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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… Read More »

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Marine Setting Pace for Prosperous Nigerian Economy

The numerous transformative initiatives introduced in the maritime sector by the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) have established a standard that other sectors have to follow in the drive for national economic prosperity over the next decade. Group Executive Vice Chairman of SIFAX Group, Dr. Taiwo Afolabi, stated this on Tuesday in Lagos… Read More »

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KPMG SME Report: Firstbank Named Biggest Mover in 2019

Written by Collins Nweze Capital is crucial in driving sustainable Small and Medium Enterprises’(SMEs’) growth and uplifting the economy. First Bank of Nigeria Limited, as part of the launch of its specialised SMEs’ propositions, has continually supported SMEs through diverse initiatives. The bank says its support for SMEs is in line with the Central Bank… Read More »

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Corporate Statement – FirstBank Nigeria

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… Read More »

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Firstbank Partners With Africa Fashion Week, Nigeria; Promotes Growth of Small Businesses

First Bank of Nigeria Limited sponsored the sixth edition of the Africa Fashion Week, Nigeria which held on Friday and Saturday, 20 – 21 December 2019 at the Lagos Oriental Hotel, Victoria Island, Lagos. The Africa Fashion Week, Nigeria, is a convergence of fashion entrepreneurs and the general public to promote the creativity and innovation… Read More »

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Banks record N97.32tn instant, PoS payments in 11 months – Ife Ogunfuwa

Banks’ customers carried out a total of N97.32tn worth of financial transactions on the instant payment and Point of Sale platform between January and November this year, the latest report from the Nigerian Inter-Bank Settlement Scheme has shown. A breakdown of the data indicated that the customers carried out a total of N94.49tn worth of… Read More »

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Win a Trip to Dubai; Get Cash Back for Transactions With Your Firstbank Cards

Lagos, 20 December 2019 – 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,… Read More »

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Active Women Involvement Key to Growth of Maritime Industry – NIMASA DG

Director-General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr. Dakuku Peterside, says active women participation is fundamental to the growth of the maritime industry. Dakuku stated this at a Business Luncheon and 25th Anniversary of the Women’s International Shipping and Trading Association (WISTA), where he was represented by NIMASA’s Director of Human Resources,… Read More »

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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 »