GTBank named best Bank in Africa at Euromoney Awards

…Also emerges best Bank in Nigeria for a record 9th time Guaranty Trust Bank plc has been named the Best Bank in Africa 2019 by Euromoney at its annual Awards for Excellence, which held in London on Wednesday, July 10, 2019 at the London Hilton Hotel, Park Lane.  GTBank was also named the Best Bank in Nigeria for a record ninth time, reflecting the Bank’s position as one of the best managed financial institutions in the country, with strong and focused leadership that keep the business in a constant state…

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Ethiopian Airlines hints of plans to establish new Airline in Nigeria

.. Loses about $3m annually on Kano, Enugu routes The Group Chief Executive Officer of Ethiopian Airlines, Tewolde Gebremariam, has hinted of plans to establish a new airline in Nigeria. Speaking with Journalists today July 12, in Abuja, Tewolde Gebremariam stated that the Airline is in talks with the federal government, private sectors and airline operators in Nigeria on the planned new airline. He said: “We have been discussing and exploring possibilities of establishing or supporting a strong airline in Nigeria. I don’t mean that there is no strong airline…

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Access Bank wins 2019 Nigerian Healthcare Excellence Award

Access Bank has been announced as the ‘Outstanding Healthcare SME-Friendly Bank of the Year’ at the Nigerian Healthcare Excellence Award (NHEA) 2019 held recently at the Eko Hotels & Suites, Lagos. This represents a fourth consecutive win at the event, after winning the same award in 2016, 2017, and also emerged winner of the ‘Outstanding CSR Health Project of the Year’ in 2018. The annual Nigerian Health Excellence Award is an initiative of the Global Health Project and Resources, in partnership with Anadach Group, United States. The awards recognise and…

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AMCON MD commends Super Eagles for Semi-finals qualification

Following the impressive performance of Nigeria’s Super Eagles at the ongoing Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON), the managing director/chief executive officer, Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON), Mr Ahmed Lawan Kuru, has commended the Super Eagles of Nigeria for qualifying for the Semi-finals.   The Super Eagles who beat arch rivals, South Africa with 2-1 victory in Egypt, qualified for the Semi-finals of the 32nd edition of the tournament where they will now face Algeria in a titanic battle. Algeria beat Ivory Coast on Thursday to set up the epic…

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NISE confers Fellowship on AIB Commissioner, seeks professionalism

The Nigerian Institution of Safety Engineers (NISE), a division of Nigerian Society of Engineers (NSE) has conferred Fellowship on Engr. Akin Olateru, the Commissioner of Accident Investigation Bureau (AIB). NISE said that Olateru who was among the top 10 professionals conferred with the honour was recognised for his professional performance since he was appointed as the helmsman in the bureau. Other professionals conferred with the prestigious recognition are Dr. Maikanti Baru, group managing director, Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Engr. Oladimeji Oguntominiyi, the director Highways Construction and Rehabilitation, Federal Ministry…

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NAFEST 2019: ‘Nigeria needs great minds like Runsewe’ – Oba of Benin

His Royal Majesty, the Oba of Benin, Omo N’Oba N’Edo Uku Akpolokpolo, Ewuare II, has extolled the director-general of the National Council for Arts and Culture, Otunba Segun Runsewe. The revered monarch said Nigeria needs great minds like Runsewe who are passionate about the promotion of the country’s rich and diverse cultures expressing his delight at the choice of Benin for the next edition of the National Festival for Arts and Culture slated for October. Oba Ewuare was speaking when the DG along with his management team and 30 state…

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