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UBA Mentors Students in Oyo to Commemorate World Savings Day

Principal, Olivet Baptist High School, Oyo, Mrs A.I Ogunmola; Executive Director, Lagos and West Bank, United Bank for Africa, Mr. Liadi Ayoku; Vice Principal, Academic, Mr. E.A Adedeji,  and Vice Principal, Admin, Mr. O.L,  Sulola,  flanked by the students of the Olivet Baptist High School , Oyo. United Bank for Africa (UBA) Plc is promoting financial literacy among…

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Koroma, Zinsou, Obasanjo, Ikpeazu, Mohammed, Alakija, Elumelu, Join Entrepreneurs at 2016 TEF Entrepreneurship Forum

Mr. Tony Elumelu CON, Founder Tony Elumelu Foundation At the largest annual gathering of African entrepreneurs, held in Lagos, Nigeria, the Tony Elumelu Foundation (TEF) hosted almost 1,000 women and men from 54 African countries, for the 2nd TEF Entrepreneurship Forum. The Forum celebrates the 2016 cohort of Elumelu Entrepreneurs, selected from over 45,000 applicants. It is the annual highlight of the Tony Elumelu Entrepreneurship Programme and saw the presence of leading policy makers and business…

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Billionaire Mike Adenuga Bags Highest Civil Award from President of Ghana

The Chairman of Globacom Limited, Dr. Mike Adenuga Jr. has been honoured by the Republic of Ghana. He bagged the highest civil award in the country “The Companion of the Star of Ghana (CSG)” in recognition of his contributions to the growth and development of telecommunications across Africa. Dr. Adenuga was formally decorated with this honour…

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Military Rejects Claims Made by Jonathan that His Administration Bought Warships & Aircraft

In an earlier report, former President Goodluck Jonathan made claims that his administration bought warships and aircraft from the $2.2 billion arms deal. Jonathan said this while speaking at a lecture on Youth Entrepreneurship at the renowned Oxford Union in the United Kingdom. During his lecture, the former President particularly sighted the corruption crusade against…

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Philanthropists, Tony O. Elumelu, Bill Gates discuss the role of global philanthropy on business, politics and culture at Le Club de l’Economie hosted by Le Monde in Paris

Founder, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Bill Gates and Founder, The Tony Elumelu Foundation, Tony Elumelu, co-panelists at the Le Monde Philanthropy Forum held at the Le Monde headquarters in Paris on Monday. Speaking at the Le Club de l’Economie in Paris France on Monday, Tony O. Elumelu, Chairman of UBA Plc and Founder of the Tony Elumelu Foundation,…

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There Was No Way Dasuki Could Have Stolen $2.2 Billion– Former President Goodluck Jonathan

Former President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan recently spoke at a lecture on Youth Entrepreneurship at the renowned Oxford Union in the United Kingdom. While speaking at the lecture, Jonathan responded to those criticizing his administration and also spoke on the on-going war against corruption by the present Muhammadu Buhari administration. He particularly sighted the corruption crusade…

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UBA Wins Big at Finacle Client Innovation Awards

Mr. Kennedy Uzoka, the Group Managing Director/CEO, UBA Plc United Bank for Africa has continued to receive accolades and global recognition for its commitment to the use of cutting-edge technology to provide simple and convenient banking solutions and services to its customers. The pan African banking Group was adjudged winner in two categories at the recently concluded…

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Tertiary Institutions Should Decide their Cut-off Marks- JAMB Registrar

Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) Registrar Is-haq Oloyede has pointed out that it is important to allow tertiary institutions to decide their cut-off marks. He explained that universities, polytechnics and colleges of education are subjected to the same cut-off marks is no longer reachable because it prevents the institutions from admitting candidates of their choice.…

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Judges Must Step Aside Ahead of Their Trial- Presidency

Chief Justice Mahmud Mohammed The Presidency has faulted Chief Justice Mahmud Mohammed’s claim that the Judiciary had issues with the Department of State Services (DSS), not the Federal Government. The Presidency also insisted that two Supreme Court Justices and four others must step aside ahead of their trial for alleged corruption, it was learnt last…

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