First Bank Pioneers Visa Multi-Currency Card In Nigeria

First Bank of Nigeria Limited has introduced the Visa Multi-Currency Card, an All-in One-Card and first of its kind to be offered by any financial institution in Nigeria. This card can be linked to all of four currencies namely: NAIRA, USD, EURO and GBP accounts.

With the Visa Multi-Currency card, First Bank customers – within and outside Nigeria – can now enjoy the luxury of having their local and foreign denominated accounts in any currency (earlier stated), linked to a single Debit card. The Visa Multi-Currency Card is designed to ease the daily cashless transactional needs of customers regardless of where they are across the world.

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Lesley Nneka Arimah Wins 2019 Caine Prize For African Writing

Lesley Nneka Arimah has won the 2019 Caine Prize for African Writing for her short story entitled “Skinned”, published in McSweeney’s Quarterly Concern (Issue 53) 2018.

She has been awarded $12,500 (£10,000) for her winning the 2019 Caine Prize for African Writing.

Dr. Peter Kimani, Chair of Judges announced Lesley as the winner of the £10,000 prize at an award dinner on 8 July, 2019. The ceremony was held for the third time in Senate House, in partnership with SOAS and the Centre for African Studies.

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Winners Of Euromoney Africa Awards For Excellence 2019

Winners have emerged at the Euromoney Africa Awards for Excellence 2019 at a ceremony held in London on July 10, 2019, at the London Hilton Hotel, Park Lane.

Guaranty Trust Bank Plc (GTBank), has been named the Best Bank in Africa 2019 by Euromoney.

GTBank was also named the Best Bank in Nigeria for a record ninth time, reflecting the Bank’s position as one of the best managed financial institutions in the country, with strong and focused leadership that keep the business in a constant state of re-invention and innovation.

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