ZENITH BANK REWARDS CUSTOMERS WITH MASSIVE GIVEAWAYS IN THE “ZENITH BETA LIFE” WEEKLY PROMO

Zenith Bank Plc, Nigeria’s leading financial institution, has commenced its “Zenith Beta Life” Promo to reward customers of the Bank with gifts every week starting from 31st July 2020 to 30th July 2021. During this period, fifty (50) customers will be selected via raffle draw each week and rewarded with gifts worth NGN30,000. The Promo is open to existing and new Zenith Bank customers with the following raffle qualifying criteria:… Continue Reading

UBA Reiterates Importance of Small Businesses, Hosts MSME Workshop

In its continuous bid to support the growth of Micro Small and Medium Enterprises(MSME) and equip them with the necessary tools aimed at strengthening and sustaining their businesses, Pan African Financial Institution, United Bank for Africa (UBA) Plc is set to organise another MSME Workshop for entrepreneurs. The workshop which will hold on Wednesday via Microsoft Teams, will host professionals who will share their experiences and give essential tips to MSME and… Continue Reading

FirstBank Rewards its Verve Card Holders with Free Fuel

First Bank of Nigeria Limited, Nigeria’s leading financial inclusion services provider is set to reward customers for Verve Card usage in its Free Fuel Promotion. The Free Fuel promo which is activated by FirstBank in collaboration with Verve International and Oando Plc. kicked off on Monday, 6 July 2020 to Friday, 24 July 2020 between 6 am and 6 pm. In the promo, for a minimum of N3,000 fuel purchase, FirstBank… Continue Reading

FIRSTBANK UPGRADES ITS MOBILE BANKING APPLICATION, REINFORCES ITS EDGE AT PUTTING CUSTOMERS AHEAD IN ELECTRONIC BANKING

 First Bank of Nigeria Limited, Nigeria’s leading financial inclusion services provider, has announced that its mobile banking application, FirstMobile has been upgraded with new and improved features to promote safe and convenient Mobile Banking experience for customers. The Bank’s award-winning and dynamic mobile banking application has been redesigned with improved security and self-service features to ease the navigation capability and proficiency of customers. Its unique cool blue colour background gives it a… Continue Reading

UBA Group Announces Appointment of Deputy Managing Directors for Nigeria and Africa

                         United Bank for Africa Plc (UBA), the leading pan-African financial services group, is pleased to announce the appointments of Ayoku Liadi and Oliver Alawuba as Deputy Managing Directors in charge of UBA’s Nigeria and Africa businesses, respectively. The creation of the new positions, reporting to Group CEO, Kennedy Uzoka, represents further strategic recognition of the growth of UBA’s… Continue Reading

Access Bank W Initiative – Creating an enabling Business Environment for Women SMEs

                     Access Bank through the W initiative, has empowered women, owned and managed SMEs by putting together an innovative bundle of offerings designed to support the more than a few aspects of business during the global pandemic. The W Initiative of Access Bank remains a pioneer proposition to promote women’s economic empowerment in Africa with over a decade of active participation… Continue Reading

FIRSTBANK’S FMAP GRADUATES INAUGRAL SET OF MANAGEMENT ASSOCIATES

First Bank of Nigeria Limited, Nigeria’s leading financial inclusion services provider, has graduated 28 successful candidates in its inaugural FirstBank Management Associates Programme (FMAP), virtually held on Tuesday, 30 June 2020 via the Zoom video conferencing application. The programme which commenced in 2018 had a total of 48 candidates selected from thousands of entries and applications received nationwide. FMAP is a 24-month fast-track comprehensive developmental programme targeted at young, dynamic,… Continue Reading

FIRSTBANK EMPOWERS WOMEN THROUGH FIRSTGEM ONLINE COMMUNITY

First Bank of Nigeria Limited, Nigeria’s premier and leading financial inclusion services provider, has announced that its all-female online community www.firstgem.com.ng , offers mentoring, support and capacity building opportunities for all to create a new generation of financially literate women. With the aim to increase its engagement and reach a wider audience, an online repository for its FirstGem product was created and designed to provide a virtual online community where… Continue Reading

IFC Supports Nigeria’s FCMB to Finance SMEs Facing COVID-19 Related Challenges

IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, today announced a $50 million loan to Nigeria’s First City Monument Bank (FCMB) Limited to help it expand lending to small and medium enterprises (SMEs) so they can sustain business activities disrupted by the COVID-19 pandemic. The loan, made through IFC’s COVID-19 fast-track financing support package, reflects IFC’s commitment to Nigeria’s private sector following the severe challenges brought by the health and… Continue Reading

ACCESS BANK W- INITIATIVE WELCOMES NEW BABIES THROUGH HEALTH FINANCING SCHEME

Access Bank adds another feather to its cap through the women market program, The W Initiative Maternal Health Service Support (MHSS) scheme. The W Initiative is happy to welcome the birth of two new babies to the couples who accessed the MHSS financing for their IVF (In-Vitro Fertilization) procedure having waited several years. Since 2014, The W Initiative through its MHSS health financing programme has supported the advancement of the… Continue Reading

Heritage Bank-Dukia Gold to boost Nigeria’s 200mn ounces of gold potential reserves- FG

  …To fast-track 10% contribution of mining sector to GDP The Federal Government of Nigeria has commended Heritage Bank for being part of a valuable private sector collaboration with Dukia Gold & Precious Metals Refining Co. Ltd, saying such partnership stands to create new opportunities for Nigeria to grow its potential reserves of 200 million ounces of gold. The Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, disclosed this during a Zoom- meet &… Continue Reading

FIRSTBANK LEVERAGES TECHNOLOGY TO PROMOTE VIRTUAL BANK ACCOUNT OPENING FOR CUSTOMERS

                                    First Bank of Nigeria Limited, Nigeria’s premier and leading financial inclusion services provider, has announced that it has reinforced its technology infrastructure to enable anyone in the country open a FirstBank account through their mobile phones, without visiting any of its branches nationwide.  The investment in the Bank’s mobile banking infrastructure is… Continue Reading

ZENITH BANK EMERGES BEST BANK IN NIGERIA IN THE GLOBAL FINANCE WORLD’S BEST BANKS AWARDS 2020

Zenith Bank Plc, Nigeria’s leading financial institution, has emerged as the Best Bank in Nigeria in the recently released Global Finance Magazine World’s Best Banks Awards 2020. The awards, which was published in the May 2020 edition of the Global Finance Magazine, was based on the performances of the banks in their respective regions and countries over the period from January 1 to December 31, 2019. Global Finance’s “World’s Best… Continue Reading

Kings of Finance: GTBank Named Africa’s Most Admired Finance Brand

Guaranty Trust Bank plc has been ranked Africa’s Most Admired Finance Brand in the 10th-anniversary rankings of Brand Africa 100: Africa’s Best Brands, the pre-eminent survey and ranking of the Top 100 admired brands in Africa. The rankings were announced in a novel global virtual event and will be published in the June issue of the African Business magazine. In a special report examining the results of the 2020 survey,… Continue Reading

OVER 9.5 MILLION NIGERIANS USE FIRSTBANK’S *894# USSD BANKING SERVICE

                                 Nigeria’s leading financial inclusion services provider, First Bank of Nigeria Limited has announced that its *894# Unstructured Supplementary Service Data (USSD), Quick Banking service has hit over 9.5 million customers. This is in clear demonstration of its acknowledged leadership in electronic Banking. The Bank’s USSD banking service, launched in January 2015, is an easy to use, convenient, fast, user-friendly mobile banking channel through which various banking activities are carried out on a mobile phone – across the four major GSM network operators in the… Continue Reading

UBA Gives customers reason to Cheer

….100 customers rewarded with N100,000 Each                                  Pan African Financial institution, United Bank for Africa (UBA) Plc has again given its loyal customers reason to cheer  as  it  rewarded 100 loyal customers with N100,000 each in the UBA Bumper account draw. The draw, which took place at the UBA Head office on Tuesday, was held via… Continue Reading

GTBank advises customers as it resumes operations

We hope that you and your loved ones are taking all the necessary precautions to stay safe and well during this Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. We would also like to thank you very much for your understanding and patience during the period of skeletal banking operations. For us, the COVID-19 Pandemic is first and foremost a humanitarian challenge, so our primary focus is to safeguard lives. As we go into the… Continue Reading

FIRSTBANK SUSTAINS POSITIVE IMPACT, WELCOMES BACK CUSTOMERS

FirstBank; Nigeria’s leading financial institution and Africa’s Bank of Choice has expressed its appreciation to the public – especially its customers – for their continued patronage of its services during the COVID 19 lockdown, whilst assuring the public that stringent measures have been implemented to ensure its branches and locations across the country operate in line with the health and safety guidelines issued by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control… Continue Reading

Shareholders Commend Access Bank’s 2019 Performance at AGM

It was commendation galore at the 31st Annual General Meeting (AGM) of Access Bank Plc held in Lagos as shareholders hailed the Board of Directors, Management and Staff of the of the Bank for the highly impressive performance for the 2019 financial year. The meeting, which was held by proxy due to the COVID-19 pandemic, had three leaders of various shareholders’ association present. Sir Sunny Nwosu of Independent Shareholders Association… Continue Reading

Access Bank alerts Customers as fraud rises during Covid 19 crisis

Nigeria’s leading retail Bank, Access Bank PLC, has implored its customers to be vigilant in these uncertain times as incidents of fraud are on the rise. Since the start of the Coronavirus pandemic in the country necessitated the lockdown of first, 3 major cities, and eventually the entire nation, the Bank has observed a worrying increase in reports of fraudsters targeting unsuspecting customers. This development has become even more worrisome,… Continue Reading

ZENITH BANK’S PROFIT BEFORE TAX RISES BY 3% TO N58.7 BILLION IN Q1 2020

Zenith Bank Plc has announced its unaudited results for the first quarter ended 31st March 2020, with profit before tax rising by 3% to N58.7 billion. According to the unaudited account which was presented to the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) on Wednesday 29th April 2020, the Group’s profit before tax improved 3% from N57.3 billion in the prior-year period to N58.8 billion in March 2020. The increased profits benefited from… Continue Reading

FIRSTBANK STAYS AHEAD OF COVID-19, KEEPS FAITH WITH CUSTOMERS

Amid shuttering of social activities especially commercial services, through various lockdown measures to contain the coronavirus pandemic, FirstBank has proven that as long as its customers require services, the Bank will be waiting right in front of them. As key enablers of the economy, banks are providers of essential services to customers and communities. Sequel to the pandemic outbreak, the Minister of Finance, Budget and Planning and the Governor of the Central… Continue Reading

GTBank Releases Q1 2020 Unaudited Results …….. Reports Profit before Tax of ₦58.2Billion

Guaranty Trust Bank plc has released its unaudited financial results for the period ended March 31, 2020 to the Nigerian and London Stock Exchanges. A review of the results shows positive performance across all financial indices, reaffirming the Bank’s position as one of the most profitable and well managed financial institutions in Nigeria. Profit before tax stood at ₦58.2billion, representing a growth of 2.1% over ₦57.0billion recorded in the corresponding… Continue Reading

ZENITH BANK INTRODUCES AUTOMATED VOICE BANKING SERVICE, ASSURES CUSTOMERS OF BEST-IN-CLASS SERVICE AT THIS CHALLENGING TIMES

Zenith Bank Plc, Nigeria’s leading financial institution, has introduced an automated voice banking service, an interactive voice response (IVR) solution which enables customers to perform basic banking transactions by dialing a dedicated phone line through their registered phone numbers and following the prompts. By simply dialing +234 (1) 278 7000 from the phone number linked to their accounts and following the prompts, customers can pay DSTV/GOTV bills, restrict their accounts… Continue Reading

Heritage Bank stimulates CBN’s financial inclusion on 2020 target

                                                                        As part of efforts to consummate the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) initiated policy aimed at reducing the figure of the unbanked populace by 20 percent by 2020 and to ensure greater participation in… Continue Reading

UBA Empowers 400 Entrepreneurs In Onitsha with Capacity Training

                                                           Pan African financial Institution, United Bank for Africa during the weekend held a Micro Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME) capacity training in Onitsha where about 400 small and medium scale business entrepreneurs in Onitsha, Anambra State, benefitted immensely from the impactful… Continue Reading

CORONAVIRUS: FIRSTBANK DEPLOYS MEASURES TO PROTECT EMPLOYEES, CUSTOMERS AND OTHER STAKEHOLDERS

                              Nigeria’s leading financial inclusion services provider, First Bank of Nigeria Limited, has announced proactive measures it has taken to control the spread of the COVID – 19 (Coronavirus) pandemic. The Bank’s Group Head, Marketing & Corporate Communications, Folake Ani-Mumuney, said “embedded in our corporate strategy is business continuity management that ensures the delivery of products,… Continue Reading

GTBank Launches Beta Health, Expands Access to Health Insurance for Low-Income Nigerians

           Guaranty Trust Bank Plc has announced the launch of Beta Health, a low-cost health financing product that offers instant access to health insurance for every Nigerian. The first of its kind in Nigeria, Beta Health provides coverage for basic and essential health services such as; general consultations, treatment for malaria, Ante Natal care, amongst others, for a subscription of N500 a month. As at 2018,… Continue Reading

ECOBANK TRANSNATIONAL INCORPORATED ANNOUNCES NEW APPOINTMENTS AND  CHANGES ON ITS BOARD

                            Ecobank Transnational Incorporated, ETI, the Lomé-based parent company of the Ecobank Group, announces two new appointments and changes on its Board of Directors.  Dr. Georges Agyekum Nana Donkor has been appointed as a Non-Executive Director to replace Mr. Bashir Mamman Ifo as the representative of Ecowas Bank for Investment & Development (EBID) on the Board of… Continue Reading

ZENITH BANK FETES SHAREHOLDERS WITH DIVIDEND PAYOUT OF N87.9 BILLION

ĺ Shareholders of Zenith Bank Plc, on Monday, at the 29th Annual General Meeting of the Bank held at the Shehu Musa Yaradua Centre, Abuja unanimously approved the proposed final dividend of N2.50 per share, bringing the total dividend payment for the 2019 financial year to N2.80 per share with a total value of N87.9 billion. This followed the recent release of the Bank’s audited financial results for the 2019… Continue Reading

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