Access Bank CEO, Wigwe urges all to take the Global Goal Life initiative seriously
20 November 2019 | 9:32 am
On the sidelines of the 2019 Global Citizen Festival, CEO of Access Bank, Herbert Wigwe speaks to CNBC Africa’s Wole Famurewa on how the forthcoming 2020 Global Citizen festival scheduled to hold in Lagos is likely to impact Nigeria's drive towards achieving the Sustainable Development Goals in the country. He joins CNBC Africa for more.
30 Mar 2017
Access bank declares 65k per share total for 2016.
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 Sep 2017
Singer Stevie Wonder expressed his solidarity with sports figures criticised by Donald Trump for kneeling during the national anthem by kneeling during a concert.
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.
2 Sep 2019
Gender equality and women empowerment is not just an economic issue but it is about how society evolves, gets more efficient and sustainable. This is according to Victor Etuokwu, Executive Director at Access Bank. To discuss the role of women to the financial services sector, he joins CNBC Africa’s Christy Cole on the sidelines of the 59th Annual General Conference of the NBA for more.
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The number of registered voters aged 18-34 for Kenya's election on August 9 has fallen, despite population growth, with some saying promises made to them are not fulfilled.
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Colombia's first leftist president, ex-guerrilla Gustavo Petro, is set to be inaugurated in Bogota. He aims to curb rampant inequality in the Latin American country.
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The war in Ukraine has exposed Germany's overreliance on Russian gas, prompting a search for alternatives. Solar power is one and is already seeing a surge. Is the former solar powerhouse on the cusp of a new solar boom?