Interswitch Limited Completes N23 Billion Bond Placement

  By Daniel Anomietei/Mediacraft   Following the registration of a N30 billion debt issuance programme (the “Programme”) with the Securities and Exchange Commission of Nigeria (“SEC”), Interswitch Limited (the “Sponsor” or “Interswitch”), a leading technology-driven company focused on the digitisation of payments in Nigeria and other African countries, has successfully concluded a N23 billion Series […]

Participants at the InterswitchSPAK 2.0 Masterclass share their experiences

  By Daniel Anomietei/Mediacraft   Interswitch Group recently hosted the top 81 finalists out of the 17,460  who registered for the InterswitchSPAK 2.0 National Qualifying Examination, to a Masterclass event in Lagos.     The Masterclass is part of the InterswitchSPAK Switch-a-Future project, a CSR initiative of the company focused on rewarding and driving increased […]

Africa’s Real Estate Sector Continues To Evolve Despite Market Volatility

    By Daniel Anomietei/Mediacraft   JOHANNESBURG, 2 OCTOBER 2019:  Over the last year changes in Africa’s regulatory environments, coupled with constant swings in commodity prices as well as heightened political and economic tensions, have resulted in ongoing volatility in the continent’s real estate markets. Despite this, fundamental demand-supply imbalances continue to present a largely […]

Union Bank Secures US$200 million in OPIC Funding for SMEs and Women’s Initiatives

    By Hamisu B. S.   Union Bank of Nigeria Plc. has secured US$200 million in funding via a partnership with the sub-Saharan Africa financial services group, Atlas Mara Limited. in agreement with Overseas Private Investment Corporation (‘OPIC”), the U.S. government’s development finance institution.     In a statement signed by the company secretary […]

To Prepare For The Future, Accountants Must Be Skilled in Adaptability – ICAEW

    By Daniel Anomietei/Mediacraft   Considering how technology has taken over the accounting profession, one major skill required for accountants to prepare for the future is adaptability. This was the viewpoint of David Lyford-Smith, Technical Manager in the Tech Faculty of ICAEW – the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales at the […]