Access Bank, Wigwe emerge winners at 2020 African Banker Awards

Access Bank PLC and its Group Managing Director, Herbert Wigwe, were recognised as winners of the ‘Agriculture Deal of the Year’ and ‘African Banker of the Year’ categories at the 2020 African Banker Awards. Access Bank was awarded for its role in helping Olam develop their rice operations in Nigeria by using a model hinged on Sustainability. On the other hand, Wigwe was recognized for his efforts in leading Nigeria’s Private Sector COVID-19 response, encouraging other corporate climate change conscious business entities across the country to support the Federal Government…

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Access Bank’s N115bn PBT excite investors

The successful merger of Access Bank Plc with former Diamond Bank Plc has continued to yield positive results with the improved performance recorded in the year ended December 31, 2019. The merger process concluded in April last year and going by the audited results, shareholders of Access Bank Plc are getting a better deal. The bank posted gross earnings of N576.348 billion, showing an increase of 32 per cent, from the N435.743 billion recorded in 2018. Net interest income increased jumped 59 per cent from N173.578 billion to N277.228 billion…

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Access Bank, Wigwe honoured at THISDAY Silver Jubilee celebration

Access Bank and its Group Managing Director, Herbert Wigwe, were honoured as the ‘Bank of the Decade’ and ‘Banker of the Decade’ respectively by THISDAY Newspaper at its 25th anniversary celebration held at the Eko Convention Centre, Lagos. The silver jubilee celebration, was witnessed by dignitaries including former Commonwealth Secretary-General, Emeka Anyaoku; Afenifere chieftain, Ayo Adebanjo; founder of Dangote Group, Aliko Dangote; Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Mele Kyari; and former Governor of Anambra State, Peter Obi. Receiving the awards, Wigwe attributed his success to the…

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