Heritage Bank, NIMASA partner on global maritime safety standards

Heritage Bank Plc and the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) have partnered to educate stakeholders about the maritime enforcement global benchmarks. The training session, which had as its theme: “Maritime Enforcement Safety: Current Global Benchmarks,” had representatives of the Nigerian Navy, Nigerian Ports Authority, Lagos State Safety Council, Shippers Council, Marine Insurers, Maritime & Dockworkers Safety Inspector and Marine Police in attendance. Addressing participants at the workshop held at the premises of NIMASA in Apapa, Victor Amakwe, Group Head, Private Banking, Private Wealth Management, Heritage Bank, noted that…

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Heritage Bank backs affordable solar electricity in Lagos

Heritage Bank Plc has aligned forces with ‘Liter of Light Nigeria’, a global open source movement, to provide sustainable solar electricity for Itomaro community in Lagos State. Passionate about making cheap and sustainable solar street lights accessible to the impoverished off-grid communities in Nigeria, the partnership, last Thursday, launched 35 units of solar energy-powered street lights it produced for the community, a statement from Heritage Bank stated. The movement comprises a group of Nigerian students of the University of Nottingham, United Kingdom, who is passionate about making a positive difference…

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SMEs: Heritage Bank MD charges banks to build vibrant economy

The MD/CEO of Heritage Bank Plc, Mr. Ifie Sekibo yesterday tasked commercial banks to intervene in building a formidable economy driven on the wheel of Small and Medium Scale Enterprises (SMEs) because there is lot of value and opportunities in the SMEs sector. Sekibo who stated this on the side line of the on going 11th Annual Banking and Finance Conference of the Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria (CIBN) with the theme, MSMEs: ‘The Game Changer for Economic Growth and Development,’ explained as a way of cushioning the effect…

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‘1,000 entrepreneurs attend Heritage Bank’s Next Titans audition’

The Lagos audition of the Heritage Bank Plc’s foremost entrepreneurial reality TV show, popularly called the Next Titan, was held with no fewer than 1000 contestants in attendance, the lender said in a statement. According to the bank, the enthusiastic contestants trooped to Excellence Hotel, Ogba, venue of the audition last weekend, with expectation that luck would smile on them to win. Overwhelmed by the turnout, Chibuike Agu, Head, Digital and Content of the Bank, commended the participants for their determination to take part in the annual contest. He advised…

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Heritage Bank, others to boost transportation in Lagos

Relief is on the way for the estimated over 7 million passengers plying Lagos roads on a daily basis, as Heritage Investment Services Limited (HIS) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Tuchi Technologies Nigeria Limited to provide affordable mass transit for commuters in Lagos metropolis. Heritage Bank Plc is the banker to the project, according to a statement made available to New Telegraph. Besides HIS and Tuchi, other parties to the MoU are Solola & Akpana, legal advisers; Kedari Capital, financial advisers and Hedgestone Capital Partners Limited, one…

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Heritage Bank supports MSMEs

Heritage Bank Plc, has assured promoters of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) of support to enable them grow their businesses into generational conglomerates. The MD/CEO of the Bank, Mr. Ifie Sekibo disclosed this in a statement signed by the Divisional Head, Corporate Communications of the bank, Mr. Fela Ibidapo. According to him, Heritage Bank is poised to collaborate with operators of MSMEs to grow them into generational conglomerates, remarking that their desire is for Nigerian businesses to be listed on the stock exchanges and eventually become global brands and…

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Heritage Bank, FG, UN partner to position Nigeria as tourist destination

As part of efforts to transform Nigeria into a tourist sector destination in Africa and position it as lever of Nigeria’s economic growth and development, Heritage Bank Plc has partnered the federal government and the United Nation’s World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO). The bank partnered Nigerian government at the 61st meeting of the United Nations World Tourism Organization-Commission for Africa (UNWTO-CAF), in Abuja, attended by over 166 foreign delegates, 26 ministers and 332 Nigerian delegates, excluding local and foreign pressmen.   Speaking on the 61st Meeting with the theme “Tourism Statistics:…

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Heritage Bank’s most supportive financial institution in tourism

The Institute for Tourism Professionals, organisers of the National Tourism Transport Summit and Expo 2018 (NTTS), has crowned Heritage Bank the best, “Financial Institution, for Outstanding Support for Tourism.” The award, according to the organizers, was in recognition of the contribution of the bank to the growth and development of the tourism industry over the years. Receiving the award on behalf of the bank at the Gala night in Abuja, the MD/CEO, Ifie Sekibo, who was represented by George Oko-Oboh, Regional Executive, Abuja & North, said it was a well-deserved…

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Heritage Bank attains ISO 27001

Heritage Bank Plc has achieved the Information Security Management Certification from International Standards Organisation (ISO), the lender said in a statement.     According to the bank: “This certification also known as the ISO 27001: 2013 is part of the ISO 27000 family of standards, which helps organisations keep information assets secure. The certification was achieved on the heels of the bank’s drive to revolutionalise the banking sector digital experience with Octopus, by putting in place a systematic approach to managing sensitive organisational information, ensuring it remains seamless, secure and…

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Heritage Bank seeks commodity exchange at Lagos-Kano Summit

In a bid to boost agribusiness and commerce in Nigeria, Heritage Bank Plc says it wants the bilateral agreement signed between Lagos and Kano States to provide for a Commodity Exchange . The two states had signed the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) yesterday at the Lagos-Kano Economic and Investment Summit held in Epe, Lagos recently. The pact was at boosting commerce and agribusiness and consequently increasing the revenue generation by the states. Speaking at the event during the plenary session on: Growth & Investment Opportunities in Agribusiness – Value Chain…

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