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Access Bank sued for sacking Employee unlawfully

Access Bank of Nigeria has been sued by an employer identified as , Abubakar Abdullahi, over alleged unlawful indefinite suspension. Mr. Abdullahi, who worked at the bank’s Yola Branch before the suspension, sued the bank before the National Industrial Court, Abuja. The banker is asking the court to order the …

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Lagos To Close All Roads For Citywide Marathon Race

The General Manager, Access Bank Lagos City Marathon, Yussuf Alli, on Sunday released detailed information on road closure on February 11, the date of the second edition of Access Bank Lagos City Marathon. Alli disclosed that for about 12 hours, some parts of Lagos will be shut down for the …

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Ex-Petroleum Minister, Diezani Forfeits $153.3m To FG

The Federal High Court sitting in Lagos on Friday ordered the forfeiture of $153.3 million allegedly embezzled by the embattled former Petroleum Minister, Diezani Alison-Madueke, to the Federal Government. The seized money, according to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission was stolen from the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation and stashed in …

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50,000 Athletes To Participate In 2017 Lagos City Marathon

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode on Sunday said no fewer than 50,000 athletes from across the world are expected to participate in the second edition of Access Bank Lagos City Marathon billed to hold on February 11, 2017. Governor Ambode, who stated this at Lagos House in Ikeja while addressing a …

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Access Bank Wins Big At The Business Day Annual Banking Awards

Access Bank Plc has emerged the best bank in Nigeria for the year 2016. The announcement was made by the Award Committee at this year’s Business Day Annual Banking Awards, which held at the Eko Hotels on Friday night. As a confirmation of an exceptional performance in 2015, Access Bank’s …

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Access Bank Wins 2016 Best Bank Academy Award

Access Bank Plc’s School of Banking Excellence has been awarded the 2016 Best Bank Academy by the Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria (CIBN). The award was in recognition of the quality of the school’s curriculum and graduates as well as the consistency in their production of fresh graduates. Former …

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Lagos State Gov Approves N15.5m Seed Funding For University Entrepreneurs

Governor Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State has approved the disbursement of N15.5million as seed funding and grants for final year students enrolled in the Ready.Set.Work (RSW) program— an entrepreneurship employability training program organized for the final year students of tertiary institutions in Lagos State. The aim of the program is …

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Ongoing Strike Act Of Sabotage – Kogi State Government

Kogi State goverment yesterday described the ongoing industrial action by the NLC, TUC and banks in the state as an act of sabotage. The strike started on Monday as workers are protesting the decision of the government to open salary accounts for workers in Zenith bank, while local government workers …

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CBN To Announce 10 Forex Dealers Today

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) will today name the lead players in the foreign exchange market, following a new foreign exchange policy introduced this week. The lead players would be known as Foreign Exchange Primary Dealers (FXPD), according to a document released by the CBN. Vanguard investigations (considering their …

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How Oronsaye Diverted N190m From Government Account – Witness

Olubunmi Ojoko, another prosecution witness in the ongoing trial of former Head of Service, Stephen Oronsaye, yesterday, told a Federal Capital Territory High Court sitting in Maitama, Abuja how Oronsaye used N190 million diverted from the Federal Government. The witness who is an employee of Access Bank Plc said that …

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Access Bank Nigeria Offers To Fund Kanye West’s ‘Beautiful Ideas’

OK, is Access bank just trying to get recognized on Twitter? The famous bank, Access Bank Nigeria have gone on their Twitter handle and announced that they are ready to help fund Kanye West’s ideas. You’d remember that Kanye West took to Twitter to publicly beg Mark Zuckerberg to invest …

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Access Bank, Airtel Launch Mobile Money Service

Access Bank Plc has entered into an agreement with Airtel Nigeria for the deployment of its mobile money platform, Access Money. At the launch of the product in Lagos, Group Managing Director of the bank, Mr. Herbert Wigwe lamented the fact that banks in the country had over the years …

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MasterCard-branded Electronic ID Card Launched In Nigeria

Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan today received his National eID card, heralding the official launch of the eID pilot program. In the pilot phase, the Nigerian Identity Management Commission (NIMC) will issue MasterCard-branded identity cards with electronic payments functionality to 13 million Nigerians. This initiative is the largest rollout of a …

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Access Bank Issues $400m Eurobond

Access Bank Plc yesterday launched a $400 million seven-year Tier 2 capital issuance, which is callable at the end of five years. This came following the bank’s highly successful $350 million five-year senior debt issued in 2012. The bank recently got shareholders’ approval to raise $1 billion capital from local …

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Daura Attack: Suspected Boko Haram Gunmen Cart Away Over N200 Million From Banks

Indications have emerged that over N200 million was carted away by suspected Boko Haram insurgents numbering over 200 who invaded Daura, Katsina State, between Thursday night and the wee hours of Friday during which four banks namely First bank, Access bank, Keystone bank and Unity bank were attacked. The Brigade …

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Dr Erastus Akingbola Seeks Court Permission to Embark on Medical Trip Abroad

Former Managing Director of Intercontinental Bank Plc (now Access Bank), Dr Erastus Akingbola, has asked Justice Adeniyi Onigbanjo of a Lagos High Court sitting in Ikeja to grant him leave to travel abroad for medical attention. Dr Akingbola made this request in an application filed by his counsel, Mr Mike …

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Erastus Akingbola Wants Corruption Case Started Afresh

Embattled former Managing Director of Intercontinental Bank (now Access Bank Plc), Dr Erastus Akingbola, has opted to start afresh his corruption case in court. Akingbola made this decision on Tuesday when he was given the option to either continue his case from where the former presiding judge, Justice Habeed Abiru, …

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“I did not steal N47.1 Billion” Akingbola Insists as He Takes Witness Stand in Court

The embattled former Managing Director of Intercontinental Bank Plc (now Access Bank), Dr Erastus Akingbola, on Monday, stepped into the witness box to defend the allegation of stealing N47.1 billion levelled against him by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). Akingbola, led by his counsel, Chief Felix Fagbohungbe, SAN, …

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UK court Orders Erastus Akingbola to Pay Access Bank N164 Billion Stolen Money

In a twist of events that stinks of the Ibori case, former Managing Director of defunct Intercontinental Bank Plc (now Access Bank Plc), Mr. Erastus Akingbola has been ordered by a High Court of Justice, Queen’s Bench Division, in London, to pay Access Bank Plc £654 million (about N164 billion) …

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Eight Nigerian Banks Among World First 1000

According to a list compiled by The Banker Magazine, a publication of the Financial Times of London, eight (8) Nigerian banks have ranked among the top 1000 banks in the world. The Nigerian banks are Zenith Bank, First Bank, GTbank, Access Bank, United Bank for Africa, Fidelity bank, First City …

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