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Puchercos reveals why Lafarge Africa earned membership of NSE Premium Board

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The managing director of Lafarge Africa Plc., Mr. Michel Puchercos has given fresh details on the company’s successful journey to earning the prestigious member of the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) premium board membership. In his comments shortly after the induction at the Exchange on Monday, he revealed that “Lafarge Africa adopted the LafargeHolcim Code on Ethics and Business Conduct which ...

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Elumelu meets presidents, drills East African youths on basic entrepreneurship keys

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In line with his self-styled Africapitalism drive, the Chairman of United Bank for Africa (UBA) and founder, Tony Elumelu Foundation (TEF), Mr. Tony Elumelu, is currently touring East African countries with his strategic campaign designed to deepen entrepreneurship and infrastructure growth in the continent. A statement issued by the group, revealed that Elumelu is on a five-day working visit to ...

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Elumelu opens up on non-activation of completed N4.5bn Nigeria-Benin border scheme

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Following observed moribund state of the joint-border facility scheme powered by the European Union (EU) and Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) seating on Seme border in Badagry Local Government Area of Lagos State, the Head of Free Trade Movement and Migration Division of ECOWAS, Mr. Tony Elumelu, has given some facts holding back the takeoff. Currently, the sorry ...

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Wholesale licence for UBA London fuels our drive to grow cross-border services—Uzoka

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The Group Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer of United Bank for Africa (UBA), Mr. Kennedy Uzoka, has described the fresh regulatory approval to carry out wholesale banking activities in the United Kingdom as a strong frontier for strengthening the bank’s capabilities in meeting the growing cross-border financing needs of customers. Business Hilights recalls that the Africa’s global bank, had on Tuesday ...

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UBA deepens payment revolution with contactless cards as issuance hits 3m

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United Bank for Africa (UBA) Plc has said it has given out over three million Near Field Communication (NFC) technology-enabled contactless cards to its teeming customers, an indication that the card is highly effective and seamless in usage. In a statement, UBA said “UBA has revolutionised the payments landscape in Nigeria in 2015, with the introduction of contactless payment cards ...

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How Leo, the UBA Chat Banker is tracking the unbanked populace, customers

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When United Bank for Africa (UBA), the mega Pan-African financial institution and Africa’s global bank unveiled Leo, the Chat Banker, currently revolutionizing digital banking channel, not everybody gave it the chance to drive the saturated market. However, few weeks after the launch, testimonies are beginning to swing traction to the bank as more Nigerian banking enthusiasts are fasting signing on ...

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Northern youths’ being lowest applicants in TEF seed money discouraging—UBA

Elumelu Tony

The Jos Branch Manager of the United Bank for Africa (UBA), Mr. Ezekiel Shammah, has expressed displeasure on what he described as very poor turnout for the application to access business start-up grants offered by the Tony Elumelu Foundation (TEF) across the states of the North. Recall that TEF had so far empowered 3,000 young entrepreneurs in Africa, and the ...

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Customer-1st-philosophy poised UBA to unveil Leo, the Chat Banker—Uzoka

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The chief executive and group managing director of United Bank for Africa (UBA), Pan-African financial institution, Mr. Kennedy Uzoka has given insights on why the bank positively disrupted the traditional flow of e-banking with the launching of Leo, the UBA Chat Banker. The personified digital assistance platform is designed to enable customers make use of their social media accounts in ...

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Elumelu, UBA chairman bags prestigious Dwight D. Eisenhower Global honours

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United States based Business council for International Understanding (BCIU), a non-profit Business association dedicated to forging relationships and promoting dialogue between business and government communities across the globe, has crowned chairman of United Bank for Africa (UBA), Tony O. Elumelu with the prestigious Dwight D. Eisenhower Global Entrepreneurship Award. Leading global hotel mogul, Bill Marriott, chairman, Marriott International Inc. was ...

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Confusion as Nigeria goes missing on ‘Where to invest in Africa’ Report

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Latest report published by leading Africa’s investment directory, Rand Merchant Bank, has shown that Nigeria, as an investment destination in Africa in 2018 is off the radar. This means that there is high tendency that global investors are not satisfied with Nigeria’s 2018 investment roadmap as driven by the Economic Recovery & Growth Plan of the Federal Ministry of Budget ...

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