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The Managing Director, Unity Bank Plc, Mrs Tomi Somefun, has called for increased investment in girl-child education in Nigeria to bridge the gender gap and reduce inequality. A statement from the bank titled ‘IWD2021: Unity Bank MD calls for more investment in girl-child education’ said on Thursday. It stated that Somefun who made the remark […] Read Full Story

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Credit bureau launches solution to boost borrowers’ profiling

CRC Credit Bureau has launched CRC Returnex, a data enabled solution that provides lending institutions the means of using artificial intelligence to identify and retain borrowers in their portfolio. A statement on Thursday titled ‘CRC Credit Bureau launches CRC Returnex’ said with this product from CRC, lenders could effectively profile borrowers that would likely take […] Read Full Story

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‘Pilgrims funds safe in Hajj scheme’

Nasarawa State Governor, Abdullahi Sule, has said keeping pilgrims fund in the newly introduced Hajj Savings Scheme is safe, reliable and free from any unforeseen temptation. According to a statement from Jaiz Bank Plc titled ‘Pilgrims funds safer in Hajj Savings account – Gov. Sule’, the governor spoke on Thursday. The statement said while speaking […] Read Full Story

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AXA Mansard HMO gets recognition

Nike Popoola AXA Mansard Health Limited, one of the Health Maintenance Organisations, has emerged the winner of the Best Health Insurance Product of the Year in the Insurance Product and Process section at the 11th Annual Global Banking and Finance Awards 2021. A statement on Tuesday titled ‘Underwriter’s  product emerges as best health insurance product […] Read Full Story

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Partnerships with telcos, fintechs, banks’ll boost cashless economy – Mastercard

Nike Popoola The Market Product Management, Digital Payments and Labs (West Africa) Mastercard, Azuka Mordi, has said partnerships with telcos, fintechs and banks are crucial to support Nigeria’s cashless economy. Speaking during a virtual event, he said, “The growing reach of mobile technology creates a tremendous opportunity for the payment and technology industries to bring […] Read Full Story

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Experts call for mandatory digital identity policy for insurance

Nike Popoola Experts in Nigeria’s tech and insurance sectors have called for a policy mandate to make digital identity compulsory for insurance. A statement on Tuesday titled ‘Experts call for mandatory digital identity policy to drive insurance growth’, said this was the highlight of the second edition of ‘Digital Identity Matters’, a thought leadership webinar […] Read Full Story

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UBA’s full-year profit rises to N132bn

 Nike Popoola Pan-African financial institution, United Bank for Africa Plc’s profit before tax rose to N131.9bn as of the end of the 2020 financial period from N111.3bn at the end of the 2019. The bank said in a statement on Monday titled ‘UBA delivers double-digit growth in gross earnings, as profit hits N132bn’, that this […] Read Full Story