Innovative thinking marks AfDB’s Africa jobs manifesto/newsheadline247
Africa Banking & Finance

Innovative thinking marks AfDB’s Africa jobs manifesto

ABIDJAN, Ivory Coast, September 13, 2019/ — Innovative thinking about Africa’s conventional employment issues is what marks the African Development Bank’s (www.AfDB.org) new policy research document “Creating Decent Jobs: Strategies, Policies, and Instruments,” participants heard at the report launch, held 12 September 2019. The report elicited strong presentations and a lively debate during the event Read more

Jim Ovia withdraws from World Economic Forum/newsheadline247.com
Banking & Finance Business

Xenophobia: Jim Ovia withdraws from World Economic Forum

Following the hypersensitivity of the issues surrounding the lives and well-being of Nigerian citizens living in South Africa and to contribute his voice against the poor state of security regarding foreign nationals living in Africa, the Founder/Chairman of Zenith Bank Plc, Mr. Jim Ovia has withdrawn from further activities at the World Economic Forum Africa Read more

Zenith Bank offers ZECA Education Loan for children/newsheadline247.com
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Zenith Bank offers ZECA Education Loan for children

Nigeria’s leading financial institution, Zenith Bank Plc, has introduced the Zenith Children’s Account (ZECA) Education Loan to assist parents pay their children/ wards school fees as the new school session begins. The loan offering, which is disbursed directly to the account of the beneficiary’s school, comes at a very competitive interest rate and flexible repayment Read more

GT Bank closes popular branch, set to shut down non-performing others
Banking & Finance Business

GT Bank closes popular branch, set to shut down non-performing others

Guaranty Trust Bank (GT Bank) has announced the closure of its Ngong Road Branch in a bid to restructure its operations. Reports gathered also indicate that he bank is also targeting to shut down non-performing branches, which may see several staffers inevitably retrenched. GT Bank, in a circular to customers, said that the branch will Read more

Zenith Bank appoints Henry Oroh Executive Director, Dr. Al-Mujtaba Abubakar Independent Non-Executive Director/newsheadline247.com
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Zenith Bank appoints Henry Oroh Executive Director, Dr. Al-Mujtaba Abubakar Independent Non-Executive Director

The Board of Directors of Zenith Bank Plc has approved the appointment of Mr. Henry Oroh as Executive Director of the bank. The appointment is consistent with the bank’s tradition and succession strategy of grooming leaders from within. Also, the Board has approved the appointment of Dr. Al-Mujtaba Abubakar, FCA, as an Independent Non-Executive Director. Read more

Fidelity Bank steps ahead - signs pact to promote open banking/newsheadline247
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Fidelity Bank steps ahead – signs pact to promote open banking

Fidelity Bank, one the African leading financial institutions, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Open Technology Foundation (OTF) for the adoption of a standard Application Programming Interface (API) to drive its retail strategy and promote open banking. Open Banking provides a user with a network of financial institutions’ data through the use of Read more