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Fitch upgrades Fidelity Bank’s issuer default rating from ‘B-’ to ‘B’

Fitch Ratings has upgraded Fidelity Bank Plc’s long-term issuer default rating (IDR) from ‘B-’ to ‘B’, reflecting the bank’s increased creditworthiness. The rating agency also upgraded Fidelity’s National Long-Term Rating to ‘A(nga)’ from ‘BBB+(nga)’. According to the global rating agency, the upgrade is a result of the Bank’s improving business …

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Fidelity partners ImpactHER to empower 1,052 female entrepreneurs with sales skills

Fidelity Bank, a leading financial institution in Nigeria, has collaborated with ImpactHER to support 1,052 female entrepreneurs across the 36 states of Nigeria in addressing the challenges they face in their small and medium-sized businesses.  Through diverse training on digital skills and direct business support, beneficiaries from two cohorts have …

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Fidelity Bank renovates classroom blocks, commissions ATM gallery in Zaria to drive financial inclusion

Leading financial institution, Fidelity Bank Plc, recently commissioned the newly renovated  Madrasatul Anwarul Islam school in Zaria, Kaduna State as part of its Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) initiatives targeted across Nigeria. Established over five decades ago by the emir’s father, late Maga in garin Zazzau, Alhaji Nuhu Bamalli, Madrasatul Anwarul …

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Buhari greets Adeduntan, First Bank GMD on honor by Cranfield University  

President Muhammadu Buhari has sent a message of congratulations to the Group Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer of First Bank Nigeria Plc, Dr Adesola Adeduntan, on his recognition by Cranfield University, one of the most prestigious citadels of learning in Europe. The President’s message, by Femi Adesina, his Special Adviser (Media …

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SEC DG, Yuguda, Garba Kurfi, others to examine progress of Nigeria’s Financial Inclusion Initiative at Oriental News Nigeria Confab

The Director General, DG, of the Securities and Exchange Commission, SEC, Lamido Yuguda, will lead key financial sector experts and other stakeholders in a robust round table discussion on governments key policy which centers around inclusive financial system that will cover all strata of the society. The experts drawn from …

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DMO, CSL stockbrokers take securities awareness initiative to Ibadan, Kano

DMO’s Director-General, Patience Oniha By Kadiri Abdulrahman Abuja, June 11, 2022 The Debt Management Office (DMO) and stock broking firm for the Federal Government, CSL Stockbrokers Limited, are partnering to raise security investment awareness in Ibadan and Kano. Ifeoma Ukwunna, Head, Retail Business for CSL, made this known in a telephone interview with …

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