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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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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. It is all about the right reaction by the right agencies and trained experts.”
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.
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 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.
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).
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.
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.
The acting Registrar-General of the Corporate Affairs Commission, Lady Azuka Obiageli Azinge, was yesterday arraigned before the Code of Conduct Tribunal.
The Medical Laboratory Science Council of Nigeria (MLSCN) says it has validated four Rapid Test Kits to determine their suitability for testing SAR-COV-2 infection popularly known as COVID-19 in the country.
Nigerian celebrities have taken to their social media platforms to mourn the death of Music Legend, Majekodunmi Fasheke, a.k.a Majek Fashek.
Rwanda says it will announce new restrictions on containing the coronavirus Tuesday, a stark reversal of the country's plan days ago to ease restrictions, including motor vehicle travel throughout the country.
In response to the yearnings of industry stakeholders to declare telecom facilities Critical National Infrastructure, President Muhammadu Buhari, has finally approved and also directed that necessary physical protective measures be put in place to safeguard telecommunications infrastructure deployed across the country.
Alliance for Surviving COVID-19 and Beyond, (ASCAB), a group led by prominent Nigerian human rights lawyer, Femi Falana has said that President Muhammadu Buhari’s claim that late dictator, Sani Abacha, stole $1 billion contradicts the figures earlier released by his own officials.
Niger Delta ex-militants at the weekend appealed to President Muhammadu Buhari to ensure that federal lawmakers indicted for corrupt practices in the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) were arrested and tried before the end of his tenure.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel will not attend an in-person summit of G7 leaders that US President Donald Trump has suggested he will host despite concerns over the coronavirus pandemic, a German government spokesman said Saturday.
COVID-19 cases in Nigeria have risen by 416, according to figures released by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on Monday night.
At least 15 civilians have been killed in northern Burkina Faso during an attack attributed to jihadists, the government said Saturday.
The top-flight, which was halted in mid-March owing to the coronavirus pandemic, has been allowed to resume by President John Pombe Magufuli and already teams have started group training sessions ahead of the restart.