Daily Archives: February 1, 2021

Ecobank Group reports N10.2tr total assets for 2020

Ecobank Group has recorded a revenue of over N630 billion for the year ended December 31, 2020. This represents a seven per cent growth when compared to N586.9 billion posted in the corresponding period of 2019. In its unaudited report submitted to the Nigeria Stock Exchange (NSE), the pan-African bank …

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Foreign reserves may dip below $30bn –Analysts

By Omodele Adigun As the Central Bank of Nigeria(CBN) puts the current level of the nation’s external reserves at $36.39 billion, analysts have warned that the offshore savings may plunge below $30 billion in June. Accoring to analysts at Cordros Securities Limited, the foreign reserves will settle at  $29.84 billion …

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Jaiz Bank, NAHCON launch Hajj Savings Scheme in Kwara, Oyo

From Uche Usim, Abuja The Hajj Savings Scheme, an initiative of Jaiz Bank that makes it easier for Muslims in Nigeria to travel to Saudi Arabia to perform Hajj rites has been launched in Kwara and Oyo states. The launch and awareness sensitisation in the respective States took place in …

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MTN, 9mobile to introduce network-sharing arrangement

9Mobile CEO, Alan Sinfield, says a pilot free roaming scheme that allows customers of each company to switch to the network of the other where its own has no coverage has run smoothly in Ondo State. The post MTN, 9mobile to introduce network-sharing arrangement appeared first on Premium Times Nigeria. …

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UBN, Transcorp top trades on NSE as index drops 0.13%

Union Bank of Nigeria (UBN) Plc, Transcorp and UBA Plc were the most active stocks yesterday as the stock market resumed this month’s trading on a bearish note. The market had closed January on a positive note with analysts expressing optimism that investors would continue to pick stocks with attractive …

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Buhari, my father and I –Pharaoh Okadigbo

Pharaoh Okadigbo is a scion the late Dr. Chuba Okadigbo, former President of the Senate of the Federal Republic. In this interview with The Sun, he shares his perspectives on several issues, including what brought his father and General Muhammadu Buhari together in the 2003 presidential contest. You were prominent …

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NIgeria records 676 new COVID-19 cases, toll now 131,918

Tribune Online NIgeria records 676 new COVID-19 cases, toll now 131,918 The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has recorded 676 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the total number of infections in the country to 131,918. The NCDC disclosed this on its official Twitter handle on Monday. “On the 1st …

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