Category: Business and Finance

FirstBank Announces The Appointment Of Alhaji Ado Yakubu Wanka As Non-Executive Director

Lagos, 13 December 2019, First Bank of Nigeria Limited, Nigeria’s premier and leading financial services provider, today announced the appointment of Alhaji Ado Yakubu Wanka as Non-Executive Director. Speaking on his appointment, Dr. Adesola Adeduntan, Chief Executive Officer, First Bank of Nigeria Limited said, “We are delighted to welcome Alhaji Ado Yakubu Wanka, to the… Read More »

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Winners Of 2019 FirstBank Sponsored National Company Of The Year Competition Bag Four Awards In The Africa Company Of The Year Competition, Ghana

Lagos, 11 December 2019, Taidob College Abeokuta, winners of the 2019 National Company of the Year Competition (NCOY) organized by Junior Achievement Nigeria and sponsored by First Bank of Nigeria Limited on Friday 6 December 2019, represented Nigeria in Ghana at the 2019 African Company of the Year competition. Taidob College left Ghana with four… Read More »

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Winners of 2019 Firstbank Sponsored National Company of the Year Competition Contest in the Africa Company of the Year Competition

Lagos, 6 December 2019, 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… Read More »

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Multiple tax, disincentive to capital market investors — Deliotte executive

MORE investments would flow into the capital market if transaction cost and multiple tax in the Nigerian capital market are reduced or eliminated. Taiwo Okunade, Partner, Financial Service Industry Group at Deloitte Tax Function, stated this at the sixth Triennial Delegates’ Conference of the Independent Shareholders’ Association of Nigeria, ISAN, in Lagos. He said that… Read More »

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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.… Read More »

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FirstBank Lagos Amateur Open Golf Championship Achieves Global Recogntion, Gets Listed In The WAGR

Thursday, 14 November 2019, Nigeria’s premier and leading financial services provider, First Bank of Nigeria Limited has announced that the FirstBank Lagos Amateur Golf Championship scheduled to Tee-Off on Friday, 15 November 2019 is now listed amongst the golf tournaments in the World Amateur Golf Ranking (WAGR). The WAGR is offered by the R&A and the… Read More »

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IWEC Foundation Announces New President – Ibukun Awosika, First Bank of Nigeria Limited

The International Women’s Entrepreneurial Challenge Foundation (IWEC) has announced the appointment of Ibukun Awosika to their Board of Directors as its New President. Awosika is the Chairman of First Bank of Nigeria Limited, Nigeria’s Premier and Leading financial services provider. Mrs. Awosika was elected to replace Miguel Valls, former president of the Barcelona Chamber of… Read More »

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Zedcap Partners Adjudged Best Brokerage Service Firm at 2019 FMDQ Gold Awards

Zedcap Partners Limited (ZPL), the Securities Brokerage arm of Zedcrest Capital Limited has been adjudged the Best Brokerage Service firm in Nigeria at the 2019 FMDQ Gold Award held on Friday, November 8, at Lagos Oriental Hotel, Victoria Island. FMDQ is Africa’s first vertically integrated financial market infrastructure (FMI) group, strategically positioned to provide seamless… Read More »

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How Co-operatives Aid Development in African Economies Total E&P Co-op as a case study

The rapid advancement of mechanization from the mid-1700s to the early 1800s which is now considered as the Industrial Revolution, resulted in job losses for many skilled workers across Europe. The knock-on effect of this development was a significant rise in poverty. With a reduction of earnings and often disappearance of spending power, it became… Read More »

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Firstbank Rewards Top Performing Agents With Over 15Million Naira At Its Maiden Firstmonie Agents Awards

First Bank of Nigeria Limited has expressed its commitment to driving financial inclusion across Nigeria. With currently over 37,000 Firstmonie Agents, present in 99% of the 774 Local Government Areas in Nigeria, the Bank is the leading financial institution at promoting financial inclusion in the country to all Nigerians, regardless of where they are. Speaking… Read More »