Fidelity MD, Onyeali-Ikpe bags Banker of the Year Award

February 3, 2023 Blessing Anaro 0

The Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer, Fidelity Bank Plc, Nneka Onyeali-Ikpe has been presented the award of the Banker of the Year 2022 at the 14th Leadership Annual Conference and Awards. Organized by Leadership Media Group, publishers of Leadership newspapers, the colourful ceremony was held at the Abuja International Conference Center on Tuesday, 31 January 2023. The well-attended event was chaired Read More

Fidelity Bank showcases Nigerian-based businesses at FITCC

November 23, 2022 Segun Odunewu Lagos 0

Fidelity Bank recently hosted the maiden edition of its international trade expo in the United Kingdom where Nigerian-based businesses were showcased to the world. The expo tagged -the Fidelity International Trade and Creative Connect (FITCC), featured a host of activities designed to position Nigerian businesses for increased partnership, financing, product-offtake and investment opportunities in the United Kingdom and Europe. According Read More

Fidelity Bank supports Oil and Gas coy to ease products distribution nationwide

October 25, 2022 Blessing Anaro, Lagos 0

As part of its efforts towards facilitating the distribution of petroleum products across the country and in support of the federal government’s reforms in the nation’s oil industry, leading financial institution, Fidelity Bank Plc, recently joined President Muhammadu Buhari and a host of dignitaries to commission the Pinnacle Oil and Gas Terminal in Lekki, Lagos. Situated in the Lekki free Read More

Fidelity Bank settles $400m Eurobond due

October 17, 2022 Blessing Anaro, Lagos 0

Fidelity Bank sent $421 million to settle a Eurobond due today, even as Nigeria continue to grapples with a growing scarcity of foreign exchange. The Lagos-based bank transferred the sum on Oct. 13 for the settlement of the five-year, dollar-denominated bond issued in 2017 with a coupon of 10.75 per cent, according to a document seen by Bloomberg and confirmed Read More

Fidelity Bank to showcase Nigeria’s non-oil exports to int’l markets

October 7, 2022 Blessing Anaro, Lagos 0

In continuation of its bid to help Nigerian businesses compete favourably in international markets, leading financial institution, Fidelity Bank Plc, has announced plans to host the maiden edition of the Fidelity International Trade and Creative Connect (FITCC). Scheduled to hold on Tuesday, 15 and Wednesday, 16 November 2022 in London, United Kingdom, FITCC will host leading businesses, entrepreneurs, investors and Read More

Fidelity partners SMEDAN to empower SMEs

September 29, 2022 Blessing Anaro, Lagos 0

In what has been termed a major move to bridge the gap in helping small businesses access much needed funding and capacity development initiatives, leading financial institution -Fidelity Bank Plc – has announced a strategic partnership with the Small and Medium Enterprises Development Agency (SMEDAN). At a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) signing ceremony held in Lagos recently, the Managing Director/Chief Read More

Increasing cocoa export can earn Nigeria $3bn yearly- Fidelity Bank CEO

September 18, 2022 Blessing Anaro, Lagos 0

The Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of Fidelity Bank, Mrs. Nneka Onyeali-Ikpe, has said that expanding the Nigeria’s cocoa industry is capable of providing additional foreign exchange revenue to the tune of about $3 billion a year. Onyeali-Ikpe made this remarks at the 2022 Finance Correspondents Association of Nigeria, FICAN, conference with the theme – “Boosting Domestic Capacity for Read More

Fidelity, FirstBank top list of best performing Nigerian banks

September 13, 2022 Segun Odunewu, Lagos 0

Fidelity Bank, Stanbic IBTC and FirstBank are among the top five performing Nigerian banks in the second quarter of 2022, according to the financial reports of 12 banks under survey. Both Zenith Bank and Union Bank dropped from the top five list in the second quarter of 2022, indicating declining performance, with Fidelity Bank and Wema Bank replacing them. The Read More

Fidelity Bank rewards customers with N10m in savings promo

August 3, 2022 Blessing Anaro, Lagos 0

Fidelity Bank Plc has rewarded 10 customers with N1million each in the eight monthly draw of its Get Alerts in Millions season five promo (GAIM 5). Dr Ken Opara, the Promo Chairman and Executive Director, Lagos and South-West, said at the prize presentation on Wednesday in Lagos that the promo was aimed at promoting financial inclusion. Opara said that the Read More

Fitch upgrades Fidelity Bank’s issuer default rating

July 1, 2022 Blessing Anaro, Lagos 0

Fitch Ratings has upgraded Fidelity Bank Plc’s long-term issuer default rating (IDR) from ‘B-’ to ‘B’, reflecting the bank’s increased creditworthiness. The rating agency also upgraded Fidelity’s National Long-Term Rating to ‘A(nga)’ from ‘BBB+(nga)’. According to the global rating agency, the upgrade is a result of the Bank’s improving business profile and resilient financial metrics. The agency added that the Read More

GAIM 5: Fidelity Bank rewards customers with N10m

June 29, 2022 Blessing Anaro, Lagos 0

Ten more customers of Fidelity Bank Plc, yesterday, got rewarded with N10 million in the bank’s season 5 edition of its savings promo tagged “Get Alert in Millions (GAIM 5)”. The seventh monthly prize presentation ceremony of the campaign, which was witnessed by representatives of the National Lottery Regulatory Commission (NLRC) and Federal Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (FCCPC) in Read More

Fidelity Bank renovates classroom blocks, commissions ATM gallery In Zaria

June 22, 2022 Blessing Anaro, Lagos 0

Leading financial institution, Fidelity Bank Plc, recently commissioned the newly renovated Madrasatul Anwarul Islam school in Zaria, Kaduna State as part of its Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) initiatives targeted across Nigeria. Established over five decades ago by the emir’s father, late Maga in garin Zazzau, Alhaji Nuhu Bamalli, Madrasatul Anwarul Islam is the alma mater of the current Emir of Read More

Fidelity Bank Chief urges bankers to embrace integrity, personal development

May 4, 2022 Blessing Anaro, Lagos 0

Young banking professionals have been encouraged to embrace integrity, innovation and personal development in order to excel in their banking careers. This advice was given by Chief Executive Officer, Fidelity Bank Plc, Nneka Onyeali-Ikpe, who was the special guest of honour at the graduation ceremony of stream 1 mentees of the Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria (CIBN) mentoring scheme. Read More

Fidelity Bank to boost schools’ profitability with value-adding products

April 25, 2022 Blessing Anaro, Lagos 0

Fidelity Bank Plc, has introduced a bouquet of products designed to help schools run profitably and seamlessly. Specifically targeted at privately-run primary, secondary and tertiary educational institutions in the country, the collection of products include financial and non-financial products put together to help schools enhance the quality of services they render, scale their operations and increase revenue. In a chat Read More

Fidelity Bank drives non-oil exports in North central through seminar

April 14, 2022 Blessing Anaro 0

Governor Simon Lalong of Plateau state has lauded the RT200 FX Programme by the Central Bank of Nigeria’s (CBN), stating that the nation stands to gain a lot in terms of expanding its foreign exchange earning capacity through previously underutilised sectors. The governor made this declaration at the recently held CBN RT200FX Policy Sensitization seminar hosted by Fidelity Bank Plc Read More

Access Bank, GTCO, Fidelity Bank, others make LinkedIn’s top 25 best workplace

April 14, 2022 Blessing Anaro, Lagos 0

Access Bank, GTCO, Stanbic IBTC, Zenith Bank, Anheuser-Bush Inbev and 20 others have made LinkedIn’s Top 25 best places to work in Nigeria in 2022. This was disclosed by LinkedIn, a global professional network company, in a statement issued and seen by Nairametrics on Tuesday. According to LinkedIn, the companies offer stability in the ever-changing world of work, as they Read More

CIBN appoints Fidelity Bank’s Ken Opara as 22nd president

April 11, 2022 Blessing Anaro 0

Dr Kenneth Opara Ph.D, FCIB, Executive Director -Lagos and Southwest of Fidelity Bank Plc has been appointed the 22nd President of the Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria. Dr Opara, who was the erstwhile 1st Vice-President of the institute, was elected unopposed at the institute’s 2022 Annual General Meeting held at the Bankers’ House, Adeola Hopewell, Victoria Island, Lagos on Read More

Fidelity Bank to empower 4,000 students in 36 schools

March 31, 2022 Blessing Anaro, Lagos 0

Fidelity Bank Plc will tutor 4,000 students in 36 schools across Nigeria on the value of managing financial resources effectively in order to improve their economic well-being. This initiative, organised in collaboration with Junior Achievement Nigeria (JAN), is part of the activities celebrating the Central Bank’s (CBN) annual Global Money Week (GMW), which promotes financial literacy on a global and Read More

Fidelity Bank to help entrepreneurs explore US market

March 29, 2022 Blessing Anaro 0

Fidelity Bank Plc, is set to host a workshop for businesses looking to scale and expand their reach into new international markets. The training, which is scheduled for Wednesday, 6 April 2022 in Aba, Abia State, is being put together in collaboration with Export & Sell Limited -a trade enabling platform that facilitates the listing of Nigerian businesses on Amazon Read More

Fidelity Bank presents N10m to winners of GAIM 5 monthly draw

March 29, 2022 Blessing Anaro 0

Ten customers of Fidelity Bank Plc have smiled home with N1million each having emerged winners in the fourth monthly draw of the Fidelity Bank Get Alerts in Millions season 5 promo (GAIM 5). Speaking at the prize presentation event in Lagos, the Promo Chairperson and Executive Director, Lagos and South-West, Fidelity Bank Plc, Dr. Ken Opara who was represented by Read More

Fidelity Bank partners OnePipe to empower businesses with payment solution

March 21, 2022 Blessing Anaro Lagos 0

In a bid to deepen positive customer experience and create new opportunities for businesses to grow revenue, Fidelity Bank, has launched the PayGatePlus, payment gateway. The solution which is in collaboration with OnePipe. PayGatePlus, which is an upgraded version of the legacy PayGate product by the bank, is a payment solution and a comprehensive embedded finance platform that empowers organisations Read More