First Bank Convenes SME Week, Reinforces Support For The Engine Of The Economy
First Bank of Nigeria Limited, as part of the launch of its specialized SME propositions, has announced the convening of its SME Week scheduled to hold in the week 5 – 9 August 2019. Customers and non-customers of First Bank can expect to participate in a wide range of events... Read more
*GENOCIDE ON THE HORIZON* To: *His Excellence* *Mr António Guterres* *(GCC GCL)* *Secretary General,* *United Nation* To: *United Nations Office on Genocide Prevention and the Responsibility to Protect* *New York, USA* *GENOCIDE ON THE HORIZON. CALL FOR URGENT UNITED NATION INTERVENTION IN NIGERIA* The Yoruba Council of Elders Europe... Read more
USCIRF Statement on State Department’s Creation of “Commission on Unalienable Rights”
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 8, 2019   WASHINGTON, DC – The U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) applauds today’s announcement by Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo that the U.S. Department of State has created the Commission on Unalienable Rights, a new commission to provide the Secretary of... Read more
First Bank Promotes Career Development For Staff
Lagos, 2 July 2019. Nigeria’s premier Bank and leading financial services provider, First Bank of Nigeria Limited, recently concluded the maiden edition of its Leadership Acceleration Programme (LAP). The event, filled with the smiles and excitement of the 71 graduands was held on Friday, 28 June 2019 at the... Read more
USCIRF Calls on Houthi Court in Yemen to Overturn Death Sentence for Religious Prisoner of Conscience Hamid bin Haydara
PRESS RELEASE July 1, 2019   WASHINGTON, DC – Andy Khawaja, Commissioner on the United States Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF), today called on the Houthi appellate court to overturn the death sentence, to drop all charges, and to release religious prisoner of conscience Hamid bin Haydara at tomorrow’s hearing.... Read more
PRESS STATEMENT      The attention of the MIDWEST MOVEMENT, the pan-Edo/Delta group of distinguished sons and daughters drawn from the Ethnic Nationalities of the old Midwestern Region, has been drawn to the renewed plot by the Federal Government to forcefully or tacitly annex swaths of lands belonging to... Read more
The Issuance Of Bench Warrant Against Me Is An Abuse Of Process Taken Too Far- Innoson
PRESS RELEASE   Filed Notice of Appeal and Motion for Stay of Execution Against The Order. The issuance of bench warrant against me by the Federal High Court Ikoyi Lagos, today, June 24th 2019 is an abuse of process taken too far by the Court and made without jurisdiction.... Read more
Benue Rejects ‘Ruga’ Cattle Settlements
It has become necessary to make the position of the government and people of Benue State abundantly clear on the Ruga settlements for herdsmen being implemented by the Federal Government across the states including Benue. A few weeks ago, the Director, Federal Ministry of Agriculture with his team in... Read more
USCIRF Statement On Mob Lynching 0f Muslim Man In India
WASHINGTON, DC – In response to the reported murder of Tabrez Ansari by a mob in the eastern state of Jharkhand in India, United States Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) Chair Tony Perkins issued the following statement: “We condemn in the strongest terms this brutal murder, in which... Read more
First Bank 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 the Bank’s steering role at promoting financial inclusion in the country. The over 27,000 Firstmonie Agents are present in... Read more