Author Archives: InvestAdvocate

Access Bank Refutes Purported Charges by ICPC against the Bank, Officers

December 12, 2017/NSE Our attention has been drawn to recent news reports in some newspapers and online publication which suggest that Access Bank Plc (‘the Bank’) and its principal officers… Read more »

Egypt looks to play a key role in driving regional integration in Africa

December 12, 2017/Africa 2017 The Africa 2017 Forum ( wrapped up in the Egyptian resort city of Sharm el Sheikh with a clear message of intent from President Al Sisi… Read more »

J-2 Before the Conference for the Resurgence of Niger

December 12, 2017/Niger Renaissance The Méridien Etoile Hotel in Paris will host a gathering of great importance for Niger on Wednesday 13 and Thursday 14 December. Carried out voluntarily and… Read more »

PayU Nigeria Goes Bigger on Online Payments with PayU Receive

December 12, 2017/PayU Businesses in Nigeria can securely request and receive payments directly from their customers without any hassles using PayU’s ( innovative and secure product called PayU Receive (…. Read more »

New Mastercard Digital Platform Offers Holistic Management for Prepaid Accounts

December 12, 2017/Mastercard In our fast-paced lives, each one of us is juggling a lot – careers, relationships, social events, families, the list is endless. So why should we stress… Read more »

Ecobank Nigeria Unveils Xpress Account

December 12, 2017/Ecobank Nigeria Ecobank Nigeria has unveiled Ecobank Xpress Account, a flagship digital product that will take banking to the grassroots. The Ecobank Xpress Account is a Digital Account… Read more »

One Planet Summit – Joint IDFC-MDB Statement – Together Major Development Finance Institutions Align Financial Flows with the Paris Agreement

December 12, 2017/AfDB The global development agenda is being transformed in fundamental ways. The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), agreed upon by the international community, constitute a universal compass, highlighting the… Read more »

Women, youth and SMEs to benefit from African Development Bank’s $100-million loan to Mauritius

December 12, 2017/AfDB Thousands of small and medium enterprises in Mauritius will benefit from a US $100-million loan to the country from the African Development Bank. The Bank approved the… Read more »

Nigerian Stocks Reverses Loss Despite Profit-Taking in Banking Counters

December 12, 2017/InvestmentOne Report The NSE-ASI reversed its negative close in the previous session, gaining marginally by +0.03% in today’s trading session.  Similar to yesterday, market breadth index ended negative… Read more »

DHL announces title partnership of Africa’s largest e-commerce and fintech event

December 12, 2017/DHL DHL Express Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) ( has announced that the company has signed on as title sponsor for the 2018 DHL eCommerce MoneyAfrica Conference & Exhibition (Confex),… Read more »