Nigerians In South Africa Protest Incessant Xenophobic Attacks
A group of Nigerians on Thursday staged a protest at the Nigerian High Commission in Pretoria, South Africa’s capital. The protesters, mostly victims of xenophobic attacks in South Africa said they are angered by the recent massive looting of foreign-owned shops in the city by some South Africans. Many... Read more
Insecurity: Rivers Govt Restates Calls For Establishment Of State Police
. To Deploy More Security Personnel To Ogoni communities says Gov Wike   The Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has alleged that the present security structure in Nigeria makes it difficult  for the Federal Police to respond quickly  to the rising security challenges around the country. He spoke on... Read more
First Bank Agric Expo Set To Promote New Agribusiness Opportunities
Nigeria’s premier and leading financial services provider, First Bank of Nigeria Limited, has announced that its 2019 FirstBank Agric Expo would hold on Friday, 30 August 2019 at the Eko Hotel and Suites, Lagos. The 2019 edition – the third in the series – is themed “Agricultural Value Chain... Read more
To Facilitate Transaction Without Borders, First Bank Launches Verve Global Card
First Bank of Nigeria Limited, Nigeria’s premier and leading financial services provider, has announced the launch of the Verve Global Card. In partnership with Verve International (Interswitch Group) and Discover Financial Services, the launch took place at Times Square New York City on Monday, 12 August 2019. In attendance... Read more
With First Bank’s Spark, Joyful Tidings Echo For Less Privileged Children
Their excitement was exceptional that Saturday morning on 6 July 2019. It was an overflowing river of joy and gratitude they could not contain, pumping from their hearts. The students and staff of Wesley School for the Hearing Impaired, Surulere, Lagos had a good reason to be ecstatic. The... Read more
Nigeria’s Federal Court To Rule On Suit Seeking To Stop Ministerial Inauguration
The Federal High Court Abuja will, on Monday, deliver its ruling in a suit, seeking to stop President Muhammadu Buhari from inaugurating the 43 ministerial nominees over the exclusion of an FCT indigene from his cabinet list. The applicant, Mr Musa Baba-panya, who was also the counsel in the... Read more
Borno Governor Donates Sambisa Forest For RUGA Programme
The Borno State Governor, Prof. Zulum Babagana Umara, has donated some parts of the enclave of the Boko Haram, Sambisa forest, for the controversial Rural Grazing Area (RUGA) program. The governor also mobilised the Nigeria Security and Civil Defense Corps (NSCDC), Agro Rangers and hunters to secure the large... Read more
Reinventing First Bank Through Creativity And Innovation
By Chinyere Joel-Nwokeoma (NAN) For a financial institution of Firs Bank’s pedigree, it is not uncommon for its top managers to be creative and constantly innovative. Indeed, Dr. Adesola Adeduntan, Chief Executive Officer of First Bank, attributes the Bank’s consistent growth in the past 125 years to innovation and... Read more
Villagers Descend On Trapped Whale In Nigeria
  Villagers descended on a whale trapped when it missed its way to the Opokuma sea area in Nigeria’s Bayelsa state and hacked it into bits for food. The incident happened yesterday, July 29, 2019 in the Brass area of Bayelsa state. According to our correspondent who visited the... Read more
First Bank Convenes Digital Lab Open House, Reinforces Digital Reinvention In Banking
In an effort to stimulate innovation through synergy, First Bank of Nigeria Limited hosted the Digital Lab Open House on Wednesday, 31 July 2019 at its Digital Lab in Yaba Lagos. The Digital Lab Open House is amongst the many events lined up for the group Innovation Week held... Read more