Nigeria’s leading financial institution, Zenith Bank Plc., has emerged as the Best Bank in Nigeria in the recently released Global Finance Magazine World’s Best Banks Awards 2020. The awards, which was published in the May 2020 edition of the Global Finance Magazine, was based on the performances of the banks in their respective regions and … Continue reading ZENITH BANK NAMED BEST BANK IN NIGERIA AT GLOBAL FINANCE AWARD
Buhari Signs 2020 Budget Today
The N10.59 trillion budget, which will be signed by the president at 3.30p.m., is N264 billion higher than the N10.33 trillion estimates presented by the president in October. It is made up of N4.84 trillion allocation for recurrent expenditure, N2.46 trillion for capital expenditure, N2.72 trillion for debt servicing, fiscal deficit of N2.28 trillion and … Continue reading Buhari Signs 2020 Budget Today
Philippines’ Richest Man, Henry Sy, Dies At 94
Sy had topped the Philippine Rich List for eleven years in a row. His net worth was estimated at $19 billion at the time of his passing, making him the 53rd wealthiest person in the world.
The 94-year-old former immigrant from China had built a vast business empire that spans retail, real estate and banking. Sy’s family-owned SM Investments is the holding company for SM Retail, the country’s largest chain of department stores and supermarkets, SM Prime, the country’s largest shopping mall operator, as well as BDO Unibank.
7 Ways to Generate Publicity Without Spending a Dime
Positive publicity is a powerful tool when operated correctly. That’s what I call public relations -- positive publicity. The term “PR” is so boring and antiquated. Many people don’t realize how powerful it is because they don’t seem to understand how it works.
What I’m about to say flies in the face of what public relations insiders want entrepreneurs and business owners to think:
Retirement Is A Transition, Not A Destination
People would retire and then within a few years, die. Some people now want more uplifting terms such as reinventing, revolutionizing, recharging or rewiring which suggest vitality and an opportunity for a new life, which may include a combination of work (for pay or volunteering) and play.
If you decide to retire, remember that you’re retiring from a job, not from life.
Nigeria’s VAT rises to N273.5Bn in Q3 – NBS
The NBS announced the figure in a sectoral distribution of value added tax report for third quarter, 2018 posted on its website.
India’s stock market is 7th biggest in the world
India’s ranking has improved two notches in the league table of the world’s biggest stock markets. Currently, India ranks seventh with a market cap of $2.1 trillion.
At the end of 2017, India was at the ninth position despite its market cap being $2.4 trillion. The domestic market has seen an erosion of $308 billion in investor wealth this year.
Multi-millionaire Femi Otedola Sells Controlling Stake In Forte Oil
Nigerian multi-millionaire businessman Femi Otedola is selling his 75% stake in oil marketing company, Forte Oil, to Prudent Energy, a local oil trading firm.
Publicly traded Forte Oil made the announcement on Monday in a press release signed by the company’s General Counsel, Akinleye Olagbende.
Western Union open to Cryptocurrency adoption
Global cash transfer giant Western Union has revealed that it is evaluating options for the integration of blockchain technology and Cryptocurrency services to its platform. The revelations were made via a blog post and a video on the company’s blog. The news follows an increased buzz around cryptocurrencies globally.
Worlds First Cryptocurrency Phone, Launches to the Public.
It has been almost 7 months since Phil Chen, HTC’s Decentralised Chief Officer, stood on stage at Coindesk’s Concensus summit in New York and announced the worlds first cryptocurrency focused phone, the Exodus1.
Microsoft beats Apple for biggest market value
Microsoft has unseated Apple to rank as the world's most valuable listed company, reclaiming the number one spot after more than 15 years.
CBN Warns Banks On Korean ATM Hackers
In an effort to mitigate losses to the financial sector through the activities of cyber criminals, the Central bank of Nigeria (CBN) has warned commercial banks on Automated Teller Machines (ATMs) infected by the hackers.
Ecobank named Best Supporting Bank to MSMEs
The Board of the Nigeria Entrepreneurs Award (NEA) has named Ecobank Nigeria as the Best Supporting Bank to Micro, Small and Medium Scale Enterprises in Nigeria for 2018.