9Mobile’s payment services bank commences operations on Monday

Branka Mracajac

As Board Appoints Branka Mracajac CEO __________________________ By Ibrahim Awonuga Board of Directors of 9 Payment Service Bank (9PSB) has announced the appointment of Branka Mracajac as the CEO designate ahead of Monday November 23, 2020 commercial launch.   9PSB is the digital financial arm of 9mobile, Nigeria’s fourth largest mobile network. A seasoned Enterprise Resource Planning expert, Branka brings on board, an enviable record of accomplishments in digital financial services and risk management. Prior to her appointment by 9PSB, Branka demonstrated her ingenuity during her stint at Digital Finance…

Read more

FG bows to ASUU pressure, excludes varsity teachers from IPPIS

FG bows to ASUU pressure, excludes varsity teachers from IPPIS

The federal government on Friday bowed to the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), and agreed to pay the university lecturers their outstanding salaries from February to June using old salary payment GIFMIS platform. This was part of many agreements reached at the end of 7-hour negotiation meeting between government delegation led by minister of labour and employment, Chris Ngige and ASUU members, led by their President, Biodun Ogunyemi. Reading out the communiqué at the end of the meeting, Ngige said government has also offered to increase the Earned Academic…

Read more

NSE nearing its end as demutualization gathers impetus

NSE nets N1NSE nearing its end as demutualization gathers impetus.2trn turnover in 8 months

The process of demutualization of the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) which started many years ago is moving to a logical conclusion following massive support it gained at the 59th Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the Lagos bourse. Members of the Exchange have voted overwhelmingly today at the AGM, which is expected to be its last as a mutual entity,  to support the listing of the Nigerian Exchange Group Plc (NGXG) on the Nigerian Exchange Limited (NGX) once the demutualization of the NSE is completed. Under the resolution passed by the AGM,…

Read more

How Small Business Can Boost Sales on Black Friday

By David Along _______________ What is Black Friday?  A brief origin of the event can help to understand why sales promotions and deals are usually flying around the traditional media and digital media during this period of the year. Black Friday is a day after United States Thanksgiving, the fourth Thursday in November, an event that showers the commencement of Christmas holidays and shopping season dated back to 1952. During this period, people turn out for Thanksgiving – families, friends, associates and community members have their time to come together…

Read more