 16 male and female teams competing for a semi-final spot in the prestigious tournament.
Organized by leading African financial institution, Guaranty Trust Bank plc, the GTBank Masters Cup is an annual football competition for first generation and missionary secondary schools geared towards discovering young football talents and inculcating in young people, the values of sportsmanship, camaraderie and fair play. Season 7 of the competition kicked off with a total of 42 teams, out of which 8 teams remain in the male and female categories, respectively.

Zidora Group Opens New Office in Abuja

Dr. Arinze Madueke, Chairman/CEO, Zidora Group

Zidora Group; a leading service delivery company with multiple subsidiaries
and businesses, has just opened a new office in Abuja, the
Nation’s capital.

UBA Holds 2018 Chairman’s Forum, Seeks Strengthening of Corporate Governance across Board

Group Chairman, UBA Plc, Mr Tony Elumelu; Group Vice Chairman, Amb. Joe Keshi; GMD/CEO, Mr Kennedy Uzoka; Deputy Group Managing Director, Mr. Victor Osadolor flanked by Group Board Members, Senior Management Executives, Board Chairmen and CEOs of UBA Subsidiaries across the globe, at the just concluded Chairman’ Forum held in Lagos

Pan- African financial Institution, United Bank for Africa Plc, last thursday, ended its annual Group Chairman’s Forum, a platform for group integration, re-strategising and knowledge sharing with the overall aim of puting the bank on firm standing to actualize its goals and targets for the financial year.
The theme of this year’s forum was focused on three main areas: ‘Efficient and effective communication across the group; Entrenchment of enduring corporate culture and corporate governance.

Oando PLC Performance on an Upward Trajectory as the Company Declares Profit of N19.8Bn (Fifth Profit in a Row)


Oando has once again boosted shareholders confidence by publishing a N19.8bn profit after tax in its FYE 2017 financial results. Five quarters in a row, Oando PLC has sustained its trend of posting positive results.
Many would have thought that the Securities and Exchange Commission’s (SEC) investigation into the company, technical suspension of the company’s shares on the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE), and the full suspension of free trading of its shares on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE) in 2017 would negatively impact operations and in turn the financials of the company but this hasn’t been the case. The company once again defied the odds to post profits 405% higher than the year before.