Access Bank on the role of business in achieving SDGs
2020 marks the fifth year since the launch of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals. It also means that there are ten years left to achieve the systemic changes needed to reach the Sustainable Development Goals by 2030. So how can organisations drive these changes? Omobolanle Victor-Laniyan, Head of Sustainability at Access Bank joins CNBC Africa for more.
FG considers treating COVID-19 patients at home, Joe Biden denies sexual assault allegation and more
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Access Bank: CBN suspends forex sales to BDCs over COVID-19
Traders at Nigeria’s forex market say they are anticipating a bi-weekly retail forex auction today. Femi Ogundimu, Fixed Income Trader at Access Bank joins CNBC Africa for a preview of today’s trading session at the money market here in Nigeria.
Access Bank CEO Wigwe breaks down full year numbers
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.
Access Bank CEO, Wigwe urges all to take the Global Goal Life initiative seriously
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.
Bond markets to continue posting gains on bullish sentiments: Nigerian money markets
The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) sold 363 billion Naira in Thursday’s Open Market Operations (OMO) Auction out of N447 billion subscription. Nifemi Adeniyi – Team lead of liquidity Management at Access Bank joins CNBC Africa for a focus on Nigeria’s fixed income and Forex market.
Access Bank’s Victor Etuokwu on the role of women to the financial services sector
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.
Nigeria’s July inflation slows to 11.08%: A look at the markets
Nigeria’s July inflation dipped for the second consecutive month to 11.08 per cent according to data from the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS). Meanwhile, the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) will hold its bi-weekly retail Secondary Market Intervention Sales (SMIS) Forex auction today. To discuss this and other stories impacting Nigeria’s money market, Nifemi Adeniyi, team leader of Liquidity Management at Access Bank joins CNBC Africa for more.
Access Bank lists N15bn green bond on NSE
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.
Access Bank and Diamond Bank CEOs break down their planned merger
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.