First Bank Partners Linda Ikeji TV to Launch New TV Show, First Class Material


First Bank of Nigeria Limited recently announced a partnership with Linda Ikeji TV. The partnership will see the brands launching a new tv show called First Class Material. The first episode of First Class Material aired on 26th of November and has already gathered an impressive fan base. First Bank and Linda Ikeji TV’s tv show will be showing on all FirstBank and Linda Ikeji TV platforms across the web and social media. Its showing time is 8 am and it will b reposted at 7 pm the same evening- Nigerian time.

First Bank Partners Linda Ikeji TV to Launch New TV Show, First Class Material

About First Bank and Linda Ikeji’s First Class Material

First Class Material is a lifestyle programme which aims to chronicle the success stories of Nigerians who are distinct and exemplary in their achievements and importantly, a testament to the greatness of the West African country. It will be a weekly show and would showcase Nigerians across the globe that have carved a niche for themselves by being exemplary and influential in their chosen endeavours and career path. Viewers can expect to see the success stories of notable Nigerian trailblazers.

The show aims to encourage viewers to go beyond limits and leave no stone unturned at making their dreams a reality. One of the success stories to be showcased is the brilliant story of Ifeoma Thrope-White. She is 17-year-old Nigerian immigrant admitted into all eight Ivy League schools in the United States, including Stanford & Harvard universities.

First Bank of Nigeria Speaks on the Show

Folake Ani-Mumuney, the Group Head, Marketing & Corporate Communications, First Bank of Nigeria Limited spoke about the new tv show. According to her, First Class Material is a celebration of notable First’s by Nigerians which underscores what First Bank of Nigeria Limited stands for. She stated that the essence of the TV programme is to have many more people informed and encouraged by the successes, thereby having these feats emulated in their chosen endeavours.

Ani-Mumuney also expressed the brands excitement to be partnering with Linda Ikeji TV.  She restated the brand’s commitment to celebrating the successes of Nigerians which indeed resonates the theme of FirstBank’s 125 anniversary, thus “Woven into the Fabric of Society”.

Linda Ikeji Speaks on the New TV Show

Linda Ikeji also spoke about the new tv show. She talked about how being the first to do something is remarkable. It defines and shapes paths for others to follow.  Ikeji stated that is truly inspiring to be partnering with a company such as FirstBank, an institution of many firsts.


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