Fidelity Bank Plc Successfully Issues Largest Ticket Tier II Local Bonds in Nigeria


Fidelity Bank Plc has successfully issued 10 years N41.21 billion in fixed rate unsecured subordinated bond at a 8.5 percent coupon rate due in 2031. The bond issuance which was fully subscribed given that total investor interest and commitments in the bonds were N56.6 billion, adds to the impressive portfolio […]

Sterling Bank Partners Zipline On Medical Drone Delivery Service

Sterling Bank’s Health Technology Partner; Zipline has signed a service level agreement with Kaduna State Government for the implementation of drones in the health supply chain system. Zipline, is a global drone delivery service and will use autonomous delivery drones to help transform emergency healthcare and expand access to critical […]

FDI: Gov. Ayade Woos French Investors as Trade Envoys visit Cross River

    In a bid to raise the foreign direct investment (FDI) portfolio in Cross River State, governor Ben Ayade, Friday met with French ambassador Jerome Pasquier and other diplomats in Abuja. Ayade, who expressed the readiness of Cross River to collaborate with the French government to develop core sectors […]

Kogi Govt Signs Two Loans Agreement to boost food security and improve local economy


  The Kogi State Commissioner of Finance, Budget and Economic Planning, Mukadam Asiwaju Asiru Idris had signed two separate subsidiary loan agreements on behalf of the Kogi State Government, with the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) and World Bank yesterday in Abuja. The World Bank and International Fund for […]

IPC Demand Immediate and Unconditional Release of NTA Journalist


The International Press Centre, IPC, Lagos-Nigeria, is highly disturbed that yet another journalist has been kidnapped. The abduction at gun-point of Chidebere Onyia, a reporter with the Nigerian Television Authority (NTA), Port Harcourt zonal office was confirmed by officials of the Rivers State Council of the Nigeria Union of Journalists […]