UBA rewards 100 customers with N10m in ‘Bumper Account’ promo

Pan African financial institution, United Bank for Africa (UBA) Plc yesterday  launched the “UBA Bumper Account”, a hybrid account, targeted at transforming the lives of its customers. According to the   lender,   the new account  is in line with the its  mission of creating superior value for its stakeholders while encouraging saving cultures among Nigerians. The account, carefully crafted to improve the lives of the UBA customers, will offer account holders an opportunity to win cash prizes of up to N2 million. Speaking during the launch and monthly draw…

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UBA honours Jamodu after 12 years of service

Pan African financial institution, United Bank for Africa (UBA) Plc, has assured investors and shareholders of its continuous adherence to solid corporate governance processes as the bank honoured its ex-director, Chief Kola Jamodu. In a dinner in his honour in Abuja during the week, Jamodu was celebrated for his service on the bank’s board for 12 years as a nonexecutive director. Accolades were poured on him for his remarkable contributions to the group over the period that have helped solidify the bank’s footprints in its many countries of operations. Speaking…

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UBA celebrates staff, customers

Pan African financial services institution, United Bank for Africa, is joining the rest of the world to celebrate the 2019 Customer Service Week, themed, “Magic Happens Here,” with recognitions for staff, who have excelled in excellent service delivery. The event, which is commemorated all over the world, recognises the importance of customer service and seeks to show appreciation to staff, who serve and support customers with the highest degree of care and professionalism. The theme for this year’s celebrations embodies all that the bank represents as encompassed in its Core…

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UBA launches Leo on Apple Business Chat

The United Bank for Africa (UBA) Plc, yesterday, announced that the services of its Chatbot, Leo, is now available for customers on Apple Business Chat, where its users can communicate directly with businesses using the Messages app on iPhone and iPad. “As a brand focused on providing excellent customer experience, we are always looking for new ways to serve our customers easily and on time; we are therefore thrilled to support Apple Business Chat, which gives us a powerful and engaging connection with our customers,” said Mr. Kennedy Uzoka, Group…

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Promo: UBA rewards 20 customers with N30m

Pan African financial institution, United Bank for Africa (UBA) Plc, has again rewarded another 20 customers who have emerged winners in the third quarterly draw of the UBA Wise Savers Promo winning N1.5 million each, bringing the total amount won by 60 customers so far to N90 million. The electronic raffle draw, which was held at the UBA Head Office in Lagos yesterday was witnessed by the relevant regulatory bodies including the National Lottery Regulatory Commission, Lagos State Lottery Board and Consumer Protection Council. Lucky customers who emerged winners in…

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UBA Foundation celebrates Int’l Day of African Child

UBA Foundation, the corporate social responsibility arm of United Bank for Africa (UBA) Plc, yesterday joined the rest of the world to celebrate the International Day of the African Child. The day which has been set aside by the United Nations to celebrate children in Africa, recognises the courage of students who marched for their right to better education in Soweto South Africa, and is marked annually on June 16th. UBA Foundation brought together students from various secondary schools in Lagos to the Tony Elumelu Amphitheatre in the UBA Head…

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Five oil marketers arraigned for N1 billion fraud

Five oil marketers were yesterday arraigned before an Ikeja High Court, Lagos for allegedly stealing petroleum products valued at N1 billion, property of the United Bank for Africa (UBA). The five defendant identified as; Thompson Omoietan, Adeleke Lasun, Funmilola Oyerinde Adegoke Shadrack and James Amore, were arriagned by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC. They were docked on a three count charge of conspiracy, stealing and forgery. The prosecuting Counsel, Kayode Oni told the court that the defendants allegedly committed the offences in September 2011 alongside 13 others who…

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Leadway shines in UBA Pensions’ Sports Tournament

Leadway Pensure at the weekend emerged the overall winner of the competition annual United Bank of Africa’s Pensions Sports Tornament. Stanbic IBTC Pensions maintained its second place position as it had in the previous edition, while AIICO Pensions, which were the overall winner in the 2018 edition, won the third place position. In all, 79 medals were won, while six special recognition awards were given out during the event namely;(Overall winner trophy, 1st runner-up winner trophy, 2nd runner-up winner trophy, Most valuable player, Best keeper and Highest goal scorer). The…

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UBA records N494bn FY’2018 gross earnings

United Bank for Africa Plc’s gross earnings grew by 7.0 per cent to N494.0 billion, compared to N461.6 billion recorded in the corresponding period of 2017. The Bank’s total assets also rose by 19.7 per cent to an unprecedented N4.9 trillion for the year under review. The contributions of ex-Nigeria subsidiaries at 40 percent, according to a statement from the bank, again confirms the strong footing of the Group’s franchise in Africa. Despite the challenging business environments in Nigeria and across key markets in Africa, the Bank’s Profit Before Tax…

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UBA launches full banking operations in UK

Three weeks after the UBA Group launched its operations in Mali, the global financial city of London hosted a high level gathering of business and public sector leaders last Thursday, as the new UBA franchise, UBA UK, was formally launched in the United Kingdom. The formal launch is sequel to the authorization of the Prudential Regulation Authority (PRA) and the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) for UBA UK Limited to carry out full-scale wholesale banking across the United Kingdom. Speaking at the event, the Group Chairman, Mr. Tony Elumelu, said the…

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