We Are Committed To Creating Wealth, Brambaifa
The Nigerian Navy has commended the Delta Development Commission, NDDC, for its efforts to facilitate the sustainable development of the Niger Delta region, noting that the interventionist agency was helping to alleviate the sufferings of the people. The Commodore Superintendent of the Naval Shipyard Limited, Commodore Abolaji Orederu, stated... Read more
First Bank Partners Eventful To Support Fashion Industry SMEs
As part of efforts to provide access to market and provide opportunities for entrepreneurs in the Small Medium Scale Enterprise (SMEs) of the fashion industry, First Bank of Nigeria Limited partnered with Eventful Nigeria Limited on its event, fashion souk, a platform that creates an opportunity for players in... Read more
First Bank Promotes Financial Inclusion Through Digitalisation In Sub-Saharan Africa
First Bank of Nigeria Limited has announced its organisation of a Joint Seminar with sub-Saharan African Banking and Telecom Regulators to promote financial inclusion through digital innovations in sub-Saharan Africa. The event which was held in Lagos recently was themed “Advancing ePayment and Digital Innovations in Africa- Evolution of... Read more
A kidnap suspect, identified as Ahmed, who allegedly abducted a five-year-old girl in Yenagoa, has demanded N1 million ransom, the victim’s mother, Mrs Williams Koroye, has said. Koroye told our Correspondent that that the girl, Peace, was abducted in their residence at Akemfa 1 on Wednesday by the suspect.... Read more
First Bank CEO Challenges Banks On Poverty Reduction
Dr Adesola Adeduntan, Chief Executive Officer, First Bank Nigeria Ltd., has called on the banking sector to assist political leaders to address the issues of poverty reduction in the country. Adeduntan made the call on Thursday in Lagos at a joint seminar for Banking and Telecommunications Regulators from the... Read more
FirstBank Restates Commitment To Children With Special Needs
9 July 2019 News Release First Bank of Nigeria Limited, Nigeria’s premier and leading financial institution, has reiterated its commitment to impact the lives of the less privileged and children living with disabilities across the country and in its host communities across the world. The Chief Executive Officer of... Read more
First Bank Promotes Acts Of Kindness, Revs Its CR&S Week In More Than Half A Dozen Countries
Press Release First Bank of Nigeria Limited, Nigeria’s premier and leading financial institution has announced that the third edition of its Corporate Responsibility & Sustainability (CR&S) week is billed for 1 – 6 July 2019 in the six geopolitical zones of the country and the Bank’s business locations in... Read more
First Bank: Inspiring Kindness, Empathy With Spark
What wisdom can you find that is greater than kindness? Asked renowned philosopher, writer and composer, Jean-Jacques Rousseau in one of his writings while highlighting the importance of the simple yet impactful act. According to a health fact sheet produced by the Random Acts of Kindness Organisation, being altruistic... Read more
Terror Attacks Likely In Nigeria – UK
.Cautions citizens to avoid 24 states   The UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office on Tuesday gave a warning to its citizens on travel to some Nigerian states. Around 117,000 British nationals visit Nigeria each year. A statement on the UK government web site said all travel to Borno, Yobe,... Read more
Veteran Nigerian Journalist, Ben-Bright Mkpuma Needs Financial Assistance For Kidney Transplant
Mr Ben Bright Mkpuma is a well-travelled and successful Nigerian journalist who has worked with so many local and international media organizations including one he set up himself – watchdog – until he was diagnosed of Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD). Mr Mkpuma has been bedridden for 3 years now... Read more