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Adesola Adeduntan on COVID-19 & the future of banking in Africa

The Covid-19 pandemic is throwing up new challenges to Africa's baking sector, with warnings from the IMF that the pandemic's largest threat to banks being related to their loan portfolios. Similarly, Moody's changed its outlook for the banking systems for Nigeria, Morocco and South Africa to negative from stable. Adesola Adeduntan, Managing Director and CEO of First Bank of Nigeria and Subsidiaries joins CNBC Africa to discuss the future of banking.

First Bank of Nigeria hold third FirstGem to empower women

First Bank's FirstGem initiative seeks to empower women and enable them to build personal wealth. At the third edition of the event in Lagos, Chairman of First Bank of Nigeria, Ibukun Awosika joins CNBC Africa on the idea behind the initiative.

Adesola Adeduntan: Banks must be on the forefront of innovation to stay ahead

The CEO of First Bank of Nigeria and Subsidiaries, Adesola Adeduntan says banks must be part of the disruption to remain at the forefront of the sector. CNBC Africa’s Christy Cole caught up with him at the third annual Fintech Summit in Lagos.

First Bank showcases opportunities in Nigeria’s agric value chain

CEO of First Bank of Nigeria (FBN) and Subsidiaries, Adesola Adeduntan says the objective of the Bank’s Agric Expo is to support the goal of the Federal Government of Nigeria to make Agriculture a mainstream in the country. To discuss this, he joins CNBC Africa’s Christy Cole for more.

Improving Financial Inclusion in DRC

Dominique Migisha, Special advisor in charge of digital to the Presidency of the Democratic Republic of Congo says financial Inclusion is a serious challenge in the country as only 5 million of the 85 million persons are banked. He discussed this and more with CNBC Africa’s Christy Cole on the side-lines of First Bank of Nigeria's joint seminar for financial and telecom regulators in Sub-Saharan Africa.

First Bank of Nigeria holds seminar to enhance cross-border fintech collaborations

First Bank of Nigeria’s (FBN) joint seminar for financial and telecom regulators in Sub-Saharan Africa was an opportunity for stakeholders to explore avenues for collaboration. CNBC Africa's Christy Cole caught up with Musa Itopa Jimoh, Deputy Director for the Payment System Management Department of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) joins CNBC Africa for more.

First Bank’s Bashirat Odunewu on closing the financial inclusion gap

On the side-lines of First Bank of Nigeria's (FBN) joint seminar for financial and telecom regulators in Sub-Saharan Africa. Bashirat Odunewu, Group Executive for the International Banking Group at First Bank joined CNBC Africa's Christy Cole for more.

Improving payment systems in Africa

First Bank of Nigeria (FBN) met with banking and telecom regulators from sub-Saharan to explore opportunities for collaboration and ways to drive Financial Inclusion in Africa. The bank’s MD and CEO, Adesola Adeduntan joins CNBC Africa for more.
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