Access Bank innovates *901*14# credit gateway, donates N1bn to COVID- 19 fight

Nigeria’s leading retail financial services institution, Access bank plc has introduced a Dual Transaction Service (DTS) – an enhanced debit card service that provides access to credit at the same time via https://www.accessbankplc.com/Way-To-Bank/Cards/Dual-Transaction-Service.aspx The Dual Transaction Service (DTS) is a bundled service designed to allow pre-approved customers access a credit …

COVID-19: CBN says operations continue, advises banks

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) says it has put in place measures to ensure its operations continue despite coronavirus outbreak. This was made known in a statement on Wednesday by Isaac Okorafor, CBN Director of Corporate Communications. He said that the apex bank had directed Deposit Money Banks (DMBs) …

President Ramaphosa appoints Okonjo-Iweala member, Economic Advisory Council

South Africa President, Cyril Ramaphosa has appointed former Nigeria’s Minister of Finance Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala as a member of the country’s Economic Advisory Council. Okonjo-Iweala’s is the present Board Chair of GAVI, present Board Chair ARCapacity and former Managing Director Operations, World Bank. Cyril Ramaphosa is chairman of the council …

Border closure: Nigeria Customs reveals target

Mohammed Garba, the newly appointed Coordinator for the Joint Border Operations Drill, North central Zone, Ilorin, Kwara State, says Federal Government policy on border closure was targeted at illegal businesses. NAN reports that he spoke at the palace of the Emir of Yashikira, Baruten Local Government Area of Kwara on …

Group tells Reps to stop sale of cooking gas in patrol stations

Nigerian Association of Liquefied Petroleum Gas Marketers has urged the House of Representatives Committee on Petroleum (Downstream) to avert looming danger by stopping the sale of Liquefied Petroleum Gas, otherwise know as cooking gas in filling stations across the country. The President of the association, Mr Nosa Ogieva-Okunbor, made the …