The Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) wishes to notify the general public that Heritage Bank (Heritage Banking Company Limited) has been de-listed from participating in the FIRS Collection, Remittance and Reconciliation Scheme with effect from 1st June 2018.
Dr John Kayode Fayemi is the Governor-elect of Ekiti State. He was declared the winner of the July 14, 2018 Ekiti State Gubernatorial elections by the Independent National Electoral Commission this morning in Ado-Ekiti.
In what seems like a bright prospect for domestic tourism in Nigeria, the sector is expected to contribute N3.63 billion to the country’s GDP by the end of 2018. The number of international arrivals in the country and employments generated by the sector are expected to grow by 1.5% and 3.4% respectively by end of year, that is 1.8 million international arrivals and 3.4 million jobs.
During a courtesy visit to the Governor of his native Delta State, Tony Elumelu Foundation (TEF) Founder and Chairman of United Bank for Africa (UBA), Tony O. Elumelu, CON pledged N500 million to create an entrepreneurship programme exclusive to indigenes of the state.
According to the World Bank, an individual or person who lives or earn below $1.9 per day is considered to be extremely poor. In line with this, the bank asserted that Nigeria currently has the highest number of extreme poor individuals (thus overtaking India) following results from the World Poverty Clock which showed that 86.99 million Nigerians fell within the extreme poor category in 2017.
Fintech Association of Nigeria on Thursday July 11, 2018 marked its first year anniversary since inception, with its second social meet that brought together members and key stakeholders in the fintech industry.