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Rural Resident Expresses Satisfaction on Jumia Service Delivery

By Adedoyin Giwa At the current pace, there’s no denying the improved fortune of eCommerce in Africa. Even the most ardent doubters of eCommerce viability on the continent will accept that the online shopping business is gaining momentum on the continent, contrary to their forecast and expectations. Major African markets …

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Goodbye Grobank, Hello Access Bank South Africa

LAGOS – Wednesday, 5 May 2021 – Following the completion of all regulatory procedures, Grobank Limited has been officially renamed Access Bank South Africa Limited. The deal was finalised after Access Bank’s acquisition of controlling shares in the former Grobank Limited, South Africa. According to a release e-signed and made …

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FirstBank’s Firstmonie Agents Hits 100,000 – Impacting Hundreds Of Thousands Of Lives, Communities Across Nigeria

LAGOS – If you live in Lagos, Abuja or Port Harcourt, or you reside in any of the other state capitals, you probably take for granted that you actually live in the better of the two worlds that make up Nigeria when it comes to banking. Take Lagos, for example, …

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Fidelity Bank Approves 22 Kobo Dividend Per Share For FY2020

LAGOS – The shareholders of Fidelity Bank Plc have unanimously endorsed the payment of a cash dividend of 22 kobo per share to all Shareholders whose names appear in the Register of Members at the close of business on April 16, 2021. This translates to a dividend yield of 9.2%, …

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LCCI DG Says New E-Commerce Group Will Ensure A More Conducive Policy And Regulatory Environment For The Sector

By Adedoyin Giwa From improving sales volume, to facilitating automated processes in business transactions and the application of new technology, there’s no disputing the fact that ecommerce is opening up the Nigerian economy at an impressive rate. Thriving on a digital economy platform, ecommerce boasts an incredible level of cost-efficiency …

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First Bank Constitutes New Board Of Directors, Adeduntan Returned As CEO

By AbuSatar Hamed LAGOS – The management of First Bank of Nigeria Limited has announced the constitution of another Board of directors as directed by the Central Bank of Nigeria on Thursday, April 30, 2021. According to a release e-signed by Folake Ani-Mumuney, Group Head, Marketing & Corporate Communications and …

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BANKING MADE SIMPLE

Opinion By Raheem Akingbolu Raheem Akingbolu reviews the new FirstBank’s corporate website and reckons that it would go a long way in strengthening the ability of the Bank’s patrons and other potential customers in addressing basic banking operations. Outside the physical identity of any brand, the most accessible door into …

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Gbenga Shobo Succeeds Sola Adeduntan As Managing Director/CEO At FirstBank

LAGOS – The appointment of Mr. Gbenga Shobo as new Managing Director/CEO designate of First Bank Nigeria Limited on Wednesday, April 28, 2021 by the Board of Directors of the Bank has been commended by industry stakeholders who said with the appointment, the Bank will no doubt raise the bar …

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JForce: Taking Ecommerce To Rural Dwellers

By Adedoyin Giwa Meeting the needs of Nigeria’s rural ecommerce consumers requires a peculiar method. The myriad of challenges against the advancement of online shopping culture in rural settlements of African states cannot be overemphasized. To successfully make in-roads in reaching and gaining the trust of rural consumers, ecommerce players …

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Fidelity Bank Plc Announces a 53.9% Growth In Profit Before Tax To N10.1bn For 3 Months Ended 31 March 2021

LAGOS – Top Nigerian lender, Fidelity Bank Plc recorded a strong financial performance in the first quarter of 2021, posting appreciable growth in profits for the period ended 31 March 2021. According to a release e-signed and made available to StarTrend Int’l & online – www.startrendinternational.com by Ejike Ndiulo, Head, …

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