Friday, 1st December 2023

Herbert Wigwe

3 days ago
Founder of Wigwe University, Herbert Wigwe has said that the tertiary institution is committed to local excellence and global impact by providing world-class education. He explained that the institution has been established to nurture fearless leaders and would change the narrative about the African continent in all areas. He noted, “The project's major focus is…
12 Nov
Access Holdings is leaving no stone unturned in advancing the course of a prosperous Africa. This long-standing commitment is underscored by its mission to empower the next generation of African creatives through the transformative power of art.
11 Nov
Access Holdings has deepened its collaboration with the African International Film Festival (AFRIFF) by sponsoring 2023 Globe Awards ‘Best Short Film’ category.
21 Oct
The Herbert Onyewumbu Wigwe (HOW) Foundation, Wigwe University, the National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA), Future Map Africa and Ascend Studios Foundation are perfecting strategies for the Global Tech Africa...
9 Oct
Currently, success is often measured by personal achievements and wealth. However, there are individuals who stand out not just for their accomplishments, but for their commitment to giving back to society. Group Managing Director and CEO of Access Bank Plc., Herbert Wigwe, is one such individual. His dedication to education and his vision for a…
25 Sep
Access Holdings Plc has announced an interim dividend of 30 kobo, even as the bank posted profit after tax of  N135.44 billion in its half year (H1)operations, against N88.74 billion achieved in the corresponding period in 2023. Specifically, the banks audited financial statement for the half year showed that profit after tax  rose by 52.63…
21 Jun
Group Managing Director of Access Holdings Plc., Herbert Wigwe, has urged Nigerian legislators and legal practitioners to embrace globalisation.
9 Jun
To accelerate the growth of small and medium enterprises (SMEs), Access Bank has announced the establishment of the French Desk.
8 Jun
The meteoric expansion of Nigeria’s financial services industry and the evolving nature of modern banking in the last 10 years due to the rapid advancement of technology has led to unexpected regulatory and legal challenges.
6 Jun
To accelerate growth of Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs), especially those seeking to extend their business activities to France, Access Bank has announced the establishment of French Desk by the bank.   At the unveiling of the Access Bank’s French Desk in Lagos, the Group Managing Director of the bank, Herbert Wigwe the strategic platform…
24 May
The Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Access Bank Holdings, Dr. Herbert Wigwe, has laid foundation to start a private university at his hometown in Isiokpo, Ikwere Local Government Area of Rivers State.
12 May
Access Bank Plc, the flagship company of Access Holdings Plc, yesterday, officially launched its subsidiary in Paris, France. The bank’s operations will focus on trade finance, initially capitalising on flows between Africa and France, particularly Francophone Africa.


6 mins ago
The authorities have been called upon to allow the electorates use their mobile phones to vote for their preferred candidates on election day. Dr Edward Perekebina Agbai who spoke yesterday during the launch of the book entitled: "The 2023 Election in Nigeria, Actors, Intrigues and Winners" in Abuja called on the national Assembly to create…
9 mins ago
Ethiopian Airlines has explained why a restriction was placed on “Ghana must go” bags at airports.
16 mins ago
A coalition of anti-corruption groups has called on the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) to investigate a viral audio where some politicians in Delta State were allegedly discussing how they secured tribunal judgements in favour of the candidates of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).…
38 mins ago
The UN's top court Friday ordered Venezuela not to take any action to upset the status quo with Guyana, two days before a potentially explosive referendum over a disputed oil-rich territory. Without expressly mentioning the vote planned for December 3, the International Court of Justice said Venezuela "shall refrain from taking any action which would…
45 mins ago
A Senior Advocate of Nigeria Chikaosolu Ojukwu has condemned the spraying of cash at a reception held to celebrate his swearing-in as a member of the Inner Bar. Ojukwu said in a statement that the act "embarrassed" him and was "unsolicited". He said it was done against his "earlier express verbal and written instructions against…
45 mins ago
The Nigerian Delegation to ECOWAS Parliamen presented its country’s report to the Second Ordinary Session of 2023 on Friday.
53 mins ago
Actress Uzo Aduba and her husband Robert Sweeting have announced the arrival of their baby girl, Adaiba Lee Nonyem. The couple shared the news on social media, expressing their joy and love for their new daughter. Aduba posted a photo of herself holding baby Adaiba on Instagram, writing, "We love you so much, Adaiba Lee…
57 mins ago
Scottish Playwright, John Byrne, known for his work on the BBC series Tutti Frutti and the Slab Boys theatre trilogy, dies at the age of 83, His wife, Jeanine, was by his side during his final moments. Born in Paisley and a graduate of the Glasgow School of Art, Byrne's creativity knew no bounds. His…
1 hour ago
Nigerian singer Dapo Oyebanjo, popularly known as D’banj, has been cleared of rape and N-power fraud allegations by the Nigeria Police Force and the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC). In separate documents exclusively obtained on Friday, the police and the anti-graft agency gave the artiste a clean slate in separate clearance…
1 hour ago
The United States will continue to press for extending a truce in Gaza, the White House said Friday, as intense fighting erupted once again in the Israel-Hamas war. "We continue to work with Israel, Egypt, and Qatar on efforts to extend the humanitarian pause in Gaza," a White House National Security Council spokesperson said. Under…