Dear Subscriber,

Valentine’s Day is round the corner and 43% of millennials are probably planning to pop the question to their significant other. The day is typically characterized with flowers, cards, chocolates and various ‘I said yes!’ pictures on Instagram. However, have you ever wondered about the history of Valentine’s Day or why we bother with the different traditions? Why February 14th or why wear red? Look out for facts about the day set aside for all things love in the Lifestyle Section of this Digest.

In other news, the IMF has revised its growth forecast for Nigeria in 2019 to 2% from an earlier forecast of 2.3%. This was due to a sharp drop in oil prices and domestic production challenges. The good news is that the Q4’18 GDP report scheduled to be released on February 11th is expected to show an improvement in Nigeria’s growth rate to 2.2%-2.4%.

In this edition of the Unity Bank Digest, there is a mix of social and business topics such as the scoop on the rumoured integration of Facebook, WhatsApp and Instagram and IMF’S downward revision of both global and domestic growth in 2019.

It promises to provide you with the perfect dose of information, inspiration and entertainment.

Enjoy your read!