Microsoft 4Afrika partners FirstBank to support SMEs

First Bank of Nigeria Limited, together with Microsoft 4Afrika, will host a free-to-attend event for SMEs in Nigeria, designed to promote technology adoption and skills development.
DAAR Awards 2019

DAAR Communication Plc recognises key industry players at her 3rd DAAR Awards

DAAR Communications Plc, an independent privately-owned broadcasting organization in Nigeria sets to recognize notable Nigerians who have pioneered excellence in their various industries for...

How FirstBank Is Making Customers Stay-Connected Through Its e-Channels

It was not difficult for Folarin to decide he would open his corporate account with FirstBank when he started his business a few years ago.
CCNN/ Kalambaina Cement merger - Nigeria stock excahnge

Abdul Samad Rabiu rings closing bell at NSE to commemorate successful CCNN/BUA Kalambaina Merger...

Abdul Samad Rabiu rang the closing gong of The NSE to mark the end of trading on Wednesday and the completicompletion the CCNN/Kalambaina Cement Merger.
FirstEdu, Back to School, FirstBank

With FirstBank’s array of exciting educational solutions, your school’s financial needs is at your...

First Bank of Nigeria Limited is supporting schools with their business requirements to promote preparations for the school year.
ARM 2019 - How will 2019 look for you as an investor?

How will 2019 look for you as an investor?

With the New Year in sight, it is normal for every investor including you to feel a bit of apprehension.
Kalambaina Cement Line 2, BUA Group, Kalambaina Cement, CCNN

BUA, CBMI sign agreement to build New 3million Kalambaina Cement II Plant in Sokoto

BUA Group has announced that it has signed a contract with CBMI for the construction of a new 3 million mtpa Kalambaina Cement Line 2 in Sokoto.
GCE of FCMB Group

Legacy Pension Managers Limited is now FCMB Pensions Limited

As part of the strategy to harmonise its global brand and identity, FCMB Group Plc has announced a change of name in the pension...
ATM charges in Nigeria, UBA Annual General Meeting, Kennedy Uzoka, Group Managing Director/CEO of UBA

Thank you for choosing UBA

It is another year and a new year always brings new opportunities for us to show how much we appreciate you for being a part of the UBA family.
Davido - ucky Davido fans see him live thanks to #FirstBank

Lucky Davido fans see him live thanks to #FirstBank

Two lucky fans of Davido, Tina Ediale and Timilehin Anibaba, got to see the singer Live in Concert on Thursday, December 27 thanks to First Bank.
Tony Elumelu

New year message from Tony O. Elumelu: 5 Years of Spreading Luck; Everyone Needs...

In business, the role luck plays in success and personal achievement is rarely discussed.
Kalambaina Cement Line 2, BUA Group, Kalambaina Cement, CCNN

SEC, NSE, shareholders give final approval to CCNN/BUA Kalambaina Cement merger

A Federal High Court sitting in Lagos has given its final sanctions to the scheme of Merger between the Cement Company of Northern Nigeria...

FirstBank empowers young people at YES 2.0

The second edition of the FirstBank Youth Empowerment Series, convened to mentor young people from 10 – 15 and 15 to 24 was held on Thursday 27 December 2018 at Habour Point, Victoria Island.

FirstBank Vybes with customers at Oba Eshugbayi stage play

Oba Eshugbayi is a play about a little highlighted history of Lagos: the struggle over water tax imposed by the British on the people of Lagos

FirstBank concert ticket winners got nostalgic at Bobby Brown concert

Anyone attending a New Edition concert could be sure to anticipate some drama with the tension between the group members especially on tours being storied.

FirstBank parties with friends at Wizkid VIP experience

In the spirit of Christmas, First Bank of Nigeria Limited has been giving away free tickets on select arts and entertainment events billed for...
Diamondxtra, Access Diamond merger, Diamond Bank, Access Bank, Consolidation, Merger, Shareholders, International Women's Day

Access Bank and Diamond Bank detail proposed merger to create Nigeria and Africa’s largest...

The Boards of Access Bank Plc (“Access Bank”) and Diamond Bank Plc (“Diamond Bank”) today announce that they have received “No Objection” from the Central Bank of Nigeria (“CBN”) regarding a potential merger between the two banks
The difference ₦1000 can make

The difference ₦1000 can make

Ever thought that only ₦1000 can help you start the journey to long-term wealth and rewrite your story? Do you wish your money could...

Swift, professional delivery responsible for Konga’s rise to e-commerce summit

In addition to the unbeatable deals and price slashes it offered during its 2018 Black Friday sales tagged Konga Yakata, it has emerged that an amazingly swift and responsive delivery service
Parminder Vir, Outgoing Chief Executive Officer, Tony Elumelu Foundation

Tony Elumelu Foundation appoints Ifeyinwa Ugochukwu as Chief Executive Officer

The Board of Trustees of the Tony Elumelu Foundation, Africa’s leading philanthropic organisation empowering African entrepreneurs, announced the appointment of Ifeyinwa Ugochukwu
Quidax, Blockchain,

A guide to blockchain and data protection

A good place to start is to look at lessons learnt in the development of cloud computing and how these apply to blockchain projects.
Chairman, Heirs Holdings Group, Mr. Tony Elumelu and President of African Export-Import Bank(Afreximbank), Dr. Benedict Oramah, during the signing of $600 million Facility Deal between Afreximbank and Heirs Holdings Group to scale Heirs Holding’s Energy Investments in Africa…….. in Cairo, Egypt on Tuesday

Heirs Holdings Signs $600 million Facility Deal with Afrexim Bank, to scale its Energy...

Afrexim today, signed financing facilities totalling US$600 million with the Heirs Holdings Group, a pan-African proprietary investment holding company.
Nigeria’s OneFi Secures First Ever Credit Rating for an African Fintech

Nigeria’s OneFi Secures First Ever Credit Rating for an African Fintech

One Finance Limited (OneFi) today announces that is has been assigned a “BB” rating with a Stable outlook, from Global Credit Rating Co
L-R: Leste Aihevba, Managing Director, Energia; George Osahon, Chairman, Board of Directors, Energia; Adaeze Moedo, Representative of Zonal Controller, Department of Petroleum Resources; Friday Ozobeme, President General, Emu Ebendo Community; Freeman Fregene, Commissioner for Oil and Gas, Delta State; and Kofo Tunji- Olagunju, General Manager, External Relations, Oando Energy Resources, during the commissioning of the Ebendo Community Modern Housing Estate, among other projects by the Energia/Oando Joint Venture in Delta State on Monday, December 3, 2018.

Energia, Oando JV Deliver Multibillion Naira Infrastructural Projects to Host Communities in Delta State

Oando Energy Resources, (a subsidiary of Oando PLC) one of Nigeria’s leading indigenous oil producers and Energia Limited, the Operator of their Joint Venture - Ebendo/Obodeti Marginal Field (OML 56), on Monday December 3, 2018, commissioned and handed over multi-billion Naira infrastructural projects
(L-R) Walter Perez, Managing Director, West African Gas Pipeline Company (WAPCo); Debo-K'mba Barandao, Director-General, West African Gas Pipeline Authority (WAGPA); and Bolaji Osunsanya, Chief Executive Officer, Axxela, during the recent signing of a gas transportation agreement between Axxela and WAPCo at the WAPCo Head Office in Accra, Ghana to transport over 15 million standard cubic feet per day (“mmscf/d”) of natural gas via the West African Gas Pipeline (WAGP) to Lome, Togo.

Axxela Diversifies Gas Markets; Signs Gas Transportation Agreement with West African Gas Pipeline Company...

Axxela Limited (“Axxela”), sub-Saharan Africa’s preferred fast-growing gas & power portfolio company, has signed a Gas Transportation Agreement (GTA) with the West African Gas Pipeline Company Ltd. (WAPCo) to transport over 15 million standard cubic feet per day (“mmscf/d”) of natural gas via the West African Gas Pipeline (WAGP) to Lome, Togo.
Yewande Zaccheaus, CEO, Eventful Limited; Ibukun Awosika, Chairman, First Bank of Nigeria Limited and Tiyan Alile, Founder and Promoter of Culinary Academy at Fiesta of Flavours, the food festival event organised by Eventful Limited and sponsored by FirstBank.

FirstBank restates commitment to SMEs, agricultural sector growth

First Bank of Nigeria Limited has expressed its commitment to the growth of the agricultural value chain and creating opportunities for the Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) to thrive in the country.
L-R: Quality Control Manager, BUA Obu Cement, Adeyinka Adesola; Chairman, Kano State Block Moulders Association, Umar Musa; Regional Manager, BUA Obu Cement, Yahuza Salisu; Head of Training, ITF, Dauda Lawal; General Manager Sales, BUA Obu Cement, Nasiru Ladan; and Unit Head Civil/Building Department, SON, Engr Musa Bauchi at the Concrete and Blockmaking Stakeholders workshop held on Tuesday in Kano State and organised by BUA Cement.

Kano block and concrete makers hail BUA Cement quality

The Chairman, Kano State Block Moulders Association, Umar Musa has commended BUA Cement for its sustained production of quality cement to meet required demands...

The week that shook the world: the collapse of the Lehman Brothers and the...

Too big to fail. Is anyone or anything really too big to fail? 10 years ago, the answer to this may have been yes;...

GTBank maintains leading position as best bank in Nigeria; wins bank of the year,...

Foremost African financial institution, Guaranty Trust Bank Plc has won the award for "Bank of the Year Nigeria” for the second year in a...

Fitch revises outlook on FBNH to positive; affirms at ‘B-‘

Fitch Ratings has revised the Outlook on the Long-Term Issuer Default Ratings (IDR) of FBN Holdings Plc (FBNH) and its primary operating company, First...


Canada invited 3,357 Express Entry candidates with scores as low as 300

Canada invited 3,357 Express Entry Candidates with scores as low as 300

Canadian province, Alberta, has issued a total of 3,357 invitations to apply for a provincial nomination for Canadian Permanent Residency (PR) to Express Entry candidates with Comprehensive Ranking System scores as low as 300.

Purported EFCC raid on MTN Nigeria head office might be false

There were wild media reports, late Friday night, purporting that the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (@officialEFCC) raided the head office of @MTNNG. This might be wrong.
Treasury Bills

Daily Update: T-Bills Market turns bearish as CBN resumes OMO sales

Welcome to Nairametrics‘ summary of the daily performance of major economic indicators and highlights from trading sessions and key statistics such as Treasury Bills and Bonds. This is brought to you by Zedcrest.