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The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has asked banks and other financial institutions to notify the Nigeria Interbank Settlement System (NIBSS) of a deceased customer’s Bank Verification Number (BVN) within 24 hours of confirmation. The directive is included in the apex bank’s modified BVN guideline, which was signed by Musa Jimoh, the bank’s Director of Payment System Management. The circular read, “Within 24 hours of confirmation, report the BVNs of confirmed deceased clients to NIBSS for designation as “Deceased” on the BVN database.” The banks are also expected to delist the BVN from the watch-list using the watch-list report supplied […]
First Bank of Nigeria Limited announced a collaboration with the Nigeria Inter-Bank Settlement System Plc on its recently established Nigeria Quick Response payment service. The NQR, it said in a statement on Wednesday, was a novel payment method implemented for all financial service providers and aimed to promote quick and easy transactions by scanning the code on a mobile device. According to the bank, the program lowered costs for merchants and banks by providing quick value for person-to-person and person-to-business transactions by just scanning to pay. Unlike other QR schemes, the NQR was established with lower charges that were less […]
Godwin Emefile, Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, said on Tuesday that obstinate debtors had exploited the Nigerian judicial system’s lack of prioritization of credit collection proceedings to thwart debt recovery operations by financial institutions in the country. The governor made this known in Abuja during a training for judicial officers on recent banking and financial services reforms in Nigeria: Banks and other Financial Institutions Act, 2020 in Focus. Emefiele, who was represented by Aisha Ahmad, Deputy Governor, Financial System Stability, emphasized the importance of the courts in preserving the CBN’s mandate and guaranteeing the financial system’s orderly operation. […]
Dr. Akinwumi Adesina, President of the African Development Bank, has encouraged the country to take quick action to address debt difficulties, noting that debt servicing costs and inadequate foreign exchange policies are substantial impediments to the country’s economic progress. Adesina made the remarks on Monday during the Mid-Term Ministerial Performance Review Retreat, which was held both virtually and physically at the Presidential Villa. He emphasized the importance of repairing the country’s economic framework. “Nigeria must address its debt challenges decisively,” he stated. The issue is not the debt-to-GDP ratio, as Nigeria’s debt-to-GDP ratio of 35% is still considered reasonable. “The […]
According to an examination of the financial filings of banks listed on the Nigerian Exchange Limited, Guaranty Trust Holding Company Plc had the largest net income margin in the first half of 2021. In total, the 13 commercial banks listed on the NGX generated N1.76 trillion in revenue in H1 2021. During the same time period, the banks earned a total of N460.41 billion in net income. Banks, unlike other companies listed on the exchange, do not simply display revenue as the top line on the income statement; instead, they provide gross margin, net interest income, and other information. The […]
The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has indicated that if implemented properly, the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) has the potential to raise over 100 million Africans out of poverty while improving earnings, including those of women and unskilled workers. Mr Osita Nwanisobi, the bank’s Director of Corporate Communications, said this on Thursday, October 7, 2021, during the 16th International Trade Fair organized by the Abuja Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ACCI). Mr Nwanisobi stated that the primary purpose of the apex bank was to restore economic stability by aiding individuals, SMEs, and significant enterprises that had been severely […]