Access Bank Wins 2017 Web Jurist Award

Access Bank Wins 2017 Web Jurist Award

One of the leading financial institutions in Nigeria, Access Bank Plc, has just clinched the ‘Best Overall Website’ in the Banking Category of the 2017 Web Jurist Awards by Phillips Consulting. The Bank led on almost all parameters used to evaluate the winners. Access Bank’s points from the different categories summed up to a total of 315, followed by Zenith Bank with a total rating of 303 points, while UBA took the third spot. Access Bank’s claim of the top prize didn’t come as a surprise to many within the…

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FirstBank accounts for 37percent ATM transactions in 2017

FirstBank accounts for 37percent ATM transactions in 2017

Reflecting its leadership position with the efficiency and creativity of the Bank’s Automated Teller Machines (ATMs), First Bank Plc has accounted for about 402,102 bill payments made through it’s ATMs in 2017. This was made known in a statement by First Bank Plc. BANK customers used ATM to purchase N1.7 billion phone airtime in 2017, even as the bank accounted for 37 percent of bills payment transactions on ATMs across the country. “FirstBank is presently leading in the industry as the bank with the highest number of Automated Teller Machines…

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ZINOX GROUP ACQUIRES KONGA IN BOLD RETURN TO E-COMMERCE

ZINOX GROUP ACQUIRES KONGA IN BOLD RETURN TO E-COMMERCE

After months of strategic negotiations with foreign investors Naspers and AB Kinnevik, the Zinox Group, Nigeria’s foremost integrated ICT solutions conglomerate and Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM), is now the majority shareholder in e-commerce giant, Konga – an unprecedented move that is widely expected to raise the profile of e-commerce in the country. Naspers is a South Africa-based multinational internet and media group, offering services in more than 130 countries while AB Kinnevik, founded in 1936, is a Swedish investment company investing primarily in digital consumer brands. The development signifies a…

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Wike to nursing mothers: Go to Hospitals, not faith healers

Wike to nursing mothers: Go to Hospitals, not faith healers

Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State, has advised mothers in the state to resist placing their hope in “faith healing homes” and rely primarily on trained experts and relevant health facilities for safe delivery and nursing of their child. The governor gave the advice at the flag-off of the 2nd round of the state’s Maternal, Newborn and Child Health Week in Ogale, Eleme Local Government Area of the state, also warned against patronage of quacks and herbal practitioners by pregnant women. Represented by the state Health Commissioner, Prof Chike Princewill,…

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