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Social Media Week Lagos is Africa’s foremost tech-inspired business event. Initially launched in Lagos in 2008, it has expanded significantly and grown to become the largest annual digital and technology event on the continent.
The premier experiential tech and media business event draws an influential gathering of corporate businesses, consumers, entrepreneurs, influencers, business leaders, government officials, students, nonprofits and international organizations.

This year UBA has partnered with SMW Lagos to celebrate the first anniversary of Leo, Africa’s first and leading virtual banker.

Celebrate Leo #UBAxSMW

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danieloyekan007 ✌️ ‏ @danieloyekan007
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This is a must attend event @UBAGroup celebrating with the one and only virtual banker #LeoAtOne 😍🎉 #UBAxSMW #SMWLagos2019 #AfricasGlobalBank
Olu Busayo ‏
Olu Busayo ‏ @kaylee_falz
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Replying to @UBAGroup @SMWLagos The adoption of A.I by @UBAGroup which led to the birth of Leo has proven to be one of the greatest digital innovations yet👏🏽 #UBA keeps setting the pace💯 Kudos👏🏽👏🏽👏🏽 Congratulations to our premiere virtual banker💕 and to the #AfricasGlobalBank #LeoAtOne #UBAxSMW #SMWLagos2019
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UBA Group@UBAGroup
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Join us 9:30am on the 4th of February at the #SMWeek....Plus we have a surprise.😉😊 #LeoAtOne #AfricasGlobalBank #UBAxSMW
United Bank for Africa
United Bank for Africa @ubagroup
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We are very excited to be discussing leading artificial intelligence in African financial services at @smwlagos. Let’s let you in on what #Leo has been up to in the last one year. You’ll be meeting #Leo’s bestie, Austine, GH; Online Banking. Join us 9:30am on the 4th of February at the #SMWeek....Plus we have a surprise.😉😊 #LeoAtOne #AfricasGlobalBank #UBAxSMW
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Leo at #UBAxSMW

Leo has just turned one and we are celebrating it in a big way at #SMWLagos. Like any good birthday party, there are lots of freebies and events to look out for.
Some of the things to look out for include:

Get to know how Leo has made banking simpler and easier and his plans for Artificial intelligence in Africa.

Take a selfie with Leo, post and use the #UBAxSMW and spin the wheel to get a gift.

You could win an iPhone XS! Join the scavenger hunt and follow the clues to win.

Leo likes to play, join him and play all the games you want all day long.

Stay fit with Leo. A year of greatness done, a future of innovative banking to go with Leo. Are you fit enough for what’s ahead? Get a free health check with Leo and win amazing fitness gifts

Financial Clinic – Share your money problems and he will give you the best financial advice.


From the 4th – 8th of February, Leo will make a week-long appearance at the #UBAXSMW, shaping and leading the conversations on Artificial Intelligence in Africa’s financial services. Leo, your virtual banking buddy, will be taking you through a week of remarkable activities.


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UBA CEO Awards

The 2018 edition was no disappointment as the bank rewarded high performing staff with various awards amidst a night of fun, laughter and lots of entertainment.The theme of the night – Celebrating Africa – was aimed at celebrating UBA’s rich history and diversity, as well as its core values: Enterprise, Excellence and Execution, and to honour and reward staff who remain key to all that the bank has achieved as one of the biggest and dominant banks since its inception over 70 years ago.
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