Access Bank Grows Deposit to N1.33 Trillion for 2013

One of Africa’s largest banking groups, Access Bank Plc, has announced its audited result for the financial year ended December, 2013. An analysis of the results released on the floor of the Nigerian Stock Exchange today validated the Bank’s capacity for sustainable growth. The results showed an increase in the Bank’s deposit base from N1.201

Access Bank Inaugurates e-Branch

As part of efforts to promote inclusive banking and the cashless policy, Access Bank Plc has opened a self-service electronic branch in Ikota, Lagos State. The bank said the self-service banking service is its innovative response to smart-banking revolution craved by customers. The banking channel is expected to bridge the service gap and improve overall

Access Bank Opens Branch in Tabora

Access Bank Tanzania has opened a branch in Tabora Region to bring the number of its branches in the country up to ten, in accordance with its expansion programme. The branch opened recently offers a full range of banking services, business loans to micro, small and medium-sized entrepreneurs, Access Bank Chief Executive Officer, Mr Roland

Access Bank Launches Corporate Internet Banking Solution

Access Bank has introduced Nigeria’s first Corporate Internet Banking Solution with a variety of features optimised to address the traditional payment and cash management requirements of large corporate and other categories of businesses. Unveiled in Lagos, Primus by Access Bank is developed to address the complexity of daily business operations through effective management of payments,

Access Bank Launches Loyalty Awards Promotion

As part of efforts to enhance the delivery of affordable financial services in the country,  Access Bank (Ghana) Limited has launched its first ever customer loyalty promotion  dubbed “Easy Access Promo”. The promotion, which seeks to reward loyal customers of the Bank, is also aimed at deepening the savings culture in Ghana by empowering individuals

MasterCard Appoints Products and Solutions Vice President in sub-Saharan Africa

MasterCard has appointed Ezediashi Ofili as Vice President and Business Leader to drive the growth of its Prepaid Business in sub-Saharan Africa. He will also oversee MasterCard’s Global Products and Solutions team in the region. Ofili joins MasterCard from Access Bank PLC where he was the Head of Business Engagement for Northern Nigeria. With more

Access Bank, Intercontinental Merger Adjudged Africa`s Top M&A Deal

Access Bank’s merger deal with the defunct Intercontinental Bank has been judged Africa’s top merger and acquisition (M&A) deal by the Banker Magazine. The Banker Magazine, a member of the Financial Times stable of publications, selected the Access Bank and Intercontinental Bank deal as the “2012 Mergers and Acquisitions Deal of the Year” for Africa.

Nigeria’s Access Bank To Focus On Retail Business

Nigeria’s Access Bank aims to grow its customer base to 15-20 million across its African markets by 2018, from around 6 million now, as it shifts its focus to retail banking. Its incoming chief executive, Herbert Wigwe, who takes over at the end of the year, said retail banking will account for around 50 percent

Boost to Nigerian Payments System as MasterCard Powers Identity Card Program for 13m

The Nigerian National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) and MasterCard today announced at the World Economic Forum on Africa the roll-out of 13 million MasterCard-branded National Identity Smart Cards with electronic payment capability as a pilot program. The National Identity Smart Card is the Card Scheme under the recently deployed National Identity Management System (NIMS). This