FirstBank empowers its 86,000 banking agents to deepen financial inclusion

FirstBank Empowers

FirstBank empowers its 86,000 banking agents to deepen financial inclusion   In furtherance of the need to promote the business activities of its foremost agent banking platform, Firstmonie Agents, First Bank of Nigeria Limited, has announced the provision of loan facilities – up to one million naira – to its banking agents. FirstBank, Nigeria’s leading financial inclusion services provider, currently has over 86,300 Firstmonie Agents, spread across the country’s 772 Local Government Areas. With its location in every neighbourhood, Firstmonie Agents have been integral to filling the financial exclusion gap,…

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2021’s First Trading Week: Experts predict equity performance

Why Nigerian stocks are turning around

2021’s First Trading Week: Experts predict equity performance   As equity investors return to the trading floor of the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) this morning to commence not just a new trading week but indeed another year, analysts in the market have predicted how equities will perform. Recall that the market closed last week, the last trading week of 2020, strongly in the green territory with N778 billion profit, equivalent to 3.79 per cent growth in the benchmark index, the All-Share Index (ASI). Consequently, the market will be going life…

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FBN Holdings bags World Finance corporate governance award

FBN Holdings, First Bank, World Finance, Awards

Nigeria’s oldest financial services group and holding company, FBN Holdings Plc, has won the 2020 best corporate governance in Nigeria award by the World Finance. World Finance is renowned for its comprehensive coverage and analysis of the global financial services industry, international business, and the global economy. FBN Holdings Plc is winning this award for the second consecutive year on the strength of its corporate governance practices and outstanding leadership in the Nigerian financial services industry. Commenting on the award on behalf of FBN Holdings, U. K Eke, its Group…

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FirstBank donates 20,000 e-learning devices to Lagos State

First Bank, e-learning, Lagos state Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu

 First Bank of Nigeria Limited has presented 20,000 units of e-learning devices to the Lagos State Government at the State House in Marina, Lagos. The devices, donated on Thursday are planned for distribution to school children in the state. With the gesture, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, the Lagos State Governor, said the state had found a “real development partner” in FirstBank, noting that the intervention came at a time the government was massively deploying technology to transform the conventional mode of teaching and learning. The presentation of these devices which is also…

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