Tag: First Bank

First Bank’s Ibukun Awosika on the company’s future plans

As FBN Holdings celebrates the end of the year, the group took the time out to bring together staff, customers and collaborators. While speaking to CNBC Africa’s Christy Cole, Chairman of First Bank, Ibukun Awosika, said the group also seized the opportunity to give stakeholders a snapshot of their re-invention plans for the future.

Former Amateur Open Golf Championship winner Samuel Amadi’s message to future golfers

As the just concluded Lagos Amateur Open Golf Championship 2019, previous five-time winner of the tournament – Samuel Amadi speaks to CNBC Africa's Christy Cole on his experience and the impact of Nigeria's Golf Sports.

First Bank: This year’s Amateur Open Golf Championship is of PGA standard

As the Lagos Amateur Open Golf Championship 2019 concludes, Chief Risk Officer of First Bank, Olusegun Alebiosu says the bank's 58 years of partnership with the Lagos Amateur Open Golf Championship shows First Bank's commitment to showcasing Nigeria's golf prowess at the tourney which is PGA standard. He spoke to CNBC Africa’s Christy Cole, on the sidelines of the closing ceremony.

First Bank Nigeria marks 125th anniversary: The journey so far

As Nigeria’s oldest financial institution, First Bank marks its one hundred and twenty-fifth anniversary; Adesola Adeduntan, Managing Director and CEO of First Bank joins CNBC Africa from the floor of the Nigerian Stock Exchange to review the bank’s journey so far and discuss its strategy for the future.

FBN Holdings celebrates 125 years

First Bank Nigeria Holdings recently held a flag hoisting ceremony to kick off celebrations to mark its 125 years anniversary and CNBC Africa's Christy Cole spoke to Ibukun Awosika, Chairman of First Bank Nigeria for more on this.

First Bank’s Ibukun Awosika talks on ways to empower women in Africa

Chairperson of First Bank Nigeria, Ibukun Awosika, says facilitating a process of deconstructing the structural systems that makes it difficult for women to access the finance and knowledge they need to build skills in business is key to unlocking the wealth of Africa. She discussed this and more with CNBC Africa's Christy Cole.

Why we invested in a digital Lab – First Bank Nigeria Chair

Chairman of First Bank Nigeria, Ibukun Awosika says the institution invested in a digital Lab to create a place where known fundamentals combined with today’s innovation can provide solutions that will move the company forward. CNBC Africa's Wole Famurewa caught up with her at the bank's Fintech summit in Lagos to discuss this.

First Bank to redeem $300mn subordinated notes

First Bank of Nigeria says it exercised the option to redeem the fixed rate subordinated note held by FBN Finance Company B.V. The bank also intends to call and prepay holders of these notes today. Adesola Adeduntan, Managing Director and CEO of First Bank Nigeria and Subsidiaries join CNBC Africa to discuss this and more.