Access Bank Plc
20 Apr 2019
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…
9 Apr 2019
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.
25 Mar 2019
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…
29 Dec 2018
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.
20 Dec 2018
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…
20 Nov 2018
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…
26 Sep 2018
The Group Managing Director of Access Bank Plc, Herbert Wigwe, will meet with the Chief Executive Officer of Microsoft, Satya Nadella, tomorrow to discuss issues about strengthening banking security and providing valued added services on digital platforms with technology.
18 Sep 2018
A Lagos Federal High Court, has granted an order freezing the accounts of a Lagos-based businessman, Mr. Ayeni Oluwafemi Oluwale and his company, Femglare International Limited over alleged US$158,000 alleged fraud. This followed an ex-parte application filed by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) and argued by one of its counsel, Mr George Chia –Yakua…
11 Sep 2018
Access Bank Plc has broken new boundary with the “Access WhatsApp Banking”, which showed that the days of brick and mortar banking is fast becoming losing attraction and patronage.
21 Jul 2018
Sterling Bank may not be the most popular bank in Nigeria. But on Saturday, it crept into the consciousness of many Nigerians, perhaps, potential customers, all thanks to a tweet, which has since gone viral. The tweet is a less-than-subtle shade thrown at the banks' rivals including Guaranty Trust Bank, Access Bank, First Bank and…
25 Jun 2018
Access Bank Plc’s newly set up German Business Desk has strengthened Nigeria-German bilateral trade with more than 20 new businesses registered since the unit came into operations in 2017.Besides, the bank reiterated commitment to continue to sustain support for Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) with accessible fund to grow their businesses.
23 Apr 2018
Access Bank Plc may have empowered the Small and Medium scale Enterprises (SMEs) in the country as its loan portfolio reaches N60 billion mark.Besides, the bank disclosed that it currently has about 250,000 SMEs’ accounts, which it hoped to double in a short while.