First Bank Nigeria Introduces Verve Global Card


First Bank of Nigeria Limited, one of Nigeria’s premier and leading financial services provider recently launched a new product. The bank recently introduced its Verve Global Card.  First Bank introduced the Verve Global Card in conjunction with  Verve International (Interswitch Group) and Discover Financial Services. They all introduced the new product at Times Square New York City.

First Bank Nigeria Introduces Verve Global Card

About the Verve Global Card Introduction Event

The event held at Times Square New York City was heavily attended. Many of the attendees were excited to learn more about the card. In attendance at the event were FirstBank’s Deputy Managing Director, Gbenga Shobo. The Group’s Executive, eBusiness & Retail Products, Chuma Ezirim and Head, Card & Messaging Business, Folasade Femi-Lawal was also in attendance for First Bank.

Interswitch Group’s Founder/GMD, Mitchell Elegbe and Divisional CEO, Verve, Mike Ogbalu were also in attendance.  Discover Financial Services’ Senior Vice President, Payment Services, Joseph Hurley and Executive Vice President, Payment Services, Diane Offereins also attended the event.

First Bank Nigeria Introduces Verve Global Card

The Verve Global Card is a new entry to the array of amazing card products offered by FirstBank to its customers. The FirstBank Verve Global Card is an enhancement to the existing Verve Debit card. It has the exclusive capacity for domestic and crosses border transactions across all channels.  Users who own this card can link their Savings & Current accounts. The card has a “Safetoken” for extra protection for web-based transactions.

First Bank Speaks on the Verve Global Card

Deputy Managing Director, First Bank of Nigeria Limited, Gbenga Shobo spoke about the card. He talked about how Verve International and his bank is pleased to launch the card. He talked about how the launch of the card reinforces their commitment to putting their customers first with innovative and state of the art financial products and services. These products and services promote seamless transactions regardless of where they are across the globe. He also employed every FirstBank customer and the general public to visit the nearest FirstBank branch and request for the card to enjoy seamless cashless transactions around the globe.


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