Zenith, Prudential seek to expand financial inclusion in Nigeria with the launch of mobile insurance service
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.
Zenith Bank CEO Ebenezer Onyeagwu gives 2020 guidance
The Group Managing Director and CEO of Zenith Bank, Ebenezer Onyeagwu says Nigeria cannot grow so much in a global space where growth is already sluggish and muted because of the impact of the coronavirus. He also says the guidance calls for cautious optimism. Onyeagwu shared his thoughts on what to expect this year with CNBC Africa’s Esther Awoniyi.
Lagos Tech Fair: Zenith Bank's Onyeagwu: Funding is critical for the 4IR
Zenith Bank says it is prepared to support Nigeria’s Information and Communications Technology (ICT) and creative ecosystems with funding, which the bank calls a critical tool for participating in the Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR). GMD and CEO of the bank, Ebenezer Onyeagwu discussed this with CNBC Africa’s Christy Cole at the bank’s Tech Fair in Lagos.
Lagos Tech Fair: Zenith Bank’s Jim Ovia on how digitisation is helping solve local problems
Chairman and Founder of Zenith Bank, Jim Ovia says Nigeria's economy is becoming digitised as much Nigerian youth are creating solutions to solve local problems. CNBC Africa's Christy Cole caught up with him at the Zenith Bank’s Tech Fair in Lagos.
Zenith Bank’s Dennis Olisa on how to expand Nigeria’s foreign exchange base
Dennis Olisa, Executive Director at Zenith Bank says one way Nigeria can expand its foreign exchange base is to ensure that export is reinvigorated. He joined CNBC Africa’s Wole Famurewa to discuss this and more on the side-lines of the bank's international trade seminar.
Olugbemi Ojo: Non-oil export projects will generate 20mn jobs for Nigeria
Zenith Bank’s International Trade Seminar is proof that Nigeria is ready to drive the non-oil export projects in the country. That’s according to Olugbemi Ojo, the Executive Director of Lakinberg LLC who joined CNBC Africa’s Wole Famurewa to discuss the highlights of the seminar.
Zenith Bank reports 8.7% increase in H1 PAT to N88.9bn
The Group Managing Director and CEO of Zenith Bank, Ebenezer Onyeagwu says the first half of the year was very challenging and interesting. He made this remark when commenting on the bank’s half-year earnings with CNBC Africa’s Esther Awoniyi.
Zenith Bank CEO on tackling wrong use of loans and cybercrime in Nigeria
The Group Managing Director and CEO of Zenith Bank, Ebenezer Onyeagwu says banks need to collaborate with investors to achieve efficient use of loan facilities. He cites cyber security as a major challenge – he begins by highlighting steps taken to combat wrong use of loans by borrowers. He joins CNBC Africa’s Esther Awoniyi for more.
Jim Ovia's Africa Rise and Shine Book Launch in New York
The Founder/Chairman of Zenith Bank Plc, Mr. Jim Ovia recently launched his book, Africa Rise and Shine in New York. The event happened on the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly and had foreign dignitaries and private sector captains of industry in attendance.
Zenith Bank sees Q4 profit rise 11.6%
Zenith Bank has reported a 11.6 per cent rise in its profit after tax to 144.2 billion naira. CNBC Africa’s Kenneth Igbomor caught up with Zenith Bank's Deputy Managing Director Ebenezer Onyeagwu, to discuss the facts behind the numbers.
Zenith Bank results influence Nigeria's markets
Zenith Bank reported a 23 percent increase in earnings per share to 412 kobo in 2016 from 336 kobo in 2015. Meanwhile, Nigeria’s GDP has shown a -1.30 per cent decline year-on-year.