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Access Bank

30 Apr 2021
The Lagos Zonal office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, (EFCC) has arrested one Elizabeth Modupe Osunjuyigbe, an employee of Access Bank Plc, for an alleged fraudulent diversion of funds to the tune of over N34m. The suspect, who was arrested on Friday April 29, 2021, allegedly sent a fraudulent request sometime in January…
6 Apr 2021
Amid a harsh operating environment, Access Bank Plc has announced gross earnings of ₦764.7 billion in its 2020 operations, against N666.75 billion recorded in the corresponding period in 2019.
22 Feb 2021
In furtherance of the desire to resolve its tax dispute with the Kaduna State Government amicably, Access Bank Plc has paid the sum of N240 million into the coffers of the government. Meanwhile, the United Bank of Africa Plc and ARM Pensure Limited have opted to continue the hearing of their tax disputes with the…
8 Dec 2020
Project consultant to the yearly Access Bank Lagos City Marathon, Bukola Olopade, at the weekend listed the country’s gains from the competition, just as the headline sponsor
7 Dec 2020
Stakeholders in Nigeria’s financial sector have tipped Bank Assurance, an initiative of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) and the National Insurance Commission (NAICOM), as a viable tool for boosting financial inclusion and insurance penetration in the Nigerian market.
26 Nov 2020
A development organization focused on improving the health and productivity of the vulnerable in Nigeria, HACEY Health Initiative is delighted to announce the launch of her End Rape Culture Campaign with the support of the United States Consulate and Access Bank under the 16 Days Activism which commenced November 25, 2020 and is to run…
17 Nov 2020
Following renewed profit-taking, the Nigerian equity market reopened on a downturn yesterday, as the All-Share Index (ASI) fell by 0.75 per cent. At the close of transactions Monday, the ASI shed 263.38 absolute points
13 Nov 2020
Access Bank’s executive director of technology and operations, Ade Bajomo, has been appointed the new President of the FinTech Association of Nigeria (FintechNGR). This was first announced during FinTechNGR’s virtual Annual General Meeting held recently. Prior to his appointment as President, FinTech Association of Nigeria (FintechNGR), Ade Bajomo served as the vice president of FinTechNGR…
5 Nov 2020
Gatefield Nigeria Ltd, a public affairs company, has sued Access Bank Plc for allegedly blocking an account used to promote media coverage of the #EndSARS protests against police brutality in the country. The company said the blocking of the accounts was an illegal and is demanding damages of 100 million naira ($262,000), according to court…
27 Oct 2020
Access Bank, the biggest retail bank in Africa, has announced that it has received CBN’s approval-in-principle to restructure to a holding company. The bank has also received regulatory approvals to commence operations in Mozambique under the name Access Bank Mozambique, S.A. (Access Bank Mozambique), and plans to acquire a majority holding in South Africa’s Grobank…
12 Oct 2020
Experts in Nigeria’s financial sector have tipped Bank Assurance, an initiative of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) and the National Insurance Commission (NAICOM), as a viable tool for boosting financial inclusion and insurance penetration in the Nigerian market. According to the experts, banks and insurance firms can leverage the initiative to access the asset…
11 Oct 2020
Many years ago, most transactions were carried out with both parties meeting physically. Money and goods were exchanged directly and everyone went their way. It was hard to attempt to swindle anyone. However, we are now in the digital age and the world has evolved. People can now order and pay for goods and services…


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Destroys bandits’ camps, rescues three victims, recovers two bodies in Kaduna Strikes by the Air Task Force (ATF), Operation Hadin Kai (OPHK), have neutralised the Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP) Commander, Mohammed Malik, in the Sabon Tumbun axis of Borno State. Malik and other terrorists were reportedly killed on November 24, 2022 in an…
19 mins ago
Governor Ahmadu Fintiri of Adamawa State has promised to stick to a well-tailored and people-oriented agenda for transparent and purposeful leadership in the state. The governor, who is standing for re-election in 2023, said he would sustain the culture of adherence to his roadmap as done in the last three years. Fintiri said the 11-Point…
25 mins ago
Following the murder of Labour Party (LP) Women Leader, Mrs. Victoria Chintex, in Kaduna State, on Tuesday morning, Women in Politics Forum (WIPF) has urged the police in the state to bring the killers to justice. Gunmen stormed her residence on Monday night into Tuesday morning and shot the deceased and her husband. While she died on the…
46 mins ago
When an elderly man suddenly realised that he was missing more than $20,000 in cash just withdrawn from a Swiss bank, he assumed he had been robbed.
49 mins ago
Pope Francis will visit the Democratic Republic of Congo and South Sudan early next year, a trip previously postponed due to problems with his knee, the Vatican said Thursday. The 85-year-old pontiff will visit Kinshasa during his trip to DRC from January 31 to February 3, before heading to Juba in South Sudan from February…