Zenith Bank retains position as Nigeria’s best bank in global finance for third consecutive year

Zenith Bank Plc has emerged as the Best Bank in Nigeria in the Global Finance Magazine’s Best Banks Awards 2022, retaining the award for a third consecutive year. The Bank was among other banks from 36 countries in Africa recognised as the prestigious Global Finance announced its 29th Annual Best Bank Awards Winners. The editors of Global Finance made the selections after extensive consultations with corporate financial executives, bankers and banking consultants, and analysts worldwide. Global Finance considered factors that ranged from the quantitative objective to the informed subjective in…

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InterswitchSPAK 4.0 Kicks off with registration of science students

Interswitch, Africa’s leading integrated payment and digital commerce company, has announced the commencement of the fourth edition of its National Science competition, InterswitchSPAK, in Nigeria. Secondary schools are implored to visit the InterswitchSPAK portal to register between six (6) to twenty (20) of their best science students in Year 11 or Senior Secondary 2 (SS2) for the competition. InterswitchSPAK is a competition designed to re-ignite the study of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) subjects among secondary school students. As part of the registration process, co-educational schools are required to…

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Get Your JAMB ePIN On Quickteller, get rewarded

One of the prerequisites for admission into any higher institution of learning in Nigeria for Senior Secondary School students is taking the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) coordinated by the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB). As the exam date nears, many secondary school students are scrambling to get registered by creating a JAMB profile and purchasing their ePIN to be eligible to sit for the qualification exam and to make this easier, leading consumer digital payments platform, Quickteller, powered by Interswitch, has made provisions for prospective students to register…

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16-year-old Jubril Dokun, 2 others win N12.5M scholarships in InterswitchSPAK 3.0

Photo Caption L-R: Akeem Lawal, MD,Transaction Switching & Payment Processing (Purepay), Interswitch; Babatunde Dokun, father of InterswitchSPAK 3.0 winner; Jubril Dokun, winner; Afolabi Oladimeji, teacher of InterswitchSPAK 3.0 winner and Tomijogun Ogunlesi, Group Head, Brands & Communications, Interswitch, at the grand finale of the InterswitchSPAK 3.0 competition held in Lagos recently.  Sixteen year-old Jubril Dokun, a student of Brainfield College, Salolo, Lagos State has emerged winner in the third edition of InterswitchSPAK National Science Competition, the CSR initiative of Africa’s leading integrated payments and digital commerce company, Interswitch. After successfully…

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InterswitchSPAK 3.0: Race to finale

InterswitchSPAK 3.0: A Race to the Finale We return with our review of three episodes of InterswitchSPAK 3.0 to usher us into the final episode where nine finalists will compete for N12.5 million worth of scholarships. These qualifying episodes take us closer to the crowning of the Best Science Student in Nigeria, who will leave the show with a N7.5 million scholarship spread over a period of five years, a laptop, and a monthly stipend. The second-place winner will receive a N4 million scholarship spread over a three-year period, a…

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InterswitchSPAK 3.0 finalists to compete for N12.5m University scholarships

The pressure continues to mount ahead of the grand finale of the InterswitchSPAK 3.0 National Science Competition, scheduled for Sunday, February 6, 2022, when nine finalists will compete for their share of N12.5million worth of scholarships. Now in its third edition, the InterswitchSPAK National Science Competition is an Interswitch Group Switch-a-Future initiative focused on driving increased interest in the study of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) subjects among senior secondary school students. The competition, which is targeted at SS2 (Year 11) students between the ages of 14 and 17…

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EFCC arraigns man for attempting to defraud Zenilth Bank of $233.8m

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) today, arraigned an alleged fraud suspect, Okafor Stanley, for attempting to defraud Zenith Bank Plc of the sum of $232.8 million. The alleged fraud suspect, Okafor, was arraigned before Justice Oluwatoyin Taiwo of Ikeja Special Offences Court, Lagos State, alongside his company, Labrador Shipping Services Limited, on a 12 count-charge of obtain by false pretence, forgery, fraud, falsification of documents and being in possession of documents containing false information. Arraigning the alleged fraud suspect today, EFCC counsel, Mr. Idris A. Muhammed, told Justice…

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JAMB 2021: Interswitch Group reaffirms commitment to promote quality education

As part of its commitment to promote quality education in Nigeria, Interswitch Group, the foremost pan-African digital payment and commerce company, is offering free tutorial classes to prospective and existing candidates of the forthcoming JAMB/UTME examination. This is coming on the heels of the extension of sale of forms for the 2021 JAMB registration to May 29, 2021. The tutorials will commence a few weeks before the examination and is exclusive to candidates who register on Interswitch enabled platforms such as Quickteller Mobile App/Web, Quickteller Paypoint (Agents) and Interswitch WebPAY…

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MAPOLY Mass comm graduates elect excos, donates multi-media equipment to school

Twenty years after graduating from the then Ogun State Polytechnic (now Moshood Abiola Polytechnic (MAPOLY), the Association of Mass Communication Students Alumni (1994/99 set) has elected maiden executives that will steer its affairs for the next two years. This as the association donated a multi-media equipment to the Department of Mass Communication, describing the gesture as a way of giving back to its alma mater. At an election preceding the reunion in Abeokuta, Ogun State over the weekend with the theme: “The 20 Years Reunion of Seasoned Communicators,” members of…

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InterswitchSPAK 2.0 begins airing November 2

Interswitch Group, is set to begin the airing of the InterswitchSPAK 2.0 Television quiz competition on Saturday, November 2, 2019. The transmission will feature the Television quiz show which is a segment of InterswitchSPAK Switch-a-future initiative, a CSR initiative of the company focused on driving increased interest in the study of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) subjects among Senior Secondary School students across Africa. The competition is focused strictly on SS2 (Year 11) students between the ages of 14-17 years. The quiz competition will be premiered by Africa Magic…

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