X-raying benefits of FirstMonie Wallet in service delivery

April 27, 2022 Amaka Ifeakandu 0

First Bank of Nigeria Limited  introduced Firstmonie Wallet App to enable its customers carry out seamless transaction using their mobile phone numbers. AMAKA IFEAKANDU looks at the milestones recorded with the use of Firstmonie Wallet in service delivery across the country. The advent of digital payment in the nation’s financial industry  has tremendously changed the banking system in the country. With the  transformation Read More

GMW: How FirstBank is promoting financial literacy campaign among  children

April 22, 2022 Amaka Ifeakandu 0

Global Money Week (GMW) recently hosted its annual  financial awareness campaign  to celebrate its 10th year anniversary. At the event, First Bank of Nigeria Limited showcases its Financial Literacy campaign which has impacted thousands of school children. AMAKA IFEAKANDU reports   Global Money Week (GWM) recently celebrated an annual financial awareness campaign to commemorate its 10th year anniversary. The programme targeted at young people, Read More

Listing benefits of MeFirst Account for teenagers

February 11, 2022 Amaka Ifeakandu 0

FirstBank of Nigeria Limited introduced MeFirst to expose teenagers to cashless culture and electronic payment activities at teen age. In this report, AMAKA IFEAKANDU further highlights the impacts on this facility on teenagers With the advancement in information technology, there is need for parents to open a bank account for children at teenage age to promote their management skill.  The account Read More

First Bank rewards customers in Visa Gold Cashback campaign

February 3, 2022 Benjamin Umuteme 0

In furtherance of its appreciation of customers, whilst promoting the adoption of mobile payment solutions in the country, FirstBank is rewarding holders and customers of its branded Visa Gold card in its ongoing Visa Gold card. The promo which will have over 300 Visa Gold cardholders rewarded during the promo is scheduled to end on 25 March 2022. Each month, Read More

First Bank: Discovering youth’s potentials, talents through JAN

December 3, 2021 Editorial IV 0

First Bank of Nigeria Limited has sustained its leadership position in driving the youth development in the country. Apart from its FutureFast programme targeted at the youths to ensure fulfilling careers, the bank has, in the last 11 years, partnered Junior Achievement Nigeria (JAN) to host its annual event, the National Company of the Year competition (NCOY).  AMAKA IFEAKANDU reports. First Read More

FBN webinar: How to enhance Nigerian exports – Stakeholders

December 1, 2021 Amaka Ifeakandu 0

  Stakeholders in the nation’s trade and finance industry have said that product packaging, documentation, certification as well as building supporting infrastructure are key factors that will enhance the exports  in the country. They also admitted that export-led economies generally enjoy relative stability and sustainable growth. Speaking at the First Bank Non-oil Export webinar series 2021 with the theme: “Building Sustainable Read More

FirstMonie Agent: Standing out from other POS operators

November 15, 2021 Editorial IV 0

In 2012, First Bank of Nigeria Limited launched FirstMonie App to enhance local fund transfer in the country. But with the re-launch of FirstMonie Agent in 2018 and following the success of a pilot of the agent banking scheme of the CBN, the use of POS for e-payment transaction spreads across the country.   AMAKA IFEAKANDU explains the unique feature Read More

Boosting SMEs growth through FirstSME Account

October 31, 2021 Editorial IV 0

First Bank of Nigeria created FirstSME Account to add to its SME product family in support of small and medium scale business owners by sustaining and expanding their business. AMAKA IFEAKANDU looks at  what the facility offers and how SMEs owners can key in to boost their businesses. There  is no doubt that Small and Medium scale Enterprises (SMEs) are Read More

First Bank: Fast Tracking the next generation ATM

October 25, 2021 Editorial IV 0

The challenge posed by the COVID-19 pandemic to both the Nigeria and global economy in 2020, became an innovative opportunity for  First Bank of Nigeria which came up with Fast Track ATM, the next generation ATM, the first of its type in Africa. AMAKA IFEAKANDU looks at the benefits customers stand to gain. . COVID-19 as  new opportunities There is no denying the Read More

FirstMobile: A symbol of banking convenience with global attraction

October 18, 2021 Amaka Ifekandu 0

The launch of FirstMobile App by First Bank of Nigeria Limited provides an opportunity for its customers to conveniently access both financial and non financial transactions. AMAKA IFEAKANDU writes on the recognition this initiative and many others have attracted to the FBN globally. Over the years, the development in digital financial technologies across the world, like e-money, digital banking and Read More

When First Bank set the pace for thoughts on Open Banking

October 11, 2021 Amaka Ifeakandu 0

At FIntech Summit 5.0 organised by First Bank of Nigeria, experts brainstormed on how best to make the Open Banking initiative work in financial service delivery, even as the FBN speaks on reasons for its intervention and the bank’s plans to remain atop the nation’s banking industry. AMAKA IFEAKANDU reports First Bank of Nigeria Limited, Nigeria’s premier and leading financial Read More

At FirstBank Fintech Summit, experts express optimism over the success of proposed open banking services

October 8, 2021 Suleiman Idris 0

Experts said the proposed Open Banking services will open a new vista of economic prosperity and financial inclusion to millions of Nigerians if properly regulated. The experts spoke at an online summit, the FirstBank Fintech Summit with the theme (Open Banking & its Derivative Opportunities for the Financial Ecosystem).  Guest Speaker, Professor Ndubuisi Ekekwe, noted that “Open Banking is a vista Read More

FirstBank hosts Fintech Summit 5.0, highlights impact on financial inclusion

 First Bank of Nigeria Limited, Nigeria’s leading financial inclusion services provider, has announced that the 2021 edition of its annual FINTECH Summit is scheduled to hold on Thursday, 7 October 2021 by 10:00 am. EFirstBank has been named “Most Valuable Bank Brand in Nigeria” six times in a row (2011 – 2016) by the globally renowned “The Banker Magazine” of Read More