Tag: Diamond Bank

Access Bank CEO Wigwe breaks down full year numbers

The CEO of Tier-one lender Access Bank, Herbert Wigwe says some of the synergies shared with investors about the merger with Diamond Bank came out clearly in the bank's full-year numbers. He also shared his thoughts on the Central Bank of Nigeria's policy response to the coronavirus pandemic with CNBC Africa’s Wole Famurewa.

Access Bank unveils new identity

As Access Bank concludes its merger with Diamond Bank, the lender unveiled its new look to the business community in Lagos. CNBC Africa's Kenneth Igbomor spoke to Herbert Wigwe, Managing Director and CEO of Access Bank.

Gambia Minister Mambury Njie talks on funding Africa’s development needs

The 52nd Session of the Economic Commission for Africa’s Conference of African Ministers, which is held in a global context marked by rising trade tensions and rising oil prices, is an opportunity for African financial leaders to discuss the several challenges faced, particularly in terms of job creation, economic growth and investment. CNBC Africa’s Fifi Peters caught up with Mambury Njie, Minister of Finance and Economic Affairs for The Gambia, to discuss the role of the finance ministry in funding Africa’s development needs.

Mixed reactions trail Nigeria’s Bilateral Air Service Agreement

Mixed reactions trail Nigeria’s Bilateral Air Service Agreement after the country signed one with India to deepen flight operations. Anthony Eke, Acting Divisional Head; Infrastructure and Transport at Diamond Bank joins CNBC Africa to discuss the ripple effects of Nigeria’s bilateral air services agreements.

Nigeria consumer spending outlook

According to Mckinsey Global Institute, Nigeria is expected to remain Africa’s single largest consumer market, controlling 15 percent of overall growth in consumer spending by 2025. Robert Aderinmola, Market Intelligence Officer at Diamond Bank joins CNBC Africa to discuss an outlook for household consumption expenditure in Nigeria.

How to reposition Nigeria’s manufacturing sector

Nigeria’s Minister of Science and Technology, Ogbonnaya Onu says the country’s economy would be greatly impacted positively if its manufacturing sector moves from 9 per cent to 15 or 30 per cent to GDP. Ugochukwu Irechukwu, Divisional Head, Institutional Banking at Diamond Bank joins CNBC Africa from the banking floor to discuss strategies to developing Nigeria’s manufacturing sector.

Diamond Bank shareholders approve merger with Access Bank

Uzoma Dozie, Group Managing Director and CEO of Diamond Bank say ninety-nine per cent of the bank’s shareholders approved the merger with Access Bank. He discussed this and more with CNBC Africa’s Esther Awoniyi.

Access Bank shareholders approve plan to merge with Diamond Bank

Access Bank shareholders approved the merger with Diamond Bank. CEO of Access Bank Herbert Wigwe says legally both banks will become one entity from the first week of April this year. He joined CNBC Africa’s Wole Famurewa to discuss this and more.