First Bank Announces Gbenga Shobo as new MD/CEO, Adeduntan Retires

Posted by - April 29, 2021

The Board of Directors of First Bank of Nigeria Limited has approved the appointment of Mr. Gbenga Shobo as its Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer (CEO), effective today. Until the appointment, Shobo was the bank’s Deputy Managing Director. Shobo succeeds Mr. Adesola Adeduntan, who will be leaving the financial institution in accordance with its term limits

FG Empowers 333,000 Artisans

Posted by - October 5, 2020

The federal government has started offering financial aids and support to artisans and transport workers across Nigeria through its N75 billion MSME Survival Fund. A total number of 333,000 artisans and transport business operators begun to receive N30,000 grants through the Artisan and Transport Support Scheme which commenced simultaneously recently across all the geopolitical zones

Awosika appointed President of IWEC

Posted by - November 7, 2019

The International Women’s Entrepreneurial Challenge Foundation (IWEC) has announced the appointment of Mrs. Ibukun Awosika to its Board of Directors as its new president. Awosika, the Chairman of First Bank of Nigeria was elected to replace Miguel Valls, former president of the Barcelona Chamber of Commerce and president of the IWEC Foundation, who passed away