NOVA Merchant Bank Supports the Fight Against COVID-19 with Relief Materials

NOVA Merchant Bank today announced a donation of various relief materials to the vulnerable sector in Lagos. This is in response to the fight against the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.
The provision will support the drive to limit the spread of COVID-19 in Nigeria. Beneficiaries of this intervention include:
– Pacelli School of the Blind, Surulere Lagos.
– Vigilant Heart Orphanage, Lekki Lagos.
– Heritage Home Foundation, Ikota Lagos.
– Old Peoples Home, Yaba Lagos.
Handing over the items, Omolara Abiola, Head Brand Marketing and Corporate Communications on behalf of the Board expressed the bank’s commitment to the fight against COVID-19. “COVID-19 is a global pandemic and it is our responsibility to protect our communities by taking deliberate steps to limit the spread of this virus,” she said.

UBA announce N5bn COVID-19 relief support across Africa

United Bank for Africa Plc (UBA) today announced a donation of over 5 billion Naira (USD14 million), through the UBA Foundation, to catalyse a comprehensive pan-African response to the fight against the coronavirus (COVID-19) global pandemic.

UBA Empowers 400 Entrepreneurs In Onitsha with Capacity Training

Pan African financial Institution, United Bank for Africa during the weekend held a Micro Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME) capacity training in Onitsha where about 400 small and medium scale business entrepreneurs in Onitsha, Anambra State, benefitted immensely from the impactful training.

Abule-Ado Gas Explosion: Dangote Donates N100m Cement to victims for Reconstruction …As Dangote Cement Management commiserates with gov Sanwo-Olu

Dangote Cement Plc yesterday donated N100 million worth of cement to the Lagos State government, to support the ongoing reconstruction process at the Abule-Ado area of Amuwo-Odofin Local Government of the state, which was affected by a pipeline explosion last weekend.

Dangote Fertilizer Contractor Staff tests Negative to COVID-19

An Indian staff of Onshore Construction Company, an instrumentation contracting firm with Dangote Fertilizer Limited, who had shown symptoms associated with COVID-19 and subsequently isolated, has been confirmed negative.

Dangote fertilizer contractor staff quarantined

The attention of the management of Dangote Industries Limited has been drawn to a flash report of a suspected case of personnel currently being kept in isolation at the Mainland hospital, Yaba, Lagos.

Elumelu Named in Ebony Power 100 List for 2020

The Chairman, United Bank for Africa (UBA) Plc and Founder of the Tony Elumelu Foundation, has been named on the Ebony Magazine’s just released Ebony Power 100 along with other power houses like the Mayor of Chicago, Mayor Lori Lightfoot; Co-Founder, FUBU, J Alexander Martin; Vice President, Global Partnerships, Google, Incorporated, Bonita Coleman Stewart, amongst many prominent African American and Africans.

Sanwo-Olu Commissions UBA Business Office at New Ultra-Modern Afriland Towers

The United Bank for Africa (UBA) last Friday, officially added a new touch point to its network. UBA operates in 20 African countries and in the United Kingdom, the USA and France. The new branch in Afriland towers on the Lagos Island was commissioned by the Executive Governor of Lagos state, his Excellency Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu and the Chairman of UBA, Mr Tony O. Elumelu.

Tony Elumelu Foundation Disburses First Tranche of $5m Partnership Commitment from AfDB

Tony O. Elumelu, CON, has congratulated the African Development Bank (AfDB), and AfDB President Akinwumi Adesina, on their commitment to African entrepreneurship, with the disbursement of $2.5million seed capital to the AfDB-sponsored beneficiaries of the 2019 TEF Entrepreneurship Programme. $2.5m was released today, with the remainder expected to be disbursed to the entrepreneurs in Q12020.

MTN Pledges $1.6 Billion in Nigeria After Meeting Buhari

MTN Group Ltd. pledged to invest $1.6 billion to expand its operations in Nigeria after settling the latest major dispute with authorities in its most profitable market.
Africa’s largest wireless carrier announced the investment after a meeting between senior executives including Chief Executive Officer Rob Shuter and Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday.