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Social Distancing and Hygienic Practices, with Family and Household Staff

Sponsored by OldMutual Nigeria While everyone knows something or the other about the COVID-19 disease, not everyone understands how to prevent its spread and stay protected. It can be quite daunting, living with family, friends or household staff who are clueless as to how hazardous their day-to-day activities can be, where the spread of the virus is concerned. Here are …

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UBA Delivers Impressive Returns on Investment, as Shareholders Applaud Bank’s Support in Fight against COVID-19

Leading African financial institution, United Bank for Africa Plc (UBA) held its Annual General Meeting virtually by proxy on Wednesday, April 29, 2020 – a first in UBA’s seventy-one year history. The meeting, which had in attendance shareholders, management and staff members, together with representatives of relevant regulatory bodies, was held using an Online Meetings Platform, in accordance with Guidelines …

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COVID-19: FCMB Sustains Support to Government and Nigerians with multi-Dimensional Intervention Strategy

As the COVID-19 (novel coronavirus pandemic) takes an intense twist, with its prevalent negative effect on individuals, households, businesses and health systems, leading financial services provider, First City Monument Bank (FCMB), is stepping up the tempo of its interventions through various humanitarian gestures. As a caring and responsive Bank, FCMB has ensured the stability of its robust digital channels thereby …

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Q1, 2020 – Ecobank Records Significant Increase in Customers Adoption of Digital Channels, Reports Profit Before Tax of $90 Million on Net Revenues of $393 Million

Business Highlights Recorded significant increases in customer adoption rates on our digital/online channels across our businesses. Adoption rates are expected to accelerate as COVID-19 induced lockdowns changes consumer behavior. The number and value of transactions grew by 8% and 15% to 4m and $6.1bn, respectively, on Ecobank Omni+, Corporate and Investment Bank’s corporate clients’ online banking platform in the first quarter of 2020. …

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Gulder Ultimate Search Returns with Repeat Episodes of Past Seasons

Banke Bankole, a devout fan of reality TV show, Gulder Ultimate Search could not contain her excitement as she caught the first episode of the reruns, on Wednesday, April 29, 2020. Banke, alongside many other lovers of the show, have begun to share nostalgic tales of how they curled up together with their families and friends as they enjoyed the …

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COVID-19: Lagos NIPR Commends Journalists For Coverage, Dedication

The Lagos State Chapter of Nigerian Institute of Public Relations (NIPR) has praised the bravery and dedication of Nigerian news and health reporters in keeping Nigerians abreast of the latest news of COVID-19 pandemic since it spread into the country. The Chairman of the Chapter, Olusegun McMedal in a press statement stated that the members of the Fourth Estate of …

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COVID-19 and the Future of Work: The Personal Branding Imperative

COVID-19 is a humanitarian and societal crisis of unprecedented speed and scale. Since the outbreak was first documented in Wuhan, China in December 2019, the novel coronavirus has spread to more than 170 countries around the globe, claiming thousands of lives, sickening millions and forcing billions (up to about half the world’s population as of 4th April 2020) into confinement. …

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Heritage Bank Joins WHO to Advocate Elimination of Malaria endemic by 2030

Heritage Bank Plc has joined the world to commemorate the 2020 World Malaria Day, amid fears that paying much emphasis on the novel Coronavirus Pandemic could reinforce progress on the mosquito-borne disease, especially in Africa. The theme of the World Malaria Day 2020, is entitled, “Zero Malaria Starts with Me,” which is a grassroots campaign, first launched in Senegal in …

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COVID-19 – Ecobank Nigeria supports States with Food items

Ecobank Nigeria has donated food items to several state governments across the country as contribution to various initiatives aimed at cushioning the effect of the current lockdown on citizens. These palliatives are targeted at the most vulnerable members of the society who have been the hardest hit economically as a result of the current crises. Speaking in Lagos, Executive Director …

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COVID-19: The Imperative of Strategic Communications in Overcoming the Challenges of Coronavirus Pandemic in Nigeria

By Francis Nwosu When the earliest Coronavirus (COVID-19) case was detected on November 17, 2019, in Hubei Province, Wuhan, China, little did the world know that it would be declared a global pandemic by the World Health Organisation (WHO). This was after Chinese authorities had tried to cover it up by muzzling the country’s scientific community that had warned of the …

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