As financial market analysts digest FirstBank Limited’s 2021 financial results, which they say reflect the banking conglomerate’s return to its leadership position, Festus Akanbi writes that the robust performance represents a regime of strong fundamentals, which is in tandem with the ongoing restructuring being overseen by the company’s current board […]

In furtherance of its role in promoting the sustainability and viability of Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (SMEs), Nigeria’s premier and leading financial inclusion services provider, FirstBank, will convene its SMEConnect webinar themed Leveraging Alternative Payment Methods (APMs) to drive revenue for your business at 11:00 am on Thursday, 24 March […]

The House of Representatives has requested the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) to impose rigorous controls and standards, including sanctions, on Point of Sale company activities in Nigeria “in the public interest.” In addition, the House charged its Committee on Banking and Currency with organizing a stakeholders’ meeting to “address […]

  A $30 million facility to reinforce FirstBank’s commitment to gender financing for women-owned and led enterprises.      • The partnership will increase funding to local SMEs in Nigeria to help them expand and promote financial and social inclusion. The facility adds US$100 million to CDC/BII’s contribution to the […]


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