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Cash Deposit ATM stole my money

As I must have mentioned many times, I no longer find it fashionable to enter banking halls and stand on the queue just to deposit money as - Tuesday August 23, 2016 12:44:30 - [Read more]

No need to fill Deposit slips at Diamond bank branches

Diamond bank of Nigeria is doing something new and it's something I would say is a green initiative. You no longer need to fill deposit slip - Friday August 12, 2016 8:53:44 - [Read more]

Account debited without getting credit for bills paid

I recently tried to pay for electricity bills in Nigeria using my mobile banking app and one thing that happened was that my account was deb - Tuesday July 26, 2016 16:19:10 - [Read more]

What do Nigerian Banks do with Dead People's Money?

There is a growing amount of money being abandoned in savings and current accounts in Nigeria and one of the main reasons why they are aband - Saturday June 11, 2016 21:11:49 - [Read more]

Union Bank Airtime Topup Service: How does it work?

I'm not sure if this is official but I think Union bank has an airtime TopUp service that allows bank account owners to buy airtime directly - Saturday June 4, 2016 13:22:28 - [Read more]

Benefits of shopping on foreign websites with a US dollar debit card

One of the ways I prefer making payments when shopping on foreign websites that are US dollar based is by making use of a US dollar debit ca - Monday May 9, 2016 12:6:50 - [Read more]

How I do banking on Saturdays and Sundays in Nigeria

One of the things that many Nigerians now have access to is doing their banking even after the banks have officially closed. I'm happy that - Saturday May 7, 2016 10:4:35 - [Read more]

How to transfer money using Access bank online banking service

If you have an Access bank account and have subscribed to their internet/online banking service, you can easily transfer money from your acc - Wednesday February 17, 2016 17:52:57 - [Read more]

ATM Problem: Card, No Usable App

I recently tried to use my Naira debit Mastercard to withdraw money from an ATM and I got an error saying, Card, No Usable App. I don't re - Monday February 8, 2016 9:0:42 - [Read more]

Nigerian banks introduce Current Account maintenance fee

If you have a current account in Nigeria, one of the things that can increase the costs of running it is the newly introduced Current Accoun - Sunday January 31, 2016 23:7:4 - [Read more]

CBN introduces N50 stamp duty for current account deposits

According to a notification I received from my bank, the Central bank of Nigeria has ordered all banks in to start charging a fixed charge o - Sunday January 31, 2016 22:9:33 - [Read more]

CBN lifts restriction on foreign currency cash deposits

Nigerian bank customers can now deposit money directly to their domiciliary accounts after several weeks during which they were not allowed - Wednesday January 13, 2016 9:50:34 - [Read more]

Unavailability of Prepaid Dollar cards in Nigeria

As a result of the fact that the Central Bank of Nigeria stopped the use of Naira cards for making foreign currency based payments, I could - Tuesday January 12, 2016 14:46:12 - [Read more]

What is a Prepaid card?

There are different types of card products being offered by banks in Nigeria and given the way I was attended to at some banks, I have to sa - Tuesday January 12, 2016 16:15:23 - [Read more]

Travelling abroad? Better to save your money in foreign currency

If you intend leaving Nigeria for a foreign country, it's always good to have a foreign currency/Domiciliary account and it can be in any major trusted currency such as the US dollar, British Pounds or EuroThursday January 7, 2016 at 10:41:57 - [Read more]

Naira cards no longer work for foreign transactions

There seems to be a ban placed by Nigeria's banking industry on the use of Naira cards for foreign transactions. Irrespective of whether the - Monday January 4, 2016 11:11:54 - [Read more]

Naira may fall beyond N300 in 2016

Given the rate at which the Nigerian Naira has depreciated since after the 2015 elections to as low as N270 in the black market, predictions - Tuesday December 22, 2015 14:37:15 - [Read more]

Payment declined: When your Nigerian bank doesn't agree with Amazon's currency c

I have a Naira Mastercard which I use for shopping on Amazon USA and I get my packages delivered to my by DHL using a US shipping company. R - Tuesday December 22, 2015 10:15:33 - [Read more]

December 2015: Top 10 Nigerian banks with the highest interest rate on Fixed dep

According to a publication v recently made by the CBN on for December 5 2015, here are top 10 Nigerian banks with the highest interest rate - Wednesday December 9, 2015 21:43:6 - [Read more]

When last did you meet with a human being at your bank?

I can't remember when last I went to my bank to meet a human being. Ok, I guess it's today and I only spent less than 2 minutes because I wa - Tuesday December 8, 2015 15:37:17 - [Read more]

6 Ways to link your BVN to your bank account in Nigeria

I believe every bank account holder in Nigeria now knows what a BVN is and the importance of having one. If you don't have a BVN yet, your b - Wednesday October 28, 2015 14:45:56 - [Read more]

It is possible to open a bank account in Nigeria without an ID card

Although I've written a bit about this before, I thought it would be wise to write a bit more about it again because it seems some people di - Saturday September 19, 2015 16:36:29 - [Read more]

When an ATM wrongly debited my account

What do you do when an ATM wrongly debits your account without paying you cash? Well, I think I've had the experience on many occasions and - Monday September 7, 2015 14:38:52 - [Read more]

Fidelity bank Save 4 Shelter Savings Promo

Fidelity bank of Nigeria has a promo they are currently doing to encourage Nigerians to save their money as it allows people who save money - Wednesday August 26, 2015 12:18:44 - [Read more]

Nigerians in Diaspora can now get their BVN

If you are a Nigerian with bank account in Nigeria, you no longer need to travel all the way back to Nigeria just to get your Bank Verificat - Wednesday August 26, 2015 11:47:4 - [Read more]

Nigerian banks now reject foreign currency cash deposits

It's really surprising to hear that banks would be rejecting cash deposits into their vaults when this is one of the reason why they setup t - Saturday August 22, 2015 8:45:19 - [Read more]

After July 2015: Naira starts getting stronger against the US dollar

The Nigerian Naira has gradually started growing stronger against the US dollar to the extent that even Nigerian banks have started rejectin - Tuesday August 4, 2015 10:15:56 - [Read more]

OTP vs Token

When it comes to doing online banking in Nigeria, apart from having funds and internet banking service, a bank customer also needs to at lea - Monday August 3, 2015 12:18:47 - [Read more]

Access Bank Express banking

One of the reasons why I love Access bank is that they tend to always make life easier for bank customers. Nowadays, you don't have to alway - Saturday July 25, 2015 14:19:11 - [Read more]

CBN report on Average deposit rates of Nigerian banks as at June 2015

This is a brief report on the average deposit rates I got from a CBN publication as at July 2015.It is basically a breakdown of the average - Thursday July 23, 2015 8:26:55 - [Read more]

How to activate and use your Verve card for online transactions

If you just got a Verve card from your bank, you can use it on ATMs, POS machines as well as on the internet for making online transactions. - Tuesday July 21, 2015 10:49:9 - [Read more]

My BVN Card

I was one of the first people to register for the Bank Verification Number (BVN) at my bank and so when I went to my bank a few months later - Tuesday June 9, 2015 14:7:53 - [Read more]

USSD based Money transfer service launched by GTBank

GTBank is truly going places as there seem to be among the first in launching innovative services. The first time I mentioned their USSD bas - Monday May 25, 2015 13:37:45 - [Read more]

Nigerians Banks to close early on Monday because of fuel scarcity

I wonder why Fuel scarcity is always an annual problem in Nigeria and this is one reasons why I've always supported the total removal of fue - Monday May 25, 2015 12:32:6 - [Read more]

Access bank launches Easy Airtime recharge service

If you are an Access bank account holder in Nigeria, there are probably many ways to load airtime credit to or recharge your gsm powered mo - Monday May 11, 2015 17:10:49 - [Read more]

Why online shoppers and travellers should get a Naira card

If you are an online shopper in Nigeria, one of the things that can make your life a bit easier is having a Naira card also and banks offer - Monday May 4, 2015 17:7:43 - [Read more]

Stranded, Cardless and Cashless

It's the first time this has happened to me as I was totally stranded at the shopping mall on Saturday and it was one of the worst days of m - Monday April 27, 2015 14:37:13 - [Read more]

5 ways to check your bank account balance

If you are in Nigeria and have a bank account, I believe that one of the things you've most queried your bank for is your bank balance. How - Tuesday April 21, 2015 10:31:2 - [Read more]

CBN reduces foreign transaction limits for Naira cards

Based on reports I've read, it appears that the Central bank of Nigeria has recently reduced the amount of money Nigerians can have access t - Tuesday April 21, 2015 9:38:46 - [Read more]

Transferring money with Quickteller online platform makes life easier

One of the reasons why I love using Quickteller is that it is an easy to sue website for transferring money from one bank to another using y - Saturday April 11, 2015 16:5:35 - [Read more]

Nigerian banks close early for the Presidential elections

Nigeria's Presidential elections are coming up on Saturday and already banks across Nigeria are sending messages of early closure to their c - Friday March 27, 2015 10:15:29 - [Read more]

First Bank Instant Airtime recharge

Firs Bank of Nigeria, truly the first bank in Nigeria has launched their own instant airtime topup service to her customers and this appears - Tuesday March 17, 2015 21:45:59 - [Read more]

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