Tag Archives: Access Bank

Financial Inclusion: Number of Access Bank agents hits 100,000 across Nigeria

One of the foremost banks in Nigeria, Access Bank in its effort to boost financial inclusion has announced intentions to significantly increase its customer base and deepen wallet share of the banking population riding on its agency banking platform. Access Bank agency banking ‘Access Closa’ recently hit a milestone of having 100,000 agents currently spread across Nigeria as the bank ...

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Access Bank and Fidelity Bank partner firm on property development

Access Bank Plc, Fidelity Bank Plc and Abbey Mortgage Bank are some of the financial institutions working with Park101, a luxury water front property in Ibeju-Lekki axis, Lagos on structured funding for property buyers. Speaking during Park101 Real Estate conference in Lagos, Group Chief Operating Officer, Park101, Kayode Adegoye, said the financial institutions will be supporting prospective property buyers to ...

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Access Bank partners group to boost women entrepreneurship

Access Bank has partnered the Africa-America Women’s Economic Forum (AAWEF) to empower and promote women interest. Access Bank’s commitment to advancing women’s empowerment is evident through the W Initiative meant to ensure that women get the best from banking. The bank has long recognised the economic power of encouraging and supporting women as well as female entrepreneurs and in the ...

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Access Bank pushes out more digital loans

Access Bank Plc has planned to surpass its 2020 record as the bank pushes out more digital loans. To achieve this, the bank has launched the Diamond Business Advantage (DBA) Lite to address the challenges of accessing digital loans for youth entrepreneurs. Speaking during the launch of the product in Lagos, Executive Director, Access Bank Plc, Retail Banking, Victor Etuokwu, ...

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Employees of Wema Bank Plc raise funds for less privileged women

Employees of Wema Bank Plc are planning to raise of funds for less privileged women to expand their businesses under the Project Ferry scheme. They are Embarking on this programme through the salary-for-love initiative The workers of the bank in the Lagos Region led by the project champions selected 47 underprivileged women at Ferry Community in Oworoshoki, Lagos for the ...

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How Access Bank invested N18.7 billion on ICT

Access Bank has revealed it spent a whopping N18.7 billion in IT and E-Business related initiatives in 2020. The figure is nearly double (92% higher) the N9.7 billion spent in 2019. The same expense line cost it N11.39 billion in 2018. The bank claims the expenses is in line with its “investments in IT capability with the focus of improving ...

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SWIFTPAY: Access Bank unveils digital payment service for SMEs

In its bid to facilitate easy facilitation  of payments between SME and retail customers via digital space, Access Bank Plc has unveiled SWIFTPAY, a digital payment service The service is initiated to enhance the  receipt of business payments so that  customers make quick, easy and secure digital payments on social media platforms. In her address to journalists in Lagos, Head, ...

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Access Bank organises event for women to mark Women’s Day

One of Nigeria’s leading banks, Access Bank has planned to celebrate the International Women’s Day on Thursday, March 11, 2021. It was learnt that the  event has as theme: ‘Take the Centre Stage: Speak Up!’. The bank decided to organise the event so as to analyse and offer solutions to how women can record effective delivery at their the workplaces, ...

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Access Bank Board of Directors approve cash dividend for shareholders

The board of directors of Access Bank Plc has approved an audited report and payment of cash dividends for the 2020 business year. The board met recently to deliberate over the banking group’s audited consolidated and separate financial statement for that year. In a statement after the meeting, the bank Bank said that the board approved the financial statements and ...

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