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UBA wins Best Bank of the Year, International Bank of the Year at BAFI Awards

PAN-AFRICAN financial institution, United Bank for Africa (UBA) Plc, carted two highly coveted laurels at the BusinessDay’s Bank and other Financial Institutions Awards (BAFI) winning the Bank of the Year and the International Bank of the Year at the glamorous event held over the weekend. The bank beat other strong contenders – Zenith Bank, Guaranty Trust Bank, Access Bank and …

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Transcorp Hilton Abuja named Africa’s leading business hotel for sixth year running, bags four awards

TRANSCORP Hilton Abuja has bagged four (4) awards including Africa’s Leading Business Hotel for the sixth consecutive year at the 27th annual World Travel Awards. The hotel, which is owned by Transcorp Hotels Plc, the hospitality subsidiary of Transnational Corporation of Nigeria Plc, also won the awards for Nigeria’s Leading Hotel, Nigeria’s Leading Business Hotel and Nigeria’s Leading Hotel Suite …

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Heritage Bank rewards October 1st winners of ‘pidgin’ National Pledge rendition with N1m

HERITAGE BANK PLC, has rewarded Idowu Ilesanmi (Lagos); Christiana Chukwu (Lagos); Onovo Chukwuebuka (Edo) and Paul Eze (Abuja) the winners of the rendition of the October 1st National Pledge in Pidgin English in celebration of Nigeria’s 60th Independence Anniversary with N250, 000 cash price each. The bank slated an online competition for customers to make videos recitation of them presenting …

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UBA Group GMD, Kennedy Uzoka, wins Zik Professional Leadership Award

GROUP managing director and chief executive officer of the United Bank for Africa Plc, Kennedy Uzoka, has been announced as winner of the 2019 Zik Award for Professional Leadership. Organisers of the award, Public Policy Research and Analysis Centre (PPRAC) also announced the executive vice chairman/chief executive officer at the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Prof Umar Danbatta as co-winner. The …

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Arik Air set to be rebranded; renamed Nigeria Eagle

HUSHED plans to rebrand Arik Air and rename the carrier, Nigeria Eagle ( NG Eagle) may have been concluded as Nigerianflightdeck have sighted one of the airline’s aircraft undergoing paint job with a new livery. In February, our reporter had gotten hold of a prototype of the livery which shows the new logo of an eagle branded on the aircraft’s …

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Airfirst CEO bags LEADS Award, canvasses development through youth empowerment 

PRESIDENT/CEO, Airfirst Nigeria Limited (AFNL) Group of Companies, Engineer Gbolahan Abatan has been awarded Leads Africa’s Patriotic Personality Awards by the League of African Development Students (LEADS) using the award as a medium to develop the continent by engineering change in the youth. Airfirst, an Maintenance Repair Overhaul (MRO) organization which carries out aircraft maintenance from Dominion Hangar facility at …

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Nigerian, Adjwoa Awe, receives award in memory of Princess Diana

A 15 year old Nigerian, Miss Adjwoa Awe, has been honoured with The Diana Award for going above and beyond in their daily life to create and sustain positive change. The award was announced on Wednesday 1 July; during the 2020 Diana Awards Virtual Ceremony held to celebrate all the awardees amazing achievements and introduce them to the rest of …

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Another 100 customers benefit ₦100,000 each from UBA’s Fresh Bumper Draw

UNITED Bank for Africa (UBA) Plc has rewarded another set of 100 loyal customers with a total of N10m in the UBA Bumper account draw. The 100 customers each benefitted N100,000 in this month’s edition of the draw which began in January 2020. The virtual and transparent draw which was held at the Pan African Financial institution’s Head Office in …

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