FG leveraging fintech innovation to address agric, energy challenges – Osinbajo

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has said that the federal government is leveraging the innovative capacity of Fintechs in accelerating interventions, especially those under its Economic Sustainability Plan (ESP), including programmes on renewable energy, agriculture, improving access to credit and direct…

EFCC docks Access Bank manager for allegedly stealing customer’s N197m

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) have charged a female banker, Olawunmi Audu, for allegedly stealing the sum of N197.2m from a customer’s account with the bank. In a 21- count charge filed before the High Court of the…

BAFI Awards: UBA wins Best Bank of the Year, International Bank of the Year

United Bank for Africa (UBA) Plc, carted two highly coveted laurels at the BusinessDay’s Bank and other Financial Institutions Awards (BAFI) winning the Bank of the Year and the International Bank of the Year at the glamorous event held over…

#EndSARS: Access Bank begs customers not to leave

The management of Access Bank Plc has pleaded with its customers for understanding following an online campaign calling for boycott. The bank accounts of at least eight persons involved in the #EndSARS protests were frozen based on the orders of…

Lagos City Marathon: Organisers remove 10km race, cut down runners to 10,000

The organisers of the annual Access Bank Lagos City Marathon have announced two major changes to the 2021 edition of the Silver Label race. The CEO of Nilayo Sports Management Company, the patent owner of the race, Bukola Olopade, during…

Access Bank GMD takes 40% pay cut as Covid-19 bites

The Group Managing Director/CEO, of Access Bank Plc, Herbert Wigwe, has announced a 40% slash in his salary as the effects of Covid-19 takes a toll on business. Mr. Wigwe in a video call with employees said –  “I will…

Sale of customer’s goods; our hands are clean – Access Bank

Access Bank Plc has vehemently denied any wrongdoing in the alleged sale of a customer’s goods worth N2.5billion. The Police Special Fraud Unit in Lagos had charged Access Bank Plc, its managing director and chief executive officer, Herbert Wigwe, and others…

Africa Avant-Garde: Spotlight on African arts comes to CNN

Africa Avant-Garde, CNN’s newest programme, which will tell stories across CNN’s TV and digital platforms about contemporary African culture is to air with Access Bank as the inaugural sponsor. A statement from the bank said the sponsorship marks five years…

Knocks, kudos as Access takes over Diamond Bank (Guardian)

Shareholders of Diamond Bank Plc have demanded an investigation into the financial institution’s “merger” with Access Bank Plc. The deal worth over N23.160 billion cash consideration will see to shareholders of Diamond Bank getting N1 per share. Nevertheless, they applauded…

Tutu, Enwonwu’s masterpiece wows at Art X Lagos

Ben Enwonwu’s creative masterpiece, Tutu, made a surprise showing at this year’s edition of ART X Lagos, West Africa’s premier international art fair. Sponsored by Access Bank, ART X Lagos 2018 also featured 50 artists from Nigeria and the diaspora…

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