Shittu says postal agency will begin rural Banking, Insurance services as reforms
05 November 2017 | 6:18 am
Shittu says postal agency will begin rural Banking, Insurance services as reforms.
27 Oct 2019
In an exclusive interview with CNBC Africa at the Future of Health Summit in Abuja, Nigeria's Minister of Health Dr Osagie Ehanire disclosed that a bill to make health insurance mandatory in Nigeria is currently awaiting assent. CNBC Africa's Chris Bishop started by asking him about increasing Nigeria's budgetary allocation for healthcare.
30 Nov 2019
German authorities watched the highly organized group for a year before cracking down on their banking activities. The suspects are accused of running an illegal hawala banking system between Germany and Turkey.
8 Jan 2020
A total of 80% of state's workforce and 75% of vulnerable have enrolled in Osun Insurance Scheme.
20 Jan 2020
Some key actors in Ghana's banking crises were arraigned on Tuesday. In a tweet, the country's president says perpetrators will face justice. CEOs of 2 defunct lenders were charged for alleged crimes that contributed to a banking crisis. Head of Research at Groupe Nduom, Samuel Kofi Ampah joins CNBC Africa from Ghana for a focus on Ghana’s equities market.
Zenith, Prudential seek to expand financial inclusion in Nigeria with the launch of mobile insurance service
20 Mar 2020
Zenith Bank and Prudential Zenith Life have created a mobile insurance service with the USSD code to enable access to insurance services for Nigerians. Zenith Bank's Chairman, Jim Ovia joins CNBC Africa to shares some insight on this service.
21 Mar 2020
Zenith Insurance has partnered with Prudential and MTN Nigeria to create a mobile insurance service in Nigeria using the USSD code. CNBC Africa’s Christy Cole caught up with Mazen Mroue, MTN Nigeria's Chief Operating Officer for more.
25 Mar 2020
Managing Director and CEO of Zenith Insurance, Kehinde Borisade says the recently launched USSD code gives the opportunity to expand the insurance base of Nigerians to benefit from insurance services. CNBC Africa’s Christy Cole caught up with Kehinde Borisade to discuss what to expect from the mobile insurance service.
31 Mar 2020
Moody’s Investors Service said they expect the recent measures by the Bank of Ghana to help mitigate the negative effects of the coronavirus on banks’ asset quality and liquidity. Vice President and Banking Analyst at Moody’s, Christos Theofilou joins CNBC Africa for more.
5 Apr 2020
One of the most venerable American investment banking houses has relaxed employee dress codes. We were shocked by the move at first – but then we saw a potential upside. You, too?
16 Apr 2020
Investors are taking a keen interest in banking stocks today but the Industrial goods sector is facing a steep decline. Dare Fajimolu, Chief Research Officer at Blue Vertex joins CNBC Africa for a recap of today’s trade.
25 May 2020
Prior to the Covid-19 pandemic the Central Bank of Nigeria planned to achieve 80 per cent financial inclusion across its formal and informal sectors by 2020. Managing Director and CEO, VFD Microfinance Bank, Zuby Emodi, joins CNBC Africa to discuss innovative banking and how Nigeria can achieve its set financial inclusion goals.
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A new generation of talented forex traders in Nigeria is learning the moves of the industry — and fast! We find out why this unconventional business model is giving hope to young Nigerians.
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Find these stories and much more when you grab a copy of The Guardian on Friday.
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Ripple effects of the Saudi-Iran rapprochement relieve some of the tensions of the ongoing war in Yemen. However, the conflicting inter-Yemeni positions remain unresolved and continue to cost lives.
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In tonight's edition: Ethiopia takes Tigray's TPLF party off its terrorism list; Uganda's recent passing of a severe anti-LGBT bill sparks an international backlash; and Libya enjoys a resurgence of boxing.
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Researchers have managed to pull strands of DNA from Beethoven's hair, finding "a strong genetic disposition to liver disease." At the same time, the discovery did not reveal the cause of his debilitating hearing loss.
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Meet Monica Wambui, a trailblazing cyclist who happens to be deaf. Monica has overcome poverty and a lack of appropriate cycling gear to win races. But even training for competitions can sometimes be dangerous!