US-based Fortive Corp appoints Nigerian born Soroye IOS president

US-based Fortive Corp appoints Nigerian born Soroye IOS president

  Aims to accelerate strategy through both organic innovation and acquisitions   Fortive Corporation, a Washington-based essential technologies provider, has appointed Olumide Soroye, of Nigerian origin, as president and chief executive officer, Intelligent Operating Solutions (IOS) segment, to further hold the firm’s leading positions in intelligent operating solutions, precision technologies, and advanced healthcare solutions across […]

Flutterwave appoints Falade to boost government, regulatory stronghold

Flutterwave appoints Falade to boost government, regulatory stronghold

Flutterwave, Africa’s leading fintech company with an infrastructure reach in over 33 African countries, including Nigeria, Uganda, Kenya, South Africa and Ethiopia, has appointed Oluwabankole Falade as its chief regulatory and government relations officer. Falade’s appointment, according to Flutterwave, expresses the company’s enthusiasm for a more sustainable engagement with the government and is expected to […]

Rabiu, BUA chairman, becomes inaugural president, France-Nigeria Business Council

Rabiu, BUA chairman, becomes inaugural president, France-Nigeria Business Council

Emmanuel Macron, president of  France, has inaugurated the France-Nigeria Business Council, a private sector initiative aimed at bolstering business relations between the two countries with Abdul Samad Rabiu, founder and executive chairman of BUA Group, assigned the role of its inaugural president. The recently  initiated council also has high profile Nigerian business magnates, Gilbert Chagoury […]

Wigwe, Access Bank CEO, named African Banker 2021 

Wigwe, Access Bank CEO, named African Banker 2021 

  Ecobank, FBNQuest Merchant Bank winners too   Nigerian banker and group chief executive officer of Access Bank, Herbert Wigwe, has been named African Banker of the Year at the 2021 African Banker awards. It was the second consecutive year the Access Bank CEO was winning the award, having been named winner in 2020. Wigwe […]

Calculated ambition, audacity, vision and purpose in pursuit of excellence

Calculated ambition, audacity, vision and purpose in pursuit of excellence

Business A.M. Publisher, Phillip Isakpa, summarises and comments on the memoir of Aigboje Aig-Imoukhuede, Leaving the Tarmac: Buying a Bank in Africa, which had a global virtual launch on March 29, 2021. Published by RedDoor, United Kingdom, Isakpa’s reviews and comments on the 217 pages memoir provide a companion for readers of the work.   […]

Okonjo-Iweala, Aisha Yesufu, Amina Mohammed, Ezekwesili lead pack of top 100 Nigeria women leaders 

…Biographical compendium profiles phenomenal Nigerian women ahead IWD   Ben Eguzozie, in Port Harcourt   Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, who just resumed as director-general of the World Trade Organization (WTO) and former minister of finance in Nigeria, Nigeria’s leading social crusader, Aisha Yesufu, the deputy secretary general of the United Nations, Amina Mohammed, and the former minister […]