On Friday 19 January 2018, First Bank of Nigeria Limited (FirstBank) announced that it has upgraded its Internet Banking Solution, FirstOnline. According to the bank, the upgrades include improved features to promote and safeguard the electronic banking experience of customers vis-à-vis payment efficiency, versatility and productivity in their business transaction.
According to the bank, the user-friendly and secure internet banking tool, which can be carried out on one’s computer or mobile devices, is designed for both individual and corporate customers to experience cutting-edge banking services anywhere, at any time and place, with a good internet connection.
Some of the features on FirstOnline include:
- Self-verification for intercepted transactions
- Statement download in different file formats
- Multiple transactions with a single token entry
- Bills payment
- Creation and cancellation of standing orders or recurring transfers
- Improved security
According to Mr. Chuma Ezirim, Group Head, e-Business, FirstBank, “the modern age is driven by technological advancement in business activities, including banking, and at FirstBank we are committed to leaving no stone unturned to continually reinvent and enhance our electronic banking operations across the board with a view to constantly providing secure and efficient state of the art banking services round the clock to our teeming customers.
“The upgraded FirstOnline is designed to promote flexibility in electronic banking whilst ensuring a user-friendly and secure customer experience,” Ezirim added.
First Bank of Nigeria Limited (FirstBank) is one of Nigeria’s 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.