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Monthly Archives: October 2021

LASUTH performs first laser surgery on kidney stones.

The Lagos State University Teaching Hospital (LASUTH) says it had successfully performed its first laser surgery on Thursday, to remove kidney stones from a patient. Prof. Stephen Ikuerowo, Professor of Urology, LASUTH, said that the laser lithotripsy treatment would save patients the pain of opening up their upper urinary tract …

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Ecobank opens new head office in Lagos on Friday

Ecobank Nigeria has concluded arrangement to commission its new head office building, the Ecobank Pan-African Centre (“EPAC”). The ultra-modern edifice situated along Ozumba Mbadiwe Road on the highbrow Victoria Island, Lagos will be commissioned by the Executive Governor of Lagos State, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, alongside other dignitaries, including the Governor …

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BREAKING: Facebook changes name to Meta

Facebook has changed its name to Meta in a major rebrand as the social media giant continues to face an unprecedented scrutiny over its business practices. The company said the new name would better “encompass” what it does now. The firm has made clear its future goal to create an online world, …

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BREAKING: FBN Holdings appoints Nnamdi Okonkwo as GMD.

The board of FBN Holdings Plc (FBNHoldings) has appointed the immediate past managing director of Fidelity Bank Plc, Mr. Nnamdi Okonkwo as its group managing director. Okonkwo’s appointment takes effect from January 1, 2022. His appointment followed the retirement of Mr. U.K. Eke, who has completed his two-term tenure. Uke, …

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Heritage Bank, Next Titan to sustain entrepreneur support with N15m

In a bid to ensure that entrepreneurial goals of the Nigerian youths are achieved, Heritage Bank Plc, Nigeria’s most innovative service banking provider, in collaboration with The Next Titan is set to further invest N15million on viable Nigerian entrepreneurs. Tagged “Uncaged,” The Next Titan season-8 is Nigeria’s foremost Business Reality …

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FBN Holdings releases update on investors that attain 5% ownership.

FBN Holdings, Nigeria’s leading finical group and owner of FirstBank and has further provided information on the shareholding status of those who have attained 5% ownership including Mr. Olufemi Peter Otedola and Mr. Tunde Hassan-Odukale. In a note the Nigerian Exchange signed by Seye Kosoko, Company Secretary, the group clarified …

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