KPMG REPORT: FIRSTBANK REINFORCES RETAIL BANKING DOMINANCE, CREATES 150,000 INDIRECT JOBS

 The unbanked and underbanked, two groups at the centre of retail banking, need to be captured for the financial system to achieve its full potential. The KPMG Nigeria Banking Industry Customer Experience Survey says customers have expectations about how their needs will be met and meeting this requires banks deploying the right network and technology. First  Bank of Nigeria Limited has through its Firstmonie Agent Banking Network created over 150,000… Continue Reading

UBA Revamps NextGen Account with Premium Offerings, Partners DRB LasGidi … Attracts Zero Charge On All Transactions

Pan-African financial institution, United Bank for Africa (UBA) Plc, has revamped its NextGen account which targets students in tertiary institutions and members of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), with added features and benefits. NextGen is a suit of personal accounts designed to meet the needs of young persons, grooming and growing with them from teenage years to adulthood. The bank takes up an additional role of mentorship these young ones and assists with tips towards guiding their… Continue Reading

UBA Rewards 100 Customers with N10m in New ‘UBA Bumper Account’ Promo

UBA Rewards 100 Customers with N10m in New ‘UBA Bumper Account’ Promo ………N2M Up For Grabs Every Quarter ………N100,000 Monthly Shopping Allowance Pan African financial institution, United Bank for Africa (UBA) Plc on Tuesday, launched the ‘UBA Bumper Account’, a hybrid account, targeted at transforming the lives of its customers. The new account  is in line with the bank’s mission of creating superior value for its stakeholders while encouraging saving… Continue Reading

ZENITH BANK EMPOWERS NIGERIAN SMES, PARTNERS FACEBOOK ON SME DIGITAL WORKSHOP

Nigeria’s leading financial institution, Zenith Bank Plc, has reaffirmed its commitment to support local Small and Medium Scale Enterprises (SMEs) with the introduction of the ‘Zenith Bank SME Digital Workshop’ to provide free digital training for business owners. The initiative, which is being organized in partnership with social media giant Facebook, will provide free training on how SMEs can use digital platforms such as Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp to grow… Continue Reading

UBA Connect Set to Deepen Intra-African Trade…Customers Can Now Make Cash Withdrawals In Local Currencies

Pan African financial institution, United Bank for Africa (UBA) Plc, has announced the official  launch of a flagship product UBA Connect, a service that enables the  customers of the bank to conduct traditional banking transactions at any UBA branch in the 20 African countries where the bank operates. The service, which is available to both customers and non-customers alike, is expected to encourage intra-Africa trade, as cash withdrawal can now… Continue Reading

FIRSTBANK ENHANCES THE EDUCATIONAL SECTOR, SUPPORTS SCHOOLS WITH OVER 10 BILLION NAIRA LOAN

Nigeria’s premier and leading financial services provider, First Bank of Nigeria Limited, has announced that within the last year, it has supported educational institutions in the country with loans in the sum of over 10 billion naira. The Bank’s support is carried out through its FirstEdu product, an educational solution created to enhance the educational facilities in schools with a view to improving the quality of education across the country…. Continue Reading

Tony Elumelu Donates Technology Centre to AAU  

Chairman of UBA Group, Tony O. Elumelu, has  made the donation of a multipurpose information technology centre to his alma mater, Ambrose Ali University.  Through the UBA Foundation, the corporate social responsibility arm of the United Bank for Africa Plc (UBA), Elumelu has championed the construction of a state-of-the-art multipurpose information technology building, which will benefit the  students of Ambrose Alli University in Ekpoma, Edo State. The hall, to be… Continue Reading

GAIM 4 DRAWS: 13 New Millionaires Emerge In Fidelity Bank’s Savings Promo, Begin 2020 On A Happy Note

Thirteen lucky customers of Fidelity Bank Plc have started the new year on a strong note having emerged millionaires in the third monthly draw of the Get Alert in Millions (GAIM) promo season 4 in Lagos on Tuesday. The bank also rewarded loyal customers with cash prizes worth N16 million in the categories of N2 million and N1 million respectively. The electronic raffle draw, which was held at the bank’s… Continue Reading

Adeosla Adeduntan: Banker with Midas Touch Gets Global Recognition

First Bank of Nigeria Limited has under its Chief Executive Officer, Dr. Adesola Adeduntan positioned the brand as a clear leader in promoting financial inclusion in Nigeria. The bank has continually reached the underbanked and un-banked population to reduce poverty, bolster economic growth and development of Nigeria. These milestones have earned Adeduntan the 2019 Cranfield University Distinguished Alumnus of the Year Award. The Award is the School’s highest honour and… Continue Reading

UBA – Africa’s Global Bank – Announces Appointments to Group Board and Africa Operations – Underlining Importance of African and Global Business Lines  

·       Oliver Alawuba appointed CEO, UBA Africa; ·       Abdoul-Aziz Dia, Executive Director, Treasury and International Banking; ·       Chukwuma Nweke, Executive Director, Retail and Payments; ·       Chiugo Ndubisi, Executive Director & Group Chief Operating Officer.   United Bank for Africa Plc (UBA) today, announced that Oliver Alawuba has been appointed as CEO of UBA Africa, overseeing the bank’s  20 African country operations, ex-Nigeria.  He succeeds Victor Osadolor, who retires from the Group Board, after 9… Continue Reading

UBA Recruits 4000 New Staff, Promotes Over 5,000 Staff members; increases Salaries Up to 170%.

 Over 5,000 staff of the United Bank for Africa (UBA) Plc, started the new year with a lot of cheer as the bank yesterday announced its promotion to new grades as well as salary upgrades with immediate effect this January. Those who are beneficiaries of this exercise will receive up to 170% increase in their salaries and benefits, whilst a good number have been moved to higher grade levels. In… Continue Reading

First Bank Corporate Statement

We are aware that a customer service executive assigned to us by one of our vendors is helping the police with their investigations into the attempted robbery that happened last week in one of our branches in Abuja. We remain grateful that none of our staff or customers lost their lives during the incident. We will however refrain from commenting further at this time until the relevant  authorities conclude their… Continue Reading

WIN A TRIP TO DUBAI; GET CASH BACK FOR TRANSACTIONS WITH YOUR FIRSTBANK CARDS

 It is raining promos with your FirstBank Cards this season. The Bank recently announced its Verve Card Reactivation Promo to reward three customers with all-expense paid trips to Dubai for reactivating and using their Verve Cards to transact on PoS and online. The ongoing promo kicked off on December 2, 2019 and would end on January 25, 2020.  In addition to the Dubai trip, 600 customers will be rewarded with… Continue Reading

UBA Staff Across Africa Give Back at UBA Foundation’s Each One, Teach One Initiative

UBA Foundation, the corporate social responsibility arm of the United Bank for Africa (UBA) Plc, on Friday held the 2019 edition of its annual Each One, Teach One initiative, hosting a huge impact day in Nigeria and across all its subsidiaries in Africa. The Each One, Teach One initiative is part of UBA Foundation’s activities where the bank’s staff members give their time and skills to the communities around them…. Continue Reading

WINNERS OF 2019 FIRSTBANK SPONSORED NATIONAL COMPANY OF THE YEAR COMPETITION CONTEST IN THE AFRICA COMPANY OF THE YEAR COMPETITION

First Bank of Nigeria Limited has announced that Taidob College Abeokuta, the 2019 winners of the National Company of the Year competition organized by Junior Achievement Nigeria would compete against student teams from 10 other Junior Achievement member countries across Africa. The student team contestants comprise representative from the Kingdom of Eswatini (Swaziland), Ghana, Zambia, Gabon, Uganda, Zimbabwe, Mauritius, Botswana, Kenya and South Africa. The event is scheduled for Friday, 6 December… Continue Reading

For Second Year Running, UBA Group Emerges African Bank of the Year

…….. Subsidiaries win Best Bank in Benin, Chad, Cote D’Ivoire, Gabon, Congo, Sierra Leone at The Bankers Awards The Banker Magazine has once again selected leading African financial institution, United Bank for Africa (UBA) Plc as the “African Bank of the Year 2019”. This is the second time, UBA has clinched the prestigious award, having been named Best African Bank of 2017 by The Banker magazine. This year, UBA also won best… Continue Reading

FBNHOLDINGS: SETTING THE TONE FOR GENDER INCLUSIVENESS, BALANCE IN BOARDROOM

In many parts of the world, including Nigeria, women often face the barriers of discrimination and persistent gender inequalities which deny them access to key positions in the corporate world as well as access to finance or the formal economy. Women make up almost half of the world’s working-age population of nearly 5 billion people. But only about 50 percent of those women participate in the labor force, compared with… Continue Reading

TOP GLOBAL DESIGNERS STORM LAGOS FOR “STYLE BY ZENITH 2.0” LIFESTYLE FAIR

Top global designers and brands will storm Lagos for the “Style by Zenith 2.0” Fair, the second edition of Zenith Bank’s highly anticipated Lifestyle Fair, which holds from Friday, November 29 to Sunday, December 1, 2019 at the Eko Energy City, Eko Atlantic, Victoria Island, Lagos. Some of the top designers billed to feature at the fair include Tom Ford, Dolce and Gabbana, Tokyo James, Eyola, Mai Atafo, Okunnoren Twins,… Continue Reading

UBA Partners with British Airways to Reward Loyal Customers

Pan African financial institution, United Bank for Africa (UBA) Plc and the global airline, British Airways have announced a collaboration to reward loyal customers who are cardholders of the Bank. The promo which will last for six months from November 2019, will witness UBA customers getting significant discounts when they purchase their British Airways tickets using their UBA cards.  The promo will allow customers to enjoy up between 10% to 15%… Continue Reading

FBNHOLDINGS, FBNBANK GHANA CALL ON PREZ AKUFO-ADDO

The Group Board Chairman of FBN Holdings Plc, Dr. Oba Otudeko CFR and Directors of FBN Holdings, FirstBank of Nigeria Limited and FBNBank Ghana Limited have paid a courtesy call on the President of the Republic of Ghana, Nana Addo Dankwa-Akufo-Addo in Accra. The visit was to show appreciation to the President and thank him for participating in First Bank of Nigeria Limited’s 125th anniversary activities held earlier this year and… Continue Reading

GTBank removes all Bank Charges for Young Undergraduates on its GTCRea8 Account Product

If you are an undergraduate, between the ages of 16-25, then you can now bank for free with Guaranty Trust Bank (GTBank). The leading, youth-focused, financial institution has announced that it will cover all charges on transfers, USSD transactions and bank alerts for holders of its GTCrea8 Account, a bespoke banking product for young undergraduates between the ages of 16-25. GTCRea8 has been a core part of the GTBank’s value… Continue Reading

Kennedy Uzoka is 2019 BusinessDay’s Bank CEO

Mr. Kennedy Uzoka, the Group Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer of Pan African financial institution, United Bank for Africa (UBA) Plc has won the much coveted  ‘BusinessDay’s Bank CEO’ of the year 2019 award.  Uzoka emerged tops based on his sterling achievements since he assumed the position of Group CEO at UBA three years ago. Kennedy Uzoka has been successful in pulling increased financial performances and appreciation of shareholders’ investment.  A… Continue Reading

FIRSTBANK CELEBRATES TOP PERFORMING FIRSTMONIE AGENTS NATIONWIDE

In recognition of the contribution of its Firstmonie Agents towards the Bank’s resolve at promoting access to financial services to all Nigerians, First Bank of Nigeria Limited has announced that its Agent Banking National award ceremony would hold on Friday, 25 October 2019 at the Oriental Hotel, Lagos. The event is themed “Planting Community Heroes Nationwide”.  Since its inception in 2017, the FirstBank Agent Banking scheme, popularly called Firstmonie, has… Continue Reading

Bank CEOs Applaud NCC’s Decision to Suspend USSD Charges by Telecommunica#on Companies for accessing Bank Services

Bank CEOs Applaud NCC’s Decision to Suspend USSD Charges by Telecommunication Companies for accessing Bank Services.  The Body of Bank CEOs applauds the recent notice from the National Communications  Commission (NCC) announcing the immediate suspension of end-user billing for Unstructured Supplementary Service Data (USSD) services. We would like to thank the Federal Government of Nigeria for championing this action. When presented with two options by the telecommunications companies corporate billing versus… Continue Reading

ZENITH BANK REAFFIRMS MARKET DOMINANCE AND LEADERSHIP WITH Q3 2019 RESULTS

  Zenith Bank Plc has announced its unaudited results for the period ended 30 September, 2019, with numbers that clearly demonstrates its market dominance and leadership. From the unaudited account which was presented to the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE), gross earnings increased by 4% percent from N474,607 billion recorded in Q3 2018 to N491,268 billion in Q3 2019. Profit Before Tax (PBT) grew by 5% from N167,307 billion in Q3… Continue Reading

Q3 2019: UBA Grows Net Profit By 32.3%, as Gross Earnings hit N428.22 billion

United Bank for Africa Plc, the pan African financial institution with a network that spans 20 African countries, the United Kingdom, the USA and with presence in Paris, has announced impressive performance in its unaudited 2019 Third Quarter Financial Results, with significant growth in Gross Earnings, which rose to N428.22 billion, representing a 14.2 percent increase when compared to N374.8billion recorded in September 2018.  UBA’s Profit Before Tax grew by… Continue Reading

Heritage Bank boosts economic growth, empowers young entrepreneurs

As part of drive to contribute to the growth of economic drive, Heritage Bank Plc has continued to support The Next Titan Season-six; in ensuring that the entrepreneurial targets of the Nigerian youths are attained. The Next Titan entrepreneurial reality TV show sponsored annually by the Heritage Bank Plc has unveiled the top 16 contenders for the season-6 of the competition. The 16 lucky candidates were selected from among 50… Continue Reading

FIRSTBANK GEORGIAN CUP HITS THE CENTENARY MARK, A POSSIBLE WORLD RECORD IN SPORTS SPONSORSHIP 

 In furtherance of its commitment to the growth and development of sports, nation building and the economy at large, First Bank of Nigeria Limited has announced its sponsorship of the Georgian Cup of the Kaduna Polo Tournament for the 100th consecutive year, possibly the longest running sports sponsorship in the world and a Guinness Book of Records potential. The 2019 edition of the epoch making sports championship runs from October 12 –… Continue Reading

Zenith Bank Introduces Z-Money

Nigeria’s leading financial institution, Zenith Bank Plc, has introduced Z-Money, which brings banking services closer to its customers and enhance financial inclusion among the under-banked and unbanked populace of the country. Z-Money is an agency banking product of the bank which entails the onboarding of agents who are expected to render basic financial services on behalf of the bank. Through the bank’s network of agents spread across the urban and… Continue Reading

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 the staff who serve and support customers with the highest degree… Continue Reading

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