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The logo of the Nigerian Stock Exchange is pictured in Lagos, Nigeria, file. REUTERS-Afolabi Sotunde

Nigerian stock market records N29 billion loss

Trading activities on the floor of the Nigerian Stock Exchange fell by 0.22 per cent on Thursday to halt its gaining streak as market speculators began profit-taking.
Dr Nkem Okeke (m) inaugurating the Umueri Covid-19 isolation centre, while Anambra State commissioner for Health, Dr Vincent Okpala (l) and Uche Iboko (r), regional head of Access Bank look on.

Anambra receives covid-19 isolation centre donated by commercial bank

The Anambra State Governor, Chief Willie Obiano, has received a 100-bed isolation centre donated to the state by Access Bank PLC in Umueri, Anambra East Local Government Area.
Access Bank Plc has urged its customers and the general public to disregard social media report of its shutting 340 branches nationwide.

Access Bank denies sacking 75% workers, closing branches

The bank in a statement signed by the Company Secretary, Mr Sunday Ekwochi, obtained from the Nigerian Stock Exchange website described the news as malicious and a distraction from the genuine and compassionate plan to protect its workers and help keep jobs in the unfolding macroeconomic environment.
The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) as said that its staff in Jos Branch, on Tuesday averted what would have been another major fire disaster in the country.

Central bank, bankers committee suspend planned lay-offs in banks

The Spokesman of CBN, Isaac Okorafor in a statement said a special meeting of the Bankers’ Committee was convened on May 2, 2020, to further review the implications of the COVID-19 pandemic on the Nigerian banking industry.
Access Bank Plc has urged its customers and the general public to disregard social media report of its shutting 340 branches nationwide.

Access Bank denies closing branches

As the structure of the lockdown has been relaxed, the branches will be reopened in a phased approach and with adherence to physical distancing guidelines.
Dr Herbert Wigwe, Managing Director of Access Bank Plc

Herbert Wigwe: Access Bank will do pay cut, shed staff — video

Herbert Wigwe, Group Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer of Access Bank Plc, is taking steps to cope with the realities of Coronavirus-induced economic melt-down.
Access Bank has unveiled a new brand logo to reflect its new status following the completion of its merge with Diamond Bank.

Access Bank slashes salaries of staff as coronavirus slows economy

Employees of Access Bank Plc, one of Nigeria’s top commercial lenders will take a pay cut as the coronavirus hampers economic activity in the country.

Bank, PSN donate isolation centre, hand sanitisers to Taraba

As the global devastation caused by the novel COVID-19 pandemic continues to spread to more states in northern Nigeria, Access Bank Plc has pledged to provide a one hundred bed capacity isolation centre to the Taraba State government.
Dangote Group founder Aliko Dangote

Coalition set to distribute food items to 1.7 million vulnerable people in 774 local...

The private sector-led Coalition Against COVID-19 (CACOVID-19) has concluded plans to distribute food items to at least 1.7 million vulnerable people in Nigeria to complement governments’ effort s in cushioning the economic consequences of the coronavirus pandemic in the country.
In his broadcast to the nation on Sunday, March 29, 2020, President Muhammadu Buhari declared that “in Nigeria’s fight against Covid-19, there is no such thing as an overreaction or under-reaction.

Coronavirus: What President Buhari has done and still doing

In his broadcast to the nation on Sunday, March 29, 2020, President Muhammadu Buhari declared that “in Nigeria’s fight against Covid-19, there is no such thing as an overreaction or under-reaction. It is all about the right reaction by the right agencies and trained experts.”

Bank sensitises students on money usage in Nasarawa

Access Bank Plc has taken its Global Money Week sensitisation campaign to Nasarawa State to educate students on how to use money to transform their communities.
Access Bank has unveiled a new brand logo to reflect its new status following the completion of its merge with Diamond Bank.

Access Bank completes N15 billion green bond cross-listing

The 15.50% fixed rate, unsecured climate-credential green bond is the first of its kind to be issued by a Nigerian corporate and represents a major milestone in the development of the local green finance market.
The General Officer Commanding(GOC), 8 Division, Sokoto, Major General Hakeem Otiki, has been placed under house arrest, Daily Sun has gathered.

Court orders interim forfeiture of $376,120 traced to General Hakeem Otiki

The Abuja Division of the Federal High Court, on Wednesday, ordered the interim forfeiture of the sum of $376, 120 allegedly seized from Major General Hakeem Otiki, to the Federal Government.
Dr Herbert Wigwe, Managing Director of Access Bank Plc

Access Bank gets final nod to acquire Kenyan Transnational Bank

Access Bank Plc says it has secured final approvals of all relevant regulatory authorities in Kenya for the acquisition of Kenya-based Transnational Bank Plc (TNB).
The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) in Niger has commended the efforts of Mr Hamzat Adekunle with state code number NG-19C-1696, for conducting free diabetes tests for 65 persons in the camp.

NYSC: Over 1.4 million corps members benefitted from skill acquisition

Brig.-General Shuaibu Ibrahim, the Director-General, National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), says that more than 1.4 million have benefited from the scheme’s skills acquisition training since its commencement in year 2012.

Two suspects arrested for duping bank manager of $200,000

The Adamawa Police Command on Saturday confirmed the arrest of two suspects for allegedly duping a bank manager of 200,000 US Dollars (about N70m).
The Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) has ordered the suspension of the Acting Registrar General of the Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC), Azinge Azuka.

Code of Conduct tribunal orders suspension of CAC boss Azinge Azuka

The Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) has ordered the suspension of the Acting Registrar General of the Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC), Azinge Azuka.
The acting Registrar-General of the Corporate Affairs Commission, Lady Azuka Obiageli Azinge, was yesterday arraigned before the Code of Conduct Tribunal.

CAC chief docked at CCT, gets bail on self-recognizance

The acting Registrar-General of the Corporate Affairs Commission, Lady Azuka Obiageli Azinge, was yesterday arraigned before the Code of Conduct Tribunal.

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Nigeria declares telecoms facilities critical national Infrastructure

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ASCAB: President Buhari’s speech underestimate Sani Abacha’s $5 billion loot

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