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FirstBank Hosts FINTECH Summit 3.0

Nigeria’s premier and leading financial services provider, First Bank of Nigeria Limited hosted the third edition of its annual Fintech summit themed “Banking + Tech = Solving Real Problems”. The event held on Wednesday, 16 October 2019 in Lagos with a conference and panel sessions comprising tech experts, start- ups, regulators and other stakeholders to… Read More »

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FirstBank Partners NESG, Host 25th Nigerian Economic Summit

As part of its continued commitment to create an enabling environment and opportunities for the promotion of sustainable growth and development of the Nigerian economy, First Bank of Nigeria Limited has partnered with The Nigerian Economic Summit Group (NESG) to host the 25th Nigerian Economic Summit (NES#25), its annual flagship event. The Silver Jubilee edition… Read More »

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FirstBank Celebrates 2019 Customer Service Week, Underscores The Impact Of Customer Service Through Its 125 Years

Nigeria’s premier and leading financial services provider, First Bank of Nigeria Limited has joined the rest of the world to celebrate the 2019 Customer Service Week themed “The Magic of Service’. The weeklong event is to be celebrated from 7 – 11 October 2019 across the Bank’s over 700 branch networks in Nigeria and its… Read More »

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FSL Group Offers N100b ProjectFunding Support to Imo Govt.

A Nigerian Investment Bank, FSL Securities Limited has offered to assist Imo State Government in raising about One Hundred Billion(100b) Naira for infrastructural development in the State. The group made the disclosure during a meeting with the Deputy Governor of Imo State, Engr. Gerald Irona at the Government House, Owerri, Tuesday afternoon. In his presentation,… Read More »

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Zenith Bank Drives Convenient Banking And Financial Inclusion With 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… Read More »

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At NES 25, President Buhari Says ‘Nigeria’S Unique Challenges Can Only Be Solved Bymade In Nigeria Solutions’

President Muhammadu Buhari Monday in Abuja declared open the 25th Nigerian Economic Summit (NES25) with a charge to public and private sector leaders to look inward to solve the unique challenges confronting the nation’s socio-economic development. President Buhari also pledged that his administration will continue to collaborate with the private sector in designing and implementing… Read More »

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Reciprocate Our Ease Of Doing Business For South African Companies, President Buhari Tells South African Govt

President Muhammadu Buhari Thursday in Pretoria, South Africa, called on the South African government to open up its economy for more Nigerian businesses, while guaranteeing their safety, stressing the need for reciprocity in promoting trade and investments between both countries. Speaking at the inaugural meeting of the 9th Bi-National Commission at the seat of government,… Read More »

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FirstBank Targets 500,000 Agents To Boost Financial Inclusion

With a view to enhance financial inclusion across the country, First Bank of Nigeria Limited has announced its drive to get up to 500,000 operators on board its agent banking platform. This was disclosed at the opening ceremony of the 12th Annual Conference of the Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria (CIBN) by FirstBank’s Chief… Read More »

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Nigeria Lost $157.5Bn To Illicit Financial Flows Between 2003-2012, Says President Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has disclosed that Nigeria lost an estimated US$157.5 billion to illicit financial flows between 2003 and 2012. Quoting from the 2014 Global Financial Integrity Report in his address to the High-Level National Side-Event organised by the African Union Development Agency and New Partnership for Africa’s Development (AUDA-NEPAD) and the Economic and Financial… Read More »