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A former Minister of Labour and Chairman of First Bank Nigeria, Ajibola Afonja, has passed away at the age of 82. The Oyo-born Prince died on Sunday night at the University College Hospital in Ibadan, the Oyo State capital. In a statement released late Sunday, the Oyo Global Forum (OGF), a prominent community-interest group, through…
3 days ago
It was excitement galore at the office of Rotary International District 9110 in Ikeja GRA, Lagos State, recently, when the club distributed e
5 Mar
The Bank of Ghana (BoG) has announced the suspension of the foreign exchange (FX) trading licences of Guaranty Trust Bank Ghana Limited (GTB) and FBN Bank Ghana Limited (FBN). BOG announced the suspension in a statement on Monday, stating that the suspension will last one month, starting March 18, 2024. The suspension was due to…
5 Dec
FirstBank Group has appointed Olukorede Adenowo as Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of FirstBank UK.
12 Oct 2023
The Federal High Court, Lagos, will today begin the journey to determine the status of the 11th Annual General Meeting (AGM) of FBN Holdings Plc.
11 Oct 2023
The Federal High Court Lagos is to commence hearing of proceedings to determine the status of the 11th Annual General Meeting of First Bank Holdings Plc Thursday, October 12. Justice Akintayo Aluko will take arguments from counsel to the parties, sequel to the application of the plaintiff in the case, to commence contempt proceedings against…
4 Aug 2023
First Bank of Nigeria Limited has announced the graduation of 20 successful participants in the fourth edition of its Senior Management Development Programme (SMDP) at an event held in Lagos.
21 Jul 2023
First Bank of Nigeria Limited, the commercial banking arm of FBN Holdings Plc, posted a profit before tax (PBT) of ₦188.8 billion in its half-year (H1) result, a growth of 214.6 per cent year-on-year (Y/Y).

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