Access Bank CEO Wigwe breaks down full year numbers
20 March 2020 | 12:31 pm
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.
30 Mar 2017
Access bank declares 65k per share total for 2016.
5 May 2017
Building capacity in small businesses is key to creating inclusive growth in Nigeria. Uzoma Dozie, CEO, Diamond Bank discusses what the bank and government have done to grow this sector.
27 May 2017
Diamond bank empowers 5 entrepreneurs with N3m each.
22 Aug 2017
The Nigerian Bar Association's theme for its ongoing annual conference is African Business: penetrating through institution building. CNBC Africa caught with Herbert Wigwe, Managing Director and CEO of Access Bank for more.
25 Oct 2017
Access Bank in collaboration with an investment advisor, DEG has launched a financial support and solutions offering for German and Nigerian investors called, German Desk Nigeria.
16 Dec 2017
Access bank partners financial tech coys on capacity building.
4 Jan 2019
Earlier this week, Diamond bank announced that it selected Access bank as the preferred bidder with respect to a potential merger of the two banks, a move they say will create Africa’s largest retail bank by customers.
1 Apr 2019
Uzoma Dozie, Managing Director and CEO of Diamond Bank says the bank was caught up in an economic depression, especially oil prices which impacted its oil and gas books five years ago.
4 Apr 2019
Access Bank has listed its climate Certified Green Bond on the Nigerian Stock Exchange. Herbert Wigwe, CEO and Managing Director of Access bank join CNBC Africa to discuss this listing and more.
29 Jun 2019
Moody's Investors Service says the resilient capital and wide liquidity buffers of Nigerian Banks support its stable outlook for the sector, but loan quality pressures remain the main weakness for banks. Aderonke Akinsola, Banking Analyst at Chapel Hill Denham joins CNBC Africa for a post-merger analysis of Nigerian lender Access Bank.
12 Jul 2019
Herbert Wigwe, chief executive officer of Access Bank Plc, discusses the growth of the lender's retail business following the acquisition of Diamond Bank Plc. He also comments on the bank's capital plan, non-performing loans and measures by the Central Bank of Nigeria to boost lending.
26 Aug 2019
Traders say the pressure on funding rates is likely to increase in Nigeria’s money market as the market is not slated to receive any inflow today. Currently, investors’ appetite in the bonds market remains soft. To discuss the trends in Nigeria’s fixed income and Forex market, Bukky Aregbesola, Head of Fixed Income at Access Bank joins CNBC Africa for more.
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