Sunday, September 22, 2019
As part of activities marking the 2019 First Bank of Nigeria Limited Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability Week (CR&S) the Bank has empowered 125 widows as identified by the International Women Society (IWS) vis-à-vis their initiative for widows – Widows...
On Saturday, 16 March 2019, Nigeria’s premier financial institution, First Bank of Nigeria Limited and other corporate entities in the FBNHoldings group would collectively have a 1.25km Relay Walk to celebrate the Bank’s 125 years of unbroken business operations...
The Central Bank of Nigeria has directed Nigerians to deposit mutilated Naira notes in any bank branch closer to them. The apex bank said this was part of its efforts to improve the overall quality of the Naira notes in...
The Managing Director, International Monetary Fund, Christine Lagarde, has tendered her resignation, which will take effect from September 12. The executive board of the fund has accepted the resignation and said that it would begin a selection process promptly. A statement...
Black Fragrance foundation founded by Mr Emmanuel Akapo during the week opened officially in Ijesha-Surulere area of Lagos. It was a moment of great exposition as the Executive Director talked about what the foundation is bringing to the table...
The Federal Executive Council on Wednesday approved an increase in the Value Added Tax (VAT) payable in Nigeria. The Minister of Finance, Zainab Ahmed, announced the approval while briefing journalists after the FEC meeting presided by President Muhammadu Buhari. Mrs Ahmed...
By Alex Otti This week marks the celebration of the 125th anniversary of the existence of the First Bank franchise in Nigeria. This stands the bank out as one of the earliest institutions established in West Africa, and obviously, one...
Dr Adesegun Akin-Olugbade, an international legal and finance expert, has been appointed as a member of the World Trade Board. Akin-Olugbade, an international counsel, joins 20 other global trade and finance leaders on the board, as the first African member. The...
President Muhammadu Buhari has directed the Central Bank of Nigeria to blacklist any firm, its owner and top management caught smuggling or dumping any of the restricted 43 items into Nigeria. The Presidential directive was disclosed by the CBN Governor,...
MTN Group faces a $2 billion demand for taxes in Nigeria, the latest in a series of skirmishes with authorities in the South African mobile phone company's most lucrative but increasingly problematic market. The announcement of the tax bill incurred...

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