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GTBank wins 2016 African Bank of the Year - Africa Banker Awards

GTBank wins 2016 African Bank of the Year - Africa Banker Awards

Lagos, Nigeria – May, 2017.   Foremost African financial institution; Guaranty Trust Bank plc has been named the African Bank of the Year at this year’s African Banker Awards. The Awards was presented during a prestigious gala dinner on 23rd May Ahmedabad, India, on the sidelines of the Annual Meeting of African Development Bank.   Now in its 11th year, The African Banker Awards is internationally recognized as the landmark finance event to reward achievements, commend best practices and celebrate excellence in African banking. The award provides a platform to bring together industry leaders from across Africa, celebrate the achievements of those driving economic growth and shaping the future of Africa.   Commenting on the awards ceremony, Publisher of African Banker Magazine; Mr Omar Ben Yedder said “In the year under review, GTBank demonstrated positive results across numerous indices, including a strong balance sheet, growing customer base and a continuous regional expansion. The Bank’s strong performance in 2016 underlined... Read More

GTCrea8 Presents Lord of the Ribs with BasketMouth

January 27, 2016


GTCrea8 Presents LORDS OF THE RIBS with Basketmouth in Concert with Olamide; Lil Kesh, Adekunle Gold: YBNL. The show will also be featuring notable comedians such as: Okey Bakassi; Buchi; Salvador; Funnybone; Acapella; Bowjoint and many more.


The concert which is powered by GTBank is a yearly initiative aimed at promoting African Arts & supporting the AfroCarribean Societies within UK universities. The event is for University Students, Nigerians & Africans living in diaspora; and also other Nationals who want to enjoy an evening of fun and entertainment in a relaxed atmosphere.


The GTCrea8 account is a card-based interest bearing account designed especially for undergraduates as part of the Bank’s value proposition to deliver banking in a different way to young people by engaging them with fun, exciting & interactive activities such as musical Campus Storms, scholarships and competitions that resonates with their unique demographics. It also offers access to entrepreneurial activities through its numerous MasterClass sessions.


The card-based, interest bearing account is structured to allow undergraduates maintain a banking relationship via electronic channels whilst offering other value added services. With an attractive yearly interest rate on savings, the GTCrea8 account empowers students to pursue their dreams at a young age.


Through the GTCrea8 platform, a total of 216 undergraduates have benefited from the Bank’s annual scholarship scheme which commenced in 2012. In addition to its scholarship program, the Bank annually rewards its loyal customers with the chance to win a brand new Mini Cooper car. So far, three Nigerian undergraduates have been rewarded with the Mini Cooper car.


Popular Nigerian act; Basketmouth has performed in the UK over the last ten years and sold out on every show. This year, the event is scheduled to hold in 3 major UK cities i.e. Birmingham (on Friday February 12, 2016); Manchester (on Saturday February 13, 2016) & London (on Sunday February 14th, 2016).


Gate fee for the tickets are: Regular from £25; Downstairs Seats - £56.50; Kingsrow Upstairs - £76.50 & Front Row Downstairs - £100. However, there is free entry ONLY for Students in the UK who register at www.gtcrea8.com; registration closes on Sunday, February 7th, 2016 (limited tickets available on a first come, first serve basis).



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