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Elumelu advises Cape Verdean entrepreneurs to imbibe hard work, discipline, sacrifice

AFRICAN investor and philanthropist, founder of the Tony Elumelu Foundation (TEF) and Chairman, United Bank for Africa (UBA), Tony O. Elumelu has charged entrepreneurs to embrace hard work, discipline and sacrifice on their entrepreneurial journey to success. Addressing young Cape Verdean entrepreneurs  at the Youth Konnekt yesterday  in a Forum …

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Air Antwerp successfully go-live with AeroCRS

AIR ANTWERP, a new scheduled joint-venture carrier between CityJet and KLM Royal Dutch Airlines that started commercial flights on the 9th of September has joined the AeroCRS network. Air Antwerp operates currently 16 regular flights weekly using a turboprop Fokker F-50 from its Antwerp base to London City, right in …

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UBA, LCCI to create value for SMEs at 2019 Lagos Int’l Trade Fair

UNITED Bank for Africa (UBA) Plc and the Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry(LCCI), have assured small medium enterprises (SMEs) that the 2019 Lagos International Trade Fair will bring far reaching benefits that will help transform their businesses and take it to the next level. UBA’s Head Group Consumer Retail …

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ICRC partners TEF to create economic opportunities in conflict prone regions 

AT the just concluded Forum organised by the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), key speakers Tony O. Elumelu, Founder of the Tony Elumelu Foundation and Peter Maurer, President of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) proffered entrepreneurship as the most sustainable solution to accelerating Africa’s transformation. …

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Tony Elumelu to deliver keynote address at TICAD Africa Development Conference in Japan

FOUNDER of the Tony Elumelu Foundation and the Chairman of the United Bank for Africa (UBA), Tony O. Elumelu, will speak at the Seventh Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD), taking place in Yokohama, Japan from August 28 – 30, 2019. As the leading champion of entrepreneurship in Africa, …

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Munetsi, AFRAA Director to speak at Akwaaba Aviation Day

AKWAABA African Travel Market has confirmed the participation of the newly appointed African Airlines Association (AFRAA), Director of Government, Legal and Industry Affairs, Aaron Munetsi for this year’s Aviation day. Aaron Munetsi who has vast experience in Aviation Industry will be the lead speaker for the 2019 Akwaaba, African Travel …

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World Presidents, dignitaries set for #theUBAMarketplace2019

PAN African financial institution, United Bank for Africa (UBA) Plc is set to host over 20,000 visitors, 100 small and medium enterprises and leading private and public sector players from across Africa, at the continent’s biggest entrepreneurial fair tagged #theUBAmarketplace2019 in Abuja, Nigeria. The event, which will be held on …

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FAAN commences ICAO-sponsored ASTC certified trainings; holds risk management workshop

FOLLOWING the certification and designation of the FAAN training centre as an ICAO Aviation Security Training Centre on the 9th October, 2018, the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN), today, 23rd April 2019, held its inaugural ICAO sponsored training: ICAO Risk Management Workshop at the Aviation Security Training Centre, FAAN …

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FG commences restructuring, recapitalization of BoA with N250bn in 90 Days

FEDERAL Government yesterday said that it is considering the recapitalization of Bank of Agriculture (BoA) with N250billion in 90 days in collaboration with the Bureau of Public Enterprise (BPE) as part of plans to revitalize it. Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Chief Audu Ogbeh, who stated this in Abuja …

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Suspected adulterated substandard engine oil: court remands businessman in Prison custody

THE Federal High Court Ikoyi Lagos has remanded businessman, Cajetan Chike Muonagolu, in prison custody on a 4 count charge bordering on dealing in adulterated and substandard engine oil. The court presided over by Justice Saliu Saidu also admitted Muonagolu bail in the sum of N50million and two sureties in …

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