Tag Archives: Access Bank

COVID-19: 2Baba, Jim Ovia, Seun Agbaje And More Donate Funds Towards Combating Pandemic

The Federal Ministry of Health has unveiled the list of several funds donated by the private sector, individuals and federal government in the fight against COVID-19 (Coronavirus). This development comes a day after many Nigerian demanded to know who was in charge of the collection and disbursement of the donated funds for the treatment of…

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Coronavirus: Access Bank Shuts Down Branch After Visitor Tests Positive

Access Bank has closed its branch in Ligali, within the Ayorinde area of Victoria Island, Lagos after one of its visitors tested positive to COVID-19. The bank in a statement on Monday revealed that the individual whose identity was not disclosed, visited the organisation when he was symptom-free. It noted that the patient is being…

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Access Bank Joins Others To Sensitize Thousands At The 2020 Access Bank Lagos City Marathon

As part of its continued effort to create awareness on the spread of the Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) and other Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDS) in Nigeria and Africa, Access Bank carried out sensitisation and testing exercises through the week of the Access Bank Lagos City Marathon 2020. During the Marathon Expo which held from February 3th – 7th, free HIV tests were…

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Kenya’s David Barmasai Tumo Wins The 2020 Lagos City Marathon, Bags $70, 000

David Barmasai Tumo has emerged the winner of the Access Bank Lagos City Marathon. According to Punch, the 31-year old professional runner has been awarded a star of prize of $50, 000 with an additional $20, 000 for breaking the record set by the previous winner. The race, which is championed by Access Bank, started in…

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Access Bank And Group MD, Herbert O. 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…

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Access Bank Named Most Sustainable Bank at 2019 CBN Sustainability Awards

Access Bank Plc, was recently acknowledged as the Most Sustainable Bank in Nigeria for the third consecutive time at the 2019 Central Bank of Nigeria Sustainability Awards held at the 2019 Bankers Committee Gala Night in Ogere, Ogun State, Nigeria. The Bank was also awarded first position in other categories such as the ‘Most Sustainable Transaction of the Year…

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Access Bank And Genesis House Address Gender Violence With Orange Lecture 2019

With an intent to address human rights violation and sexual violence against women and girls, Africa’s largest retail bank, Access Bank Plc. – through the Access Women Network (AWN) – and Genesis House hosted the 2019 edition of Orange Lecture recently, at the Bank’s headquarters in Victoria Island, Lagos. A recent study by the Ministry…

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Access Bank Recognized For Sustainability Efforts At SERAS CSR Awards Africa 2019

On a night dedicated to recognizing the stellar efforts of corporate organisations and individuals championing Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) and sustainability, Nigeria’s leading retail bank, Access Bank emerged the biggest winners, for the second year running, carting five awards at the Sustainability, Enterprise and Responsibility Awards (SERAs). The award recognitions which include, the ‘Best Company…

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