UBA appoints first female as CEO for Africa operations

Posted by - January 31, 2023

The Board of Directors of the United Bank for Africa (UBA) Plc, Africa’s Global Bank, has announced the appointment of Mrs. Abiola Bawuah, as the Chief Executive Officer, UBA Africa.  Bawuah will also join the Group Board as an Executive Director, overseeing the Group’s operations across the African continent, outside Nigeria. The operates in 19

UBA unveils winners for its national essay competition

Posted by - January 24, 2023

UBA Ghana Limited has unveiled its winners for the 2022 UBA National Essay Competition (UBANEC) yesterday, January 23, 2023. The initiative by UBA is aimed at encouraging students in the secondary cycle in Ghana and across Africa to enhance their writing skills. Geneveive Bud of the Ghana International School emerged the overall winner with a

Heirs Insurance, Life Assurance kicks off Bancassurance Partnership With UBA

Posted by - September 14, 2022

Heirs Insurance Limited (HIL) and Heirs Life Assurance (HLA), two leading insurance companies in Nigeria, have commenced a bancassurance partnership with global banking group, the United Bank for Africa (UBA). The partnership will permit the distribution of affordable and dependable insurance products for all, at UBA Nigeria branches, providing a wider range of financial security

NSE Yield hits 60% as investors gain N44bn

Posted by - November 29, 2019

The Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) has revealed an increase by 60 per cent at the close of trading recently due to gains in the shares of FBN Holdings, Access Bank and GT Bank. Similarly, the All Share Index (ASI) inched higher by 0.13 per cent to close at 26,824.50 points, leading to a slight improvement

UBA, British Airways Partners to offer Ticket Discount

Posted by - November 6, 2019

The leading pan-African financial services United Bank for Africa (UBA) in alliance with British Airways to offer its card holders who purchase tickets discount ranging from 10 to 15 per cent. This package was as a result of efforts to entice customers who usually pay premium for tickets during the festive period and are able

UBA Reiterate its Commitment to AfCFTA

Posted by - November 4, 2019

The financial and commercial service provider United Bank of Africa (UBA) has reiterated its commitments to the African Continental Free Trade Agreement (AfCFTA), just as it pledged to deepen its support for micro, small and medium scale enterprises (MSMEs) in the continent.  This was revealed by the Chief Executive Officer (CEO), UBA Africa, Mr. Victor

UBA announces 21% Growth in Profit, Interim Dividend

Posted by - September 2, 2019

Africa’s efficient financial and commercial institution, the United Bank for Africa Plc has announced its H1 audited financial results for the period ended June 2019, showing impressive growth across key performance indices as well as a significant contribution from its African subsidiaries. In spite of the increasingly unpredictable environment witnessed in some of its countries

UBA pledges more funding for SMEs in Africa

Posted by - July 26, 2019

The United Bank for Africa Plc (UBA) has pledged more funding for the growth and development of Small and Medium Scale Enterprises (SME’s) in Africa. The General Managing Director, UBA, Mr Kennedy Uzoka disclosed today in Abuja at the opening of the UBA Market Place. The UBA Market Place is an entrepreneurial fair, with exhibitors

LCCI Opens Online Portal for Trade Fair, Announces UBA As Headline Partner

Posted by - May 26, 2019

The Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI), the premier Chamber and a leading voice of advocacy in the organized private sector in Nigeria has commenced online registration and booking for the 2019 Lagos International Trade Fair (LITF) by opening the sales portal for the Fair. Director General of the Lagos Chamber of Commerce and

UBA :Abdoul Aziz Dia appointed as Non-Executive Director

Posted by - May 10, 2019

The United Bank for Africa (UBA) revealed that Mr Abdoul-Aziz Dia would join the bank’s board of directors subject to the approval of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN). Dia, a Senegalese citizen, has over 25 years of banking experience garnered from several countries across the globe, including the United Kingdom, France, Nigeria, Ghana, Togo,