Access Bank Plc

Type: Company
Name: Access Bank Plc (Access Bank Nigeria Plc)
First reported Oct 29 2014 - Updated Oct 29 2014 - 1 reports

FRC Has No Power to Probe Banking, M&As, Says Court

Federal High Court• Halts investigation of Access Bank’s acquisition of IntercontinentalDavidson IriekpenA Federal High Court in Lagos has stopped the Financial Reporting Council (FRC) from investigating Access Bank Plc over the acquisition of the defunct ... [Published This Day Online - Oct 29 2014]
First reported Oct 28 2014 - Updated Oct 28 2014 - 1 reports

Access Bank wins most sustainable bank award

Access Bank Plc has emerged the winner of the 2014 World Finance, UK Magazine “Sustainable Bank in Nigeria Award”.The award, according to the magazine, is a testament of its leadership in the sustainability space in Nigeria and Africa.The bank has built ... [Published Nigeria Daily Independent - Oct 28 2014]
First reported Oct 28 2014 - Updated Oct 28 2014 - 1 reports

UPDATE 1-Nigeria further limits banks' foreign currency borrowings

* Bank trying to ease pressures on naira, stem dollar demand* Naira down almost 4 percent this year as oil prices fall* Lenders tap international debt markets to shore up capitalLAGOS, Oct 28 (Reuters) - Nigeria's central bank has cut the limit on banks' ... [Published CNBC - Oct 28 2014]
First reported Oct 27 2014 - Updated Oct 27 2014 - 1 reports

Rwanda: Electronic Device Replaces Suggestion Box

By Ben GasoreAs banks' clientele base continues to grow, getting customer feedback is becoming harder, especially for some institutions that still use the orthodox suggestion box.However, new innovations on the market could help ease the process of getting ... [Published AllAfrica.com - Oct 27 2014]
First reported Oct 27 2014 - Updated Oct 27 2014 - 1 reports

Court declares FRC incompetent to entertain Akingbola’s petition

THE Federal High Court sitting in Lagos has declared that the Financial Reporting Council of Nigeria (FRC) lacks competence to entertain a petition before it, filed by former Intercontinental Bank chief, Dr. Erastus Akingbola. Among other things, the ... [Published The Guardian Nigeria - Oct 27 2014]
First reported Oct 27 2014 - Updated Oct 27 2014 - 1 reports

Dead heat

Hundreds of spectators lined Oak Street in downtown Denton on Saturday in hopes of catching a coffin racing by — or in some cases crashing.The third annual coffin races are a fixture of Denton’s Day of the Dead Festival, and many would agree they’re a ... [Published Denton Record-Chronicle - Oct 27 2014]
First reported Oct 26 2014 - Updated Oct 26 2014 - 1 reports

Aig-Imoukhuede, others chart way out of poverty

All that is required to get Nigerians out of the poverty trap is to properly develop the massive human and natural resources in the country, experts have said.Giving the charge, Mr. Aigboje Aig-Imoukhuede, Chairman, Wapic Insurance Plc, President, National ... [Published The Nation Nigeria - Oct 26 2014]
First reported Oct 26 2014 - Updated Oct 26 2014 - 1 reports

Access Bank’s Proposition for Outbound Money Transfer

Managing Director, Access Bank Plc, Herbert WigweBy Obinna ChimaAfrica has over 30 million people in the diaspora. Therefore, remittance flows to and within Africa has remained on the increase.A recent World Bank study showed that remittances by international ... [Published This Day Online - Oct 26 2014]
First reported Oct 24 2014 - Updated Oct 24 2014 - 1 reports

Access Bank junior challenge to develop international brands

The Junior Golf Challenge sponsored by Access Bank in partnership with Caritas Communications and project owner Fairstroke has been described as a platform to develop international brands. This was disclosed during the Junior Golf Challenge Press Briefing ... [Published Nigeria Daily Independent - Oct 24 2014]
First reported Oct 24 2014 - Updated Oct 24 2014 - 3 reports

Access Bank Awarded Most Sustainable Nigerian Bank

VENTURES AFRICA – Access Bank Plc has been named the most “Sustainable Bank in Nigeria” by World Finance, a leading financial magazine based in the United Kingdom.Access Bank is one of the leading financial institutions in Nigeria. Over the years, it ... [Published Ventures Africa - Oct 24 2014]
First reported Oct 24 2014 - Updated Oct 24 2014 - 1 reports

Access Bank staff volunteer to fight cholera, environmental degradation

Employees of the Access Bank, Ghana have initiated a number of community projects in Accra and Kumasi to help combat the spread of cholera and environmental degradation.Staff of the Kumasi and Osu branch offices of the bank partnered public health officials ... [Published Graphic Ghana - Oct 24 2014]
First reported Oct 23 2014 - Updated Oct 23 2014 - 1 reports

Access Bank Launches 3 Products

Dolapo Ogundimu congratulates a customerAs part of efforts to promote financial inclusion and wealth creation, Access Bank Ghana recently launched three new products, with exclusive benefits and discounts to customers.The launch of the products coincided ... [Published Daily Guide Ghana - Oct 23 2014]

Quotes

"The central bank of Nigeria has noted with concern the growth in foreign currency borrowings of banks through foreign lines of credit and issuance of foreign currency denominated bonds (Eurobonds). The lower interest rate on foreign debt has created an incentive for banks to borrow abroad" the document dated Oct. 24 and sent to all lenders said
"We are testing the electronic feedback kiosk... We expect it to help us with our feedback processing to serve our clients better" said Jean Claude Karayenzi, the managing director of Access Bank Rwanda
...In her remarks, she noted "over the last two decades MoneyGram has facilitated millions of transactions in West Africa, enabling safe, convenient and reliable transfer of funds from the Nigeria Diaspora to their loved ones. As Africa's largest economy, with over 10 million migrants we are glad we are able to offer this service in Nigeria"
...for International Development-Nigeria Expanded Trade and Transport (USAID-NEXTT) Alf Monaghan, while answering questions from journalist said, "Infrastructure is the big problem, that is what is preventing the buyers who have the money, have the expertise from investing, so you are left only with the primary producers and their returns is too small to make any impact, so the country losses out in terms of wealth generation and jobs big time."

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Nigerian foreign debt issuers caught in web of ... [Published Business Day Nigeria - 14 hours ago]
Top 10 GRI Sustainability Aspects for the Finan... [Published theCSRfeed - Oct 29 2014]
FRC Has No Power to Probe Banking, M&As, Says C... [Published This Day Online - Oct 29 2014]
Access Bank wins most sustainable bank award [Published Nigeria Daily Independent - Oct 28 2014]
UPDATE 1-Nigeria further limits banks' foreign ... [Published CNBC - Oct 28 2014]
AFRH: Towards improving fertility among couples [Published Nigeria Daily Independent - Oct 28 2014]
Rwanda: Electronic Device Replaces Suggestion Box [Published AllAfrica.com - Oct 27 2014]
Now, It's So Easy To Receive Money From Naija [Published Business Ghana - Oct 27 2014]
CBN Raises Dollar Supply at RDAS [Published This Day Online - Oct 27 2014]
Court declares FRC incompetent to entertain Aki... [Published The Guardian Nigeria - Oct 27 2014]
Dead heat [Published Denton Record-Chronicle - Oct 27 2014]
Aig-Imoukhuede, others chart way out of poverty [Published The Nation Nigeria - Oct 26 2014]
Access Bank’s Proposition for Outbound Money Tr... [Published This Day Online - Oct 26 2014]
CBN To Regulate Bank Dividend Payments [Published Channels TV Nigeria - Oct 25 2014]
Equity regains strength, appreciates by N293bn [Published Weekly Trust - Oct 25 2014]
Access Bank junior challenge to develop interna... [Published Nigeria Daily Independent - Oct 24 2014]
Access Bank Awarded Most Sustainable Nigerian Bank [Published Ventures Africa - Oct 24 2014]
Access Bank staff volunteer to fight cholera, e... [Published Graphic Ghana - Oct 24 2014]
NSE’s market capitalisation down by N5 billion [Published The Guardian Nigeria - Oct 24 2014]
Access Bank wins ‘most sustainable bank’ award [Published Nigeria Punch - Oct 24 2014]
Access Bank wins World Finance most sustainable... [Published Business Day Nigeria - Oct 24 2014]
Mission to salvage our beach [Published Hallmark News - Oct 23 2014]
Access Bank Launches 3 Products [Published Daily Guide Ghana - Oct 23 2014]
Stakeholders Blame Poor Business Growth On Infr... [Published AllAfrica.com - Oct 23 2014]
Untold story of how EFCC bust fake operatives a... [Published Daily Newswatch - Oct 23 2014]
Access Bank, GRA Sign MOU [Published AllAfrica.com - Oct 22 2014]
Access Bank gets ISO 22301 certification [Published Nigeria Daily Independent - Oct 22 2014]
Driving growth, profitability via money transfer [Published The Nation Nigeria - Oct 22 2014]
Nestle, Nigerian Breweries, Others Drive Stock... [Published Leadership - Oct 22 2014]
How Access Bank is keying into CBN’s outbound m... [Published Business Day Nigeria - Oct 22 2014]
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Top 10 GRI Sustainability Aspects for the Finan... [Published theCSRfeed - Oct 29 2014]
Sustainability - What Matters in the Financial Services Sector? SOURCE: Governance & Accountability Institute, Inc. DESCRIPTION: October 29, 2014 /3BL Media/ - Sustainability - What Matters in the Financial Services Sector?  Recent research conducted ...
MICROCAPITAL BRIEF: European Bank for Reconstru... [Published MicroCapital - Sep 29 2014]
The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD), a multilateral institution headquartered in London, is considering disbursing a senior, local-currency loan in an amount equivalent to EUR 30 million (USD 38 million) to Raiffeisen Leasing ...
MICROCAPITAL BRIEF: Nigerian National Identity ... [Published MicroCapital - Sep 04 2014]
The Nigerian National Identity Management Commission (NIMC), a government initiative responsible for instituting a national identity database of Nigerian citizens and legal residents, recently announced the launch of its National eID Card pilot program ...
MasterCard-backed biometric ID system launched ... [Published Ars Technica - Sep 03 2014]
Nigeria's new national eID card. amediaagency Last week, Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan was one of the first citizens to receive a National eID card , a biometric identification card that will be rolled out to 13 million Nigerians in the near ...
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