Access Bank may soon acquire Diamond Bank

Access Bank Plc may soon acquire Diamond Bank. This is coming barely a couple of months after the regulatory agencies staved off the collapse of Skye Bank and renamed it Polaris Bank. Reports have it that the fusion is set for the first quarter of next year. Both financial institutions, according to the paper, have […]

Access Bank reaffirms support for African creativity

In line with Access Bank‘s commitment to promoting the best of Africa using vehicles like arts, music, sports and fashion, it has partnered with Art X in Lagos to bring the third edition of West Africa’s first international art fair to life. The bank has been a partner of Art X Lagos since its debut […]

Access Bank reports N62.9bn PAT in Q3’18

Access Bank Plc, one of the leading financial Institutions in Nigeria, released its third quarter 2018 financial statement to the management, operators and equity analysts on the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE). The bank announced topped line earnings of N375.2 billion for the nine months ended 30 September 2018, up 3 percent from N365.1 billion recorded […]

Access Bank posts N253bn gross earnings in H1’2018

Access Bank Plc on Wednesday released its 2018 half year result to the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE). The bank’s 2018 half year unaudited financial reports, which was obtained today, revealed a 2.62 percent growth in Gross Earnings, closing at N253 billion from the previous close of N246 billion in the first half of 2017. The […]

Shareholders commend Access Bank’s 65k/share dividend in 2017

Shareholders of Access Bank Plc on Wednesday commended the bank’s consistent dividend policy as well as the board’s report of over N4 trillion in the lender’s balance sheet. The shareholders also noted that the bank’s corporate five year strategic objective will continue to enhance the bank’s operations and ensure a more impressive dividend pay-out. During […]

CBN fines Access Bank N78m for BVN malpractices

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has sanctioned Access Bank Plc to the tune of N78 million for complacency and unethical practices in the Bank Verification Number (BVN) exercises in the 2017 financial year. The bank, which was accused of specifically failing to carry out the apex bank regulatory requirements on BVN for its customers, […]