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  • FSS 2020: Moving Closer To Achieving National Vision

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    About nine years after the launch of the Financial System Strategy 2020 launched by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN),  more of its goals are close to being achieved as Nigeria is fast becoming a point of reference for financial solutions on the African continent. Last year, delegations from across Africa had visited the country…

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  • Keystone Bank Boosts Agric With N350m Credit To 1700 Farmers

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    Keystone Bank Limited said it has given 1700 farmer in Taraba and Sokoto states  credit lines totaling N350 million as part of its efforts at boosting  the Anchor Borrowers Programme  of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN). Managing director of Keystone Bank, Mr Philip Ikeazor, who disclosed this in Lagos, underscored the importance of financial…

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  • Fitch Affirms Stanbic IBTC’s National Ratings

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    International rating agency, Fitch Ratings, has re-affirmed the national ratings of Stanbic IBTC Bank Plc and its holding company, Stanbic IBTC Holdings Plc in spite of the inclement operating environment, market volatility and present recession in Africa’s largest economy. The two institutions, according to the ratings, have the ability to meet their financial commitments as…

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  • Naira Firms At N519/$ As CBN Sells $371m To Banks

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    The new foreign exchange policy of the Central bank of Nigeria (CBN) announced on Monday, took effect yesterday, as the bank sold $370.9 million to banks at N304.75 to the dollar with plans to sell $500 million on a 60-day forward contract. Following the implementation of the new policy, the value of the naira which…

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  • Fidelity Bank Trains Children On Social Etiquette

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    Fidelity Bank is collaborating with JSK Etiquette Consortium to teach contemporary manners and social skills to children in Nigeria as part of its efforts at developing the next generation. The initiative which is one of the Mentorship Program for the Younger Generation of the bank also seeks to enlighten and equip children with the right…

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  • January Inflation Rises For 12th Month, Hits 18.72%

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    In line with the predictions of analysts, Nigeria’s inflation figures rise for the 12th straight month from 18.55 per cent in December last year to 18.72 per cent in January 2016 as food prices rose. The  National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) in its inflation release for January said the rise was driven by surges in…

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  • Skye Bank Promotes 300 Staff

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    Skye Bank has announced the promotion of over 300 staff in its employment following the 2016 annual staff performance review exercise. The promotion which cuts across several cadres of staff up to managerial level is in line with the bank’s effort to reward staff who performed creditably in their various roles during the past financial…

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