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$16,275,081 Tax: SPDC and FIRS Settle Out of Court


Federal inland revenue Service of Nigeria,FIRS and The shell Petroleum Company of Nigeria Limited (SPDC)have settled out of  court the lingering tax legal battle that has been going on for the past two years. The Shell Petroleum Company of Nigeria Limited being dissatisfied with the decision of the Tax Appeal Tribunal (TAT) delivered on 10th February, 2015 in Appeal number ...

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Africa Promises Good Investment Opportunity, Says Elumelu

Mr. Tony Elumelu

The Group Chairman, United Bank for Africa (UBA) and one of Africa’s top businessman, Mr. Tony Elumelu, has stressed the need to change the African narrative while concentrating on the myriad of opportunities inherent in the continent, stating that its economic transformation and stimulation should be the focus of all governments and global institutions. This, he says, is paramount if ...

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Elumelu Seeks More International Multilateral Organisations’ Support to Boost Entrepreneurship in Africa.


The Chairman, United Bank for Africa (UBA) Plc, and Founder, Tony Elumelu Foundation (TEF), Mr. Tony Elumelu, has stressed the need for global organisations and multinational institutions to support the much-needed growth in the African continent; adding that ultimately, such growth will affect the world positively. Elumelu, who pointed this out on the side-lines of the 2018 World Economic Forum ...

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UBA Revolutionises eBanking, Introduces Leo, Chat Banking Personality on Social Media Platforms

GMD/CEO, United Bank for Africa( UBA )Plc, Mr. Kennedy Uzoka addressing customers and staff during the launch and introduction of Leo, a Chat Banking Personality on  Social Media Platforms by UBA in Lagos on Thursday

Pan-African financial institution, United Bank for Africa (UBA), has today, changed the face of e-banking with the introduction of Leo, the UBA Chat Banker who enables customers make use of their social media accounts to carry out key banking transactions.   At the official launch of Leo, UBA’s Chat Banker, which took place in Lagos on Thursday, customers of the ...

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GTBank Rewards Traffic Wardens across Nigeria for Their Selfless Service All Year Round

From Enugu to Ekiti States, Lagos to the Federal Capital Territory, Traffic Wardens across the country are being surprised at their duty posts with Orange Sacks of gifts provided and delivered by foremost financial institution, Guaranty Trust Bank Plc. The gifts, which include items for the festive season and beyond, were provided by the Bank as part of its #NominateAChamp ...

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Innonson EFCC arrest and the GTB Loan


…. The facts behind the saga   Recently, the Innoson/GTBank story has gained so much media prominence, especially following the arrest of the Innonson chairman a few days ago by EFCC. Though the case is pending in court, Innoson has taken the battle to social media. There have been numerous sponsored social media campaigns against the Bank such as #BewareOfGTBank ...

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Fidelity Bank Ends Year in Grand Style; Host Friends, Customers, Others to a Grand End of the Year Soiree

The Yuletide season is here, Nigeria’s leading financial institution, Fidelity Bank PLC, hosted friends, customers and corporate bodies to their end of the year soiree at the highbrow edifice of Eko Hotels and suites Victoria Island, Lagos on Friday, 8th of December. The ambience of the shindig was indeed alluring. The Bank has enough reason to celebrate a year well spent as the ...

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Transcorp Hilton Abuja Wins Double 2017 World Luxury Hotel Awards

Nigeria’s Landmark hotel, Transcorp Hilton Abuja, has emerged the winner of two 2017 World Luxury Hotel Awards in the Best Luxury Contemporary Hotel (Nigeria) and Best Luxury City Hotel (West & Central Africa) categories. The multiple award-winning five-star hotel was honoured with the prestigious award at a spectacular Gala Ceremony hosted by the historical Kulm Hotel St. Moritz in Switzerland ...

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Access Bank’s Herbert Wigwe Emerges 2017 African Business Leader


The All Africa Business Leader Awards (AABLA) in partnership with CNBC has named the Group Managing Director/CEO, Access Bank Plc, Herbert Wigwe, as the 2017 African Business Leader of the Year. This award is coming two weeks after he won the West African Business Leader of the year at the regional level as well as the 2017 SERAS ‘Sustainability Champion ...

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