Nigeria: Heirs Insurance Group introduces its digital center

Posted by - October 11, 2023

Heirs Insurance Group has introduced Nigeria’s inaugural digital insurance center, known as the Heirs Insurance Experience Centre. Situated at Transcorp Hilton in Abuja, the center offers a comprehensive destination for all of the group’s products and services. The center is equipped with an interactive screen, allowing users to explore various insurance policies, make purchase decisions,

Nigeria: UBA introduces $6 billion initiative for African SMEs

Posted by - September 27, 2023

United Bank of Africa (UBA) has launched a $6 billion financing initiative with the goal of promoting Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) across the African continent. This initiative is designed to provide funding access to SMEs in the Agro-processing, Pharmaceuticals, Automotive, Transport, and Logistics sectors, facilitating their expansion. UBA has partnered with the African Continental

Elumelu: The Success of Any Country is a Testament to its Leadership and its Governance Structure

Posted by - August 25, 2022

Nigeria philanthropist and the Chairman of UBA Group and Heirs Holding, Mr. Tony Elumelu was the keynote speaker at the ninth Lagos Public Relations Stakeholders’ Conference on leadership and poverty eradication, held in Lagos recently. Mr. Tony Elumelu elaborated on four critical areas that will significantly impact Nigeria’s push towards poverty alleviation.       He gave the

UBA Appoints Oliver Alawuba as new Group Managing Director, others

Posted by - August 3, 2022

Africa’s Global Bank, United Bank for Africa Plc, recently announced the appointment of Oliver Alawuba as Group Managing Director, overseeing all the Group’s banking operations across its twenty African country network and globally in the United Kingdom, the United States of America, France, and the United Arab Emirates. Oliver Alawuba joined UBA in 1997 and

UBA is well-positioned to benefit from recovery trends in 2021, says Tony Elumelu

Posted by - April 8, 2021

United Bank for Africa (UBA) Plc has assured its teeming shareholders and investors of even greater returns in the coming months having established a diversified business model that ensures impressive performance even in periods of uncertainty, across its geographical network. UBA Group Chairman, Tony O. Elumelu, who gave this assurance to shareholders at the 59th

UBA announces appointment of Non-Executive Director

Posted by - January 29, 2020

Pan African financial institution, the United Bank for Africa (UBA) Plc has announced the appointments of Aisha Hassan-Baba and Kenneth Orji as Non-Executive Directors on the Group’s Board. A recent disclosure notice made available to the Nigerian Stock Exchange said the new appointments are subject to the approval of the Central Bank of Nigeria. Commenting

Tony Elumelu Foundation unveils 3,050 young Africans for entrepreneurship scheme

Posted by - March 25, 2019

The Tony Elumelu Foundation (TEF) has introduced 3,050 African entrepreneurs, drawn from all 54 African countries, selected to join the fifth cycle of its $100 million TEF Entrepreneurship Programme. The Foundation said in a statement recently after the unveiling ceremony in Abuja that it would directly fund 1,000 of the entrepreneurs, with an additional 2,050