A view of the Diamond Bank is seen along the Lekki-Epe Expressway in Lekki, Lagos, Nigeria September 12, 2017.

Valentine: Access, Diamond to reward loyal customers

Diamond Bank and Access Bank that recently entered into a business combination deal have set aside offers to reward their loyal customers this Valentine season. According to a statement, customers would be rewarded with loyalty points, cash-back, free websites for SMEs, giveaways and lots more by simply carrying out one or more banking transactions or […]

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Access Bank gives back, equips students’ with IT skills

Access Bank Plc has equipped students from Lagos schools with Information Technology, IT, skills in line with its tradition of giving back to the society. The bank, through the project tagged, Activate, in partnership with Microsoft Nigeria and other IT firms, trained students from 24 Lagos schools in IT skills. The project is part of […]

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Lagos Marathon: Over 50,000 runners collect kits – Alli

The Access Bank Lagos City Marathon projection of 150,000 runners at the start of 10km and full marathon on February 2, 2019 looks realistic as over 50,000 runners have collected kits at the Teslim Balogun Stadium, Surulere collection centre and Tafawa Balewa Square Lagos collection centre as at January 16, 2019. The collection of kits […]

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2019 Access Bank Lagos City Marathon: Collection Of Running Kits Begins today

All is set for the 4th edition of the Access Bank Lagos City Marathon billed to take place on Saturday, February 2, 2019. In a statement issued by Olukayode Thomas, Head Communications and Media for the marathon, the kit collection for intending runners that have completed the registration process will officially begin on Monday (today). […]

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Access – Diamond merger: Final regulatory approval expected before first-half 2019 – Wigwe

The Chief Executive Officer, Access Bank Plc, Mr Herbert Wigwe, in this interview, spoke on a lot of issues surrounding the proposed merger between Access Bank and Diamond Bank Plc as well as the benefits of the merger to the shareholders, customers and banking industry among others. Excerpts: What prompted Access Bank to a merger […]

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Access Bank seeks shareholders’ approval for ₦75bn rights issue

The directors of Access Bank Plc are seeking shareholders’ approval to raise additional equity capital of up ₦75 billion via Rights Issue next year. In a notification to the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE), Thursday, the Access Bank is convening an extra-ordinary general meeting (EGM) for February 1, 2019 in Lagos, where it hopes to get […]

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Access – Diamond Merger: Access Bank plans raise $250 million capital

The Chief Executive Officer, Access Bank Plc, Herbert Wigwe, said the bank had finalised plans to raise $250 million Tier 11 capital. During a press briefing on the merger between the two banks in Lagos on Wednesday, Wigwe said the bank’s customer base would hit 29 million after the merger with Diamond Bank Plc. He […]

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A view of the Diamond Bank is seen along the Lekki-Epe Expressway in Lekki, Lagos, Nigeria September 12, 2017.

Diamond shares maintain upbeat as Access’ depreciates

It was mixed performance for the shares of Access Bank Plc and Diamond Bank Plc on the second trading day at the stock after the confirmation of the business combination by both financial institutions. The shares of both banks had surged the first day after the confirmation as investors swooped on the shares at the […]

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A view of the Diamond Bank is seen along the Lekki-Epe Expressway in Lekki, Lagos, Nigeria September 12, 2017.

Diamond, Access Bank to conclude merger mid-2019

The Board of Diamond Bank Plc has said that it expects to conclude the transaction of its proposed merger with Access Bank Plc in the first half of 2019. “Diamond Bank expects the transaction to complete in the first half of 2019,” it said in a statement on Monday. The bank said that following a […]

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A view of the Diamond Bank is seen along the Lekki-Epe Expressway in Lekki, Lagos, Nigeria September 12, 2017.

Access Bank acquires Diamond Bank

Access Bank Plc has finally acquired Diamond Bank Plc. According to insiders, the official announcement of the transaction will be made in the course of the week by the Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, according to TheCable. Another source said confirmed that the deal has been sealed, awaiting final ratification from the regulatory body. The […]

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Access Bank wins ‘Most Responsible Business in Africa’ Award

Access Bank Plc has announced that it recently won the ‘Most Responsible Business in Africa’ and three other awards at the 12th edition of the Sustainability, Enterprise and Responsibility Awards (SERAS) held in Lagos. The SERAS CSR awards is an annual event aimed at recognising and celebrating organisations for investing resources in the improvement of […]

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Access Bank wins SERAS CSR awards

Access Bank Plc has been recognised as the most responsible business in Africa, among others. The bank said in a statement that it got four awards at the 12th edition of the SERAS CSR Awards, an annual event aimed at recognising and celebrating organisations for investing resources in the improvement of lives and the environment […]

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