UBA Academy Gets CIBN Accreditation for Excellence in Training, Capacity Building

In recognition of its high standard, quality of human resources development, training and capacity building, The Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria (CIBN) has certified and awarded UBA Academy the certificate of accreditation in line with the Central Bank of Nigeria’s Competency Framework for the banking industry . UBA Academy, the dedicated learning and development centre of the Pan African financial institution,  United Bank for Africa (UBA) Plc, was accorded the new recognition of excellence at a ceremony presided over by the President/Chairman of Council of the institute, Dr. Uche…

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Heirs Holdings Signs $600 million Facility Deal with Afrexim Bank, to scale its Energy Investments.

 Chairman, Heirs Holdings Group, Mr. Tony Elumelu and President of African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank), Dr. Benedict Oramah, during the signing of $600 million Facility Deal between Afreximbank and Heirs Holdings Group to scale Heirs Holding’s Energy Investments in Africa… in Cairo, Egypt.   As a further demonstration of the African Export-Import Bank’s (“Afrexim”) mandate to facilitate the growth of intra-Africa trade and support the development of African businesses, Afrexim signed financing facilities totaling US$600 million with the Heirs Holdings Group, a pan-African proprietary investment holding company. Heirs Holdings has significant investments across Africa,…

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Thousands of UBA Staff Across Africa Give Back to their Communities…

  GMD/CEO, UBA Plc. Mr. Kennedy Uzoka, flanked by senior executives of the bank and some students of secondary school students at the event.   UBA Foundation, the corporate social responsibility arm of the United Bank for Africa (UBA) Plc, on Friday, November 23, 2018 launched its Each One, Teach One initiative, hosting a huge impact day in Nigeria and across all its subsidiaries in Africa.  The UBA Community Service presents an opportunity for UBA staff members to give a little of their time and skills to their communities. All…

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14–year old Odjegba Divine became the 2018 Winner of UBA Foundation’s National Essay Competition

 l-r: CEO, UBA Foundation, Bola Atta; Winner of 2018 UBA Foundation National Essay Competition for Senior Secondary Schools in Nigeria and Student of School International High School, Delta State, Miss Unuakpor Divine Odjegba; GMD/CEO, United Bank for Africa(UBA) Plc, Mr. Kennedy Uzoka; 2nd Runner-up, Master Ini-Iso Christopher; 1st Runner-Up, Master Halimat Ozemoka; and Deputy Managing Director, UBA Plc, Mr. Victor Osadolor, at grand-finale of the competition held at UBA House in Lagos.   The 2018 edition of the UBA Foundation’s National Essay Competition was held at our Bank’s headquarters with 14–year…

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Nova Bank Appoints Mr. Anya Duroha As Acting MD/CEO

NOVA Merchant Bank Limited has announced the appointment of Mr. Anya Duroha as the Acting Managing Director / Chief Executive Officer of the Bank. The appointment, which is subject to approval of  the Central Bank of Nigeria, became effective on  August. Prior to the appointment of Mr Duroha as the Acting Managing Director / Chief Executive Officer of the Bank of NOVA Merchant Bank Limited, he was the Executive Director, Wholesale Bank, responsible for development and management of the Bank’s corporate banking relationships. Speaking on the new appointment, the delighted…

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United Capital Launches its New, Improved Online Investment Platform, InvestNow.Ng

United Capital Plc, a leading financial services group just launched its new, improved online investment platform, InvestNow. The company, which prides itself in being innovative and customer-centric rolled out this platform as part of its retail strategy and unwavering commitment to excellent service experience. The platform was first released in 2014 as a securities trading platform but has gone through series of upgrades and improvements. Some of the new, unique products and features include the direct debit functionality which helps make saving and investment easy for the customer by allowing…

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Africa Prudential Partners Cooperative Societies on Technology Adoption

Africa Prudential Plc, a leading share registration, and investor services firm has partnered with the International Co-operative Alliance-Africa (ICA) to deploy technology solutions for a more efficient administration of co-operatives and thrift societies across Africa. The commitment was made public at the 12th African Ministerial Co-operative Conference in Abuja, Nigeria this year. The theme for this year’s conference centered on leveraging the recently signed African Continent Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) Agreement. According to the World Co-operative Monitor, the Co-operative bodies provide jobs to 10 percent of the World’s employed population and generate…

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UBA Foundation, Gavi Launch a New Partnership for Africa

The UBA Foundation and Gavi will leverage the United Bank for Africa’s network and expertise to invest in Africa’s health system, starting with Nigeria. Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance and the UBA Foundation, the Corporate Social Responsibility arm of the United Bank for Africa Group, have joined together to strengthen health systems and raise awareness of immunization across Africa, starting in 2018 with Nigeria. “We are delighted to work with the UBA Foundation to help protect children across Nigeria against some of the world’s deadliest diseases,” said Dr. Seth Berkley, CEO…

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