Mass sacking in banks averted as CBN wades in
No bank worker, whether permanent or temporary, will be sacked due to the economic slump occasioned by the current coronavirus pandemic, it was learnt yesterday.
Uncertainty over alleged Access Bank’s bid to sack workers, close branches
Uncertainties have trailed Access Bank’s alleged closure of 340 branches across Nigeria, as the bank yesterday denied the allegations, insisting that the branches were closed at the onset of the COVID-19 lockdown.
Access Bank brings sustainability to the music industry
When Access Bank and Star larger beer announced their intentions to sponsor one of Nigeria’s, biggest TV shows, Access The Stars, it was met with enthusiasm and excitement. For a bank whose operational purpose is hinged on sustainability and creating an enabling environment for its customers as well as the society to thrive, it came…
We are empowering women as catalysts for change - Herbert Wigwe
At the heart of empowering a nation and developing communities is women empowerment, letting them express their opinions as individuals. Studies and research carried out by organizations such as the World Bank, International Monetary Fund and Africa Development Bank continue to assert this by adopting gender-based strategies in a bid to eradicate poverty and improve…
Banks lead corporate Nigeria in sponsorship of artistic, cultural expressions in 2019
Gradually, Nigerian banks have continued to retain the lead in the sponsorship of artistic and cultural expressions among corporate Nigerian establishments.
Empowering women to contribute meaningfully to economic growth
Women make significant contributions to world economy on a daily basis. A woman’s wage contributes to her household’s income and on average; she invests a higher proportion...
Access Bank, general electric offer $800,000 funding to healthcare providers
Access Bank Nigeria Plc and General Electric (GE) Healthcare yesterday signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to give private healthcare providers in Nigeria equipment financing.
Effective funding optimisation lifts 14 banks Q1 net profit by N256 billion
Effective funding opimisation and drive for efficiency have enhanced profit goals of 14 listed banks, as they achieved cumulative profit of N256.088 billion...
Experts see new prospects for fintechs, as CBN plans regulation
The rising incursion of Financial Technology (Fintech) companies into areas hitherto dominated by traditional...