IWEC Foundation Appoints FirstBank’s Ibukun Awosika As New President Of Board
November 8, 2019.  New York, NY. – The International Women’s Entrepreneurial Challenge Foundation (IWEC)  has announced the appointment of Ibukun Awosika to their Board of Directors as its New President. Awosika is the Chairman of First Bank of Nigeria Limited, Nigeria’s Premier and Leading financial services provider.   Mrs.... Read more
FirstBank Rewards Top Performing Agents With Over 15miliion Naira At Maiden Firstmonie Agents Awards
First Bank of Nigeria Limited has expressed its commitment to driving financial inclusion across Nigeria. With currently over 37,000 Firstmonie Agents, present in 99% of the 774 Local Government Areas in Nigeria, the Bank is the leading financial institution at promoting financial inclusion in the country to all Nigerians,... Read more
Battle For Regional Gongs Ignites Abidjan
L-R: Vice President, Federation of Ivorien Table Tennis (FITT), Patrice N’zi; President, Germain Karou and Secretary-General, Patrick Deleba, at the press conference to herald the kick-off of the 1st ITTF Western Africa Challenge in Abidjan on Thursday, October 31, 2019 Abidjan, the national capital of Cote d’Ivoire and one... Read more
Former Ghanaian President Mahama To Deliver Realnews Seventh Anniversary Lecture In Lagos
                                         PRESS RELEASE H.E. John Dramani Mahama, former President of the Republic of Ghana will deliver the Seventh Anniversary Lecture of Realnews Magazine on Tuesday, November 19, at the Sheraton... Read more
Atiku Accepts Supreme Court’s Verdict, Says Judgment Is Nail On Coffin Of Nigeria’s Gains Since 1999
The Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the 2019 presidential elections Atiku Abubakar has taken the verdict of the Supreme Court with equanimity, just as he described the judgment is a “nail on the coffin and the gains we collectively made since 1999 are evaporating, and... Read more
Lagos SCID Train  Officers On Community Engagement
In addition to efforts of the Nigeria Police Force and Lagos state Police command to further strengthen Community Policing and ensure maximum safety of lives and properties in the state, the State Criminal Investigation Department, SCID, Lagos, has on Monday trained police officers on community engagement and security services.... Read more
USCIRF Alarmed Over Systematic Church Closures in Algeria
WASHINGTON, DC – The U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) is deeply concerned by the Algerian government’s forcible closure of at least 12 Evangelical Protestant churches. While this troubling campaign began nearly two years ago, in the last seven weeks alone, authorities have closed eight churches and threatened... Read more
‘Hold African Leaders Accountable For Bad Governance, Death Of Fleeing Migrants’ – UN Rep, Emelonye
African lawyers have been charged to leverage on their exclusive control of the judicial arms of their governments to enforce and advance the cause of justice, human rights and overall development in the continent. Making the call while giving the opening remarks at the just ended conference of African... Read more
FBNHOLDINGS, FBNBank Ghana Call On President Akufo-Addo
The Group Board Chairman of FBN Holdings Plc, Dr. Oba Otudeko CFR and Directors of FBN Holdings, FirstBank of Nigeria Limited and FBNBank Ghana Limited have paid a courtesy call on the President of the Republic of Ghana, Nana Addo Dankwa-Akufo-Addo in Accra. The visit was to show appreciation... Read more
GTBank Removes All Bank Charges For Young Undergraduates On Its GTCRea8 Account Product
Undergraduates aged between 16-25, can now bank for free with Guaranty Trust Bank (GTBank). The financial institution has announced that it will cover all charges on transfers, USSD transactions and bank alerts for holders of its GTCrea8 Account, a bespoke banking product for young undergraduates between the ages of... Read more