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 […]

Economic Council: Emir Sanusi praises Buhari, says members are ‘first-class economists’

    By Mustapha Mustafa The emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi ll Wednesday commended President Muhammadu Buhari for forming Economic Advisory Council (EAC). Addressing newsmen at his palace, Sanusi said the president has done the right thing by appointing professional economists who know the nitty gritty of Nigerian economy. According to him, at this time […]

Stanbic IBTC Committed To Delivering Long Term Value To Its Stakeholders – Sanni

  By Daniel Anomietei/Mediacraft     “We remain committed to operating to the highest level of corporate governance standards while delivering sustainable long-term value to clients and other stakeholders through world-class innovative operations and our customer-centric approach,” Sanni assured. According to the Chief Executive, the Group’s achievements are an indication that its strategy is delivering on […]

Stanbic IBTC’s CSI initiatives As A Beacon OF Hope For The Needy

    By Daniel Anomietei/Mediacraft   As a responsible Nigerian company, Stanbic IBTC Holdings PLC continually seeks to contribute positively to its host communities through Corporate Social Investment (CSI) initiatives which have lasting and meaningful impacts in the areas of health, education and economic empowerment. This Nigerian financial institution seeks to establish community-based partnerships while […]