Access Bank Plc
‘There’s so much going on in the world, but I’m confident that this will pass’
I feel great. There is so much going on in the world, but I am confident that this will pass. I’m taking all the necessary precautions prescribed by healthcare organisations, and ensuring my family, friends and team are taking this pandemic seriously.
Preparations for Yuletide sustain hold on indices
A general lull in the equities market, following preparations for the Yuletide resulted in a highly volatile session at the end of transactions last week.
‘How advanced technology can accelerate growth in Nigeria, Africa’
Financial experts have underscored the need for Nigeria to leverage opportunities inherent in the technology ecosystem to solve numerous problems associated with the entire African economy.
Bank sees opportunity in lending to creative sector
Access Bank Plc has said that besides demonstrating its support for initiatives of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), adopting the Creative Industry Financing Initiative ...
Olufunke, daughter of FIRS boss, Tunde Fowler, remarries
Olunfunke, daughter of the Chairman of Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS), Tunde Fowler, last Saturday walked down the aisle with her fiancé, Aigbovbiose Aig-Imoukhuede, younger brother of Aigboje, former managing director of Access Bank Plc. Funke is taking a shot at marriage again after her previous union with Abiodun Abi Kuku, last son of the…
Access Bank announces dual listing of N15b corporate green bond
Access Bank Plc has announced a dual listing of a fully certified green bond on the FMDQ OTC Securities Exchange and the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE). This follows the formal approval of the bond by the Securities and Exchange Commission.
We’ll review PTAC report on new minimum wage expeditiously – Buhari
President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday in Abuja received the report of the Presidential Technical Advisory Committee on the Implementation of the National Minimum Wage (PTAC) with a pledge to review it expeditiously. The PTAC, which was inaugurated on Jan. 9, was mandated to advise the Federal Government on how best to fund, in a sustained…
2018 in retrospect: A year full of killings and national rebirth in some ways
Although defection from one political party to another is not new in Nigerian politics, but the number of politicians who dumped their parties ahead of next year’s general elections was unprecedented.
Access Bank targets additional $250m Tier II issuance
Ahead of preparations to create the largest financial institution in Africa with a robust capital buffer, Access Bank Plc has finalised terms to raise $250 million Tier II capital issuance, which will be available for draw down by January 2019. This is in addition to the planned fund raising exercise of about N75 billion ($207…
‘Banking is beyond keeping money’
The Chief Executive Officer of Access Bank Plc, Herbert Wigwe, has said that the business of banking not all about keeping of money for depositors, but more about the overall socio-economic development. The banker, who made the observations, when the bank celebrated 10 years of promoting sustainable banking, with a week-long event held across branches…