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Unity Bank Customer Wins N1m in CashToken Rewards Promo

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Lagos.12.01.24. A Unity Bank customer, Mr. Musa Dayyabu, has emerged winner of One Million Naira in the ongoing cash reward Promo by Unity Bank Plc and CashToken Rewards Africa. CashToken Rewards Africa is a Cash-Reward-as-a-Service company that rewards customers for patronage and loyalty.Mr. Dayyabu, a customer of the Bank from Bello Road Branch, Kano, won the cash prize after he activated his Unity Bank Verve card and having carried out transactions, received CashTokens and qualified for the weekly national consumer draw. It was in this draw, he emerged as the lucky winner of One Million Naira cash. The Unity Bank and CashToken Rewards promo launched in November 2023, is a cash reward program that offers guaranteed instant cash and a life-changing opportunity designed to reward loyal customers of the Bank who onboard and transact on any of the Bank’s electronic payment platforms, including the Unifi mobile banking application, the *7799# USSD platform. The program, which will run until the end of February is open to all customers. Each card transaction earns customers CashTokens, which qualifies the customer to enter into the weekly national consumer draw where they stand a chance to win from N5K -N100M Naira.Presenting the cheque to the winner in Kano on Tuesday, Unity Bank’s Head of E-Business, Eghomware Iyamu congratulated the winner and reiterated the Bank’s commitment to create a sustainable loyalty platform for customer engagement and satisfaction.Iyamu said, “We celebrate our customers for their loyalty to the Unity Bank and for being part of the ongoing Unity Bank and CashToken Rewards promo. The cash prize being presented today is just the beginning, we, therefore, look forward to having more winners from this programme. Let more and more people get on the Unity Bank’s digital banking, transact on the different platforms and they will equally be rewarded.”He added, “The collaboration between Unity Bank and CashToken Rewards Africa will continue to create an unmatched customer experience. By tapping into CashToken Reward’s exceptional reward platform, Unity Bank customers can continue to anticipate generous cash rewards, transforming every interaction with the bank into a truly rewarding experience.”Also commenting on the development, the Chief Business Development officer for CashToken Rewards Africa Africa, Simi Adeoye commended the customers of Unity Bank for the impressive number of onboarding and transactions in the build-up to the weekly draw held in the campaign period, adding that “with opportunities to win life-changing cash of up to N100M, the assurances of the transparent process will constantly be upheld to spread the benefits of the reward scheme to deserving customers”.”The prospects of having more winners in the ongoing exercise is keeping the steam in the collaboration between the Bank and CashToken Rewards Africa,” Simi quips.

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Fidelity Bank public offer, rights issue to open Thursday June 20

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Nigeria’s 6th largest bank, Fidelity Bank Plc will on Thursday, June 20, 2024 open its public offer and Rights Issue.

As part of this capital raising process, Fidelity Bank will same Thursday, June 20, 2024 at the NGX hold a Facts Behind the Offer presentation.

According to an article posted on the Businessday website and authored by Iheanyi Nwachukwu, 3.2 billion ordinary shares of 50 kobo each will be offered in the ratio of 1 new ordinary share for every 10 ordinary shares held as of 05 January 2024, at N9.25 per share under the Rights Issue,

For the public offer, 10 billion ordinary shares of 50 kobo each will be offered to the general investing public at N9.75 per share.

Stanbic IBTC Capital is the Lead Issuing House to the Combined Offer, whilst the Joint Issuing Houses include Iron Global Markets Limited, Cowry Asset Management Limited, Afrinvest Capital Limited, FSL Securities Limited, Futureview Financial Services Limited, Iroko Capital Market Advisory Limited, Kairos Capital Limited and Planet Capital Limited.

The acceptance and application lists for the rights issue and public offer which will open on Thursday, June 20 will close on Monday July 29, 2024.

The bank recently concluded all necessary arrangements to raise a total of up to N127.100billion by way of a rights issue to existing shareholders and a public offer (the combined offer).

The combined offer is a part of the bank’s strategy to increase its share capital base in compliance with the revised minimum capital requirements for Nigerian commercial banks introduced by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) on March 28, 2024.

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WEMA BANK concludes 1st tranche of Capital Raise Programme

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LAGOS, NIGERIA – 14th June 2024 – Wema Bank PLC (Bloomberg: WemaBank: NL) (“Wema” or “the Bank”) announces the allotment of its N40billion Rights issue programme.

-Raises N40billion through a Rights Issuance process.
-Part of its larger 2-year; N150billion Capital programme.
Rights fully subscribed.
-Expected to Commence concluding tranche of additional Capital in Q4, 2024.
-Corporate Ratings affirmed by Fitch at BBB & Upgraded by Agusto to BBB+

Wema Bank, Nigeria’s foremost innovative bank and pioneer of Africa’s first fully digital bank, ALAT, has successfully concluded the first tranche of its recapitalisation exercise having secured all relevant regulatory approvals for the allotment of its N40bn Rights Issue which was initiated in December 2023.

In view of macroeconomic conditions, the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) in March 2024, launched a recapitalisation programme requiring commercial banks to raise fresh capital in alignment with the minimum requirement for their respective banking licenses, within a 24-month timeline spanning April 1, 2024, to March 31, 2026. The goal of this recapitalisation programme is to simultaneously boost the Nigerian economy and strengthen the Nigerian financial services industry.

As a forward-thinking and pioneering bank, Wema Bank in December 2023 launched a N40bn Rights issue which has now been approved by the Central Bank of Nigeria and the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). With this remarkable development, Wema Bank has now successfully raised the 1st tranche of its plan in the minimum requirement laid down by the CBN.

In a statement made to the public by the Bank, Moruf Oseni, Wema Bank’s Managing Director and CEO, iterated the Bank’s resolve in retaining its Commercial Banking license with National Authorisation, adding that the N40bn Rights Issue is a step in that direction. “We are delighted to announce the conclusion of the 1st tranche of our Capital Raise Programme, after obtaining the relevant approvals of all regulatory authorities. Our move to commence our Capital Raise Programme very early demonstrates our push for excellence and with a strong emphasis on our digital play, we are set to amass more successes in the coming months.”

“We were impressed by the vote of confidence given by our shareholders during the 1st Rights Issue exercise as our shares were fully subscribed. In addition, we obtained the approval of shareholders at our 2023 Annual General Meeting (AGM) to raise an additional N150billion to meet the capitalisation threshold set by the CBN. The process is expected to be completed within 12-18 months. We are committed to providing optimum returns for every stakeholder and the successful conclusion of this N40bn Rights Issue is a bold step in the right direction.”

In addition to the upward trend in the Bank’s financial performance and the success recorded so far in its recapitalisation exercise, Wema Bank’s corporate rating was recently upgraded to BBB+ by Pan African credit rating agency, Agusto and Co, and retained at BBB by international rating agency, Fitch. Over the medium to long term, Wema Bank is positioned to not only dominate the digital Banking space but also the Nigerian financial services industry at large as it translates its industry leadership to significant market share.

Wema Bank is a leading financial services entity with banking operations across Nigeria, its leadership position in the digital banking space speaks to its aspirations to liberate Nigerian businesses and entrepreneurs by making digital platforms widely available.

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Fidelity Bank records largest single-day turnover volume of over 600 million shares.

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Fidelity Bank was by far the most traded stock in the NGX on Monday, 10 June 2024, with a turnover volume of about 605.257 million shares, even as the stock gained 6.52% to close at N9.80.

Since announcing its public offer and rights issue program, the bank’s stock has seen significant market activity. For the week ending June 7, 2024, it emerged as the top-traded stock, with a turnover volume of 229.613 million shares.

After Fidelity Bank, Access Holdings recorded the highest turnover volume in the market with 93.067 million shares. It was followed by UBA, which recorded a 2.86% gain and a turnover volume of 58.726 million shares.

Nigerian Breweries which posted a 2.38% posted a turnover volume of 45.256 million shares, and Zenith Bank with a 4.66% gain posted a turnover volume of 16.079 million shares.

In terms of turnover value, Fidelity Bank posted a N6.025 billion turnover value, while Access Holdings posted a turnover value of N1.744 billion. Nigerian Breweries recorded N1.27 billion, UBA – N1.26 billion, and Stanbic IBTC posted a turnover value of N572.92 million with a 0.57% gain.

For stocks worth over one trillion, trading sentiment was quite positive, however, eight out of the ten stocks were left unchanged. GTCO Holdings posted a 0.13% and Zenith Bank posted a 4.66% gain.

Other members of the category, Airtel Africa, BUA Cement, BUA Foods, MTN Nigeria, Geregu Power, Transcorp Power, Seplat Energy, and Dangote Cement posted no price changes.

The top-tier banking stocks recorded gains all-round, as UBA, GTCO, Access Holdings, and Zenith Bank posted 2.86%, 0.13%, 9.86%, and 4.66% gains respectively. However, FBNH recorded no price change.

The FUGAZ stocks recorded a turnover volume of 181.488 million shares.

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