Heritage Bank’s 8 years journey of entrenching business of banking in Nigeria

Today marks a worthy milestone in the life of one of the fastest growing financial service provider, Heritage Bank Plc as it celebrates eight (8) years of entrenching seamless service delivery in the business of banking in Nigeria. This is a journey that began eight (8) years ago, premised on passion, commitment, doggedness, culture and hard work amongst others, stands today as a reputable financial organisation in the Nigeria banking… Continue Reading

Finishing 2020 Strong, United Capital Records Double Digit Growth with Profit Rising by 61%

·      Delights shareholders with a.  proposed dividend of N0.70k per share                             Foremost Pan-African financial and investment services group, United Capital Plc has announced its audited results for the full year ended December 31, 2020, recording double-digit growth across all its major income lines. Despite the Covid-19 pandemic and the resultant challenging operating environment, the investment institution leveraged on… Continue Reading

ZENITH BANK’S GROSS EARNINGS RISES BY 5% TO N696.5 BILLION

Zenith Bank Plc has announced an impressive result for the year ended December 31, 2020, with gross earnings rising by 5% to N696.5 billion from N662.3 billion reported in the previous year. This is in spite of a challenging macroeconomic environment exacerbated by the COVID 19 pandemic. According to the bank’s audited financial results for the 2020 financial year presented to the Nigeria Stock Exchange (NSE) on Tuesday, the Group… Continue Reading

WITH YOUR FIRSTMONIE WALLET, YOUR VALENTINE HAS GOT A BOOST WITH BONUS DATA AND AIRTIME

  You’ve got Firstmonie Wallet on your phone? Did I hear you say Yes… then, count yourself lucky because your first daily recharge and data subscription between 13 – 15 February will give you the opportunity to speak more to your loved ones, or spend more time on your favourite social media channel. In sharing love this valentine season, Firstmonie Wallet – the electronic wallet initiative by FirstBank – will gift customers… Continue Reading

FIRSTBANK EMPOWERS ITS FIRSTMONIE AGENTS WITH UP TO 1 MILLION NAIRA

In furtherance of the need to promote the business activities of its foremost agent banking platform – Firstmonie Agents – Nigeria’s leading financial inclusion services provider, First Bank of Nigeria Limited, has announced the provision of loan facilities – up to one million naira – to its banking agents. The Bank currently has over 86,300 Firstmonie Agents, spread across the country’s 772 Local Government Areas. With its location in every… Continue Reading

ZENITH BANK NAMED MOST VALUABLE BANKING BRAND IN NIGERIA  

                                                                              Zenith Bank Plc. has again emerged as the Most Valuable Banking Brand in Nigeria in the Banker Magazine Top 500 Banking Brands 2021. For the fourth consecutive year, Zenith Bank has… Continue Reading

FIRSTBANK SUPPORTS SCHOOLS WITH ARRAY OF EXCITING EDUCATIONAL SOLUTION

                        First Bank of Nigeria Limited is supporting schools with an array of educational based products and solutions targeted at enabling the acquisition of various facilities to boost the continuous expansion and improvement of the educational sector. Parents are not left out, as the Bank has bespoke products which empowers parents and guardians to meet the educational needs of their… Continue Reading

AFRICA FINTECH FOUNDRY TO BOOST INNOVATION AND ‘TECHPRENEURS’ WITH 2021 ‘ACCELERATOR’ PROGRAMME

                          Africa’s foremost innovation hub, the Africa Fintech Foundry (AFF), has opened up its registration portal for the 2021 Accelerator program. The initiative, which is being executed in partnership with Access Bank Plc, seeks to fast-track the growth of the best start-ups operating within the African technology ecosystem. The ‘Accelerator’ programme will fast track and assist the selected… Continue Reading

UBA’s LEO: Celebrating three Years of Revolutionised Banking Services

UBA’s LEO: Celebrating three Years of Revolutionised Banking Services                            Technology has been a veritable gift to mankind, and over the years, it has been responsible for creating amazingly useful resources which put all the information individuals need at their fingertips. The development of technology has also led to so many mind-blowing discoveries, better facilities, and better luxuries,… Continue Reading

FIRSTBANK BEGINS THE YEAR WITH AN INNOVATIVE, CONVENIENT VIRTUAL PAYMENT CARD

                          First of Bank of Nigeria Limited, Nigeria’s leading financial inclusion services provider has launched the Virtual Payment card, a Naira denominated debit card and digital representation of the plastic debit card. The card is designed to be linked to either a customer’s operative account or wallet account. The FirstBank Virtual Payment Card is a suitable alternative to the… Continue Reading

Access Bank renews commitment to customer education and satisfaction, announces revised customer complaint channels

                                                     Driven by  its promise to deliver unrivalled customer service to all its customers, Access Bank Plc has announced an extension of its customer education and complaint management activities. Over the years, Access Bank has strived to reach all audience tiers and communities, communicating  and… Continue Reading

BAFI Awards: FirstBank’s COVID-19 response sets the pace in CSR for other financial institutions

                            From the publisher of BusinessDay, Frank Aigbogun’s welcome address at the recently held BusinessDay’s Banks and other Financial Institutions (BAFI) Awards came the following words: ‘The year 2020 has been a most interesting year. The economy and communities have been managed by disruptions imposed by COVID-19. Yet financial services have shown uncommon responsiveness and compassion towards… Continue Reading

ZENITH BANK EMERGES BEST BANK IN NIGERIA IN THE BANKER’S BANK OF THE YEAR AWARDS 2020

                               Zenith Bank Plc has emerged as Bank of the Year in Nigeria in The Banker’s Bank of the Year Awards 2020. This is coming on the heels of the awards as the Most Valuable Banking Brand in Nigeria and the Number One Bank in Nigeria by Tier-1 Capital by The Banker won earlier in the… Continue Reading

UBA Gets Double Honours at BAFI Awards

… Wins Best Bank of the Year, International Bank of the Year Pan-African financial institution, United Bank for Africa (UBA) Plc, carted two highly coveted laurels at the BusinessDay’s Bank and other Financial Institutions Awards (BAFI) winning the Bank of the Year and the International Bank of the Year at the glamorous event held over the weekend. The bank beat other strong contenders – Zenith Bank, Guaranty Trust Bank, Access… Continue Reading

ZENITH BANK SHOWS RESILIENCE AS GROSS EARNINGS RISES BY 4% IN Q3 2020

                            Zenith Bank Plc has announced its unaudited results for the third quarter ended 30 September 2020 with gross earnings rising by 4% to ₦509 billion from ₦491 billion posted in the same period in the previous year. This performance demonstrates the Group’s resilience against the backdrop of a challenging macro-economic environment brought about by the Coronavirus… Continue Reading

ACCESS BANK REITERATES COMMITMENT TO TECHNOLOGICAL INNOVATION WITH SPONSORSHIP OF NIGERIAN FINTECH WEEK 2020

                      Access Bank has shown its commitment to advancing the frontiers of industry agnostic technological innovation across Africa with Nigeria in focus. This position is entrenched by Access Bank’s sponsorship of the Nigerian Fintech week 2020. The week long event sought to highlight FinTech as a solution to problems across different industries including health, agriculture and logistics. Speaking at the… Continue Reading

FIRSTBANK HOSTS SME WEBINAR, ENLIGHTENS ENTREPRENEURS ON WAYS TO REBUILD THEIR BUSINESS

First Bank of Nigeria Limited, Nigeria’s premier and leading financial inclusion services provider, will host an SME webinar themed “Rebuilding your Business” by 10am on Tuesday, 10 November 2020 via Zoom meetings. The event is organised in collaboration with FBN Insurance Brokers and FBN Quest with its discussants including: Tunde Owolabi, Group Executive, Retail Banking (Lagos & West), FirstBank; Olumide Ibidapo, MD/CEO FBNInsurance Brokers and Ijeoma Agboti, Managing Director, FBNQuest… Continue Reading

Customer Service Week: UBA Hinges Customer Satisfaction on Innovation, Optimisation and Upgrading of Banking Platforms

                                Pan African financial institution, United Bank for Africa (UBA) Plc, has said that the recently embarked transformation of its processes is to ensure that customers’ expectations are not only met but surpassed while enjoying seamless and world-class banking services.   In ensuring this, the bank has embarked on several initiatives that include streamlining and automating… Continue Reading

FIRSTBANK REINFORCES ITS FINANCIAL INCLUSION DRIVE; DISBURSES OVER 17 BILLION NAIRA LOANS THROUGH FIRSTADVANCE

First Bank of Nigeria Limited, Nigeria’s leading financial inclusion services provider, recently announced that loans in over the sum of 17 billion naira have been disbursed to individuals, across the country.  The loan disbursement is carried-out through FirstAdvance, its digital lending solution. FirstAdvance is designed to offer a convenient and easy access to cash for salary earners whose accounts are domiciled with FirstBank and have received regular salaries for two… Continue Reading

Heritage Bank, 5 others receive FG’s letter of engagement to open 774, 000 SPW beneficiaries’ accounts

                             Following its commitments to teeming entrepreneurs and youths’ empowerment, Heritage Bank Plc, Nigeria’s Most Innovative Banking Service providers has been engaged by the Federal Government to commence account opening for beneficiaries of the Special Public Works Programme through-out the 774 local governments. Also, five other financial institutions- Zenith, UBA, Access, Fidelity, FCMB are part of the… Continue Reading

ACCESS BANK PLC ANNOUNCES STRATEGIC UPDATE AND TRANSACTIONS IN FURTHERANCE OF ITS VISION TO BE AFRICA’S GATEWAY TO THE WORLD

Access Bank Plc (“Access Bank” or ‘’the Bank’’) announces today that it has received the Central Bank of Nigeria’s Approval-in-Principle for the Bank’s restructuring to a holding company (“HoldCo”). The proposed HoldCo structure would enable the Bank to further accelerate its objectives around business diversification, improved operational efficiencies, talent retention as well as robust governance. Further details regarding the HoldCo structure will be communicated to the market in due course…. Continue Reading

SMART MONEY WOMAN: FIRSTBANK PARTNERS ARESE UGWU, UNVEILS TV SERIES OF THE AWARD WINNING BOOK

                        First Bank of Nigeria Limited has announced its partnership with Arese Ugwu for the TV adaptation of her best seller, Smart Money Woman. The weekly show – in its first season – is billed to premiere on Africa Magic Showcase on Wednesday, 23rd September 2020 at 9:30pm. The Smart Money Woman is a programme that shows the experiences,… Continue Reading

UBA USA CEO Sola Yomi-Ajayi Appointed to US EXIM’s Sub-Saharan Africa Advisory Committee

                     Sola Yomi-Ajayi, the CEO of the United Bank for Africa(UBA)’s operations in the United States, has been appointed to the Export-Import Bank of the United States (US EXIM) Committee on Sub-Saharan Africa for 2020/2021.  Established by the US Congress, the Sub-Saharan Africa Advisory Committee provides guidance and advice regarding US EXIM policies and programmes designed to support the expansion of… Continue Reading

FIRSTBANK PROMOTES CAREER DEVELOPMENT OF STAFF

……….GRADUATES THIRD SET OF ITS SENIOR MANAGEMENT DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMME (SMDP) PARTICIPANTS. First Bank of Nigeria Limited, Nigeria’s leading financial inclusion services provider,  has graduated 12 successful candidates in the third edition of its Senior Management Development Programme (SMDP). The graduation ceremony held virtually, via the Zoom video conferencing platform on Wednesday, 2 September, 2020. The Senior Management Development Programme (SMDP) is FirstBank’s intensive modular programme for a select group of senior… Continue Reading

The Search for the Next Robotics Legend is on!!!

The Next Robotics Legend is an initiative designed by Edu360, Union Bank’s education platform, in collaboration with Awarri, a pan-African technology company, to infuse Robotics and Artificial Intelligence (AI) into the education of the Nigerian child. This stems from the realisation that the solutions to some of our most complicated problems as a nation lie in the education of our children today. This first-of-its-kind robotics training and competition for students… Continue Reading

United Bank for Africa Provides $200 Million for Nigeria’s Petroleum Industry – Timely Financing for Post COVID Economic Growth

  ……Acts as Lead Arranger for $1.5 Billion Facility to Boost Nigerian Oil Production and Government Revenue                                              The United Bank for Africa Plc (UBA), the leading pan-African financial services group, has acted as the lead arranger of a consortium of Nigerian commercial and international banks in a $1.5… Continue Reading

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

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