Leading financial institution, Fidelity Bank Plc, has introduced a bouquet of products designed to help schools run profitably and seamlessly.
Specifically targeted at privately-run primary, secondary and tertiary educational institutions in the country, the collection of products include financial and non-financial products put together to help schools enhance the quality of services they render, scale their operations and increase revenue.
In a chat with journalists, Divisional Head, Brands and Communications, Fidelity Bank Plc, Dr Meksley Nwagboh stated that: At Fidelity Bank, we recognize the importance of quality education in shaping the lives of the future generations and in spurring national development. Like most businesses, schools are faced with a myriad of issues that challenge their ability to run profitably. It is in response to this that we have developed a bouquet of services to enhance their smooth operations.
Products listed by the bank include the Fidelity Eduloan, a customised loan product designed to meet schools’ short to medium-term funding needs. The product comes in handy for schools considering expanding their operations or acquiring assets such as school buses and other operational vehicles.
There is also the Fidelity School Management Solution also known as SchoolTry, a platform for students, teachers, and parents to get real-time updates on academic performance and for students to enjoy remote learning services; and the Bank Account Monitoring System (BAMS), which helps subscribing schools to monitor their bank account activity in real-time.
Schools can also access the Microsoft Imagine Academy which helps students prepare for IT-careers with on-demand, industry-recognized courses and certifications.
“Our objective at Fidelity Bank remains to empower our customers with the necessary financial and non-financial services to scale their businesses. This is what we are known for across all our business locations. With our school proposition, we are providing value-adding solutions for schools to run smoothly while the administrators can focus on imbibing the necessary knowledge in the students. I should also mention we provide personal loans for parents to pay their wards’ school fees at with flexible repayment terms”, remarked Nwagboh.
Fidelity Bank is a full-fledged commercial bank operating in Nigeria with over 6.5 million customers serviced across its 250 business offices.
Fidelity Bank Wins Best SME Bank Nigeria at Global Banking & Finance Awards 2022
Fidelity Bank Plc, has been announced as the 2022 Best SME Bank in Nigeria by the Global Banking & Finance Review at its Annual Global Banking & Finance Awards which held in London, UK recently.
Global Banking & Finance Review is the leading online, digital, and print magazine for the banking and financial sector. The website receives over 7 million page views each year thanks to its balanced views and informative, independent news centered on the financial sector. The Global Banking & Finance Awards was created to recognize companies of all sizes that are prominent areas of expertise and excellence within the global financial community.
“Global Banking and Finance Review is privileged to honor those financial institutions that have achieved outstanding results and who stand out in their particular area of expertise in the banking and finance industry. Global Banking & Finance Review would like to congratulate the award winners and look forward to their continued success.
“The awards were created to recognize companies of all sizes that are prominent in particular areas of expertise and excellence within the financial community. They reflect the involvement of leading financial organizations and recognize the accomplishment, achievement, innovation, strategy, and progressive and motivating changes taking place within the financial sector”, reads a statement on the Global Banking and Finance Awards website.
Commenting on the award, MD/CEO Fidelity Bank Plc, Mrs. Nneka Onyeali-Ikpe said, “We are grateful for this recognition and dedicate the award to our customers who rely on us to provide the right support for scaling their business. Receiving this award at the beginning of the year, provides us with increased motivation to do more in helping our clients achieve their strategic business goals.”
Fidelity Bank is a full-fledged commercial bank operating in Nigeria with over 7.2 million customers serviced across its 250 business offices and digital banking channels. The bank was recently recognized as the Best Private Bank in Nigeria and Best Private Bank Digital Solutions for Clients in Africa in the Global Finance’s World’s Best Private Banks 2023 Awards; as well as the Best Commercial Banking Brand in Nigeria by the Global Brands Magazine Awards. The bank has also won awards for the “Fastest Growing Bank” and “MSME & Entrepreneurship Financing Bank of the Year” at the 2021 BusinessDay Banks and Other Financial Institutions (BAFI) Awards.
Buhari Will Commission Dangote Refinery Before May 29 -Dangote Group
The attention of Dangote group has been drawn to some misleading reports regarding the commissioning of its Dangote Refinery during the present working visit of President Muhammadu Buhari GCFR to Lagos State.
In a terse statement signed by the Group Chief, Branding & Communications Officer, Dangote Industries Limited, Mr Anthony Chiejina, the Group averred that “We want to state categorically that our 650,000 barrels per day (bpd) Refinery project was never part of the President’s programme on projects to be commissioned.
“For the record, the projects slated for commissioning in Lagos State by President Muhammadu Buhari GCFR include: Lekki Deep Sea Port; 32-Metric Tonnes Lagos Rice Mill, Imota; 18.75km Eleko to Epe T Junction Express road; John Randle Centre for Yoruba Culture and History, Onikan, Blue Line Rail (Phase 1) commissioning (Marina to Mile 2); Groundbreaking for the Blue Line Rail Phase 2 (Mile 2 to Okokomaiko), and MRS Lubricant, a private project in Apapa.
However, our Refinery will be commissioned before President Muhammadu Buhari GCFR formally leaves office in May, 2023, and the public will be duly informed and invited to the epic event.”
Before this statement today, Business Hilights recalls that there had been a fake news in an unverified twitter handle saying President Buhari will among other things commission the refinery which the company debunked and described as fake.
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