Monday, February 24, 2020

Shareholders commend FBN Holdings at the 7th Annual General Meeting

The shareholders of FBN Holdings have been assured of a brighter future and enhanced dividend at the 7th Annual General Meeting (AGM) in Lagos. Speaking at the meeting in Lagos, Dr. Oba Otudeko,  FBN Holdings Group Chairman, assured the shareholders that the company had mapped out strategies aimed at ensuring enhanced value creation for the future.

UAE Approves residency visas upto Ten years for expatriates in five new job categories.

Up to 10 years visa to be granted to different categories. Maj Gen Saeed Rakan Al Rashedi briefed the media at the General Identity Directorate in Abu Dhabi’s Khalifa City yesterday. ALSO IN THIS PACKAGE UAE to start receiving applications for long-term residence visa for investors, entrepreneurs, innovators and talented expatriates

Smile Assures Customers of Stable Network, Despite Malware Attack

Smile Nigeria has assured its customers of the security and safety of their connectivity on its network, despite the malware attack on some notable broadband service providers in Nigeria recently. The company implored its customers currently experiencing service disruption caused by the malware attack to visit their nearest Smile shop for immediate attention and...

Ambode Says, He is Leaving Lagos Better than He Met It 1st May, 2019

Less than a month to his exit from the seat of governance, Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode has said he is leaving Lagos better than he met it, as his administration has grown the economy of the state. Ambode said the economy of Lagos has improved despite recession and that his administration has...

LASG Commence Limited Pilot Run of New Buses on 5 Routes 1st May, 2019

…Free Service will Run Today, from Berger to Oshodi to TBS Lagos state government begin pilot run on five routes of the 820 high and medium capacity buses recently launched under The Governor Akinwunmi Ambode's Lagos Bus Reform Initiative and Commissioned by President Muhammadu Buhari to redefine public transportation in Lagos State with the...

Union Bank Maintains Positive Performance with N5.4bn Profit in Q1

Despite the challenging operating environment that pervaded the first quarter (Q1) of 2019, Union Bank of Nigeria Plc sustained an impressive performance with profit before tax of N5.4 billion. The unaudited results showed that Union Bank ended the Q1 with gross earnings of N37.7 billion, indicating a decline of five per cent from...

Amazon is preparing Alexa Spanish support in the US

One of the biggest consideration and sometimes limitation of voice assistants is that they are, by nature, intricately tied to the spoken language. While many people do speak English and many of its variants, not everyone does. And even some of those that do only consider English to be a second and sometimes...

Boeing CEO keeps job intact after facing questions on 737 MAX crashes

Boeing Co CEO Dennis Muilenburg emerged with his job intact at an annual meeting on Monday and promised to win back the public’s trust after facing tough questions in the wake of two fatal crashes of the 737 MAX plane. Battling the biggest crisis of his nearly four years as chief executive officer, Muilenburg...

Microsoft launch cloud partnership with Dell and VMWare

Dell announced a new partnership with Microsoft and VMWare (of which Dell is a majority owner) at their annual user conference in Las Vegas today. The partnership would allow Microsoft’s Azure customers to use VMware’s virtualization software to manage their IT operations in Azure. VMWare has a similar deal with Amazon’s...

Zenith Bank reaffirms N0.00 account opening balance for current, savings and others

Zenith Bank reaffirms N0.00 account opening balance for current, savings and others Zenith Bank Plc, the largest bank in Nigeria by tier-1 capital and the foremost provider of financial services to multinationals, corporates and SMES in the country, has affirmed its commitment to accord its growing retail business the same attention and focus that...

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