First Bank of Nigeria
Lawyer asks court to order bank, FIRS to defreeze account
A senior lawyer, Mr. Johnson Esezoobo has asked a Federal High Court, Lagos to direct Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) and First Bank of Nigeria Plc...
Varsities need to partner private sector for economic development – Adeduntan
The Chief Executive Officer of First Bank of Nigeria, Dr. Adesola Adeduntan, yesterday, called for partnership between Nigerian universities and the private sector.
First Bank reiterates commitment to children with special needs
First Bank of Nigeria Limited has reiterated its commitment to impact the lives of the less privileged and children living with disabilities...
The Platform highlights national development, productivity
The 2019 edition of The Platform was held at the Covenant Place, Iganmu, Lagos, yesterday, with the Chairman Board of Directors of First Bank of Nigeria, Ibukun Awosika, stressing the need for national unity. The theme of the event was ‘The Drivers, Enablers and Obstacles to our Growth.’ Awosika, whose speech was greeted by a…
Buhari congratulates First Bank on 125th anniversary
Nigeria President Muhammadu Buhari at the weekend congratulated First Bank of Nigeria on its 125th anniversary, which he said, “historically and remarkably marked the commencement of banking in the country in 1894." In a statement by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, the president while in Abuja felicitated with the bank on…
Microsoft 4Afrika partners First Bank to support SMEs
First Bank of Nigeria Limited, and Microsoft 4Afrika, will on Friday, host a free-to-attend event for small and medium enterprises (SMEs) in Nigeria, designed to promote technology adoption and skills development.
Firstmonie agents expand to more neighbourhoods
As part of efforts to drive financial inclusion, and deepen services across the nook and cranny of Nigeria through cost effective channels, Firstmonie Agent network is fast gaining wide acceptance as a medium for financial transactions. To demonstrate its acceptance and growing importance, the Firstmonie Agent network processes over 100,000 transactions worth over N1billion on a…
Nigerian Banks' Twitter Banter Goes Viral
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…
NDIC secures N556m judgment for depositors of defunct bank
The Nigeria Deposit Insurance Corporation (NDIC) has secured a landmark judgement to the tune of N556.49 million for the depositors of the defunct Lead Merchant Bank Limited.
Stakeholders task SMEs on competitive innovation
Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) in the country have been charged on the need to position their businesses as a global competitive alternative amidst the current economic recession.