First Bank Named Most Customer-Friendly Bank in Nigeria

Nigeria’s most valuable bank brand, First Bank of Nigeria Limited, has emerged the Most Customer Friendly Bank at the BusinessDay Annual Banking Awards, 2016. The bank was also named the…

IMF Co-hosts Regional Conference to Promote Access to Financial Services in W’Africa

*Only an average of 34 percent of sub-Saharan Africa’s adult population has access to financial services – less than 18 percent in the West African Economic and Monetary Union (WEAMU).…

IMF Appoints Abebe Selassie as New Director for African Department

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has announced a new Director for African Department in person of Mr. Abebe Aemro Selassie. According to a release from the IMF Headquarters on Thursday…

FirstNation Airways Postpones Resumption of Flight Operations

The FirstNation Airways has postponed resumption of its flight operations earlier scheduled for September 15, by a few days. The Eagle Online reports that the airline had on August 17…

FCMB Supports Lagos Graduate Employment Programme

First City Monument Bank (FCMB) has supported Lagos State government on ‘Ready, Set, Work’ (RSW) employability and entrepreneurial training programme. The programme will enable successful students get internship placements in…

Buhari @ Presidential Retreat on Economy: We Must Think Out of the Box

President Muhammadu Buhari said on Thursday at the Presidential Retreat on the economy that the country must think out of the box if it must come out of the present…

Access Bank Emerges Bank of the Year at Annual BusinessDay Awards

Access Bank Plc has been named Bank of the Year in this year’s edition of the annual BusinessDay Banking Awards. Also, the Group Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of…

Buhari, Ministers Hold Retreat on 2017 Budget Thursday

Ministers and Heads of relevant Federal Government Departments and Agencies will on Thursday converge on the Banquet Hall of the State House, Abuja, to present and discuss priority areas of…

Access Bank UK Expects Strong Trade Finance Growth Through Middle East

The Access Bank UK Limited, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Access Bank Plc, a Nigerian Stock Exchange-listed company, expects to see strong growth in its trade finance business linking the Middle…

Arik Air Resumes Flights Operations Today

Arik Air will resume normal flights operations on Wednesday, the airline has said, hours after announcing the suspension of its services. The company’s Public Relations and Communications Manager, Olabanji Ola,…