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We welcome our five Leaving the Tarmac interns on board
2021-10-08 | Leaving the Tarmac | Mentorship programme | Aigboje Aig-Imoukhuede

It’s with enormous pleasure that we announce the appointment of five interns who have joined the business and philanthropic ecosystem of Aigboje Aig-Imoukhuede. The five young people are on board for a year of professional growth and development and mentoring by Aigboje himself.

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Aigboje will soon announce five Leaving the Tarmac mentored internship positions
2021-07-02 | Leaving the Tarmac | Mentorship programme | Aigboje Aig-Imoukhuede

To celebrate the global launch of his memoir Leaving the Tarmac: Buying a Bank in Africa, Aigboje Aig-Imoukhuede has created five salaried mentored internships across his businesses and philanthropic ventures.

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Leaving the Tarmac digital roadshow, records huge success
2021-07-02 | Leaving the Tarmac | Aigboje Aig-Imoukhuede

Leaving the Tarmac: Buying a Bank in Africa author Aigboje Aig-Imoukhuede recently wrapped up the first leg of a series of global digital stakeholder events, during which he introduced his memoir to various stakeholders.

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Media acclaim for Leaving the Tarmac: Buying a Bank in Africa
2021-07-02 | Leaving the Tarmac | Aigboje Aig-Imoukhuede

Aigboje Aig-Imoukhuede’s memoir Leaving the Tarmac: Buying a Bank in Africa has been grabbing media headlines since its publication in late March.

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Aigboje Aig-imoukhuede launches a 12 month internship and mentoring programme
2021-04-26 | In the media | Leaving the Tarmac | Mentorship programme | Aigboje Aig-Imoukhuede

As part of the global launch of Leaving the Tarmac: Buying a Bank in Africa, Mr Aigboje Aig-Imoukhuede has announced a golden opportunity for five young Nigerians to join his ecosystem of businesses and philanthropic ventures for a year as mentored interns.

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Closing date looms for internship and mentorship programme
2021-04-26 | Leaving the Tarmac | Mentorship programme | Aigboje Aig-Imoukhuede

Nigerian youths urged not to miss this opportunity of a lifetime as application closing date draws closer

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In the media: Banking on success
2021-04-05 | In the media | Leaving the Tarmac | African Business | Aigboje Aig-Imoukhuede

In his new book, Aigboje Aig-Imoukhuede recounts how he helped to build Access Bank into one of Nigeria’s top five banking institutions. Review by Stephen Williams.

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In the media: Book review in The New African, by Anver Versi
2021-04-05 | In the media | Leaving the Tarmac | The New African | Aigboje Aig-Imoukhuede

The sub-heading for this book is: Buying a bank in Africa; it tells the fascinating story of how the author, Aigboje Aig-Imoukhuede and his trustydeputy, Herbert Wigwe left their cushy and very prestigious jobs as Executive Directors of Nigeria’s highest-ranked bank, Guaranty Trust Bank (GTB), and set out into the unknown, driven by little more than a burning desire to be masters of their own destiny.

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In the media: Book review in The Africa Report
2021-04-05 | In the media | Leaving the Tarmac | The Africa Report | Aigboje Aig-Imoukhuede

Too often, founders and executives of businesses in Nigeria do not leave a trace of what they have done. In this review of 'Leaving the Tarmac. Buying a Bank in Africa' by the founder of Coronation Capital, and Managing Director of Access Bank, Aigboje Aig-Imoukhuede, Folahanmi Fagbule celebrates the transparency delivered by biography.

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Aigboje Aig-Imoukhuede set to publish book on Access Bank and launch his family philanthropic foundation
2021-03-24 | Leaving the Tarmac | Aigboje Aig-Imoukhuede

'This is not the end of the journey. We are moving on to other things and to being the change we want to see in Africa.' Leaving the Tarmac: Buying a Bank in Africa, a memoir by Aigboje Aig-Imoukhuede, tells the story of how he and Herbert Wigwe, with immovable faith, took steps to transform for good, profoundly and permanently, the Nigerian banking and financial sector.

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In the media: Preparing for Entrepreneurship
2021-03-22 | In the media | Leaving the Tarmac | Aigboje Aig-Imoukhuede

In LEAVING THE TARMAC: Buying a Bank in Africa, Aigboje Aig-Imoukhuede, immediate past CEO of Access Bank Plc, captures how he and his friend and present CEO Herbert Wigwe, bought in 2002, one of the smallest and most crisis-prone banks in Nigeria and built it to one of the top five banks in the country today, highlighting their business model, challenges, setbacks and triumphs.

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