FirstBank backs 120,000-ton rice mill expansion

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FirstBank backs 120,000-ton rice mill expansion     First Bank of Nigeria has affirmed its support for the expansion plans of WACOT Limited, a subsidiary of TGI Group, on doubling the capacity of its 120,000-tonne rice mill in Argungu, Kebbi state. The Bank affirmed this as Board members, led by the Managing Director, Dr Adesola Adeduntan, paid a working visit to the rice mill The expansion comes barely four years after the Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo commissioned WACOT’s first mill in 2017. Speaking at the end of the site…

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How 6 finalists will emerge from global talents reality show of FirstBank

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How 6 finalists will emerge from global talents reality show of FirstBank     Six finalists are expected to emerge through the viewers votes following the second live show of the FirstBank Sponsored The Voice Nigeria Season 3. UN1TY Limited and Livespot360, producers of the global talents reality series, explained how to vote on the voice Nigeria season 3, sponsored by FirstBank, Baba Ijebu and Airtel. To keep their favourite vocalists on the show, viewers have to dial *894*7*talent’s code#. To know the voting code of your preferred contestant to save, visit the…

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FirstBank’s Adeduntan wins Global Banking and Finance’s Retail Banking CEO Award

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FirstBank’s Adeduntan wins Global Banking and Finance’s Retail Banking CEO Award     While the age-old saying and philosophy of virtue being its own reward (or seeing doing good as its own reward) remains a strong motivating factor in doing good persistently, it helps when virtue gets recognition from time to time. Even though anyone or organisation committed to doing good will keep doing so with or without recognition, recognitions for virtue tend to act like a shot in the arm for such people or organisations, spurring them to commit…

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FirstBank recognized as 2nd Most Admired Financial Services Brand in Africa

Most Admired Financial Services Brand in Africa

FirstBank recognized as 2nd Most Admired Financial Services Brand in Africa     First Bank of Nigeria Limited has been ranked the second ‘most admired financial services brand’ in Africa – for the second straight year – at the 2021 Brand Africa 100: Africa’s Best Brands Event, held on Africa day, 25th May 2021.  Brand Africa is an intergenerational movement to inspire a great Africa through promoting a positive image of Africa, celebrating its diversity and driving its competitiveness. It is a brand-led movement which recognizes that in the 21st…

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FirstBank wins 3 awards at Global Banking & Finance Awards

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FirstBank wins 3 awards at Global Banking & Finance Awards     First Bank of Nigeria Limited, has been awarded the 2021 ‘’Retail Banking CEO of the Year Nigeria”, ‘’Most innovative Retail Banking App Nigeria” and ‘’Best CSR Bank Nigeria” awards by Global Banking and Finance magazine. The respective awards conferred on the bank are in recognition of the indelible roles it plays in deepening financial inclusion in the country; advancing the digital banking eco-system as well as impacting individuals in its host communities with technology to make learning available…

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Financial Inclusion: FirstBank’s Firstmonie agents hit 100,000

Firstmonie agents hits 100,000

Financial Inclusion: FirstBank’s Firstmonie agents hit 100,000 If you live in Lagos, Abuja or Port Harcourt, or you reside in any of the other state capitals, you probably take for granted that you actually live in the better of the two worlds that make up Nigeria when it comes to banking. Take Lagos, for example, you would find a bank in almost any corner you turn. You have many streets in business or commercial areas in the city that are lined up by nothing but banks in all their glory…

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FULL TEXT: Why we sacked FirstBank board — Emefiele

CBN authorises Payment Service Banks in Nigeria to sell dollars

FULL TEXT: Why we sacked FirstBank board — Emefiele   Nigeria’s premier bank, First Bank, has for years been plagued by “bad credit decisions, significant and non-performing insider loans and poor corporate governance practices”, the Central Bank of Nigeria has said. The regulator sacked the board of the bank and its holding company on Thursday, in a dramatic move that came a day after the bank named a new managing director. In a speech to journalists, CBN governor, Godwin Emefiele, said First Bank maintained healthy operations up until 2016 financial…

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Breaking: CBN sacks FirstBank board over removal Adeduntan as MD/CEO

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CBN Sacks FBN Board over removal of MD/CEO     The governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Godwin Emefiele, has sacked the entire members of the board of First Bank Holding and First Bank Nigeria Ltd. Emefiele, in his speech broadcasted on national television cited insider abuse, insider credit and breakdown of corporate governance as the reason behind the apex bank’s move. The CBN governor further announced the reinstatement of ousted MD/CEO of First Bank LTD, Dr Sola Adeduntan who was sacked as the MD of the interim…

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FirstBank launches new corporate website

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FirstBank launches a new corporate website     FirstBank of Nigeria Limited has announced the launch of its newly designed website at https://www.firstbanknigeria.com/. According to the leading financial institution, the new website is upgraded with features that are streamlined to reinforce its role in delivering seamless banking and technology solutions to its customers across the world. The website is configured with modern design and improved functionality that eases customer experience whilst carrying out various activities on the site, including electronic banking, it said in a press statement on Monday. Dr. Adesola…

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FirstBank convenes webinar on information security Friday

FirstBank unveils FirstSME account for small businesses

FirstBank convenes webinar on information security Friday     FirstBank of Nigeria Limited, Nigeria’s leading financial inclusion services provider has announced a webinar to sensitise individuals and businesses with useful information on being protected in today’s digital age. The virtual event is scheduled to hold by noon on Friday, 16 April 2021 with “Staying Protected Amidst the Pandemic Chaos” being the topic to be discussed at the event. According to a statement from the lender, registration for the event is ongoing via the link https://firstbanknigeria.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_PUnqA7enTMG8o0OfOaWxlg The bank explained that today’s…

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