“We remain committed to driving relevance, ease and convenience for all our customers using our array of banking products and services. As the new school term begins, customers can be assured of sending their children and wards back to school with ease”…Folake Ani-Mumuney, Group Head, Marketing and Corporate Communications, First Bank of Nigeria Limited.
Four Offerings You Would Require As Schools Resume
- Personal Loan Against Salary (PLAS): Provides loans against salaries at a competitive rate to enable customers meet immediate needs such as the payment of school fees. PLAS has a flexible repayment plan spread up to 48 months to enhance convenience and there is no equity contribution or collateral requirement. Only a salary account with any of FirstBank’s approved list of employers qualifies the customer to access PLAS.
- The FirstBank Naira Credit Card: offers up to 45 interest free days on used funds and customers would have the opportunity to spread the cost of the child’s school fees with the Card.
- FirstMobile: FirstBank’s mobile banking application with real-time mobile banking services including bill payments, domestic funds transfers; airtime purchase on all mobile networks; cheque services; flight booking; quick account services and much more. FirstBank customers can leverage the Firstmobile App to pay school fees conveniently from the comfort of their homes and generate receipts instantly. The FirstMobile app is currently available for download on Google Play store, Blackberry World and Apple store.
- FirstOnline: FirstBank’s cutting edge internet banking solution with improved features to promote and safeguard the electronic banking experience of customers. Customers can pay bills and do much more with Firstonline. Some of the features include self-verification for intercepted transactions, statement download in different file formats, multiple transactions with a single token entry, creation and cancellation of standing orders or recurring transfers, as well as improved security to mention a few. Firstonline can be accessed via FirstBank’s website firstbanknigera.com.
Something for Cradle, Teenagers and Youths: The Bank also has a bouquet of financial solutions to support these age brackets with its KidsFirst (0-12years), MeFirst (13 – 17 years) and ExploreFirst (18 -24 years) product suites, taking care of the academic and financial needs of customers from cradle to adulthood. Customers are advised to open these accounts at any FirstBank branch for the financial security of their children and wards.
First Bank of Nigeria Limited (FirstBank) is Nigeria’s premier and most valuable banking brand, and largest financial services institution by total assets and gross earnings. With more than 12 million customer accounts, FirstBank has over 750 branches providing a comprehensive range of retail and corporate financial services. The Bank has international presence through its subsidiaries, FBN Bank (UK) Limited in London and Paris, FBNBank in the Republic of Congo, Ghana, The Gambia, Guinea, Sierra-Leone and Senegal, as well as its Representative Office in Beijing.
Since its establishment in 1894, FirstBank has consistently built relationships with customers focusing on the fundamentals of good corporate governance, strong liquidity, optimized risk management and leadership. Over the years, the Bank has led the financing of private investment in infrastructure development in the Nigerian economy by playing key roles in the Federal Government’s privatisation and commercialisation schemes. With its global reach, FirstBank provides prospective investors wishing to explore the vast business opportunities that are available in Nigeria, an internationally competitive world-class brand and a credible financial partner.
FirstBank has been named “Most Valuable Bank Brand in Nigeria” six times in a row – 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016 – by the globally renowned “The Banker Magazine” of the Financial Times Group; and “Most Innovative Bank in Africa” in the EMEA Finance African Banking Awards 2014. Recently, for the sixth consecutive time, the Bank clinched the “Best Retail Bank in Nigeria” award by The Asian Banker. Our brand purpose is to always put customers, partners and stakeholders at the heart of our business, even as we standardise customer experience and excellence in financial solutions across sub-Saharan Africa, in consonance with our brand vision “To be the partner of first choice in building your future”. Our brand promise is to always deliver the ultimate “gold standard” of value and excellence. This commitment is anchored on our inherent values of passion, partnership and people, to position You First in every respect.
Group Head, Marketing & Corporate Communications