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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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DE GENESIX HOTEL Sets to Shutdown For A Month Renovations


…..Management Promised Better Services Ahead The management of de GENESIX hotel and suite situated at 10 Aboaba Street off Ajaiyi road Oke-ira Ogba wishes to informs all its numerous customer that the hotel will be closing down for renovation from 15 December to 15 January, 2018 The management said this will enable them to put the hotel in a more ...

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Ntel to Commence National Roaming Test With 9MOBILE


…..initiative will provide fuller coverage to ntel’s subscribers   ntel, Nigeria’s most advanced 4G/LTE broadband operator has announced a national roaming field trial with 9Mobile. The operators have received regulatory approval from the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) to commence a national roaming trial over a two-month period. According to ntel, the agreement will enable ntel’s customers to make calls on ...

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Sterling Bank Accused of Selling Customer’s Collateral to Director


Sterling Bank, the “one-customer bank”, has one customer giving it sleepless nights over a loan that not only went bad but has now snowballed into a major scandal in the banking industry, TheCable can report. Grant Properties Limited, a property development company, has accused Sterling Bank of excising 10 hectares — which land it values at N5 billion — from ...

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UBA Wins Big at The Bankers Award, the Oscars of the Financial Industry

l-r: Former British Broadcasting Corporation(BBC) correspondent, Mr. Michael Buerk; Chief Executive, UBA Capital(Europe) Limited, representing UBA Group, Mr. Andrew Martin; and  Editor,  Middle East and Africa, The Banker. Mr. James King, during  The Banker Awards 2017, organised by The Banker Magazine, a publication of Financial Times(FT), where UBA Group coveted five awards, including the prestigious ‘African Bank of the Year 2017’, at a ceremony in London on Wednesday

Pan-African financial institution, United Bank for Africa (UBA) Plc has once again proven its leadership on the continent, as the Banker Magazine crowned UBA the “African Bank of the Year 2017”. This Banker Award is premier for Nigeria, as it marks the first time a Nigerian-headquartered bank will be wining the prestigious and highly coveted regional award. To further demonstrate ...

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Samuella Sam-Orlu Emerges Winner of 2017 UBA Foundation National Essay Competition

It was an all-female affair as fifteen year old Samuella Sam-Orlu of British Nigerian Academy Abuja, emerged the overall winner of the 2017 edition of the UBA Foundation National Essay Competition, winning an educational grant of N1,000,000.00 to study in any African university of her choice, as well as a laptop. Samuella clinched the first position at the grand finale, ...

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NCS collects N2bn in Niger


The Niger Area Command of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), collected N2.1 billion revenue from January to October, the area comptroller, Benjamin Binga, has said. Binga made this disclosure in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria in Minna, yesterday. “Our revenue target for the year is N2.8 billion and so far, we have collected N2.1 billion,’’ he said. ...

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BoI Issues 30-Day Ultimatum for Complete Documentations of Customers


In a bid to reduce its turnaround time for loan applications, the Bank of Industry (BoI) has issued a 30-day ultimatum to its customers to complete their documentations. According to the bank, the decision was coming on the heels of the present administration’s Ease of Doing Business mandate to remove critical bottlenecks and bureaucratic constraints to doing business in the ...

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NBS Reveals Inflation Drops 15.91%


The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) says inflation rate, measured by the Consumer Price Index (CPI), has further dropped to 15.91 per cent in October  from 15.98 recorded in September. The NBS disclosed this in its “CPI Oct. 2017 Report’’ released on Wednesday in Abuja. The CPI, which measured inflation, increased by 15.91 per cent (year on Year) in October ...

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