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Nnamdi Okonkwo Emerges Banker of the Year

Fidelity Bank CEO, Mr. Nnamdi Okonkwo was on Sunday adjudged Banker of the Year at the Business Hallmark People of the Year Awards 2020. The award, presented during an elaborate ceremony in Lagos, was conferred on Mr. Okonkwo in utmost recognition of his leadership and vision having not only overseen strong financial performance for the bank …read more →

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Access Bank Recognized as the ‘Best Digital Bank in Africa’ 2020

For its continued investment in digital innovation, Africa’s largest retail bank, Access Bank PLC has been recognized as the ‘Best Digital Bank in Africa’ by Asian Banker. The announcement was made at the Asian Banker Middle East and Africa Regional 2020 Awards virtual ceremony. Access Bank, over the years, has leveraged technology including advanced analytics, …read more →

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Access Bank Reiterates Commitment to Service Excellence

Access Bank has restated commitment to deliver superior service to its customers. The Bank in a statement said it is concerned by the inconvenience that some of its customers are currently experiencing and would play its part to ensure that they have access to their accounts as quickly as possible. “We want to express our …read more →

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Ade Bajomo Becomes President of FinTechNGR Explains Technology and Innovation will Drive Nigeria’s Banking Sector Post-COVID

Access Bank’s Executive Director of Technology and Operations, Mr Ade Bajomo, has been appointed the new President of the FinTech Association of Nigeria (FintechNGR). This was first announced during FinTechNGR’s virtual Annual General Meeting held recently. Prior to his appointment as President, FinTech Association of Nigeria (FintechNGR), Ade Bajomo served as the Vice President of …read more →

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Fidelity Bank Posts Impressive 9 Months Results As Profits Hit 21.3bn.

Fidelity Bank Plc has continued to sustain its impressive run of financial performance with the strong 3rd quarter results for the year, released Monday at the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE). Details of the results show improvements in key indices though Gross Earnings dropped marginally by 3.7% from N161.1bn in 2019 to N155bn.  Profits were however up by …read more →

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Access Bank Backs Kunle Afolayan’s ‘Citation’ on Sexual and Gender-Based Violence Issues

As part of its efforts to address Sexual and Gender-Based Violence (SGBV) in Nigeria, one of Nigeria’s  leading financial institution, Access Bank PLC has partnered with award-winning film producer and director, Kunle Afolayan, on his new movie ‘Citation’. In recent years, conversations around gender equality and violence against women have become mainstays in our society. …read more →

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Fidelity CEO Reaffirms Commitment To Sound Ethical Business Practices

Fidelity Bank CEO, Mr. Nnamdi Okonkwo has restated the bank’s commitment to the highest standards of ethical and professional conduct in its dealings with customers and all stakeholders. Okonkwo gave the assurance on Monday as part of activities marking the 2020 Corporate Compliance & Ethics Week.  Stating that the week-long celebration provided a great opportunity to …read more →

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WorldRemit Launches Mobile App for Tracking Money Remittances

WorldRemit has launched The WorldRemit Transfer Tracker mobile App for recipients of money transfers which allows them to track their remittances. The WorldRemit Transfer Tracker App is now available through the Google app store in Nigeria, India, Mexico and Colombia. It will also be free to download through the app store in 90 countries in …read more →

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SEC Begins Regulation of Crypto currency Operations in Nigeria … issues Guidelines

Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has considered crypto currencies as digital assets and will, therefore, make it acceptable and put it under its strict regulations. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has considered crypto currencies as digital assets and will, therefore, make it acceptable and put it under its strict regulations. In a document released on …read more →

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Access Bank Commissions Oniru Road Project in Partnership with Lagos State Government

As part of efforts to ensure a hitch-free movement around the Victoria Island – Lekki Axis, Access Bank PLC on Thursday, 24 September, commissioned its Oniru road project with the Executive Governor of Lagos State, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, in attendance. Having moved its corporate Head Office from Danmole Street, Victoria island to Oniru, Access Bank undertook …read more →