First Bank assures of secure, convenient money transfer services

First Bank of Nigeria has re-affi rmed its commitment to the best fi nancial solutions to promote convenience and support lifestyles of customers through eff ective and effi cient money transfer services. Th e bank re-affi rmed the commitment in a statement saying that it had demonstrated the commitment over the years. It said that it had demonstrated More...

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By Blueprint Newsroom On Thursday, April 20th, 2017
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Ecobank makes full loan provision

By Amaka Ifeakandu Lagos Ecobank Transnational Incorporate (ETI) has taken a decision to completely clean its books of nonperforming risk assets in its legacy loan portfolio, and has made a provision of N221.7 billion More...

By Blueprint Newsroom On Monday, April 17th, 2017
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Wema Bank reopens branch in Kaduna

Wema Bank Plc, has sustained its strategic expansion plan with the reopening of its branch in Kaduna. Th e branch was closed following the scaling down of the bank’s operations in 2009 in commencement of a turnaround More...

By Blueprint Newsroom On Monday, April 17th, 2017
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Diamond Bank CEO urges European investors to focus on Africa

Th e Chief Executive Offi cer of Diamond Bank Plc, Uzoma Dozie, has enjoined European entrepreneurs and investors to increase their investment in Africa, saying that the fundamentals for sustainable growth and development More...

By Blueprint Newsroom On Monday, April 17th, 2017
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Banking system’s net foreign assets rose to N8.891trn in Dec

Stories by Amaka Ifeakandu Lagos Net foreign assets of the banking system rose to N8.891 trillion at the end of December 2016. This represents an increase of 57.27 per cent compared with the 25.7 per cent growth More...

By Blueprint Newsroom On Monday, April 17th, 2017
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Interbank rate jumps on cash shortage

Nigerian interbank lending rates rose by around 100 percentage points yesterday, as commercial lenders scrambled for cash to pay for bond purchases and cover their positions, traders said. Overnight lending rates More...

By Blueprint Newsroom On Thursday, April 6th, 2017
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Jaiz Bank deposits now N60bn – MD

By David Agba Abuja Th e Managing Director of Jaiz Bank Plc. Mr. Hassan Usman says the bank’s deposits grew from N13.5 billion in the fi rst year of its operations to N60 billion by end of 2016 fi nancial More...

By Blueprint Newsroom On Monday, March 27th, 2017
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AMCON Sells Keystone Bank to Sigma Golf-Riverbank takes over

By Amaka Ifeakandu Lagos Th e new investors have taken over full control of Keystone Bank. Th e new management which took over last Friday are set to reposition the bank on a growth path with immediate eff ect. More...

By Blueprint Newsroom On Thursday, March 16th, 2017
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Chairman of the Organising Committee for the 22nd World Conference of Banking Institutes Dr Segun Aina and President of Council Chartered Institute of Bankers during the 22nd World Conference of Banking

From left: Chairman of the Organising Committee for the 22nd World Conference of Banking Institutes, Dr Segun Aina, President of Council, Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria (CIBN), Professor Segun Ajibola More...

By Blueprint Newsroom On Thursday, March 16th, 2017
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Ghost workers: FG extends BVN to Microfinance Banks

Th e federal government has urged the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) to enforce the use of Bank Verifi cation Number, BVN, in Microfi nance Banks, amid suspicions that fraudulent government employees have set up More...