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Bank offers automatic employment to 51 first class graduates of Gombe University

Access Bank Nigeria PLC has offered automatic appointments to 51 First Class graduating students of Gombe state University.

Gombe State University varsity graduates 51 first class students

Gombe State University (GSU) has cumulatively graduated 51 students with first class degree from 2013 to date, with another 664 graduating with second-class upper degree during the same period.

Fitch upgrades Access Bank’s National Rating to ‘A+’

Fitch Ratings, a leading global rating agency in its latest report, has upgraded Access Bank’s National Long-Term Rating to ‘A+ from ‘A. At the same time, Fitch affirmed the bank’s Long-Term Issuer Default Rating (IDR) at ‘B’.

Federal govt fails to implement report of police reforms c’ttee

The federal government has failed to fund the Nigeria Police in line with the report of the Presidential Committee on Police Reforms in Nigeria that recommended an estimate of N2.8 trillion be spent in a period of five years to radically transform the police, Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode, disclosed wednesday.

ICPC drags Access Bank, 2 top staff to court over alleged contempt of court

Two top staff and management of Access Bank Plc have been charged with contempt of court by the Independent Corrupt Practices and other related Offence Commission (ICPC).

Access Bank posts profit of N56.4 billion in 9 months

Access Bank Plc has announced a profit after tax of N56.4 billion for nine months ended Sept. 30, 2017, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports.

Bank credit to private sector rises to N22.2trn

Banking sector credit to the private sector increased year-on-year to N22.172 trillion at the end of July 2017, compared with the N21.978 trillion it stood at the end of June 2017.

Access Bank takes impairment on 9mobile loan

Nigeria's Access Bank said on Wednesday it had booked a 4 billion naira ($13 million) impairment on its loan to troubled telecoms firm 9mobile, formerly known as Etisalat Nigeria.

Access Bank gross N246.6bn in first 6 months in 2017

Access Bank Plc on Wednesday announced gross earnings of N246.6 billion for the 2017 half year ended June 30, 2017.

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Ekiti guber: Ex-VP Atiku Abubakar tells Kayode Fayemi to prepare for defeat

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