CIBN lauds lender on capacity building, professionalism
The Registrar and Chief Executive Officer, Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria (CIBN), ‘Seye Awojobi has commended Ecobank Nigeria’s various initiatives targeted at building the capacity of its workforce.
Banks, telcos, fintech urged to provide free USSD codes
Achieving 90 per cent inclusion in Nigeria by 2020, above Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN’s) 80 per cent target is feasible, if stakeholders in the telecommunications and banks collaborate to make Unstructured Supplementary Service Data (USSD) short codes free to all users.
Bank renews commitment for wealth creation, sustainability
Ecobank Nigeria has pledged commitment to the advancement of ideas that would lead to wealth creation and its sustainability through several generations.
Ecobank, NIRSAL seal N70b agric financing deal
Ecobank Nigeria has entered into a strategic partnership with the Nigeria Incentive-Based Risk-Sharing System for Agricultural Lending (NIRSAL), on a N15 billion...
Ecobank Nigeria, LAWMA partner to tackle plastic waste
Plastic waste, a recurring environmental pollution issue, has been brought to public consciousness with a mandate to rid Lagos streets and waters of four million plastic bottles this year. This was the focus of Ecobank Nigeria Limited’s sustainability week in collaboration with the Lagos State Ministry of Environment, Lagos State Environmental Protection Agency (LASEPA) and…
Bank launches Alaba EcobankPay zone
To deepen financial inclusion, Ecobank Nigeria, has launched the EcobankPay zone, to boost the $4 billion-worth annual business at the Alaba International Market.
Ecobank rewards excellence, promotes 1,000 employees
The Management of Ecobank Nigeria Limited has announced the promotion of about 1,000 top performing staff. This latest promotion exercise is in line with its commitment to recognise and reward excellent performance amongst its staff. The promoted staff cut across all cadres of the workforce. Managing Director of Ecobank Nigeria, Patrick Akinwuntan, who announced…
Collaborations key to success of financial inclusion target by 2020
For the Federal Government to achieve the 80 per cent financial inclusion target by the year 2020, the need to focus on aggressive stakeholders’ collaboration and identifying key strategies aimed at unbundling the financially excluded has become expedient.
Innovation key to cheap, evolving rapid money transfer market
Nigeria’s population is not only creating market attraction domestically, but its rising Diaspora is fast gaining global recognition through yearly remittances. Ranked among the top five countries that were destinations for $613 billion Diaspora remittances in 2017, innovative approaches to receiving the values, drive by technology, as well as competitive pricing, have set the money…
Ecobank Nigeria ends fees on international transfers with App
Ecobank Nigeria has introduced zero fees for all inbound transfers through its newly launched Rapidtransfer App. The bank’s Managing Director, Patrick Akinwuntan, who unveiled the plan, in Lagos, said: “Ecobank is poised to ensure Nigerians in Diaspora get the best in class remittance service. “We want to make it easy for Nigerians living…
Akinwuntan resumes as managing director of Ecobank Nigeria
Newly appointed Managing Director and Regional Executive of Ecobank Nigeria limited, Patrick Akinwuntan, Tuesday assumed duty in his new role. The vastly experienced banking professional is passionate about bringing customer-friendly banking services to every household in Nigeria. This means that Nigerians can expect a more customer-friendly Ecobank, as well as continued market-leading banking innovation that…