Truecaller unveils user verification solution for mobile web

Truecaller has announced the global launch of its Truecaller SDK solution exclusively for the mobile web platform. With this, Truecaller SDK now supports all the key mobile platforms across Android, iOS, React and now mobile web including Progressive Web App support. Developers can access the mWeb SDK from Truecaller’s global developer portal. Across emerging markets like India and Africa, mobile web based experiences on smart phones are proving to be the first point of discovery for users trying to access products and services online. One of the key challenges in…

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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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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, ICPC collaborate to recover N5trillion outstanding debt

Photo Caption  L-R: Executive Director, Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON), Dr. Eberechukwu Uneze (left); Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer, AMCON, Mr. Ahmed Lawan Kuru in a handshake with the Chairman of Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC), Prof. Bolaji Owasanoye; Board Chairman, AMCON Dr. Muiz Banire SAN and Executive Director, Operations, AMCON, Mr. Aminu Ismail, when AMCON visited ICPC in Abuja….on Wednesday     The Chairman of Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC), Prof. Bolaji Owasanoye on Wednesday in Abuja disclosed plans by the…

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AMCON debt recovery would be enhanced if judiciary, stakeholders, play their roles- Justice Kafarati

Photo Caption: L-R: Hon. Justice J.T. Tsoho who represented Justice Abdul. A. Kafarati, the Chief Judge of the Federal High Court; Mr. Ahmed Lawan Kuru, Managing Director/CEO of Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON) and Justice Ijeoma L. Ojukwu at Rose Ukeje Hall, Federal High Court Complex, Abuja…at the weekend.   The Chief Judge of the Federal High Court, Hon. Justice  Abdul A. Kafarati has again reminded the nation that the success of Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON) in the discharge of its recovery mandates would only be enhanced…

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SEC opposes joinder of Oando in suit by 2 CEO

Counsel to the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Chief Anthony Idigbe (SAN) on Monday, opposed an application for joinder, in a suit before a Federal High Court Lagos, by two Chief Executive Officers of Oando Plc, seeking rights enforcement. The suit was filed by the Group Chief Executive Officer (GCEO) of Oando Plc, Mr Adewale Tinubu, and his Deputy, Mr Omamofe Boyo, seeking enforcement of their Fundamental Rights. Recall that on May 31, the SEC had ordered the applicants and other affected board members to resign, over alleged infractions. On…

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Interswitch CMO, Eromosele named  ‘one of 10 most inspiring women in Nigeria’

Photo Caption: (L-R) Favour Benson, President, JTAH Foundation; Erelu Abiola Dosunmu, Erelu Kuti IV of Lagos and Cherry Eromosele, Chief Marketing and Communication Officer, Interswitch during the JTAH annual National Women and Girl-Child Stakeholders Conference held recently in Lagos. Jashabel Touch A Heart (JTAH) Foundation has named Cherry Eromosele, chief marketing and communication officer of Interswitch Group, as one of the ‘10 most inspiring women in Nigeria’.  The Foundation said the initiative was aimed at rewarding hard work among Nigerian women. She was named alongside other female trailblazers at the…

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AMCON N5trillion debt: Justice Dimgba, Kuru, others seek ways to improve recovery

Photo Caption R-L: Justice Nnamdi Dimgba (right); Mr. Saidu Jallo, AMCON Company Secretary/Legal Adviser; Mr. Olugbenga Bello and Justice I.N.Buba at the 2019 AMCON Annual Seminar for External Solicitors and Asset Management Partners (AMPs) co-organised by Legal Academy…in Lagos As the noose on obligors of Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON) tightens in line with its latest enforcement strategy, Justice Nnamdi Dimgba of the Federal High Court, Asaba at the weekend reechoed the fact that the task to strengthen AMCON’s recovery drive remains a national concern and a huge burden to…

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NIMET pledges support to Gov. Ayade over Obudu Airport project

The Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NIMET) has pledged its total support and commitment to the Obudu International Airport project of the Governor Ben Ayade-led administration in Cross River State. NIMET in a letter dated May 14th, 2019 and signed by its director general and chief executive officer, Professor Sani Abubakar Mashi, expressed its delight that the Governor secured approval for the construction of the airport from the Ministry of Aviation. According to a statement issued in Calabar by the Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, Mr Christian Ita, NIMET in the…

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OPEXA tasks FG on release of accumulated Export Expansion Grant

The non-oil exporters in the country have been mounting pressure on the federal government In the last six months to release the accumulated Export Expansion Grant (EEG), from 2007 – 2016. In a letter dated 10 April and signed by the Executive Secretary, Organised Private Sector Exporters Association (OPEXA), Mr. Jaiyeola Olanrewaju, and directed to President Muhammadu Buhari, the association pointed out that the federal government had earlier approved promissory notes (PN) programme in 2017, at its Federal Executive Council meeting and forwarded to the National Assembly for their approval…

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