FirstBank launches single-digit loan for women-owned businesses

June 29, 2022 Amaka Ifeakandu 0

In furtherance of its role in promoting female entrepreneurship across the country, Nigeria’s premier banking institution and leading financial inclusion services provider, First Bank of Nigeria Limited, has launched the FirstGem fund (FirstGem loan); a single-digit loan scheme, exclusively designed to put women at an advantage in contributing to the socio-economic development of the country. The FirstGem loan scheme is Read More

FirstBank launches single-digit loan for women-owned businesses

June 28, 2022 Amaka Ifeakandu Lagos 0

In furtherance of its role in promoting female entrepreneurship across the country, Nigeria’s premier banking institution and leading financial inclusion services provider, First Bank of Nigeria Limited, has launched the FirstGem fund (FirstGem loan); a single-digit loan scheme, exclusively designed to put women at an advantage in contributing to the socio-economic development of the country. The FirstGem loan scheme is Read More

FirstBank secures $150m Afreximbank grant to support businesses in Nigeria

June 14, 2022 Amaka Ifeakandu, Lagos 0

African Export Import Bank (Afreximbank) has announced the disbursement of a $150 million finance facility to First Bank of Nigeria Limited, Nigeria’s premier and leading financial inclusion services provider. The funding was provided under Afreximbank’s Pandemic Trade Impact Mitigation Facility (PATIMFA). Afreximbank’s $150 million financial support will be accessible to FirstBank customers that are involved in the manufacturing and importation Read More

Showcasing FirstAdvance, FirstBank PLAS on Workers’ Day

May 11, 2022 Blueprint 0

Penultimate week, First Bank of Nigeria Limited joined workers across the countries to celebrate International workers Day. AMAKA IFEAKANDU looks at the bank’s efforts in supporting workers across the country through its products- FirstAdvance and FirstBank PLAS. Globally, Workers’ Day is celebrated to honour workers and recognise their contribution to the growth of the economy. The Day is set aside Read More

FirstBank to reward customers in new verve card campaign

March 15, 2022 Segun Odunewu 0

FirstBank has urged its customers to take advantage of the Bank’s ongoing Verve Card campaign designed to reward customers for their continued usage of the Verve debit Card. The Eight-week promo will end on Wednesday, 30 March 2022 as 2,601 customers will win various prizes. These prizes include: N20,000 Cash Prize, N10,000 Cash Prize, N10,000 worth of airtime; power generating Read More

FirstBank’s Agents Credit Scheme as promoter of business expansion, economic growth

March 12, 2022 Blueprint 0

In its effort to reinforce its role of impacting the nation’s economy, FirstBank of Nigeria created Agent Credit Scheme to promote and expand FirstMonie Agents businesses in the country. AMAKA IFEAKANDU writes on the impact of the scheme in promoting financial inclusion and growth of the nation’s economy in general. First Bank of Nigeria Limited, Nigeria’s leading financial inclusion provider Read More

FirstBank rewards customers with N50m worth of prizes in verve card campaign

March 9, 2022 Amaka Ifeakandu, Lagos 0

First Bank of Nigeria Limited, Nigeria’s leading financial inclusion services provider has urged its customers to take advantage of the Bank’s ongoing Verve Card campaign designed to reward customers for their continued usage of the Verve debit Card. The Eight-week promo will end on Wednesday, March 30, 2022 as 2,601 customers will win various prizes. These prizes include: N20,000 Cash Read More

FirstBank to reward over 300 Visa Gold cardholders in new promo

February 8, 2022 Segun Odunewu 0

FirstBank is set to reward over 300 holders and customers of its branded Visa Gold card in its ongoing Visa Gold card cashback campaign. The promo which is scheduled to end on 25 March 2022, will see the first 50 customers with an average transaction value below $150 in the last 6 months get 10 percent cashback on transactions carried 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

How FirstBank is bridging financial exclusion gap

October 10, 2021 Segun Odunewu 0

FirstBank of Nigeria Limited, owned by FBN Holdings Plc, leveraging on its 750 business locations including international presence in eight countries, as well as leadership in electronic banking services, has been at the forefront of bridging the financial exclusion gap in the country. FBN has been at the forefront of ensuring that the majority of the adult population in the Read More

FBN creating jobs, deepening financial inclusion through Firstmonie

October 8, 2021 Segun Odunewu 0

One of Nigeria’s leading financial houses, FirstBank of Nigeria’s unmatched commitment to financial inclusion and creating unemployment for thousands of Nigerians through its Firstmonie agents is informed by the bank’s undivided focus on making real impact across Nigeria. Firstmonie Agents have been integral to bridging the financial exclusion gap, providing convenient banking services that are easily accessible, thereby saving time Read More