• Brexit will affect aid from UK, immigration and others – Okonkwo

    Brexit will affect aid from UK, immigration and others – Okonkwo

    ECOWAS Coordinator, Dr. Godwin Okonkwo, believes the exit of the United Kingdom (UK) from the European Union (EU), decided through a referendum, on Thursday, will not affect Nigeria’s relationship with the EU. He, however, said aid to Nigeria from the UK would be affected by the new development.

    ‘’I don’t think it will affect Nigeria’s bilateral relationships with the EU because many of them had existed for long and some dates back to the colonial era. Also our membership of the […]

  • Fidelity Bank: Okonkwo Returns As MD, Balarabe Now DMD after EFCC’s arrest over Diezanigate

    Fidelity Bank: Okonkwo Returns As MD, Balarabe Now DMD after EFCC’s arrest over Diezanigate

    Following the resumption of the managing director of Fidelity Bank, Mr Nnamdi Okonkwo, Alhaji Mohammed Lawal Balarabe who held forte in the absence of Okonkwo, has been appointed as the deputy managing director of the Bank, subject to regulatory approval.

    Okonkwo was temporarily replaced by Balarabe following his arrest by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).

    The bank, in a statement described Balarabe as an erudite banker with over 24 years’ experience in corporate, commercial and retail banking. He has worked […]

  • Fidelity Bank appoints Acting MD, Balarabe to replace troubled CEO Okonkwo

    Fidelity Bank appoints Acting MD, Balarabe to replace troubled CEO Okonkwo

    Fidelity Bank Plc yesterday appointed an Acting Managing Director, Alhaji Mohammed Lawal Balarabe in place of its troubled Chief Executive Officer, Nnamdi Okonkwo.

    The bank’s Board of Directors which approved the appointment, said the development followed the absence of the substantive  Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer.

    While announcing Balarabe, who prior to the appointment was the Executive Director North, the bank reassured all it’s stakeholders, including over 400,000 shareholders and about 3.4 million customers, of it’s continued seamless services.

    It said although Balarabe’s appointment […]