Fidelity Bank has said that it’s collaborating with the Nigerian police to uncover the identity of a man who stole a customer’s bag at their branch in Admiralty way, Lekki.
The bank in a statement released on Thursday said, “Our attention has been drawn to a video currently trending online showing a man stealing a bag from our branch in Admiralty Way, Lekki. This unfortunate incident occurred on Monday, July 08, 2019.
“As a responsible corporate citizen, we are working closely with men and officers of the Nigerian Police Force (NPF) to ensure that the culprit is apprehended and brought to justice.
“The safety and protection of our customers and their valuables are of utmost importance to us.
“To this end, we have taken the necessary steps to improve security in and around the branch premises.
“We would like to convey our sincere apologies to the affected customer and wish to assure him that the bank will do everything within its capacity to provide him the needed relief.
“At Fidelity Bank, we remain committed to providing excellent banking services to all our customers.
Zenith Bank launches Z-Woman Business package, Offers N10m loan at single-digit rate
Zenith Bank Plc has introduced a new package for women called the Z-Woman Business Package.
The Z-Woman Business Package is designed to address the unique needs of women-owned businesses.
The package includes:
Loans of up t0 N10m at a single-digit interest rate
Free digital skills training
Free exhibition stands at Zenith Bank events.
FirstBank wins again, emerges ‘Best Mobile Banking App’ award
First Bank of Nigeria Limited has been named 2019 “Best Mobile Banking App” and “Fastest Growing Retail Bank” by Global Business Outlook.
The Global Business Outlook Award recognises and rewards excellence in business in companies across the world, both in the public and private sectors. The award rewards innovation, creativity and the drive to create value.
FirstBank earned the Fastest Growing Retail Bank recognition because of its leading role in promoting financial inclusion in the country, a drive which has resulted in its 44,000 Agent Banking network designed to complement the provision of bespoke financial services at its over 750 branches nationwide.
Speaking on the awards, Folake Ani-Mumuney, the Bank’s Group Head, Marketing & Corporate Communications said, “We appreciate the recognition of these awards by the respective awarding bodies. The awards are dedicated to all our customers across the globe as their continued patronage of our services is appreciated.
We remain steadfast and would not rest on our laurels at rendering bespoke financial services tailored to meet the financial needs of our valued customers, irrespective of where they may be.”
Boko Haram did not kill 17 soldiers – Army
The Nigerian Army has denied reports that 17 soldiers were killed and others abducted by insurgents in the North-East.
Describing the reports as “fake”, the Nigerian Army Operations Media Coordinator, Col Aminu Iliyasu, in a statement on Tuesday cautioned against unverified claims and reports which he said were capable of undermining the counterinsurgency war.
He said, “Contrary to the rumours making the rounds, the Maiduguri-Damaturu Road as well as the Bama-Gwoza Road are some of the safest roads with over 5,000 vehicles plying them daily.
“To this end, the Nigerian Army wishes to unequivocally state that the claims contained in the disjointed reports under reference and indeed any recent claims of heavy casualties on Nigerian Army troops are nothing but fake, malicious and frivolous news reports. We, therefore, request the general public to disregard them in their entirety.”
The army told North-East residents to go about their legitimate business without any fear, stressing that “the worst days of Boko Haram and Islamic State West Africa Province are completely over.”
The statement added, “Our gallant troops have successfully reduced them to mere common criminals who are now fighting themselves for a hiding space as our troops continue to step up their onslaught against the remnants of the criminal insurgent groups.”
The military chief said they would not be deterred by “sponsored false reports and insurgents’ propaganda being spread ostensibly by some unpatriotic elements through fabricated media publications.”