Union Bank Unveils Brand New Sonic Identity – The Sound of Union

Union Bank of Nigeria has launched a brand-new sonic identity tagged ‘The Sound of Union. At 105 years, the bank is now leveraging the universality of music to engage with new and existing audiences through this unique sound identity. The bank tapped prolific and award-winning music producer Tee-Y Mix, to create a timeless sound and interpret it across multiple genres for today’s and tomorrow’s generations. Speaking about The Sound of Union during the official Twitter Space unveiling, Ogochukwu Ekezie-Ekaidem, Chief Brand and Marketing Officer, Union Bank, said: “Over the past…

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Polaris Bank Promotes SMEs, Sponsors The Fashion Souk

Polaris Bank has reaffirmed its commitment to support the growth of Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) in Nigeria. The bank in a statement gave this assurance while disclosing plans to sponsor The Fashion Souk 7.0. The statement further noted that three successful entrepreneurs who emerge winners in a business pitch at the event will go home with N1million, N500,000 and N250,000 for the overall winner, first runner-up and second runner-up respectively. The two-day event, which is organised in partnership with Nigeria’s foremost event management company, EVENTFUL Limited is scheduled to…

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The New Africa Magazine Names Onyeali-Ikpe, Banda, Taylor, Senator Olujimi, Others As Outstanding Women in Africa

The New Africa Magazine, a strong believer in the culture of recognition for both men and women who have been shaping the vision and progress of the African continent, has released its list of 110 Outstanding Women in Africa for the year 2022. Some of those picked for the special recognition are the first female Managing Director, Fidelity Bank Plc, Ms. Nneka Onyeali-Ikpe; Hon. Joyce Hilda Banda, Fmr. President of Malawi, Hon. Jewel Howard Taylor, Vice President of Liberia; Jamila Sedqi, First Moroccan Female Judge at the UN Administrative Tribunal,…

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The New Africa Magazine Names Onyeali-Ikpe, Banda, Taylor, Senator Olujimi, Others As Outstanding Women in Africa

The New Africa Magazine, a strong believer in the culture of recognition for both men and women who have been shaping the vision and progress of the African continent, has released its list of 110 Outstanding Women in Africa for the year 2022. Some of those picked for the special recognition are the first female Managing Director, Fidelity Bank Plc, Ms. Nneka Onyeali-Ikpe; Hon. Joyce Hilda Banda, Fmr. President of Malawi, Hon. Jewel Howard Taylor, Vice President of Liberia; Jamila Sedqi, First Moroccan Female Judge at the UN Administrative Tribunal,…

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Nollywood Actress, Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde, Becomes Estate Agent In U.S

Nollywood actress Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde has followed her academic path by venturing into the real estate business in Arizona, a state in the United States of America. Omosexy, as she is popularly known, studied Estate Management at Yaba College of Technology, Lagos, and it appears she has chosen to pursue a career along that line. The actress, who is married to a pilot, Matthew Ekeinde, is now based in Los Angeles, California, with three of her children, Meraiah, Micheal and Mathew Jnr. In December 2020, the 44-year-old actress floated Double Doors…

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Report Ranks Lagos Fourth In Africa’s Dollar Millionaires

A report by research firm, New World Wealth and Henley & Partners, has ranked Nigeria’s commercial capital, Lagos, fourth in terms of the number of dollar millionaires in Africa. The latest Henley Global Citizens Report, which tracks private wealth migration trends worldwide, shows Lagos has 6,300 High Net Worth Individuals (HNWI) with at least $1 million. The report shows South Africa’s business hub Johannesburg has 15, 200 dollar millionaires – the most in Africa – followed by Egypt’s capital Cairo, which has 7,800 HNWIs. Another South African city, Cape Town,…

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MTN Nigeria Announces Issuance Of $54.2m Commercial Paper

MTN Nigeria Communications Plc has announced a proposed issuance of N23 billion ($54.2 million) in the Nigerian capital market. A disclosure by the telco, seen by newsfieldglobal, said the Series 3 commercial notes are part of MTN Nigeria N150 billion ($353.7 million) commercial issuance programme. The disclosure by MTN Nigeria did not say when exactly the notes would be issued or their tenor. But it did mention that funds realised from the proposed issuance would go towards bolstering working capital. “The issuance is part of the company’s strategy to diversify…

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Court Freezes Another Sh400.6m Belonging To Flutterwave

The High Court of Kenya has allowed the freezing of a further Sh400.6 million belonging to Nigerian fintech startup Flutterwave after the Assets Recovery Agency (ARA) linked the money to card fraud and money laundering. For the good part of this year, Flutterwave has been in constant contest with Kenyan authorities over money held in different banks alleged to have been obtained illegally. This is the second time the company in less than six months that the company’s accounts have been frozen on grounds of fraud and money laundering. In…

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