FCMB, WSBI Partnership Targets Two Million Farmers

First City Monument Bank FCMB, Nigeria’s top agro-business promoter has entered into partnership with World Savings and Retail Banking Institute (WSBI) to lift at least two million Nigerian farmers out of poverty. The Adam Nuru-led bank said the partnership will outline framework to deepen agency banking, financial inclusion and savings culture in the informal and agribusiness sectors. WSBI, according to the bank will provide technical oversight supervision on regular basis to ensure the success of the agreement. FCMB on its part will roll out an integrated savings account known as…

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The State, Kanu, Abaribe & Co.

By Comfort Obi I don’t know what these three people – Senator Enyinnaya Abaribe, a Jewish High Priest, Immanuel Shalom, and an Abuja-based Chattered Accountant, Tochukwu Uchendu –  are thinking about now.  But in their shoes, I will be full of regrets. I will be walking the wall in anger, and l will be screaming blue murder. The three gentlemen are in trouble. And that is putting it mildly. They are about to lose a 100 million Naira, each. And if they take things for granted, it could be worse. They have…

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