Diamond Bank


The Amazons Watch Magazine’s online poll to gauge African financial institutions with the Best Women Supportive programmes and policies ended on Thursday with Tanzania Women’s Bank Limited (TWB) maintaining the vanguard position as the Most Women-Friendly Bank in Africa, closely trailed by the First Bank Nigeria Plc. TWB, Africa’s first women bank incorporated in 2007 with a passion and commitment towards female entrepreneurs, empowering women economically and socially, polled 30.8% of the total votes cast; while First Bank, Nigeria’s largest financial services institution, established in 1894, which has over the years demonstrated commitment to promote women empowerment with women-supportive products, secured 23%. Nigeria’s Bank of Industry (BOI) maintained the third position with 22% of the total votes cast; and the duo of Guaranty Trust Bank Plc (GTB) Nigeria and Diamond Bank Plc Nigeria sit at the fourth position with 10% at a tie. The Lift Above Poverty Organisation (LAPO), one…