Western Africa

First Bank of Nigeria Partners Nigerian-British Chamber of Commerce to Drive MSME Growth

Nigeria’s premier financial Institution and most valuable bank brand, First Bank of Nigeria Limited has partnered the Nigerian-British Chamber of Commerce (NBCC) to jointly host a Micro, Small & Medium Read More →

First Bank of Nigeria Names Patrick Iyamabo as the New Chief Financial Officer

First Bank of Nigeria Limited, Nigeria’s most valuable banking brand and foremost financial institution, announced the appointment of Mr. Patrick Iyamabo as its new Chief Financial Officer (CFO). The appointment Read More →

MoneyGram Recognized as Trusted Money Transfer Provider in Nigeria

MoneyGram  announced the continuity of its operations in Nigeria. The commitment follows recent market developments as the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) changed its policy on how remittance companies (including Read More →

Visa to Bring First-of-its-kind Mobile Payments Solution to Nigeria

Visa Inc., the global leader in payments, announced that it is bringing its mobile payments solution mVisa to Nigeria. The company said that it was in advanced discussions with leading Read More →

FirstBank now Sustaining 100 Million Monthly Transactions in Nigeria

First Bank of Nigeria Limited, Nigeria’s Most Valuable Bank Brand, has been recognised by Interswitch Group, Africa’s leading integrated payment and transaction processing company, as the first financial institution in Read More →

WorldRemit Calls for Urgent Restoration of Money Transfers to Nigeria

WorldRemit, a leading online remittance provider, is calling for the urgent restoration of money transfers to Nigeria as draconian new rules leave virtually all money transfer operators (MTOs) unable to Read More →

First Bank of Nigeria Announces New Board Appointments

FBN Holdings Plc, the leading and most diversified financial services group in Nigeria, announced new Board appointments in the FBN Holdings Group, effective July 19 2016. The appointments have been Read More →

Entersekt’s Two-factor Authentication now Available in Nigeria

First Authentication Services Limited (FASL) has partnered with Entersekt, an innovator in mobile-enabled digital banking security, to make Transakt available in Nigeria. Transakt is a patented two-factor authentication and app Read More →

UBA and Mastercard Announce Pan African Partnership

United Bank Africa (UBA) and Mastercard have announced a partnership which will see UBA act as the issuer for MasterCard in 18 new markets in Africa. The partnership which came Read More →

First Bank of Nigeria, Targets 10 Million New Customers with Agency Banking, As Fitch Affirms its Stable on Viability Ratings

Nigeria’s premier financial Institution and most valuable bank brand, First Bank of Nigeria Limited, is targeting to grow its customer base by over 10 million new customers in the next Read More →
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