First Bank

Monday, July 31, 2017

Saharareporter’s Omoyele Sowore’s N236m Frozen Over N4billion Judgement Secured By Saraki

An Ilorin High Court, presided over by Justice Adeyinka Oyinloye, has reportedly frozen the bank accounts of online newspaper, Sahara Reporters, published by Omoyele Sowore. 
It will be recalled that

GTBank Slammed With N400billion Law Suit For Character Assassination & Defamation

Innoson Nig. Ltd., a local car manufacturer, has filed a lawsuit against Guaranty Trust Bank for character assassination and defamation.
The company together with its founder, Chief Innocent Chukwuma, took the matter to

Sunday, July 30, 2017

First Bank Retains Title Of Zenith League Basket Ball League!

Defending champions of the Zenith Bank Women Basketball League, First Bank Basketball club of Lagos at the weekend defeated First Deepwater also of Lagos 84-53 to emerge champions of this year's competition. 

It was a

Tuesday, July 25, 2017

Zenith Women B’ball League: First Deepwater Pip GT 2000 In Opener

The Final Eight of the National Women Basketball League sponsored by Zenith Bank started on Monday at the National Stadium, Surulere, Lagos.

Diezani's Trial Vindicates Saraki's Position On Corruption - Kwara APC Declares

The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Kwara State has said that the ongoing trial of former minister of Petroleum Resources, Mrs Diezani Allison-Madueke by the United States Department of Justice on illegal diversion of Nigeria's oil fund was a vindication of the position that has long been taken by Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki against corruption.

Sunday, July 23, 2017

Teams Arrive Lagos for Zenith B’ball Final 8

The eight teams expected to compete for honours in the Final 8 of the 13th Zenith Women Basketball League  arrived Lagos, venue of the Final Phase, Saturday- July 22.

Although action will start

FirstBank States Categorically No Hidden TSA Funds In ‘’Our Books’’

 A statement from the finanacial institution signed by Folake Ani-Mumuney
Group Head, Marketing and Corporate Communications says.

Thursday, July 20, 2017

Zenith Bank Basket Ball Final 8 Begins In Lagos This Weekend

All is set for the Final 8 of the 13th  Zenith Women Basketball League which is expected to start in Lagos this weekend.

Sponsor of the event, Zenith Bank, have

FirstBank Partners With BusinessDay To Host Fintech Summit 2017

First Bank of Nigeria Limited, Nigeria’s most valuable bank brand is partnering with BusinessDay Media to host the BusinessDay Fintech Summit 2017 with the theme ‘Harnessing the Power of Disruptive Innovation in Fintech. 

The event scheduled for

Skye Bank Denies Hiding Funds In Collussion With Govt Officials, Threatens Legal Action

According to statement released by the bank

Our attention has been drawn to media reports

Wednesday, July 19, 2017

FirstBank Raises Limits on International Payments With Naira Cards To $1,100

First Bank of Nigeria Limited in its drive to promote convenience and ease of business for customers has raised the limits on international transactions on Naira Cards to $1,100 monthly across ATMs, PoS, and online channels, with the daily ATM withdrawals raised to

Access Bank Wins Karlsruhe Sustainability Award For 2nd Consecutive Year

Access Bank Plc has just scored a rare repeat performance at the 2017 Karlsruhe Sustainable Finance Awards in Germany by receiving the

Inside Details Why Sterling Bank Was Set On Fire By Angry Mob

Wednesday, 19 July 2017: An armed mobile policeman fleeing from an irate mob after shooting a tanker driver disrupted banking operations at the Sterling Bank branch on Creek Road this morning. 

He ran into the premises of

Tuesday, July 18, 2017

FirstBank’s Financial Literacy Programme Berths In the East.

First Bank of Nigeria Limited has expanded its Financial Literacy programme to the Eastern part of the country with the launch of its Financial Literacy programme for Secondary Schools in Ebony State, under the auspices of the FirstBank FutureFirst Programme.

The initiative

We have Stabilized Skye Bank, Says M.D Tokunbo Abiru

The Management of Skye Bank says it has in its efforts to stabilize the bank, successfully implemented cost management initiatives which has enhanced liquidity and efficient service delivery to its customers since the regulatory induced take-over of the bank one year ago.

The Bank

‘’Our Objectives’’ Bank Boss, Hubert Wigwe Reveals As Access Bank Group, Others Host Annual Polo Day Event

Access Bank Group, along with 5th Chukker, The Access Bank UK and Access Private Bank hosted the 10th annual Access Bank Polo Day at the Guards Polo Club, Windsor.

The annual event is

‘’Smuggling largest economic saboteurs, Customs Must Do What It Takes To Stop It’’ Senate President Bukola Saraki

Senate President Bukola Saraki on Monday taunted Hameed Ali, comptroller-general of Nigeria customs service (NCS), over his refusal to wear a uniform.

Ali had been involved in a controversy with the lawmakers over his refusal to appear before them in uniform.

Monday, July 17, 2017

‘’I Will Reveal All Our Secrets And Escort You To Jail’’ Ex Minister Madueke Threatens Partners Kola Aluko & Jide Omokore

Former Petroleum Minister, Diezani Alison-Madueke, who is being investigated for a series of multi-billion dollar fraud and money laundering offences in Nigeria, the United Kingdom and the United States of America allegedly threatened to squeal on Kola Aluko and Jide Omokore, and said she was prepared to go to jail with them.
Omokore and Aluko were

Gov Ayo Fayose Launches Bid To Take Power From Ailing President Muhammadu Buhari

Ayodele Fayose, governor of Ekiti state, has launched his presidential campaign on social media.
The governor

Saturday, July 15, 2017

Siji Ogundele ''Sujimoto'' Battles Friend Bowale Jolaosho Over Multi Million Dollars Oil Deal Gone Awry

Beneath his happy-go-lucky visage, the poster boy of Nigeria’s real estate sector, Sijibomi Ogundele otherwise known as Sujimoto, currently carries a numbing heartache. The enterprising young man behind Sujimoto Construction LTD, which builds luxury houses across highbrow estates in Lagos, was approached by one of his friends, Bowale Jolaosho, MD/CEO of Leighton Petroleum, to invest in a multi-million dollars oil deal last year.
Both are

Thursday, July 13, 2017

Fix Bureaucracy To Make Nigeria Business Ready, Elumelu Charges Federal Government

Chairman, Heirs Holdings, Tony O. Elumelu, CON, charged the public sector to urgently fix bureaucracy and the process of doing business in Nigeria to promote, attract and retain willing investment partners in the country.

He made this call

‘’I Will Release Pictures Of Buhari’s Bad Health’’ Gov Ayo Fayose

The Governor of Ekiti State, Mr. Ayodele Fayose, has threatened to release 11 pictures which he said would proof to Nigerians that President Muhammadu Buhari’s health had deteriorated.

Tuesday, July 11, 2017

Osinbajo Back From 1hr Meeting With Ailing President Buhari In London

Acting President Yemi Osinbajo spent one hour with President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday in London and then swiftly left to begin the journey home.
According to

First Bank CEO Adesola Adeduntan Visits President Of Sierra Leone, Ernest Koroma

Adesola Adeduntan, the Chief Executive Officer of First Bank of Nigeria Limited was a recent guest of President Ernest Bai Koroma of Sierra Leone.

Sunday, July 9, 2017

‘’Ajomale Lacks Understanding Of Legal Process , Party Constitution’’ Says Muiz Banire

Legal Adviser to the All Progressives Congress, Muiz Manire responds to reports linking him to a judgement on party’s local government primaru in Odi Olowo Local Council Development Area and statements credited to state leader Dele Ajomale.

All The Forces That Conspired To Make Demola Adeleke Defeat Gov Rauf Aregbesola’s Candidate Mudashiru Hussein In Osun Senatorial Election

If at the beginning of April, a seer told Ademola Adeleke, US-based businessman, that he would be a member of the upper chamber of the national assembly, he might have disbelieved it.

One, he has not vied for any known public office, two, Isiaka, his elder brother was doing very well and even coasting to becoming the next governor of Osun state. Three, the man who was not in the country when his brother died suddenly on April 23 had perhaps

Saturday, July 8, 2017

Friday, July 7, 2017

Lagos Gov Akinwunmi Gives Kudos To Zenith Bank For Commitment To Development Through Corporate Initiatives

The Executive Governor of Lagos State, His Excellency, Mr. AkinwunmiAmbode, has lauded the Management of Zenith Bank Plc on its commitment to the development of the state through various corporate citizenship initiatives.

The Governor gave the commendation at the commissioning of the Serenity Park and Gardens – a corporate social

Thursday, July 6, 2017

All The Exciting Details As UBA Takes Read Africa Initiative To Ghana

On Tuesday July 4th, 2017, The UBA Foundation, the Corporate Social Responsibility arm of the United Bank for Africa (UBA) Plc, continued on its quest to educate and empower African youths as it visited the Accra High School in Ghana.

UBA Foundation’s Read Africa Initiative was

Wednesday, July 5, 2017

‘’Resign If Your Work Is Too Much For You’’ Senate Tells Minister Babatunde Fashola

The Senate on Wednesday accused the Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr. Babatunde Fashola (SAN), of misleading the public and blackmailing it over the manipulations made by the lawmakers in the 2017 Appropriation Act.
The upper chamber asked Fashola to

Role Model Entrepreneur Tony Elumelu Commends Afreximbank, Urges Other DFIs To Support African Businesses

At the 24th Annual General Meeting of the African Export-Import Bank (Afrexim), held in Rwanda, Tony O. Elumelu, CON, Chairman of Heirs Holdings and the Tony Elumelu Foundation, congratulated Afrexim for the critical support that the Bank, led by President Oramah, provides for African businesses and its significant contribution to the development of cross-border trade and investment in Africa. 

Mr Elumelu highlighted

Monday, July 3, 2017

Kano Assembly Speaker Kaniru Rurum Resigns Over Billionaire Aliko Dangote’s Intervention In Emir Sanusi’s Probe

The speaker of the Kano State House of Assembly, Kabiru Rurum, has resigned amidst allegation of collecting money to scuttle the investigation of the Emir of Kano, Muhammad Sanusi II.

The House had

Agusto upgrades Access Bank’s rating to Aa-

In its recent rating review of Access Bank Plc, foremost rating agency in Nigeria, Agusto & Co, has raised the Bank’s rating from “A+” to “Aa-”, with a stable outlook. The upgrade reflects

Aisha, Wife Of President Buhari Returns To London To See Ailing Hubby

The wife of the President, Aisha Buhari, left for London on Sunday to visit her husband who is on medical vacation.

According to

Sunday, July 2, 2017

‘’I Will Make Sure Omoyele Sowore, Saharareporters Pay All The N4billion Awarded Against Him’’ Senate President Bukola Saraki Declares

Senate President Bukola Saraki has said he would collect every penny of the N4 billion awarded to him against publisher of SaharaReporters, Omoyele Sowore.
A court had awarded N4 billion to Saraki on