Access Holdings Plc posts N57bn profit for Q1 2022

New Access Bank threatens Tier 1 dominance

Top banks scramble to repositionBy JULIUS ALAGBEFeelers from the management halls and boardrooms of leading commercial banks in the country indicate that the...

Interview: 81.5 % of our transactions are digital, says Fidelity Bank MD

 Fidelity Bank has not only demonstrated its capacity and strength grow in an unstable macro-economic environment, but also a lender with ambition to push...

Naira strengthens 0.01% to N362.05/$ at I&E forex window

The Naira strengthened by 0.01 per cent at the Investors and Exporters (I&E) FX window to exchange N362.05/$ on Tuesday. The currency opened at N361.77...

Union Bank cuts costs to grow post-tax profit ₦14.7bn in nine months

By FELIX OLOYEDEDespite slight drop in gross earnings in nine months, Union Bank leveraged on technology and effective cost management to grow its bottom-line...

Accounts that save you from school fees wahala

In about a month time, primary and secondary schools across the country would be resuming from long vacation. The hearts of many parents are...

SMEs: Fintechs seize initiatives from banks

By ADEBAYO OBAJEMUWith government push for more lending to the real sector especially Small and Medium Scale enterprises, Financial Technology firms are rising to...

LAPO: The new king of microfinance

•Empowering the poor for wealth creationBy AYOOOLA OLAOLUWAWhen Charles Godwin Ehigiamusoe founded the Lift Above Poverty Organization, popularly known as LAPO as a non-profit...

UBA: 70 years of making wise men and women ‘richer’

By ADEBAYO OBAJEMUUnited Bank for Africa is 70! This platinum anniversary of its seven decades in existence last week attracted crème de la creme...

Banks turn to Fees, commission income as securities yield moderates

By JULIUS ALAGBEThe recent market data has revealed that the fixed income market that provided alternative earnings window for deposit money banks, DMBs, is...