Access Bank, Aig-Imoukhuede Foundation join forces with $300m commitment for Africa’s economic transformation

Business a.m. The Aig-Imoukhuede Foundation and Access Bank Group have jointly pledged $300 million over the next 20 years to support African government initiatives with a proven potential to transform national economic performance. A statement made available to Business a.m. made known that the Aig-Imoukhuede Foundation has committed $100 million, while Access Bank has pledged […]

USAID,Coca-Cola Foundation initiate $4m investment to tackle plastic pollution in Nigeria 

Business a.m. The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and the Coca-Cola Foundation have teamed up to launch the Nigeria Plastic Solutions Activity (NPSA) initiative, aimed at finding novel recycling solutions for plastic waste in Nigeria. With a collective investment of $4 million ($2 million each), the collaborative effort seeks to address the country’s […]

Dangote Foundation, WEF announce fellowship class for 2024 Young Global Leaders

Business a.m. The Aliko Dangote Foundation (ADF), in collaboration with the World Economic Forum (WEF) and the Forum of Young Global Leaders (YGL), has announced the unveiling of a list of gifted and high calibre individuals as the newest inductees to the illustrious 2024 class of the World Economic Forum Young Global Leaders (YGL) Dangote […]

Access Bank backs innovative financing models for SDGs

Business a.m. L-R: Mories Atoki, CEO, ABCHealth; Jane Ike-Okoli, head of specialised sectors business & commercial banking, Stanbic IBTC; Ralph Opara, group head, commercial banking division (Lagos 2), Access Bank PLC; Odunayo Sanyo, executive director, MTN Foundation; Ibironke Akinmade, group head, health finance, Sterling Bank, and Zouera Youssoufou, MD/CEO, Aliko Dangote Foundation, at the 2024 […]

UBA creates 398 jobs across Africa through its graduate programme (GMAP)

Business a.m. Africa’s Global Bank, United Bank for Africa (UBA), recently held the second edition of its expanded Graduate Management Acceleration Programme (GMAP) class of 2024, where 398 buding African talents were officially inducted into the UBA Tribe,having successfully completed a rigorous six-month training programme that fused on-the-job experience with academic learning. The event, held […]

ASR AFRICA funds UNIJOS NUGA goal with N250m sports complex

Business a.m. The Abdul Samad Rabiu Africa Initiative (ASR Africa), the charitable arm of Abdul Samad Rabiu, chairman of BUA Group, has taken a major stride towards advancing the sporting infrastructure of the University of Jos as it commences the construction of a N250 million sports complex. The University of Jos’ Naraguta Campus is set […]

MTN Foundation,PSHAN team up to remodel 52 PHCs nationwide

Business a.m   MTN Foundation (MTNF) has signed a Memorandum of Agreement (MoA) with  the Private Sector Health Alliance of Nigeria (PSHAN),to support the revitalisation of 52 primary healthcare centres (PHCs) in Nigeria.   The official signing ceremony between MTNF and PSHAN marked the beginning of an impactful collaboration to revitalise primary healthcare centres in […]

Flour Mills commences 2024 prize for FMN innovation challenge

Business a.m Flour Mills of Nigeria has announced the launch of the third season of the FMN Prize for Innovation (PFI), an initiative aimed at supporting Nigerian innovators and entrepreneurs with innovative ideas that have the potential to positively impact the country’s economy. FMN PFI’s third season is themed ‘Driving Food Self-Sufficiency in Nigeria Through […]