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Global Transactions Get Easier with FirstBank’s Card Offerings

As in many developing countries, cash has been the most prevalent mode of payment in Nigeria until 2012 when the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) introduced the cashless policy Read More →

FirstBank Spotlighting Opportunities in the Agriculture Value Chain

In 2017, the Nigerian agriculture sector witnessed a revolutionary discourse on the economic benefits of sustainable agriculture value-chain as an alternative source of economic development and foreign exchange with the Read More →

Revolutionizing the West African Financial Sector with Finnovex

Over 63% of the population of West Africa is unbanked and has a high mobile usage of 83%, thus suggesting the scope of successful digital transformation of banking and fiscal Read More →

Zenith Bank Plc Appoints new Executive Director and An Independent Non Executive Director

The Board of Directors of Zenith Bank Plc has approved the appointment of Mr. Henry Oroh as Executive Director of the bank. The appointment is consistent with the bank’s tradition Read More →

Discover and Verve Mark Launch of Verve Global Card With First Transaction Event

Verve, a leading payments technology company and Interswitch’s card scheme in Africa, and Discover Global Network, the payments brand of Discover, held an event to launch the Verve Global Card. Read More →

Nigeria’s Access Bank Migrates to New ATM card solution

Nigeria's Access Bank has migrated its entire network of ATMs to CR2's ATM driving and card switching solution. The project also includes the migration of the lender's card management system, Read More →

FBN Holdings Records N294.2BN Gross Earnings for H1’19

FBN Holdings Plc, the parent company of First Bank of Nigeria Limited, said it recorded gross earnings of N294.2 billion for the six months ending June 30, 2019 (H1’19). This represents Read More →

First Bank of Nigeria Promotes Financial Inclusion through Digitisation in Sub-Saharan Africa

First Bank of Nigeria Limited has announced its organisation of a Joint Seminar with sub-Saharan African Banking and Telecom Regulators to promote financial inclusion through digital innovations in sub-Saharan Africa. Read More →

FirstBank Hits 27,000 Banking Agents, Deepens Financial Inclusion across Nigeria

Nigeria’s premier bank and leading financial services provider, First Bank of Nigeria Limited has announced that it now has over 27,000 Agents on its Firstmonie Agent Network. This feat reinforces Read More →

SWIFT Message Traffic Grows 4.4% in Africa

Figures released at SWIFT’s 26th African Regional Conference show much stronger growth in particular regions, including in West Africa at 29%

Data released at the SWIFT African Regional Conference Read More →

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